Celebrating International Women's Day 2023
How Emily Saved the Bridge
The amazing story of Emily Warren Roebling, the woman who stepped in to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was completed in 1883.
Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged!
A picture-book biography of Viola Desmond, Canada’s Rosa Parks, who was arrested for refusing to sit in the segregated section of a movie theater.
Meet ten remarkable African kings, queens, inventors, scholars and visionaries who changed the world.
The Bird in Me Flies
A prize-winning, illustrated novel in verse about a young girl who dreams of being an artist, inspired by the life of Swedish artist Berta Hansson.
Happy Birthday, Alice Babette
It’s Alice’s birthday! A beautiful spring afternoon in Paris — what could be better? Little does she know that her friend has arranged some surprises!
An inspiring story of Zheng Yi Sao, the real-life pirate queen who took control of her life — and the South China seas — in the early 19th century.
Malala Speaks Out
Malala Yousafzai, girls’ education activist, won the Nobel Peace Prize at 17. Her acceptance speech is part of the Speak Out series for young readers.
Severn Speaks Out
Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s 1992 Earth Summit speech, more relevant than ever, is part of the Speak Out series of inspiring speeches for young readers.
Where Are You, Agnes?
This stunning picture-book imagining of artist Agnes Martin’s childhood gives readers a glimpse into the life and work of one of the most esteemed abstract painters of the twentieth century.
The Art Room
The Art Room delights readers with a glimpse into the world of artistic expression, fun and freedom that artist Emily Carr created for her students.