Nonfiction

Nonfiction

The books in this collection will entertain as well as educate young readers who want to read about real-life events, historical figures and the natural world.

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A Forest in the City

How can we live in harmony with city trees?

A Gift from Childhood

A vivid and stunningly illustrated memoir about growing up in a small village in Mali, written by a renowned African artist who now lives in Portland.

A Song for China

Celebrating the Yellow River Cantata, this is the riveting history of a young author and militant who used art to create a socially just China.

Arctic Adventures

These stories, drawn from the lives of four Inuit artists, offer young readers a glimpse into this rich, remote culture, past and present.

Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

The second title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrates the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food.

As Long as the Rivers Flow

The story of Larry Loyie's last summer before entering residential school.

Being Muslim

Being Muslim is a primer on Islam past and present, meant to be read by people of all ages, regions, and religions.

Canadian Railroad Trilogy

A gorgeously illustrated version of one of Canada's iconic songs, Gordon Lightfoot's "Canadian Railroad Trilogy."

Children of War

Deborah Ellis, author of the Breadwinner series, interviews Iraqi refugee children in this companion to Off to War: Voices of Soldiers’ Children.

Cities

This thought-provoking book in the Groundwork Guides series considers the enormous implications of the mass migration away from rural regions.

City of Water

The second book in the ThinkCities series explores water as a precious, finite resource, tracing its journey from source, through the city, and back again.

City Streets Are for People

The third book in the ThinkCities series explores the urgent need for sustainable transportation in and around our cities.