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Starred Reviews

Vetted and praised by top reviewers, the books in this collection come highly recommended.

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A Boy Named Queen

Who will be brave enough to make friends with the boy named Queen?

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird

Is there someone out there for everyone? Two lonely souls find each other in this unusual tale of friendship and belonging from Cary Fagan.

A Coyote Columbus Story

A retelling of the Christopher Columbus story from an Indigenous point of view. Thomas King uses a bag of literary tricks to shatter stereotypes.

A Few Blocks

A brilliant young visual artist uses collage and 3-D art to tell how a sister cajoles her brother into walking all the way to school.

A Small Madness

Rose and Michael are students with bright futures. But when Rose gets pregnant, her behavior becomes increasingly strange as she struggles to cope.

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.

A Storytelling of Ravens

A sloth of bears, a smack of jellyfish, a nuisance of cats — what else lies inside?

A Thief in the House of Memory

With wit and compassion, Tim Wynne-Jones explores the prickly ties that bind families and the murky connections between imagination and real life.

A Trio of Tolerable Tales

Three hilarious Margaret Atwood tales, together in a chapter book for the first time!

A Year Without Mom

A stunning graphic novel debut, A Year Without Mom follows twelve-year-old Dasha through a year full of turmoil after her mother leaves for America.

Africville

A powerful reimagination of what it was like to live in Africville in the 1960s through the eyes of a young girl.

And So It Goes

A simple, charming reflection on the cycle of life.