Starred Reviews

Starred Reviews

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

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One Year in Coal Harbour

The long-awaited, ever-so-charming follow-up to the Newbery Honor Book Everything on a Waffle!


A story of friendship, first crushes, opera and the high drama of middle school told by award-winning Kyo Maclear in her debut graphic novel.

Out the Window

A perfect book for active, curious toddlers and preschoolers from the bestselling author/illustrator of A Few Blocks and A Few Bites.

Outside In

A family living off the grid in a secret bunker changes a girl’s perceptions about the meaning of family, friendship, materialism and beauty.

Pinny In Fall

In this delightful sequel to Pinny in Summer, we once again we see Pinny finding joy in nature and the company of her friends.

Pure Spring

In the sequel to Boy O'Boy, it's spring in post-WWII Ottawa and Martin has finally found a true home and a job. But everything's not perfect yet ...

Queen of Hearts

Set in a TB sanatorium during World War II, this is a haunting and ultimately joyful novel from Governor General's Award winner Martha Brooks.

Red Land, Yellow River

The amazing, dramatic and painful autobiographical story of Ange Zhang as he came of age during the Cultural Revolution in China.

Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth!

Marie-Louise Gay's charming story about the adventures of Roslyn Rutabaga — a brave, daring little rabbit.

Salmon Creek

This lyrical non-fiction picture book tells the story of Sumi, the Pacific salmon, from her birth to her final hours when she spawns and then dies.

Seamus’s Short Story

Seamus would give anything to be taller! One day, while playing dress-up in his mother's closet, he finds a way to reach new heights.

Short Stories for Little Monsters

The internationally acclaimed author of the Stella and Sam series has created a collection of short, funny illustrated stories.