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Totem

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (July 19, 2014)

As an orphaned white boy in a school of Native students, 14-year-old Jonny Joe isn't like the others at the island Redemption Residential School. After an escape attempt, Jonny and Ernie hide out in a mountain...


Muslim Child

by Rukhsana Khan & Patty Gallinger Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2001)

Muslim Child is a collection of short stories, poems and prose that examines the world through the eyes of Muslim children. Each story represents a tenet of Islam in a way which is both entertaining and enlightening....


Toronto ABC

by Paul Covello HarperCollins (October 14, 2014)

A is for Annex, B is for Blue Jays …

Explore Toronto’s best known landmarks and neighbourhoods in this eye-catching book for the very young. From Casa Loma to High Park to the CN Tower, this alphabetical...


Red Wolf

by Jennifer Dance Dundurn (January 20, 2014)

This novel tells the story of Red Wolf, a young First Nations boy forced to move into a residential school and assume a new identity. Paralleling his story is that of Crooked Ear, an orphaned wolf pup he has...


I Am Algonquin: An Algonquin Quest Novel

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (November 18, 2013)

This novel follows the story of a warrior named Mahingan and his family as they live the traditional Algonquin way of life long before Europeans arrived in North America. Hunting and warfare are daily concerns,...


Warbird

by Jennifer Maruno Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2010)

In 1647, ten-year-old Etienne yearns for a life of adventure. He meets an orphan destined for Fort Sainte-Marie. Making the most impulsive decision of his life, Etienne replaces the orphan and paddles off with...


Trial By Fire

by Sheila Dalton Napoleon and Co (November 01, 1998)

Raised by a white mother and never having known his native father, Nathan must cope with prejudice and stereotypes. When he meets Sally, he finds someone who believes in him. But when Sally's house torched by...


Broken Circle

by Christopher Dinsdale Napoleon and Co (August 01, 2004)

Jesse, a twelve-year-old boy of Native American descent, grudgingly follows through with his deceased father's request that he join his uncle on a special camping trip. During their first night around the campfire,...


Stolen Away

by Christopher Dinsdale Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2006)

Keira, kidnapped from Ireland by Vikings, is a slave living in legendary Vinland. Two native bands, the Beothuck and the Thule, are also fighting over the land, thrusting the Norsemen into war. While the Vikings...


Finders Keepers

by Andrea Spalding Dundurn (June 15, 2008)

In a field in Alberta, Danny finds an ancient arrowhead. His friend Joshua joins him on buffalo hunts, powwows, archaeological digs, and a break-in at the museum.


Alibi

by Kristin Butcher Orca Book Publishers (October 01, 2014)

Fifteen-year-old Christine is visiting her eccentric great-aunt in historic Witcombe, where a pickpocket has been victimizing tourists. Aunt Maude owns an antique store and also runs the town’s ghost walk,...


Winnie's Great War

by Lindsay Mattick, Josh Greenhut & Sophie Blackall Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 18, 2018)

From the creative team behind the bestselling, Caldecott Medal--winning Finding Winnie comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world's most beloved bear.

Here is a heartwarming imagining...


Red River Rising

by B.J. Bayle Dundurn (July 16, 2012)

In 1813, Angus, a young Scot, and his family endure hardships as they attempt to start a new life in Canada. As they struggle to survive, they find themselves caught up in the rivalry between two fur-trading...


The Cryptid Files: Pacific Giants

by Jean Flitcroft Little Island Books (November 05, 2012)

When Vanessa travels to a remote island off the coast of Canada, she finds herself drawn into a world of ruthless whale hunters and criminals. Armed only with her camera and her faithful shrunken head, she must...


The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse: In Canada

by Gwyneth Jane Page & Megan Elizabeth Gwyneth Jane Page (April 28, 2017)

PJ Mouse, an adorable little stuffed animal, was lost and alone until young Emily heard his cries for help.  Now, along with his new family, PJ gets to travel the world.  Join PJ on his first adventure across...


Anne's House of Dreams

by L. M. Montgomery Dover Publications (May 15, 2017)

In this fifth book of the Anne of Green Gables series, our red-haired heroine finally marries her childhood sweetheart and true love, Gilbert Blythe. After a ceremony in the sunshine of the old orchard at Green...


Baree, Son of Kazan

by James Oliver Curwood Dancing Unicorn Books (March 26, 2017)

This story is about Baree's survival after being separated from his parents as a young pup. He eventually finds himself in the care of Nepeese and her father Pierrot, a trapper. He bonds with Nepeese, and the...


Canada For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

This time, let’s head to the Northern part of the world – Canada! Did you know that there are a lot of beautiful sights in Canada? This book features only some of them. By reading this educational material,...


The Boy from Left Field

by Tom Henighan Dundurn (February 18, 2012)

Hawk, a poor, half-Native boy who lives on the street in Toronto, is eager to go back to school and to please both his divorced parents. When Mr. Rizzuto, his baseball coach, tells him how Babe Ruth, playing...


Sophie Mallory Series 3-Book Bundle: Sophie's Rebellion / Sophie's Treason / Sophie's Exile

by Beverley Boissery Dundurn (May 02, 2016)

This special 3-book bundle collects together the adventures of young Sophie Mallory during the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1838.

Includes:

Sophie's Rebellion, Sophie's Treason, and Sophie's Exile.


Spirit Quest

by Diane Silvey Dundurn (September 08, 2009)

Teenage twins Kaya and Tala journey into the perilous British Columbia wilderness confronting the wolf spirit destined to be Talas protective guardian.


Voices on the Bay

by Virginia Russell Dundurn (December 16, 1993)

Dave gets more excitement than he bargained for on his summer holidays to British Columbia's Gulf Islands while visiting his grandparents. Adventure begins when Dave is caught up in a search for the truth about...


Shabash!

by Ann Walsh Dundurn (March 07, 2008)

Rana is the first Sikh in Dinway, British Columbia to join the hockey team. But, even with his friend Les by his side, he still feels singled out. And then something happens that nobody in Dinway was ready for,...


Time of the Thunderbird

by Diane Silvey & John Mantha Dundurn (July 28, 2008)

Kaya and Tala are back from their exploits in Spirit Quest on a new mission to discover why children are disappearing from a village in British Columbia.


White Feather 3-Book Bundle: Red Wolf / Paint / Hawk

by Jennifer Dance Dundurn (January 30, 2016)

White Feather books encourage young people to learn about Native history, including dark episodes with lasting impacts. Includes:

  • Red Wolf
  • Paint
  • Hawk


Billy and the Bearman

by David A. Poulsen Napoleon and Co (April 01, 1996)

A dramatic turn of events unites twelve-year-old Billy Gavin and seventeen-year-old John "Bearman" Redell, two boys from seemingly different backgrounds who discover that they in fact have a great deal in common...


Last Days in Africville

by Dorothy Perkyns Dundurn (February 01, 2006)

In mid-1960s Halifax, 12-year-old Selina is growing up in a tightly knit community of African-Canadians whose days are numbered when ugly rumours surface about the fate of Africville.


My Top Secret Dares & Don'ts

by Trudi Trueit Aladdin (March 14, 2017)

Twelve-year-old Kestrel must battle evil twin sisters and overcome her own worst fear to prevent the foreclosure of her grandmother’s beloved lodge in this fresh, funny M!X novel.

Kestrel and her family are...


Battle Cry at Batoche

by B.J. Bayle Dundurn (February 19, 2008)

Ben Muldoon witnesses the struggle of the Mtis and Cree in the Saskatchewan River Valley in 1885. He is caught between his loyalty to a friend and the authority of an uncle


Bella Bella

by Jonathan London & Sean London WestWinds Press (February 09, 2016)

Jonathan London's heart-pounding sequel to DESOLATION CANYON features the same cast of characters on a thrilling and sometimes terrifying kayak voyage through the Inside Passage.


Let's Explore Canada (Most Famous Attractions in Canada): Canada Travel Guide

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (December 20, 2015)

This picture book features amazing Canada. It is a wonderful tourism material that is highly educational and fun to go over too. Do you know that picture books may have only about 500 words but are effective...


Hawk

by Jennifer Dance Dundurn (January 23, 2016)

Hawk, a First Nations teen from northern Alberta, is a star athlete until a serious illness yanks him out of competition and into a fight for his life. Struggling to recover, he comes across a young osprey trapped...


Algonquin Quest 2-Book Bundle: I Am Algonquin / Algonquin Spring

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (October 10, 2015)

Painting a vivid picture of the original peoples of North America, long before European colonization changed the face of the continent, the Algonquin Quest novels show the traditions, the legends, and the intrigue...


Algonquin Spring: An Algonquin Quest Novel

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (October 10, 2015)

Six years ago, Mahingan's wife was taken from him by the Haudenosaunee at the Battle of the Falls. Now, after learning that she is still alive and captive, he and his remaining family struggle to survive and...