621 Results
621 Results
Hatchet —Paulsen, Gary, author.
251 available of 361 items

After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divor...

The moccasins —Einarson, Earl, 1962-
40 available of 50 items

The story of a young aboriginal foster child who is given a special gift of moccasins by his foster mother. Her gift of warmth and thoughtfulness helps her young foster child by encouraging self-esteem, acceptance and lo...

The boy who walked backwards —Sures, Ben, 1967- author.
18 available of 26 items

The boy who walked backwards is a moving story about a young Ojibway boy, Leo, and his family in Serpent River First Nation. Leo's life turns to darkness when forced to attend residential school. Back home for Christma...

Prisoner of Dieppe : WWII —Brewster, Hugh.
28 available of 36 items

From far away —Munsch, Robert N., 1945- author.
128 available of 142 items

"When Saoussan immigrated with her family from war-torn Lebanon, she was only seven years old. This picture book tells the story of how she had to adjust to her new home in Canada. She describes the frustration of not un...

The littlest sled dog —Kusugak, Michael.
49 available of 54 items

A little dog named Igvillu dreams of being a sled dog in the North.

The orange shirt story —Webstad, Phyllis, author.
96 available of 105 items

"This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to the residential school for the first time. On her fi...

Good morning, Canada —Beck, Andrea, 1956- author.
54 available of 114 items

"Good morning to friends from coast to coast to coast! As the pages turn on bright landscapes and changing seasons across the country, rhyming text cheerily greets the sights and sounds of a Canadian day"--Back cover.

Never rub noses with a Narwhal : an alliterative Arctic ABC book —Wellborn, Ruth, author.
33 available of 47 items

Blubbery belugas, capering caribou, lingering ladybugs, rummaging ravens, and waiting walruses, all make an appearance in this beautifully illustrated children's book about the Arctic. The map, a glossary of key words, a...

A stranger at home : a true story —Jordan-Fenton, Christy.
102 available of 116 items

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

Melanie Bluelake's dream —Dorion, Betty, 1952-
120 available of 145 items

For Melanie Bluelake, a ten-year-old Cree girl, it's difficult starting at a new school when she must cope with moving from the northern woods and her grandmother to a strange city.

Salma the Syrian chef —Ramadan, Ahmad Danny, author.
13 available of 19 items

"Salma and her mother live in an apartment at a Vancouver Welcome Center, a home vastly different from their native Syria, where Salma's father still resides. When she thinks about him, "Salma's heart aches like a tiny f...

Thea Stilton and the Niagara splash —Stilton, Thea, author.
35 available of 46 items

The Thea Sisters are taking a trip to Canada! They have been invited to do some bird-watching with a group of friends. The girls are enjoying learning more about Canada and their love for hockey. But during their trip, o...

The song within my heart —Bouchard, David, 1952-
104 available of 111 items

A young First Nations boy experiences his first pow-wow, and learns that he must find his own song.

Stolen child —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk.
35 available of 37 items

Nadia arrives in Canada after the end of World War II, from the displaced person's camp where she has spent the last five years. But troubling memories and dreams begin to haunt her. Who is she really? She sees image...

Firebird —Huser, Glen, 1943- author.
0 available of 6 items

"Firebird explores a period in our history--one year in particular (1915-1916)--when a massive number of newcomers were deemed "enemy aliens," arrested and put into internment camps set up all across Canada. Alex Kaminsk...

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