Young Readers

The Four Seasons of the Pipa

The Four Seasons of the Pipa

The Four Seasons of the Pipa is a musical picture book that describes the bond between a little girl and her grandfather.

By Phoebe Yì Líng

The Prisoner and the Writer

The Prisoner and the Writer

The Prisoner and the Writer shares the lives of two different men caught in the middle of very different sides of the same (true) story.

By Phoebe Yì Líng

Kumo the Bashful Cloud

Kumo the Bashful Cloud

After reading this book, young and old readers alike are sure to gain an even greater appreciation for clouds.

By Phoebe Yì Líng

Pebbles to the Sea

Pebbles to the Sea

Pebbles to the Sea takes us on a poetic voyage to a small corner of this archipelago found in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

By Phoebe Yì Líng

We Would Pretend

We Would Pretend

We Would Pretend is a story that evokes nostalgia for the old-fashioned fun characteristic of days gone by.

By Phoebe Yì Líng

Oriane Smith’s Days Like This

Oriane Smith’s Days Like This

For kids who enjoy an early-morning read, Days Like This – a meditative picture book in verse by Oriane Smith – would be a good choice.

By Meaghan Thurston

Mélanie Perrault’s Like Cats and Dogs

Mélanie Perrault’s Like Cats and Dogs

Rosalie is a little girl trying to navigate a relationship with her divorced parents who argue, as the title suggests, Like Cats and Dogs.

By Meaghan Thurston

A Boy Is Not a Ghost

A Boy Is Not a Ghost

A family's exile to a Soviet gulag is recounted in this tough but compelling YA novel.

By Dana Bath