I Read Canadian Day | Journée Je lis des auteurs canadiens

February 19, 2020

Today we celebrate I Read Canadian Day / Journée Je lis des auteurs canadiens! These are some of our favourite kids books written and illustrated by Canadian authors.

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Story Boat

Kyo Maclear

When you have to leave behind almost everything you know, where can you call home? Sometimes home is simply where we are: here. A...

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Marrow Thieves

Cherie Dimaline

Shortlisted for 2018 CBC Canada Reads | Winner of 2017 Governor General's Literary Award (Young People's Literature - Text) | Winner of 2017 Kirkus Prize | Nominated...

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Africville

Shauntay Grant

When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she’s heard from her family come to mind. She...

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Parfois je suis un renard

Danielle Daniel

See below for English description.Parfois je suis un renard rusé et astucieux. J'observe mon entourage. Puis, en un clin d'œil, je disparais.Dans cette introduction...

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They Say Blue

Jillian Tamaki

Winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books Caldecott and Printz Honor-winning illustrator Jillian Tamaki brings us a...

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Salma the Syrian Chef

Danny Ramadan

Newcomer Salma and friends cook up a heartwarming dish to cheer up Mama. All Salma wants is to make her mama smile again. Between...

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Woman World

Aminder Dhaliwal

The hilarious and wildly popular instagram comic about a world with no men With her startling humor, it's no surprise that Aminder Dhaliwal's web...

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Le mocassin

Sylvain Rivard

Les perles et les piquants forment des dessins qui racontent des histoires. The beads and quills form designs that tell stories. Na ta'n tujiw...

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L'enfant de fourrure, de plumes, d'écailles, de feuilles et de paillettes

Kai Cheng Thom, Wai-Yant Li, Kai Yun Ching

Dans cet instant magique entre nuit et jour, quand le soleil et la lune se partagent le ciel, naît un·e enfant. Miu Lan n’est...

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This One Summer

Mariko Tamaki | Jillian Tamaki

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration Rose and Windy are summer friends whose families have visited Awago Beach for as long...

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Kennedy Rooke

Children's Coordinator