Series: All About AnneHardcoverAnne Frank House9781772600605$24.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 13Sep 10, 2018
Anne Frank’s life story is told by answering the most frequently asked questions posed by children and young people visiting the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam. Text, detailed photographs and beautiful illustrations combine to give the fullest picture of Anne’s life, her diary, and the Secret Annex. Full of information about Anne’s life, World War II, and the Holocaust, the book provides both an overview of the history as well as intimate insights into the life of the young Anne Frank.
Series: Black Women Who DaredHardcoverNaomi M. Moyer9781772600711$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 13Sep 18, 2018
Artist Naomi M. Moyer presents the inspirational stories of ten Black women and women’s collectives from Canadian and American history. Included are leaders and groundbreakers who were anti-slavery activists, business women, health-care activists, civic organizers and educators. Celebrate these remarkable women, some of whom you may be hearing about for the first time, and the profound impacts they've made.
Series: Bright Shining MomentPaperbackDeb Loughead9781772600681$10.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 13Sep 25, 2018
It is 1942, and Aline is twelve years old. Aline loves her family, but she is also ashamed of them. She hides her face when her father drives her to school in his horse-drawn wagon instead of a motorcar. She won’t tell the girls in her class that her mother raises chickens in their yard, or that they’ve taken in boarders to make money. Embarassed that her mother can’t spare a dime for a collection drive at school, Aline steals it from her purse. As she seeks to make amends, she comes to reevaluate everything she held to be true, including her r... + Read More
Series: A Cage Without BarsPaperbackAnne Dublin9781772600698$10.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10 - 14Sep 10, 2018
In 1492, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain signed the Edict of Expulsion, giving all Jews three months to leave the country. In the aftermath, twelve-year-old Joseph escapes to Lisbon, Portugal with his parents and younger sister, Gracia. After only eight months of safety, Joseph and Gracia, along with hundreds of other Jewish children, are kidnapped from the port in Lisbon and put on a ship. They then make a dangerous journey to the island of São Tomé, off the coast of West Africa. Now slaves, they are forced to work on a sugarcane pl... + Read More
Series: The Story of My FacePaperbackLeanne Baugh9781772600704$13.95YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 13 - 17Sep 10, 2018
After being attacked by a grizzly bear in the Rocky Mountains, seventeen-year-old Abby Hughes' facial scars are all she can think about, and all that she thinks anyone else can see when they look at her. It’s now September, and Abby’s months of hiding out at home are over. Returning to high school feels as daunting as enduring seven plastic surgeries. She knew it would be hard to show her new face to the world, but she didn’t expect to be rejected by her so-called friends. Or ignored by Liam, who had said he loved her. Or tormented by Mason, wh... + Read More
When Tilly receives an invitation to help drive eight elders on their ultimate bucket list road trip to Albuquerque for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, she impulsively says yes. Before she knows it, Tilly has said goodbye to her family and is behind the wheel—ready to embark on an adventure that will transform her in ways she could not predict. Just as it will for each and every one of the elders on the trip, who soon dub themselves “the Crazy Eights.” Tilly and the Crazy Eights each choose a stop to make along the way—somewhere they’ve alway... + Read More
Born in the Caribbean, Philomena Jones has been abandoned by her mother and left at the mercy of her grandmother who, after raising eight children and grandchildren, is not capable of dedicating herself to another child. Love-starved, Philomena is easy prey. Abused by her pastor, Philomena begins a descent into mental instability. She leaves the islands for America, but ends up homeless and battling mental illness. Released from a psyche ward, Philomena is sent to a supportive housing facility for women. In this most unexpected of places, she ... + Read More
Series: A Feminist History Society BookPersonal and PoliticalStories from the Women's Health Movement 1960-2010PaperbackLorraine Greaves9781772600797$24.95HEALTH & FITNESS Oct 16, 2018
Details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed women's bodies, created women-centered spaces and services, and challenged a medically dominated healthcare system. Feminists challenged diagnoses, treatments, laws, policies, and research, as well as the care women were offered the way they saw their bodies and themselves. Legions of women, and a few men, made changes ranging from abortion rights to preserving women's hospitals, to t... + Read More
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