Orca #OwnVoices through June 2020

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    Grandmother School Hardcover Rina Singh 9781459819054 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 May 05, 2020
    Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write. The narrator beams with pride as she drops her grandmother off with the other aajis to practice the alphabet and learn simple arithmetic. A moving story about family, women and the power of education—when Aaji learns to spell her name you’ll want to dance along with her. Women in countless countries continue to endure the limitations of illiteracy. Unjust laws have... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Origins Powwow A Celebration through Song and Dance Hardcover Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane 9781459812345 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Apr 21, 2020
    Powwow is a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. It’s a journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins in colonization, the Indian Act and the Wild West shows of the late 1800s to the thriving powwow culture of today. As a lifelong competitive powwow dancer, Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane is a guide to the protocols, regalia, songs, dances and even food you can find at powwows from coast to coast, as well as the important role they play in Indigenous culture and reconciliation.
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    Series: Orca Issues Heads Up Changing Minds on Mental Health Paperback Melanie Siebert 9781459819115 $24.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 Apr 21, 2020
    Featuring real-life stories of people who have found hope and meaning in the midst of life’s struggles, Heads Up: Changing Minds on Mental Health is the go-to guide for teenagers who want to know about mental health, mental illness, trauma and recovery. For too long, mental health problems have been kept in the shadows, leaving people to suffer in silence, or worse, to be feared, bullied or pushed to the margins of society where survival is difficult. This book shines a light on the troubled history of thinking about and treating ment... + Read More
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    One Earth People of Color Protecting Our Planet Paperback Anuradha Rao 9781459818866 $24.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 Apr 07, 2020
    One Earth profiles Black, Indigenous and People of Color who live and work as environmental defenders. Through their individual stories, the book shows that the intersection of environment and ethnicity is an asset to achieving environmental goals. The twenty short biographies introduce readers to diverse activists from all around the world, who are of all ages and ethnicities. From saving ancient trees on the West Coast of Canada, to protecting the Irrawaddy dolphins of India, to uncovering racial inequalities in the food system in the United ... + Read More
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    Series: Runecaster The Stone of Sorrow Paperback Brooke Carter 9781459824393 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Apr 07, 2020
    In a land of myth and ice, seventeen-year-old Runa Unnursdóttir is not the runecaster her clan has been hoping for. She spends her days daydreaming of sailing away and exploring the world instead of studying the runes and learning her spells. The villagers consider her odd, in looks and in manner. She’s nothing like her talented sister, Sýr, keeper of the sacred moonstone that ensures the village’s continued survival. But when a rival clan led by an evil witch raids the village and kidnaps her sister, Runa is forced to act. With a fallen Valkyr... + Read More
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    Pride The Celebration and the Struggle Revised and Expanded Edition Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459821248 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Mar 24, 2020
    Like the original version, this new edition of Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle celebrates the LGBTQ+ community's diversity and the incredible victories of the past 50 years—but it also has a larger focus on activism, the need to keep fighting for equality and freedom around the world and the important role that young people are playing. The new edition has been updated and expanded to include many new Proud Moments and Queer Facts as well as a profile of LGBTQ+ refugees from Indonesia, a story about a Pride celebration in a refugee cam... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Soundings Blood Sport Paperback Tash McAdam 9781459824362 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 28, 2020
    Jason is sure his sister, Becca, was murdered, but he’s the only one who thinks so. After finding a photograph Becca kept hidden, he decides to infiltrate a boxing gym to prove that she didn’t die accidentally. As a transgender kid, Jason’s been fighting for as long as he can remember, and those skills are going to come in handy as he investigates. Quickly invited into the inner circle, Jason must balance newfound friendships with the burning hate that drives him. Jason soon feels torn between two worlds, determined to discover what happened t... + Read More
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    May We Have Enough to Share Electronic book text, PDF Richard Van Camp 9781459816251 $4.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Oct 01, 2019
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Blueberry Patch / Meennunyakaa Dual language (English & Anishinaabemowin) Hardcover Jennifer Leason 9781926886589 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine Dual language (English & Dakelh) Hardcover Clayton Gauthier 9781926886572 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
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    INCONVENIENT SKIN Paperback Shane Koyczan 9781926886510 $29.95 POETRY Sep 24, 2019
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    Picking Up the Pieces Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket Hardcover Carey Newman 9781459819955 $39.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 10, 2019
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    Series: Orca Currents Kung Fu Master Paperback Marty Chan 9781459822467 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Aug 27, 2019
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Neekna and Chemai 3rd edition Paperback Jeannette Armstrong 9781926886435 $14.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 May 28, 2019
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    Series: IndigLits Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator 3rd edition Paperback Dr. Ellen Rice White 9781926886558 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE May 28, 2019
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    Pride Colors Board book Robin Stevenson 9781459820708 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Mar 12, 2019
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    Series: Orca Currents Embrace the Chicken Paperback Mahtab Narsimhan 9781459819733 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Jan 29, 2019
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    Series: Orca Soundings Cub Paperback Paul Coccia 9781459820821 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 29, 2019
    In the gay community, a young, husky man is known as a "cub" Seventeen-year-old Theo fits the definition perfectly, but he is very self-conscious about his body. So when his best friend signs him up for a cooking competition at Heat, the city's newest trendy restaurant, Theo is nervous. He's confident in his baking ability, and dreams of opening his own bakery one day, but he's not a chef, and he hates being in the spotlight. As Theo survives round after round, he gains the admiration of both the audience and the restaurant owner, a sexy celebr... + Read More
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    The Animals of Chinese New Year Dual language (English & Simplified Chinese) Board book Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459819023 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Jan 08, 2019
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    Kiss by Kiss / Ocêtôwina A Counting Book for Families Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459816213 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Sep 18, 2018
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    Little You / Kîya-K’apisîsisîyân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820067 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon ‘Tawâw Nipepîmis’ Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820104 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    We Sang You Home / Ka Kîweh Nikâmôstamâtinân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820142 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    My Heart Fills With Happiness / sâkaskinêw nitêh miywêyihtamowin ohci Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Monique Gray Smith 9781459820180 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up / Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna Dual Language (English & Plains Cree) Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459821750 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 04, 2018
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    Diwali Lights Board book Rina Singh 9781459819085 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Aug 28, 2018
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    Series: Orca Origins Ramadan The Holy Month of Fasting Hardcover Ausma Zehanat Khan 9781459811812 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 27, 2018
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    Holi Colors Board book Rina Singh 9781459818491 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Feb 13, 2018
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    Passover Family Board book Monique Polak 9781459818521 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Feb 13, 2018
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    Series: Orca Soundings Learning Seventeen Paperback Brooke Carter 9781459815537 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Jan 16, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459814479 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 31, 2017
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    Miriam's Secret Paperback Debby Waldman 9781459814257 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 17, 2017
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    Series: Orca Origins Chinese New Year A Celebration for Everyone Hardcover Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459811263 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 03, 2017
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    Speaking Our Truth A Journey of Reconciliation Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459815834 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 19, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights He Who Dreams Paperback Melanie Florence 9781459811027 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Jan 31, 2017
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    Mooncakes Paperback Loretta Seto 9781459814318 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Jan 17, 2017
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    We Sang You Home Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459811782 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Oct 18, 2016
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    Series: Orca Origins Diwali Festival of Lights Hardcover Rina Singh 9781459810075 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 27, 2016
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    Series: Orca Soundings Another Miserable Love Song Paperback Brooke Carter 9781459813120 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Aug 30, 2016
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    Pride Celebrating Diversity & Community Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459809932 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 19, 2016
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    My Heart Fills with Happiness Board book Monique Gray Smith 9781459809574 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Mar 01, 2016
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    Series: Orca Soundings Under Threat Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459811317 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Mar 01, 2016
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    Series: Orca Origins Passover Festival of Freedom Hardcover Monique Polak 9781459809901 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Feb 16, 2016
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    Tag Along Paperback Tom Ryan 9781459802971 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 01, 2013
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    Him Standing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781459801769 $9.95 FICTION Apr 01, 2013
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    Little You Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459802483 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Apr 01, 2013
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    Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust Paperback Leanne Lieberman 9781459801097 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Apr 01, 2013
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    Way to Go Paperback Tom Ryan 9781459800779 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Apr 01, 2012
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    The Next Sure Thing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781554699001 $9.95 FICTION Oct 01, 2011
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    Kishka for Koppel Hardcover Aubrey Davis 9781554692996 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 01, 2011
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    The Littlest Sled Dog Paperback Michael Kusugak 9781554691746 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 01, 2010
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    Series: Orca Soundings Learning to Fly Paperback Paul Yee 9781551439532 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Oct 01, 2008

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