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Kids’ Books

By Cathon

If television has taught us anything, it’s that the most effective and entertaining crime-fighting partnerships consist of individuals who, despite divergent personalities and levels of competence, manage somehow to put their differences aside in order ... Read More »

July 5, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Thao Lam

Thao Lam’s nearly wordless book, a follow-up to her well-received debut, Skunk on a String, is about courage, imagination, and unexpected paths to friendship. It centres on a nameless young girl with brown skin and ... Read More »

June 27, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Philippa Dowding

Post-catastrophe dystopia-disguised-as-utopia narratives are a mainstay of literature for teens and have been for years. From The Giver to The Hunger Games, these stories feature citizens with their rights and freedoms subjugated for the “greater ... Read More »

June 25, 2018 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction