Book List:15 titles
  • Vincent is staying with his aunt Mimi for the summer while his mom recuperates from surgery. Mimi's drab city neighborhood, complete with an empty dirt lot across the street, doesn't seem too promising. But then Vincent meets Toma, a boy who lives ne...


  • Every Sunday morning, no matter the weather, Eli could count on Zaida to bring bagels from Merv's Bakery. Eli loved the time they spent together enjoying their favorite treats. "Warm. Chewy. Salty," Eli thought. "Bagels were the best thing about Sund...


  • A young boy doesn't want to go to bed. The hockey game is on! "What if I can't fall asleep?" the boy says. "Don't worry," says his dad. "You will." After his parents have tucked him in and turned out the light, he shines a flashlight on his prized ho...


  • When he was a child in the 1840s, Andrew Carnegie and his family immigrated to America in search of a new beginning. His working-class Scottish family arrived at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Carnegie worked hard, in factories and telegrap...


  • Summer vacation is starting, and soon-to-be-sixth-grader Henry is facing two months with nothing to do. He can sadly feel himself "being pulled by the gravitational force of nothingness." His best friend, Max, who may not even be his best friend anym...


  • A young boy wants to write a story, just like his big sister. But there's a problem, he tells her. Though he knows his letters, he doesn't know many words. "Every story starts with a single word and every word starts with a single letter," his sister...



  • Theo's Poppa was an explorer. He had been everywhere. He kept an old trunk packed with the pictures, postcards, maps and menus that he had collected on his adventures. Someday, Theo wants to be an explorer, too. For now, it's Poppa's birthday, and Th...


  • Every summer, a girl’s family drives down the same roads, passes through the same towns, and spends a week at the same beachside motel. Year after year, everything is comfortingly predictable: the families they see, the rhythm of the days, the star...






  • Charlie learned about the life cycle of butterflies in Bye Bye Butterflies and now is back for another Tell Me More Storybook adventure. When Charlie and his dad follow a parade of their neighbours through the local park they discover everyone is wa...


  • An evocative story about two brothers who are growing up (one faster than the other), an unusual summer night and a special tree house that proves childhood is not just a time but also a place....


  • "2013 Information Book Award nominee One day on a walk with his dad Charlie sees some boys and girls on the rooftop of the school saying goodbye as they release butterflies up into the sky. Charlie is amazed by all the butterflies flying around and w...


  • When the grade four teacher at Trillium Elementary in Toronto assigns a new project, Jude Bhandari is sure that he'll be paired up with his best friend Sanjay. Everyone knows they both love everything to do with outer space. But instead Jude is paire...


  • Theodora loved her grandfather's old garden. His new apartment's balcony is too windy and small for a garden. But what appears to be a drawback soon leads to a shared burst of creativity as Theo and her Poppa decide to paint a new garden. As they wor...


  • This adorable picture book depicts the cozy places, little friends and memorable adventures that make up the days of a young child. Bella loves the bunny at playschool. It is soft, furry and white -- just like the sweater that Bella's Nonna knit for ...