Book List in Order: 45 titles

  • Harry tries and tries to get rid of his hiccups. He tries drinking a glass of water upside down, he tries putting an ice-cold key down his back, he gleefully tries eating a spoonful of sugar. But nothing works! In this charming picture book, writt...


  • This is an enhanced ebook with a read-along function. Harry tries and tries to get rid of his hiccups. He tries drinking a glass of water upside down, he tries putting an ice-cold key down his back, he gleefully tries eating a spoonful of sugar. B...


  • Inspired by the real-life story of Helen Keller and the servant girl Martha Washington! How did Helen Keller manage before Annie Sullivan came to teach her language? This fictionalized story of two very different girls in the South, two decades after...


  • When a frightened girl and boy arrive on the Twiss family's doorstep to escape the Blitz, Charlotte wonders how she will keep her war guests from missing their parents back home, or from cowering every time a plane flies overhead. Though the war is b...


  • Featuring stories from nine outstanding Canadian authors, this anthology is the perfect Christmas gift for Dear Canada readers, both old and new! A Time for Giving includes ten tales of Christmas, following the most recent Dear Canada diarists "the C...


  • Do Not Open Until Christmas is a collection of Christmas-themed short stories from critically acclaimed children's author Jean Little. From a young boy settling in with a new family complete with new siblings (and a chipmunk and raccoon!) just in ti...


  • Do Not Open Until Christmas is a collection of Christmas-themed short stories from critically acclaimed children's author Jean Little. From a young boy settling in with a new family complete with new siblings (and a chipmunk and raccoon!) just in ti...


  • A young girl survives the deadliest landslide in Canadian history - but a family secret could call into question everything she thought she knew about her life before the disaster. After her father dies, Abby and her family move west to live with rel...


  • A holiday treat for fans of the Dear Canada series, and all lovers of historical fiction! See how love brings this family even closer together at Christmastime. Eliza's brothers both enlisted to fight in World War I. On the Home Front there were coal...






  • A holiday treat for fans of the Dear Canada series, and all lovers of historical fiction! Share in the excitement leading up to Christmas morning. During the euphoria towards the end of World War I, a different enemy stalked the land, killing by the ...


  • With more than 200,000 books in print, Dear Canda has fast become the historical fiction series for young girls. Jean Little's latest addition is the diary of a young girl observing her world change as war rages thousands of miles away. It has been t...



  • Twelve original holiday stories from the top children's writers in the country! What an incredible gift book for Dear Canada fans! The twelve stories in this treasury are set around Christmas time and feature the young girls from a dozen previous Dea...


  • Through the diary of 10-year-old Victoria Cope, we learn about the arrival of ragged Mary Anna, one of the thousands of impoverished British children who were sent to Canada at the beginning of the century. Mary Anna joins the Cope family as a servan...


  • Abandoned as a baby, Min has a history of failed foster placements, but Jess Hart, a doctor who has worked with Children's Aid, looks past Min's hardened exterior and decides to bring her to her own home for the Christmas holidays....



  • Flora Gauld has lived in Taiwan for as long as she can remember, but now she is going home to Canada to stay with her uncle and aunt. She is given the special responsibility of looking after her younger brother, William—but who will look after her?...



  • Seeing-eye pup, Shakespeare, conquered many fears in Rescue Pup. Now he is back, about to be matched up with a blind boy, ready to begin his working life. Tim is enraged by his blindness and wants nothing to do with a guide dog. But he is no match fo...






  • From an award-winning team comes a lively and heartwarming I Can Read book about a family's first pet.Pet wanted! Max wants a furry pet. Emma wants a pet too, but she's allergic to animals with fur. When Emma finds the perfect animal, will Max like ...


  • Pippin the pig shows the boasting barn animals that giving of yourself is the best Christmas gift of all.Tomorrow is Christmas, and all the animals are boasting to little Pippin the pig about the important gifts their VERY-great-grandparents gave to ...


  • Shakespeare is a Seeing Eye puppy. But before the time comes for him to train with a blind person, he must spend six months with a girl who has never learned to love. He does all he can to teach her, but the job places him in some dangerous situation...



  • Willow doesn't know what to do. Her mother has taken off again, she has to look after her brother Twig, and they're out on the streets of Vancouver with nowhere to go. Then Willow remembers her grandmother, whom she hasn't seen in years. Gram doesn't...


  • Dickon wasn't happy in his old home or his old school. He hopes that in his new neighborhood he will meet children who never knew his old, hyper self, who will like him for who he is now. And he hopes for a dog of his own. Dickon's mother calls him B...


  • Emma has always wanted a little brother. Now her family is adopting Max, and Emma is sure he will be the best brother ever. But Max has his own ideas. He thinks sisters are yucky, and that Emma is the yuckiest! Is this really what having a brother is...


  • A new friend? When Sally moves into the house next door, Emma's mom thinks it will be easy for the two girls to become friends. But Emma is so shy, she can barely even read out loud in school. Will Emma ever make friends with her new neighbor?...


  • In the 1840s, a Scottish orphan is brought to Canada to live with distant family members, and she finds her strange new world difficult at first as she must learn to cope with her previously unknown relations, new surroundings, and a dramatically dif...


  • At first, difficulties erupt between Gruntle, a refined city pig, and her Grampa Bacon, a country pig, who sees things very differently, but, with time, Gruntle sees that Grampa Bacon's ways are not that bad and begins to change her ways....








  • Claire's younger sister is always braver when it comes to shots, spooky shadows, tree climbing, fierce dogs, and scary movies, but when bullies take Jess's teddy bear, Claire finds her own way to be brave...


  • A companion to the beloved classic From Anna!Just as Anna is about to enter a new school, she hears news on Papa's radio — Canada is at war with Germany. What will that mean for the Soldens, who immigrated from Germany just a few years ago?She ...


  • A Jean Little Classic Jeremy is not having a good summer. His best friends have moved away, and he has to stay at the cottage with only his little sister and Aunt Margery. His parents have remained in the city so his father can have an operation. Whe...


  • A Jean Little Classic When Lucy's family moves to a new town just before school begins, Lucy is lonely and worried about whether she'll make new friends. Then she meets a little dog that is friendly and may—or may not—be a stray. Her parents let...


    • / General Fiction
    • Buy Buy

    Ben isn't sure he wants to visit his Aunt Rose while his parents and older brother are away. He doesn't like admitting it, but he's afraid of a lot of things -- dogs, thunderstorms, new places and people. Aunt Rose turns out to be much nicer tha...


    • / General Fiction
    • Buy Buy

    Eighth-grader Kate Bloomfield, the character who also appeared in "Look Through My Window" and "Kate", shares her thoughts on life in this collection of poems, vignettes, and observations. Her topics include family, religion, dating, and love. Illust...


  • Sal has cerebral palsy and is finally leaving the Allendale School to come home, but she is frightened how she will cope with everyday life. Sal finds it hard not to expect special treatment all the time - until she meets Piet and learns to find symp...


    • / General Fiction
    • Buy Buy







  • Jean Little's classic celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new look for a new generation!Nine-year-old Anna has always been the clumsy one in the family — somehow she can never do anything right. She bumps into tables, and she can't read the ...




  • Jean Little has told a moving story of a girl caught between her shyness and her strong determination to protect her handicapped brother. In it she has drawn a convincing picture of what family love and courage can do to help one who is different....