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Camping got even more delicious with DK’s The Campfire Cookbook

Eat well on your next camping trip thanks to DK's The Campfire Cookbook.


Lots of opportunities to learn the importance of telling the truth in Al Capone Throws me a Curve

Too much baseball, not enough truth telling in this middle grade book set on Alcatraz.

Q&A with Toronto illustrator Juan Carlos Solon about ABC Book AlphaBit

Toronto author Juan Carlos Solon talks about the importance never comparing yourself to others and his AlphaBit board book in this Q&A.

Learning about the superpower of moles thanks to funny kid’s book by B.C.-based Rachel Poliquin

Lots of fun - and gross - facts in this kids book about the superpowers of moles.

Two great books that showcase young people who overcome great odds in order to follow their dreams

Girl of the Southern Sea and Fire Song feature young people overcoming great odds in order to follow their dreams.

Too Young To Escape is the true story of Van Ho, who is left behind as her family flees communist Vietnam in the 1980s

Too Young to Escape is based on the true story of Van Ho, who is left behind when her flees Vietnam for Canada.

Travel Through Canada and the U.S. This Summer Holiday

This month, we are celebrating two nations’ days by reading our way through Toronto, Montreal, and 1930s Kentucky. In the Chai Factor by Farah Heron ($22. Source: Travel Through Canada and the U.S. This Summer Holiday

Great characters, great story in Lucy Diamond’s latest summer read

Lucy Diamond writes great summer reads.

Learn about the Illuminati and other secret organizations in this Penguin book for young readers

I Spy the Illuminati Eye is part of Camp Penguin, a curated reading list for eight to 12 year olds.

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