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A selection of gorgeous new picture books celebrating new life, hope, nature, and mindfulness.

Book Cover Fuse

So, where were all the Persian Canadian writers? It turns out, here all along, but not as represented as one might hope; as they deserve to be.

Tough Like Mum: An Essential Picture Book for Kids *and* Adults

Picture books are often written with young children as their intended audience. In Tough Like Mum, Lana Button provides adults with important messaging that we need to be reminded of.

Book Cover We Jane

"I didn’t want the plot to turn on an abortion or the decision to have one. Any conflict or tension is rooted elsewhere."

Book Cover Because the Sun

Great books to read before for National Poetry Month is out.

The Chat with Christopher DiRaddo

Christopher DiRaddo’s sophomore novel, The Family Way, is a dynamic and rich exploration of queer family, parenthood, and the deep bonds of love that sustain us. He’s our guest this week on The Ch …

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