Second Story Press

Second Story Press

Second Story Press is dedicated to publishing feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers. We are proud to have been publishing award-winning books that entertain, educate, and empower for almost 25 years. What sets us apart is our dedication to social justice, building a reputation for books on the Holocaust, disability, First Nations rights, and sexism, to name a few of our most popular themes.

FEMINISM

Featured book:
Writing the Revolution
Michele Landsberg has been on the front line of the women’s movement for decades and we were privileged to work with her on this collection of her best columns from her many years as an activist for social equality at the Toronto Star.

2012 Toronto Book Award finalist!

 

SOCIAL JUSTICE & KIDS

Featured book:
Hana’s Suitcase Anniversary Album
This year we marked the 10th anniversary of Karen Levine’s telling of the true story of Hana Brady, a young girl lost in the Holocaust and the impact she came to have on children across the world. The most awarded Canadian children’s book of all time.

www.socialjusticestories.com
Our newest website, educators will find in-depth materials on the books in our Holocaust Remembrance Series for Young Readers, Kids’ Power Series, and First Nations Series for Young Readers.

FIRST NATIONS

Featured book:
Shannen and the Dream for a School
Part of our Kids’ Power series and winner of First Nation Communities Read 2012. The story of Shannen Koostachin and the community of Attapiskat.

Shannen and the Dream for a School

 

 

MEANINGFUL PICTURE BOOKS

Featured book:
Dear Baobab

Dear Baobab

 

 

CBC’s The Hour named Shannen one of the top five teenage girls who made a difference

 

Featured book:
The Little Yellow Bottle

 

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