Top Recommended Reads
Keep kids reading all summer!
No one knows great reads like the staff at your local library. These Canadian children’s books have been carefully chosen to get your kids started on their summer reading adventures.
A Boy Named Queen
A powerful and gentle story about an unlikely friendship between Evelyn and the new kid at school, Queen.
- 8 - 11 years
Canada Year By Year
Take a fascinating journey through the events that shaped the nation of Canada since its birth on July 1st, 1867.
- 9 - 12 years
A Family is a Family is a Family
No matter its makeup or size, your family is a family, and perhaps not as unusual as you think!
- 5 - 7 years
The Great Antonio
He wrestled a bear, ate 25 chickens in one sitting, and pulled trains with his hair! Who was The Great Antonio?
- 6 - 9 years
Mingan, My Village: Poems by Innu Schoolchildren
Through sketches and poetry, Innu kids share their experiences and connections with the world they live in.
- 8 - 12 years
My Heart Fills with Happiness
Beautiful illustrations show that simple pleasures like fresh-baked bannock and walking barefoot through grass can fill us with joy.
- 4+ years
Ralph, Flying Hound
You'll be rooting for Ralph in this rip-roaring, rhyming, tall tale from Newfoundland and Labrador!
- 5 - 9 years
Eliot’s parents ship him to Nova Scotia for the summer and the trip changes his life forever.
- 8 - 12 years
Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey
Ordinary stones tell beautiful stories about the difficulties of families leaving an old home behind for a new one.
- 6 - 10 years
Decision making has never been more fun! What will today bring for you?
- 3 - 6 years