You Hold Me Up, Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna, hardcover ed

$19.95

You Hold Me Up/ Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna by award-winning author Monique Gray Smith is a 32-page dual language picture book about friendship and kindness ideal for preschool and primary level students as educators introduce topics such as reconciliation. In everyday interactions young children can show kindness and caring in their relationships.

Price: $19.95

Anxiety: Deal With It Before it Ties You Up in Knots, paper ed

$12.95

Anxiety: Deal With It Before It Ties You Up in Knots is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can effectively deal with being anxious or what to do when a classmate has a meltdown or anxiety attack. This accessible, illustrated book helps all kids understand anxiety better and offers practical ideas for coping.

Price: $12.95

Anxiety: Deal With It Before It Ties You Up in Knots, hardcover ed.

$24.95

Anxiety: Deal With It Before It Ties You Up in Knots is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can effectively deal with being anxious or what to do when a classmate has a meltdown or anxiety attack. This accessible, illustrated book helps all kids understand anxiety better and offers practical ideas for coping.

Price: $24.95

Something To Hold, hardcover ed

$19.99

Something To Hold is a junior level novel written by first-time author Katherine Schlick Noe about her experiences growing up on the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon where her father is the forester in charge of managing fires. Eleven-year-old Kitty lives with her parents and siblings in the government housing and attends the reservation day school. Feeling apprehensive about starting a new school in a new location, Kitty begins by trying to make friends with the Paiute and Wasco students. Her brothers quickly make friends as they join the local noon-time and after school baseball games.

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Running, paper ed

$13.95

Running is a young adult novel by the author of Where the Rivers Meet, Don Sawyer. In this story the focus is a developing friendship among three high school loners each holding firm to a secret as they begin long distance running training. Louie is a Cree youth whose younger brother and sister were scooped by CAS and placed in a foster home as he was constantly moved to several foster homes. Paul is a middle-class youth whose father died in a tragic car accident but Paul can only dwell on his part in his parent's death. Paul finds comfort in running.

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Goal in Sight, A, paper ed

$9.95

A Goal in Sight is one of Métis author Jacqueline Guest's chapter books in the Sports Stories series from James Lorimer Publishing. In this title the theme of bullying is brought to the forefront as 13-year old Aiden's task on his hockey club is the enforcer. Both his coach and his father bully the young teen. In turn Aiden does his job well in fact he starts a fight in the parking lot after a game and injures another player. As a result Aiden is sentenced to 300-hours of community service.

Price: $9.95

Loon's Necklace and Misho, The, paper ed

$15.00

The Loon's Necklace and Misho is written and illustrated by Ojibwe artist James Mishibinijima and published by Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute. This Ojibwe legend about the loon and a blind man from long ago is retold through an engaging text and illustrated in the Woodland Art Style that evokes compassion and sacrifice. A blind man named Misho is treated with respect by his community. The village has set up a special place for the man so he can easily find his way. The man carried many stories and teachings and had found an important role in his community.

Price: $15.00

Counting on Hope, paper ed

$14.95

Award-winning writer Sylvia Olsen's sensitively drawn depiction of innocence lost and wisdom hard won, Counting on Hope tells the story of an English girl named Hope and a Lamalcha girl named Letia, whose lives are profoundly changed when their two cultures meet. The action is set against the backdrop of the confusing events surrounding the English colonization of British Columbia and an 1863 naval assault on Kuper Island. Alternating between free verse and prose, Counting on Hope follows the girls' individual story lines before, during and after their meeting.

Price: $14.95

Fight for Justice, paper ed

$7.95

Fight for Justice by teacher Lori Saigeon is a highly accessible novel about bullying as seen through the perspective of 10-year-old Justice Stoneyplain and his twin sister Charity. Both attend an inner-city school in a Prairie town. Living away from their home reserve the family occasionally visits the children's Mushum and Kokum on highly anticipated weekends. Both brother and sister are faced with a neighbourhood bully who causes them much grief. The growing problem escalates as Justice is hesitant to talk with his mother or teachers.

Price: $7.95

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