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The Fox on the Swing
Evelina Daciūtė, illus. Aušra Kiudulaitė
Paul and the fox on the swing are friends through good moods and bad. But life changes. Can their friendship survive?
In this sequel to Bone Talk (2018), the Igorot people, some of the 1000 Filipino people invited by the USA, travel to the St Louis World Fair in 1904. Is America the land of freedom and opportunity they have been promised?
A Child Like You
Na’ima B Robert, illus. Nadine Kaadan
Four brave children watch, listen, search, and feel, as they experience the inequalities, dangers and injustices of life in the world and are inspired to take action.
Children of the Stone City
An inspiring novel that challenges the reader and questions societal norms and the idea of justice.
Are We There Yet?
Bear accompanies Butterfly on a great journey through nature in which they learn very insightful lessons.
Mamta Nainy, ill. Jo Loring-Fisher
This book is a colourful celebration of self-expression and the magic of finding your true self.
Underground: Subway Systems Around the World
An enjoyable and interactive book that can teach children about other cultures and cities around the world.
Everybody Counts: A Counting Story from 0 to 7.5 billion
With a neatly punning title, this oversize picture book attracts attention.
SF Said, illus. Dave McKean
A powerful dystopian adventure that raises the timely issues of racism and classism, corruption and poverty, while celebrating the power of imagination.
Corrinne Averiss, illus. Kirsti Beautyman
Tess is surrounded by the love of her whole family, but what will happen when she starts school and is away from them?
The Not-So-Uniform Life of Holly-Mei
Christina Matula, illus. Yao Xiao
Twelve-year-old Holly-Mei Jones moves from unremarkable urban life in Canada to an upmarket city area in Hong Kong.
Held in Love
Dawn Casey, illus. Oamul Lu
May your eyes look to the stars and know that you are held in the arms of the universe, held in love. A mother's blessing in rhyme.