• Morgan's Boat Ride

    Morgan’s Boat Ride

    Created by: Hugh MacDonald
    Artist: Anna Bald

    Morgan and her dog head out on an accidental journey down the river that flows past the summer cottage where they holiday with Morgan’s mother. As they float along the river they observe landscape and life on the water, various birds and people enjoying the activities the river has to offer. But the story is not only about their adventure, it is also about community, about how all the people who see them drifting past hurry off to make sure that they come to no danger. The story ends at the local wharf where the entire community comes together to celebrate their adventure and their safe return.

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  • My Mother is Weird

    My Mother is Weird

    A hilarious look at a child’s view of a mother’s bad day. Originally published in 1989 by Ragweed Press, this book is considered to be a P.E.I. classic. This unique view of mother’s “bad day” through the observant eyes of a child is a weird and wonderful story for parents and children. My mother is so weird. Some mornings, when she wakes up, she has horns on her head and long pointy teeth and claws. She speaks in a voice like a jackhammer. But after her morning coffee, Mom’s horns disappear, and her teeth and claws shrink back to normal. She speaks in a soft, smooth voice. But, one morning…we ran out of coffee…

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  • My Year as a Space Cadet

    My Year as a Space Cadet

    Created by: Hope Dalvay
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  • Nova Scotia Loves Gus Cover

    Nova Scotia Loves Gus

    Created by: Doretta Groenendyk

    Meet Nova Scotia’s cherished, 100 year- old tortoise, Gus. Celebrated, supported and adored by visitors to the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History this sweet, illustrated story of the century long life of Gus will become a family and museum favourite.

    $14.95
  • Our Rock and Our Salvation

    Our Rock and Our Salvation

    Created by: Hugh MacDonald
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  • Owen's Pirate Adventure

    Owen’s Pirate Adventure

    Every kid wants to be a pirate, don’t they? Owen’s nighttime prayer to be a pirate attracts the attention of a crew who whisk him away on their magical flying ship. But the pirate’s life isn’t what he expected-especially when they are attacked by a rival vessel, a hungry sea monster before angering a storm cloud. Owen recruits his new monster friend to rescue him and return him home.

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  • Pockets Full of Sea Glass

    Pockets Full of Sea Glass

    Created by: Alma Fullerton

    This sweet picture book follows the day in the life child whose anxiety seems to fill their days. Letting go is so hard to do and worry weighs down every step. Even walking on the beach is difficult until finding a glimmer of hope among the rocks helps to make the day brighter. With a piece of sea glass found, the worries seem to melt away. Pockets Full of Sea Glass is a wonderful introduction of the mindfulness children can achieve by spending time in nature, one piece of sea glass at a time.

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  • Prince Edward Island ABC

    Prince Edward Island ABC

    Created by: Dale McNevin

    Prolific P.E.I. illustrator has a new take on the P.E.I. alphabet. Avoiding the predictable icons such as “A is for Anne of Green Gables” this book is meant to appeal to PE Islanders both at home and away.  With images that include A is for Acadian; B is for Blue Jay; C is for Confederation; D is  for Old Donald, E is for Exploring  a Tidal Pool, F is for Farmers and Fishers; H is Harness Racing; J is Jams and Jellies; K is  for Kindred Spirits.; and L is Lighthouse, this Prince Edward Island ABC will to appeal to both children and adults.  

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  • Queen of the Crows

    Queen of the Crows

    Created by: Harmony Wagner

    Elsa’s mom has disappeared again, but eleven-year-old Elsa is doing her best to fool the world into thinking her life is normal. As food, money and luck begin to run out, Elsa fears she won’t be able to keep her desperate, lonely secret any longer.

    Then one day a crow talks to Elsa and a world of wonder opens up to her. The queen of the crows has also gone missing and the rest of the crows struggle to know what to do next.

    Could the secret, magical world of the crows be the key to Elsa’s mental health?

    Based on the award-winning short film screened by Telefilm Canada at the Cannes Film Festival, Queen of the Crows explores a family story of mental illness, love and imagination and triumph.

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  • rikas sheppard

    Rika’s Shepherd

    Created by: Orysia Dawydiak

    Rika is a happy, energetic girl in control of her life and her small flock of sheep and helping her father run their farm and household since her mother died six years earlier. The one thing that would make life even more perfect would be a Border collie pup she could train to herd the sheep. But her tidy life begins to unravel with the discovery of a deadly coyote attack on her flock.

    With the help of a young veterinarian, and an eccentric breeder of guard dogs, Rika takes on more responsibilities. She encounters challenges which reveal that she has not coped well with the death of her mother, especially when her father and the veterinarian become romantically entangled. Rika is further demoralized when she fails to train a guard dog pup and must return him to the breeder. When the valuable and beloved older dog who guards her sheep is gravely injured because of her poor judgment, Rika slips into a depression.

    When Rika starts to get better, she takes stock of her blessings, and begins to deal with the changes that are imposed on her. She makes amends with her future stepmother, and the injured dog, now recovered, is returned to her care.

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  • Sewing Basket

    Sewing Basket

    Created by: Susan White

    Dealing with a parent’s illness can be difficult at any age It is 1967 and twelve year old Ruth Iverson’s world pretty much revolves around her friends, a boy she likes, the Monkees and spending time with her Dad doing special stuff like watching the Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup. But she is soon to realize that her mom’s strange behaviour which has become an embarrassment, are symptoms of a disease that will affect the family’s life and possibly Ruth’s future. While she watches major events like the marriage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, the birth of Priscilla Presley, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy and Neil Armstrong walking on the moon, Ruth faces some major life events of her own and struggles to come to terms with the changes they bring.

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  • Sky Pony

    Sky Pony

    Elaine Breault Hammond, the author of the best-selling The Secret Under the Whirlpool, Under the Waterfall, and Explosion at Dawson Creek, has lived in six provinces as well as in the United States. She and her family lived on Prince Edward Island. Now she divides her time between PEI in the summertime and Kingston, Ontario, the rest of the year, where she is close to four of her seven grandchildren

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