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Stepping Stones

By Margriet Ruurs
By (artist) Nizar Ali Badr
Translated by Falah Raheem
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Connect

This unique picture book was inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, discovered by chance by Canadian children’s writer Margriet Ruurs. The author was immediately impressed by ...

Sweetest One

By Melanie Mah
Categories: Fiction
Series: Connect

Cosmopolitan and curious seventeen-year-old Chrysler Wong suffers from a debilitating fear brought on by belief in a family curse. Three of her siblings have died after turning eighteen and venturing ...

The Reason You Walk

A moving father-son reconciliation told by a charismatic First Nations broadcaster, musician and activist.
          When his father was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Winnipeg broadcaster ...

The Romantic

By Barbara Gowdy
Categories: Fiction
Series: Connect

Not long after Louise Kirk's mother vanishes, the Richters and their adopted son, Abel, move in across the street, and Louise falls furiously in love. Skillfully interweaving the stories of Abel and Louise ...

There Is A Season

Believed by many to be one of the finest poets of his generation, Patrick Lane is also a passionate gardener. He lives on Vancouver Island, a place of uncommon beauty, where the climate is mild, the air ...

What is Going to Happen Next

By Karen Hofmann
Categories: Fiction
Series: Connect

Karen Hofmann's empathetic and cathartic novel, What is Going to Happen Next, pieces together the lives of five members of the Lund family following their enforced dispersal after the death of the father ...