Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn't until she was removed from her family at age 11 that she felt something was wrong. Growing up between two of Halifax's predominantly black... More Info
Here's a must-have for all home cooks and food lovers! The 250+ recipes in this collection show the incredible range of tasty vegetables available from Canada's farmers' fields, gardens, markets, and stores. There are delicious vegetable mains, like Curried Harvest Vegetables with Lentils and... More Info
In the ultra-competitive junior hockey leagues in the early 1960s, a young man could tolerate nearly anything that helped him stand out from the hordes of other prospects, so John Paris, Jr. did just that. The African-Canadian from Nova Scotia dazzled and dominated on the ice -- often facing racism... More Info
Lilly and Theresa run into bullies at the pool, Spider and Bugsy, who tease Theresa but take an interest in Lilly. Lilly faces tough decisions about being a good friend versus trying to fit in. Brenda Bellinghamís story emphasizes the importance of problem-solving and teamwork in standing up to... More Info
Tomatoes are a staple ingredient for cuisines from all around the world. Elaine Elliot and Virginia Lee have collected innovative recipes from chefs across Canada using the familiar yet delicious tomato.