Books published by Second Story Pr

Bernadette and the Lunch Bunch

Second Story Pr | January 1, 2008 | 123 pages
After her best friend moves away, Bernadette is dreading the new school year, but things improve after she discovers a group of new friends and they form the Lunch Bunch.  More Info

Bernadette in the Doghouse

Second Story Pr | October 1, 2011 | 122 pages
The Lunch Bunch begins to feel ignored when Bernadette turns her attention to her best friend, who is staying at her house for the holidays, and her dream of owning a dog.  More Info

Philomena (Unloved)

Second Story Press | September 25, 2018 | 223 pages
Born in the Caribbean, Philomena Jones has been abandoned by her mother and left at the mercy of her grandmother who, after raising eight children and grandchildren, is not capable of dedicating herself to another child. Love-starved, Philomena is easy prey. Abused by her pastor, Philomena begins a... More Info

Tilly and the Crazy Eights

Second Story Press | October 9, 2018 | 218 pages
When Tilly receives an invitation to help drive eight elders on their ultimate bucket list road trip to Albuquerque for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow, she impulsively says yes. Before she knows it, Tilly has said goodbye to her family and is behind the wheel--ready to embark on an adventure that... More Info


Second Story Press | September 5, 2017 | 24 pages
A little girl and her grandfather rediscover the Cree language together.  More Info

A Month of Mondays

Second Story Press | March 7, 2017 | 200 pages
Suze can't help but be curious when her mom comes back into her life.  More Info

Our New Home

Second Story Pr | October 31, 2007 | 129 pages
Immigrant children from such places as China, India, Russia, and Germany describe their experiences after they moved to Canada.  More Info

Shanghai Escape

Second Story Press | September 23, 2013 | 204 pages
Lily Toufar and her family arrive in Shanghai in 1938, having fled from Nazi-occupied Vienna and the persecution of Jewish families like theirs on the eve of Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass". Shanghai is a strange place for a young European girl, but it is one of the few places in the... More Info

Hear Me Out

Second Story Pr | August 19, 2019 | 197 pages
A group of young gay, lesbian, transsexual, bisexual, and transgender youths describe their experiences and the challenges they face.  More Info

Mom And Mum Are Getting Married

Second Story Press | September 30, 2004 | 24 pages
When Rosie finds out that her two mothers are planning to get married, she has only one worry ... will she get to be a flower girl?  More Info

Yeny and the Children for Peace

Second Story Pr | January 1, 2008 | 118 pages
Based on a true story of kids bringing peace to Colombia.  More Info

The Little Word Catcher

Second Story Pr | January 1, 2008 | 32 pages
Grandmother needs help finding her words.  More Info

I'm a Great Kid Facilitator's Guide

Second Story Pr | September 30, 2007 | 114 pages
I'm a Great Kid!is an innovative primary prevention skills program for children 8 to 11 years old that empowers children to think and act in positive ways. Follow up to the I'm a Great Little Kidprogram for younger children. The program includes a book (for adults) with classroom activities, full... More Info

Maggie and the Chocolate War

Second Story Pr | September 13, 2007 | 93 pages
Inspired by true story of kids protesting over chocolate prices.  More Info

June Callwood: A Life of Action

Second Story Pr | March 1, 2007 | 140 pages
Presents a biography of the Canadian journalist and activist, from her childhood in Southern Ontario to her cancer diagnosis in 2003.  More Info

Writing the Revolution

Second Story Press | September 30, 2011 | 304 pages
A collection of journalist Michele Landsberg's Toronto Star columns, where she was a regular columnist for more than twenty-five years between 1978 and 2005. Michele has chosen her favorite and most relevant columns, using them as a lens to reflect on the the second wave of feminism and the issues... More Info

Amazing Women Athletes

Second Story Pr | March 1, 2002 | 75 pages
Ten outstanding women with inspiring athletic achievements.  More Info

Shannen and the Dream for a School

Second Story Pr | October 1, 2011 | 132 pages
The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated their original school building. Shannen's fight took her all the way to Parliament Hill and was... More Info

Morning Star

Second Story Pr | September 1, 2011 | 277 pages
Weaves the tales of two girls, Flower, who is traveling north with her family on the Underground Railroad, and Felicia, who, 150 years later, is one of the few black students at her school and is bullied because of her race.  More Info