Bad Pirate by Kari-Lynn Winters and Dean Griffiths

(Pajama Press) A rollicking tale peppered with pirate talk, Kari-Lynn Winters’ BAD PIRATE is a story about being true to yourself, even if it means you must go against the pack.

Princess Pistachio and the Pest by Marie-Louise Gay, translated by Jacob Homel

(Pajama Press) Princess Pistachio and the Pest by Marie-Louise Gay, translated by Jacob Homel

Left behind by her fiancé, Zeynep defies her village's expectations and becomes a key resister to the Armenian Genocide.

YA World War I novel about Ali, a Kurdish immigrant wrongly interned in Canada's enemy alien camps, and his fiance Zeynep, who fights to save her neighbors from the Armenian Genocide. Will they ever be reunited?

They called her odd and eccentric, but famous artist Emily Carr was true to herself and her loved ones, including those with fur.

(Pajama Press) When Emily Carr Met Woo written by Monica Kulling, illustrated by Dean Griffiths

A new early reader from Marie-Louise Gay about Pistachio, an spunky and imaginative girl who is convinced she is really an abducted princess.

"Every day, the king and queen showered her with presents - silver skates, invisible kites, a parrot that spoke five languages, and a pian.

Still adjusting to a new country, language, and family, Vietnamese war orphan Tuyet faces a frightening surgery to correct a leg twisted by polio. A true story.

(Pajama Press) One Step At A Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

“Moon at Nine is a riveting tale of young girls being true to themselves and their love, set against a political and cultural backdrop few readers will have first-hand knowledge of."—Quill & Quire starred review. A true story.

(Pajama Press) Moon At Nine by Deborah Ellis - the true story of two girls who fell in love in post-revolution Iran


EVIE BROOKS IN CENTRAL PARK SHOWDOWN Evie Brooks is having the time of her life in New York, despite having to start her first day of school with a stye on her eye and a skirt so short it shows off her baby giraffe legs.

Feisty Momoko tackles rumor and fear in a quirky adaptation of Japan's well-loved Peach Boy story.

(Pajama Press) Peach Girl - written by Raymond Nakamura, illustrated by Rebecca Bender

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