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Gold, Grit, Guns

Gold, Grit, Guns

Miners on BC's Fraser River in 1858
by Alexander Globe
edition:Paperback
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tagged : pre-confederation (to 1867)

Gold, Grit, Guns is the first book based on the only four surviving diaries written by miners who sought their golden fortunes on British Columbia's Fraser River in 1858. What was life like for those adventurers? How did their actions impact the creation of British Columbia? George Beam, an Illinois-born settler on Whidbey Island in Washington Stat …

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O Canada Crosswords Book 22

O Canada Crosswords Book 22

by Gwen Sjogren
edition:Paperback
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age: 1 to 13
Grade: p to 8
tagged : puzzles, trivia

Over 250,000 O Canada Crosswords books sold in twenty years!

O Canada Crosswords rides again with the twenty-second instalment of this popular series, which features large-sized puzzles split between Canadian and other themes. With over 20 per cent of the clues focusing on Canadiana, you’ll be chomping at the bit as author Gwen Sjogren harnesses h …

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The Grand Melee

The Grand Melee

by Michel Tremblay, translated by Sheila Fischman
edition:Paperback
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tagged : literary, family life, historical, sagas

The fifth novel in the Desrosiers Diaspora series from Québécois national treasure Michel Tremblay.

It’s May 1922, and preparations are in full swing for the marriage of Nana and Gabriel, which will take place the following month. There’s just one problem: Nana’s wedding dress has yet to be bought. Nana’s mercurial mother, Maria, torn bet …

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Into the Arctic

Into the Arctic

Paintings of Canada's Changing North
by (artist) Cory Trepanier, with Todd Wilkinson
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
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tagged : landscapes, environmental & land art, canadian

With commentaries by Todd Wilkinson; Billy Arnaquq; Manitoba Senator Patricia Bovey, FRSA, FCMA; Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; Wade Davis; Robert Bateman; John Geiger; and others, this impressive volume highlights over a decade of awe-inspiring oil paintings of the Canadian Arctic by renowned landscape artist, Cory Trépanie …

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What Do You See?

What Do You See?

by Sarah N. Harvey, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
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age: 0 to 2
Grade: p
Reading age: 0 to 2
tagged : new experience, senses & sensation, new baby

What's it like to see the world through the eyes of a child? This beautifully illustrated board book celebrates the point of view of children who are too small to tell you what they see but not too small to experience the joy of small things such as a colorful mobile, a favorite teddy, an older brother's Lego castle or a trip to the park. Young rea …

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Hockey with Dad

Hockey with Dad

by Willie Sellars, illustrated by Kevin Easthope
edition:Hardcover
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tagged : native canadian, siblings, hockey

She shoots, she scores! Big Sister's hockey team has worked hard toward the most important game of the season. When the team goalie gets injured, Little Brother excitedly steps onto the ice to play in the Championship game. He always wanted to be part of the lineup, where Big Sister is the ace forward. The closer the game gets, the more nervous he …

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Heroines (new edition)

Heroines (new edition)

Photographs by Lincoln Clarkes
by (photographer) Lincoln Clarkes
edition:Paperback
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tagged : urban

This new edition of Heroines is a large format revised edition of the original Heroines: Photographs by Lincoln Clarkes that was released by Anvil in 2002. This new edition features over 150 portraits accompanied by four critical essays that contextualize the five-year photo project and the controversial body of work that became known as "The Heroi …

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Northern Stone

Northern Stone

50 of Canada’s Best Rock Climbs
by Brandon Pullan & David Smart
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tagged : adventure, mountaineering

A stunning, full-colour climbing guide that focuses on 65 of Canada’s best rock climbs.

With over 50 years of combined climbing experience between them, authors Brandon Pullan and David Chaundy-Smart have spent countless hours debating and reviewing Canadian climbs to settle on the routes chosen for this book. In order to make the list, the route: …

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The York Factory Express

The York Factory Express

by Nancy Marguerite Anderson
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tagged : pre-confederation (to 1867)

Every March between 1826 and 1854, the York Factory Express began its journey from the Hudson's Bay Company's headquarters on the Pacific Ocean, where the express-men paddled their boats up the Columbia River to the base of the Rocky Mountains at Boat Encampment, a thousand miles to the east. At Jasper's House they were 3,000 feet above sea level. …

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Birding for Kids

Birding for Kids

A Guide to Finding, Identifying, and Photographing Birds in Your Area
by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
tagged : birds, environmental conservation & protection

An interactive full-colour field guide that teaches kids the fun, safe, and educational way to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Join expert bird photographers Damon Calderwood and Donald E. Waite, and their young friends, as they highlight all the basics of birding. Birding for Kids is filled with full-colour photos, fascinating facts, and fu …

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Joseph William McKay

Joseph William McKay

A Métis Business Leader in Colonial British Columbia
by Greg N. Fraser
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tagged : native americans, post-confederation (1867-), pre-confederation (to 1867)

An intriguing look at the accomplishments and contradictions of Joseph William McKay, best known as the founder of Nanaimo, BC, and one of the most successful Métis men to rise through the ranks of the Hudson’s Bay Company in the late nineteenth century.

When examining the history of British Columbia, one would be hard-pressed to find an Indigeno …

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St. Michael's Residential School

St. Michael's Residential School

Lament and Legacy
by Nancy Dyson, with Dan Rubenstein
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tagged : native americans

One of the few accounts by care-givers in an Indian Residential School describing the horrific conditions. Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein In 1970, the authors, Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein, were hired as childcare workers at the Alert Bay Student Residence (formerly St. Michael's Indian Residential School) on northern Vancouver Island. Shocked wh …

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Popular Snowshoe Trails of the Canadian Rockies

Popular Snowshoe Trails of the Canadian Rockies

by Andrew Nugara
edition:eBook
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tagged : winter sports, outdoor skills, western provinces

The perfect resource for planning a quick snowshoeing adventure in the heart of Canada’s glittering Rocky Mountains.

Snowshoeing continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in North America. Each season thousands of winter-loving individuals and families venture into the stunning winter landscape for a quick getaway or an extended tour in ar …

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Flourishing and Free

Flourishing and Free

More Stories of Trailblazing Women of Vancouver Island
by Haley Healey
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tagged : women, post-confederation (1867-), social history

An inspiring and eye-opening collection of true stories about sixteen women who blazed their own trails in life and contributed in a fundamental way to the history of Vancouver Island and the surrounding islands.

In this fascinating follow-up to On Their Own Terms, author Haley Healey chronicles the lives of a whole new crop of resilient, hard-worki …

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Explore the Eelgrass Meadow with Sam and Crystal

Explore the Eelgrass Meadow with Sam and Crystal

by Gloria Snively & Karen Gillmore
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age: 8 to 11
Grade: 3 to 6
tagged : marine life, imagination & play, environment

With beautiful, scientifically accurate illustrations, this fascinating story teaches children about the many fish, crustaceans, marine mammals, and micro-organisms that live in and feed off the eelgrass meadows of the north Pacific coastal region.

“Recommended for school and public libraries regardless of their proximity to the west coast. Althou …

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Little Wolf

Little Wolf

by Teoni Spathelfer, illustrated by Natassia Davies
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age: 4 to 8
Grade: p to 3
Reading age: 4 to 8
tagged : native canadian, self-esteem & self-reliance, prejudice & racism

A young Indigenous girl moves to the big city and learns to find connections to her culture and the land wherever she goes, despite encountering bullies and feelings of isolation along the way.

When Little Wolf moves to the big city with her mom and sister, she has difficulty adjusting to their new life. She misses living close to nature and seeing …

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Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies

Bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies

by Ryan Correy
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tagged : bicycling, western provinces, adventure

The first full-colour guidebook introducing backcountry cyclists to the exciting and increasingly popular world of bikepacking.

On the morning of June 13, 2008, seventeen amateur cyclists converged on the YWCA in Banff, Alberta, for the inaugural grand départ of the Tour Divide. They had committed to race 4418 kilometres unsupported along the Great …

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Victoria Unbuttoned

Victoria Unbuttoned

A Red-Light History of BC’s Capital City
by Linda J. Eversole
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tagged : women, prostitution & sex trade

A nuanced history of prostitution in Victoria told through newly uncovered stories of women who lived it.

From the establishment of Fort Victoria, BC’s capital city has had a long history of prostitution. But little has been written on the lives of the women themselves—some of the most enterprising women in Victoria’s past. Instead, these wome …

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My Heart Fills With Happiness / Nijiikendam

My Heart Fills With Happiness / Nijiikendam

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin
edition:Hardcover
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : emotions & feelings, native canadian

? "A quiet loveliness, sense of gratitude, and—yes—happiness emanate from this tender celebration of simple pleasures." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful book, with illustrations from …

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Little You / Gidagaashiinh

Little You / Gidagaashiinh

by Richard van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

? "Van Camp composes a lyrical ode to a newborn child, which is matched in its loveliness by Flett's exquisite, collage-like images of a young one with his or her parents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of Welcome Song for Baby and We Sang You Home, has partnered …

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Vertical Reference

Vertical Reference

The Life of Legendary Mountain Helicopter Rescue Pilot Jim Davies
by Kathy Calvert
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tagged : adventurers & explorers, mountaineering, aviation & nautical

An exciting and heart-pounding look at one of Western Canada’s most adventurous individuals, known as a pioneer pilot of the heli-ski industry and as the first mountain-rescue pilot in the Canadian National Parks system.

Jim Davies is an icon of competence and courage as the first heli-skiing pilot in Canada. But it is his groundbreaking work as a …

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Munro vs. the Coyote

Munro vs. the Coyote

by Darren Groth
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : disabilities & special needs, siblings, australia & oceania

Since the sudden death of his younger sister, Evie, sixteen-year-old Munro Maddux has been having flashbacks and anger-management issues. He has a constant ache in his right hand. And there's a taunting, barking, biting voice he calls "the Coyote." Munro knows a six-month student exchange will not be the stuff of teenage dreams, but in Brisbane he …

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You Hold Me Up / Gimanaadenim

You Hold Me Up / Gimanaadenim

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel, translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin
edition:Hardcover
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : emotions & feelings, friendship, diversity & multicultural

Encourage children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions.

Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the c …

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Tu es là pour moi

Tu es là pour moi

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition:Hardcover
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : emotions & feelings, friendship

Cet album aux illustrations vibrantes de la célèbre artiste Danielle Daniel encourage les enfants à manifester leur affection, à se soutenir mutuellement et à tenir compte du bien-être des autres dans leur quotidien.

Monique Gray Smith, qui est une experte-conseil, conférencière d’envergure internationale et autrice primée, a écrit Tu es …

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The Object's the Thing

The Object's the Thing

The Writings of Yorke Edwards, a Pioneer of Heritage Interpretation in Canada
by R. Yorke Edwards, edited by Richard Kool & Robert A. Cannings
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"To glimpse this diversity is to feel some of the meaning of being Canadian."?R. Yorke Edwards
R. Yorke Edwards was a pioneer in the field of heritage interpretation in Canada. First with BC Parks and then with the Canadian Wildlife Service, throughout the 1960s Edwards developed an approach to the interpretation of natural and cultural history wi …

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Green Glass Ghosts

Green Glass Ghosts

by Rae Spoon, illustrated by Gem Hall
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age: 14 to 18
Grade: 9 to 12
tagged : lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance, coming of age

From writer and musician Rae Spoon: a rollicking yet introspective young adult adventure about screwing up, finding yourself, and forging a new life on your own.

At age nineteen in the year 2000, the queer narrator of Green Glass Ghosts steps off a bus on Granville Street in downtown Vancouver, a city where the faceless condo towers of the wealthy l …

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The Street Belongs to Us

The Street Belongs to Us

by Karleen Pendleton Jimenez
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age: 8 to 12
Grade: 3 to 7
tagged : hispanic & latino, prejudice & racism, lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance

A sweet middle-grade chapter book about two best friends who transform their torn-up street into a world where imaginations can run wild.

In 1984 Los Angeles, Alex is a tomboy who would rather wear her hair short and her older brother's hand-me-downs, and Wolf is a troubled kid who's been wearing the same soldier's uniform ever since his mom died. T …

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Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

A Trickster Land Claim Fable
by Kevin Loring
edition:Paperback
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tagged : canadian, aboriginal & indigenous, historical

Little Red Warrior is the last remaining member of the Little Red Warrior First Nation. One day, he discovers a development company has begun construction on his ancestral lands. In a fit of rage, Little Red attacks one of the engineers and is arrested for assault and trespassing on his own lands. In jail he meets his court-appointed lawyer, Larry, …

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Nye de l’île de Sable

Nye de l’île de Sable

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Marion Arbona, translated by Rachel Martinez
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

Quelque part au large, mais pas trop loin, se trouvent deux îles. Une est en grande partie faite de pierres tandis que l’autre est couverte de sable. C’est là que les problèmes commencent.

La petite Nye ne comprend pas pourquoi les habitants de son île de Sable s’acharnent à construire jour après jour de beaux châteaux de sable qui sont …

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The One with the Scraggly Beard

The One with the Scraggly Beard

by Elizabeth Withey, read by Kelly Nakatsuka
edition:Audiobook
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : homelessness & poverty, city & town life, emotions & feelings

A child tries to understand the life of a man he has seen sleeping under a bridge. The boy’s mother patiently answers his questions and explains how people’s life paths can be so different. The child observes the things he has in common with the man and wonders where his own path will lead.

The One With the Scraggly Beard is defined by a simple …

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Grandmother School

Grandmother School

by Rina Singh, illustrated by Ellen Rooney, read by Kirstie Hudson
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : school & education, girls & women, multigenerational

Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write. The narrator beams with pride as she drops her grandmother off with the other aajis to practice the alphabet and learn simple arithmetic. A moving story about family, wo …

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Slow Moe

Slow Moe

by Deborah Kerbel, contributions by Kelly Nakatsuka
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : siblings, humorous stories, imagination & play

Life moves oh-so-slow when your little brother is a snail. It takes forever to do anything! Really, it’s enough to test the patience of even the most understanding big sister. But is Moe just slow or is there something else going on? With charming illustrations by Marianne Ferrer, award-winning author Deborah Kerbel has written a delightful story …

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Shark Bait!

Shark Bait!

by Jeff Szpirglas & Danielle Saint-Onge, illustrated by Dave Whamond
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : marine life, computers, environment

Shark-obsessed Orly spends every summer with her family on the coast. This year her parents have signed her up for sailing lessons, hoping to teach her some water safety while they're busy with her baby brother. Orly is excited to be on the water, but she has other ideas about how she’s going to spend her time there: rather than learning to tie k …

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Once Upon an Hour

Once Upon an Hour

by Ann Yu-Kyung Choi, read by Kirstie Hudson
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : asian, date & time, bedtime & dreams

Yu-Rhee, a young Korean girl, wants to know how to tell time using a clock. Her mother tells her a tale from her childhood based on the traditional Korean practice of timekeeping, where the 12 animals of the zodiac are assigned to 2-hour sections of the 24-hour clock. Told from the point of view of a mountain, the story follows a child as they clim …

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When We Are Kind

When We Are Kind

by Monique Gray Smith, read by Kirstie Hudson
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : emotions & feelings, multigenerational, friendship

"Notably centering Indigenous families and characters of color in personal and communal activities—and encouraging readers to evaluate their actions toward others.”—School Library Journal

When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness …

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Nye, Sand and Stones

Nye, Sand and Stones

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Marion Arbona
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Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

Somewhere off the coast and around the corner there are two islands. One island is made mostly of stones and the other mainly of sand, and that’s where the problem began.

Young Nye doesn’t understand why the people on her Island of Sand work so hard to build beautiful sandcastles every day if they are destined to be ruined by the stones catapult …

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