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TD Summer Reading Club 2017

  • Author:
    Ruurs, Margriet, Gibson, Katherine
    Summary:

    A Brush Full of Colour is the story of a boy whose passion for learning would save him from a life in the coalmines. The books by the American writer Jack London and Canadian poet Robert Service fired his imagination with scenes of the...

  • Author:
    MacLeod, Elizabeth
    Summary:

    A unique look at Canadian history, this book captures these milestones and many more in ten chapters outlined with sidebars, biographies, quotes, trivia and illustrations. It is the story of the people, places and events that have...

  • Author:
    Viva, Frank
    Summary:

    Follows a young boy who is reluctantly sent to spend the summer in a remote part of Nova Scotia. As the summer wears on, the hero forges solid friendships with other kids in the small fishing community and is changed forever by the...

  • Author:
    Hadfield, Chris, Fillion, Kate
    Summary:

    Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by...

  • Author:
    Van Camp, Richard
    Summary:

    In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child,...

  • Author:
    Jordan-Fenton, Christy
    Summary:

    Based on the true story of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, and complemented by stunning illustrations, When I Was Eight makes the bestselling Fatty Legs accessible to younger readers. Now they, too, can meet this remarkable girl who reminds us...

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