It Happened on Sweet Street by Caroline Adderson, Illus. by Stéphane Jorisch

Review by Jocelyne Gregory

When bakers fight, it’s the public that wins… at least that is what happens on Sweet Street. Caroline Adderson’s It Happened on Sweet Street takes place on a quiet cul-de-sac where Monsieur “creator of cakes” Oliphant, Mademoiselle “cookie concocter” Fée, and Madame “ baker of pies” Clotilde compete against each other in baking contests. … More It Happened on Sweet Street by Caroline Adderson, Illus. by Stéphane Jorisch

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

Review by Natasha Zippan

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali brings to life the struggle of a queer Muslim teen and takes the reader on an unforgettable ride of love, betrayal, loss, and transformation. Written by Sabina Khan, who immigrated to British Columbia from Bangladesh via the United States, this novel is at once relevant, shocking, and heartwarming. … More The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan