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

Studio, A Place for Art to Start by Emily Arrow, Illus. The Little Friends of Printmaking

Review by Logaine Navascués

The doors of an artists’ studio building open for a young bunny and their dad, revealing the many different ways in which creativity can be expressed through the arts. … More Studio, A Place for Art to Start by Emily Arrow, Illus. The Little Friends of Printmaking

The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck by Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor, Illus. by Kim Smith

Review by Sasa Popovich

With the shifting landscape of modern hockey, exactly what space do women occupy in the sport, and what does this mean for young girls just starting out? … More The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck by Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor, Illus. by Kim Smith

I Like The Me I See! by Jessica “Culture Queen” Herbon, Illus. Solomia Kovalchuk

Review by Jocelyne Gregory

Music is a powerful force. It can make us cry, it can make us dance, it can bring people together, and it can also affect how we see ourselves. In I Like The Me I See! we’re guided on a journey of self-affirmation and empowerment by Jessica “Culture Queen” Hebron, the award-winning writer, singer, performer, songwriter and teacher who has dedicated her life to supporting children and youth through cultural awareness and self-affirmation. … More I Like The Me I See! by Jessica “Culture Queen” Herbon, Illus. Solomia Kovalchuk