Encounter by Brittany Luby, Illus. by Michaela Goade

Review by Verena Rodriguez

Encounter reimagines the first meeting between an Indigenous Stadaconan fisher and a French sailor in 1534. Inspired by Jacques Cartier’s notes on his first expedition to what is now Gaspé Bay, Quebec, the story begins when Fisher and Sailor set out in their boats, welcoming a new day. … More Encounter by Brittany Luby, Illus. by Michaela Goade

Mya’s Strategy to Save the World by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Review by Jennifer Irvine

Social activist and seventh grader Mya Parsons is well on her way to building her resume as a future employee of the United Nations. She’s the head of the Kids for Social Justice Club (KSJ) at her school and wants to change the world filled with poverty and persecution. … More Mya’s Strategy to Save the World by Tanya Lloyd Kyi