April 26, 2021
Contest! Enter to Win Fun-Filled Indigenous Adventure Series for Young Readers, The Mighty Muskrats, From Second Story Press
Michael Hutchinson's Might Muskrats series from Second Story Press is the kind of kid's book that takes you back to reading under the covers with a flashlight. Filled with friendship, adventure, and humour, ...
January 28, 2021
Meet Our February 2021 Writer-in-Residence, Acclaimed Writer & Filmmaker Christene A. Browne
Christene A. Browne's powerful novel Philomena (Unloved) (Second Story Press), tells the story of the titular Philomena, from her life as a young girl on the Caribbean Island of Montserrat to her time ...
January 13, 2021
Excerpt: Josée Boileau Exposes Quebec's Dark Response to December 6 in Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre
Josée Boileau's Because They Were Women: The Montreal Massacre (Second Story Press, translated by Chantal Bilodeau) takes readers back to one of Canada's darkest days to memorialize the the fourteen ...
January 05, 2021
Erin Silver's What Kids Did Shares Inspiring Stories of Kids Fighting the Pandemic in Big and Small Ways
The COVID-19 pandemic has wrecked worldwide havoc. Even for those lucky enough to stay healthy, the economic, personal, and emotional repercussions have been huge. It's incredibly heartening, amidst all ...
March 14, 2019
Excerpt! Michael Hutchinson's Young, Indigenous Adventurers are Irresistibly Fun in The Case of Windy Lake
Michael Hutchinson has worked as a journalist and communications professional, a television host for APTN (The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network), and now works at the Assembly of First Nations in ...
February 22, 2019
Excerpt! Get Hooked on the Mystery in Ann Lambert's Dark Quebec Tale, The Birds That Stay
In the opening of Ann Lambert's The Birds that Stay (Second Story Press), Louis Lachance sneaks away while his wife is sleeping - not for an affair, but to take one more job as a handyman. Instead of ...
February 05, 2019
Contest! Win a Prize Pack of Diverse Kids' Books from Second Story Press
If you want to be a hero to the little book worms in your life, don't miss the chance to enter for a chance to win an incredible prize pack of books for young readers.Courtesy of Second Story Press, you ...
November 21, 2018
Naomi M. Moyer, Artist & Author of Black Women Who Dared, on the Books That Shaped Her
Successful business women; fearless anti-slavery activists; tireless healthcare advocates - these are just a few of the deeply inspiring feats represented in Black Women Who Dared by artist Naomi M. ...
October 03, 2018
Understanding the Eternal Appeal of Anne Frank's Story With All About Anne Author Menno Metselaar
It's hard to name a cultural figure who has had the impact Anne Frank has. Her eponymous diary and the museum created in the house where she and her family lived in hiding are known around the world, ...
October 02, 2018
The Story of My Face Author Leanne Baugh on Teenaged Self-Consciousness & Crafting Memorable Characters
Every teen feels awkward and self-conscious sometimes, but 17-year old Abby Hughes, the resilient young protagonist in Leanne Baugh's The Story of My Face (Second Story Press), has a serious reason ...