Cardboard City Featured in Kirkus Reviews

New release Cardboard City has received a starred review rating by Kirkus Reviews. Written by Katarina Jovanovic, this story follows the lives of two young teens — members of a Romani family, Saida and Nikola. Both experience harsh discrimination at school and crushing poverty in their informal settlement, spread out under a bridge in Belgrade. As described […]

Peggy’s Impossible Tale Wins the 2023 Chocolate Lily Book Awards!

We’re delighted to announce that Tradewinds’ title Peggy’s Impossible Tale has been announced as winner of the Chapter Book/ Early Novels category for the 2023 Chocolate Lily Awards. Authored by Roy and Slavia Miki, and illustrated by Mariko Ando, this “simple, endearing story” tells the tale of guinea pig Peggy, a remarkable family pet who […]

Arab Fairy Tale Feasts Recommended by the TD Summer Reading Club

As Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids, the TD Summer Reading Club inspires kids to explore the fun of reading their way. The club celebrates Canadian authors, illustrators, and stories. We are excited to see Tradewind’s title Arab Fairy Tale Feast: A Literary Cookbook included in the list of recommended reads for this […]

The Science of Boys Reviewed by Publishers Weekly

Tradewinds title The Science of Boys receives an excellent review from Publishers Weekly. Emily Seo’s story is praised for “deftly portraying one teen’s struggles to juggle friendship woes, familial trials, and personal truths with fitting in.” Gracey Zhang is also recognized for her illustrations which are described as “rendered in bold swathes of b&w ink, depict […]

A Day with Yayah Listed in BC First Peoples 12 Teacher Resource Guide

Author Nicola Campbell’s beautiful and didactic story A Day with Yayah has been included in the list of picture books for the BC First Peoples 12 Teacher Resource Guide. Developed by the First Nations Education Steering Committee and the First Nations School Association, this guide is designed “to bring relevant and appropriate learning materials to […]

The Science of Boys Author Emily Seo Interviewed on CBC News

Emily Seo joined journalist Gloria Makarenkonew, of the CBC News team, on this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science to speak about her best-selling book The Science of Books. A compellingly crafted story, Seo describes how each chapter has a science lesson, concept, or theory interwoven into the narrative. This teaches young […]

The Science of Boys Reviewed by 49th Kids

Tradewinds’ title The Science of Boys receives a glowing review from 49th Kids. Following science nerd Emma Sakamoto, this book joins Emma as she attempts to apply scientific laws and theories to a perplexing subject—boys. The results are unpredictable in this heartwarming story about the struggles of fitting in and the complexities of friendship. As […]

When Morning Comes

Arushi Raina Discusses When Morning Comes in Children’s Africana Book Award Webinar

Part of the Global Read Webinar Series, Tradewinds author Arushi Raina was invited to speak with hosts of the Children’s Africana Book Award about her book When Morning Comes. Written from the points-of-view of four young people living in 1976 Johannesburg, this book explores the roots of the Soweto Uprising and the edifice of Apartheid […]