Topic Guide
Truth and Reconciliation
Created by BurnabyKidsStaffPicks | 51 items
Books for younger or older children about Truth and Reconciliation, including books about residential school experiences in Canada and their impact on Survivors, their families, and communities. These are books by Indigenous creators, including people with lived experience of residential schools. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day are observed on September 30 — find out more using the web links at the end of this list.
https://burnaby.bibliocommons.com/list/share/83430610/1733504989
Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Tkwelkwlól̓tse te stektits̓e7 te slexey̓em Tkwelkwlól̓tse te stektits̓e7 te slexey̓em Book - 2018
Medicine Wheel Education
jWL Shus
The Orange Shirt Story The Orange Shirt Story Book - 2018
Medicine Wheel Education
j970.3 Shu
Phyllis's Orange Shirt Phyllis's Orange Shirt Book - 2019
Medicine Wheel Education Inc
j970.3 Shu
With Our Orange Hearts With Our Orange Hearts Book - 2022
Medicine Wheel Education Inc
j371.82997 Web
The Witness Blanket The Witness Blanket
Truth, Art and Reconciliation
Book - 2022
Orca Books Publishers
j371.82997 New
Abalone Woman Abalone Woman Book - 2022
Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd
jsb Spat
Muinji'j Asks Why Muinji'j Asks Why
The Story of the Mi'kmaq and the Shubenacadie Residential School
Book - 2022
Nimbus Publishing Ltd
j371.82997 McE
Aggie & Mudgy Aggie & Mudgy
The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children
Book - 2021
Wandering Fox
j Prov *
White Raven White Raven Book - 2021
Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd
jsb Spat
You Hold Me up You Hold Me up
Gimanaadenim
eBook - 2021
Orca Book Publishers
Click URL
You Hold Me up You Hold Me up Book - 2017
Orca Book Publishers
je Gray *
Treaty Words Treaty Words
For as Long as the Rivers Flow
Book - 2021
Annick Press
j342.0872 Cra
The Train The Train Book - 2020
Second Story Press
jsb Call *
Reflections From Them Days Reflections From Them Days
A Residential School Memoir From Nunatsiavut
Book - 2020
Qinuisaarniq, an imprint of Inhabit Education Books Inc
j371.82997 Win
Making A Whole Person Making A Whole Person
Traditional Inuit Education
Book - 2020
Inhabit Education Books Inc
j371.82997 Itt
The Case of the Missing Auntie The Case of the Missing Auntie Book - 2020
Second Story Press
j Hutc *
Spirit Bear Spirit Bear
Echoes of the Past
Book - 2020
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
j305.897 Bla
Spirit Bear Spirit Bear
Honouring Memories, Planting Dreams : Based on A True Story
Book - 2019
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
j371.82997 Bla
Spirit Bear : Fishing for Knowledge, Catching Dreams Spirit Bear : Fishing for Knowledge, Catching Dreams
Based on A True Story
Book - 2018
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
j371.82997 Bla
Spirit Bear and Children Make History Spirit Bear and Children Make History
Based on A True Story
Book - 2017
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
j970.5 Bla
Spirit Bear e-books and learning guides Spirit Bear e-books and learning guides
https://fncaringsociety.com/spirit-bear/books-and-learning-guides
Web Resource
I Lost My Talk I Lost My Talk Book - 2019
Nimbus Publishing
j811 Joe
I'm Finding My Talk I'm Finding My Talk eBook - 2019
Nimbus Publishing
Click URL
The Journey Forward The Journey Forward
A Novella[s] on Reconciliation
Book - 2018
McKellar & Martin
j Jour
Sixties Scoop Sixties Scoop Book - 2018
Eaglespeaker Publishing
j970.3 Nux
When We Were Alone When We Were Alone Book - 2016
HighWater Press
je Robe *
Speaking Our Truth Speaking Our Truth
A Journey of Reconciliation
Book - 2017
Orca Book Publishers
j371.82997 Gra
I Am Not A Number I Am Not A Number Book - 2016
Second Story Press
jsb Dupu *
These Are My Words These Are My Words
The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens
Book - 2016
Scholastic Canada Ltd
j Dear *
Amik Loves School Amik Loves School
A Story of Wisdom
Book - 2015
HighWater Press
je Verm
Not My Girl Not My Girl Book - 2014
Annick Press
jsb Jord *
When I Was Eight When I Was Eight Book - 2013
Annick Press Distributed in the U.S.A. by Firefly Books
jsb Jord *
Quand j'avais huit ans Quand j'avais huit ans Book - 2019
Éditions Scholastic
jFR je Jord *
A Stranger at Home A Stranger at Home
A True Story
Book - 2011
Annick Press
j970.419 Jor
Fatty Legs Fatty Legs
A True Story
Book - 2010
Annick Press
j970.419 Jor
Shin-chi's Canoe Shin-chi's Canoe Book - 2008
Groundwood Books
je Camp *
Shi-shi-etko Shi-shi-etko Book - 2005
Groundwood Books
je Camp *
Goodbye Buffalo Bay Goodbye Buffalo Bay Book - 2008
Theytus Books
j Loyi *
As Long as the Rivers Flow As Long as the Rivers Flow Book - 2002
Groundwood Books
jsb Loyi *
No Time to Say Goodbye No Time to Say Goodbye
Children's Stories of Kuper Island Residential School
Book - 2001
Sono Nis Press
j Olse *
My Name Is Seepeetza My Name Is Seepeetza Book - 2004
Groundwood Bks
j Ster *
Truth and Reconciliation: E-books and audiobooks for kids Truth and Reconciliation: E-books and audiobooks for kids
https://burnaby.overdrive.com/library/kids/collection/1247008
Web Resource
The Story of Orange Shirt Day The Story of Orange Shirt Day
https://www.orangeshirtday.org/about-us.html
Web Resource
Phyllis Webstad Orange Shirt Day Presentation (YouTube) Phyllis Webstad Orange Shirt Day Presentation (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3vUqr01kAk&feature=youtu.be
Web Resource
Orange Shirt Day with voice over (ASL, YouTube) Orange Shirt Day with voice over (ASL, YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpeHk05DqCA
Web Resource
Monique Gray Smith: Talking to Kids About Residential Schools (YouTube) Monique Gray Smith: Talking to Kids About Residential Schools (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebOJ_lMCVvk
Web Resource
David Robertson reads When We Were Alone (YouTube) David Robertson reads When We Were Alone (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=161&v=pv6uX0a91dM
Web Resource
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation: Every Child Matters Publication National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation: Every Child Matters Publication
https://nctr.ca/education/every-child-matters/every-child-matters-publication/
Web Resource
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation: Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022 National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation: Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022
https://nctr.ca/education/trw/
Web Resource
First Nations Child & Caring Society: Spirit Bear's Guide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action (PDF, English) First Nations Child & Caring Society: Spirit Bear's Guide to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action (PDF, English)
https://fncaringsociety.com/sites/default/files/38335_child_friendly_chrt_ctas_v7f.pdf
Web Resource
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