Reading Lists

Earth Day

EARTH DAY BOOKLIST Staff Picks Todd Parr’s The Earth Book and Love the World. They playfully teach children about simple ways they can take care of our only place, the earth, and of one another! (Laura) Bill Bryson’s A Short [...]

International Women’s Day — Fave Femmes

Three cheers for the literary heroines and strong female leads who inspire us at Calgary Reads! Here are just a handful of our favourite femmes from Children's Literature: Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White "Charlotte has [...]

Book List: The Indigenous Collection

Like many cultures, Indigenous people use storytelling as a way to share customs, history and heritage. As they explored their land, storytelling became an important tool. It was used to pass down traditions, such as local customs, how to live off [...]