Written By, About, and For Canadians

Do you need to bring more diversity to your classroom or school libraries?

These new books are ideal for any school looking to add more perspectives and cultural diversity to their levelled book collections. Help your students see themselves in the books they read by exploring these uniquely Canadian stories, including the Black community's rich history in Nova Scotia, Muslims in Canada, Chinatowns across the country, and more. Discover stories written by well-known and up-and-coming Canadian authors such as Marty Chan, Randy Boyagoda, and Barbara Yebuga!

For digital access, all titles in Celebrate Canada: Diverse Voices are available in the Spark Reading digital library.​ Spark Reading is the only digital library with extensive Canadian and Indigenous content. The books in Spark Reading were selected based on a variety of criteria, including diversity of culture, race, and gender. Sign up for a free 30-day trial online here to see hundreds of exceptional books, personalization tools, and teaching/learning supports.

Celebrate Canada: Diverse Voices is also available in French!


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Meet Spark Reading, a digital library designed for your K-6 Canadian classroom. With over 900 recognizable titles, Canadian and Indigenous content, and features to support your literacy goals, Spark will help you ignite a love of reading in your classroom.

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