A Home for Us

This is the fictionalized story of "Yula", a character inspired by a real girl Sharon Jennings met in her visits to the Hope Development Centre in Kenya. When four-year-old Yula is discovered by the orphanage director "Mum" and introduced to a caring home and school, her abilities develop as do her understandings of how to care for others.

Eva Campbell's evocative illustrations glow with light and colour.

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A Home for Us

The Ribbon Leaf

Would you risk your life to help a friend?

In Nazi Germany, friendship between an Aryan German girl and a Jewish German girl is strictly verboten, and an act of kindness might mean death.

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The Ribbon Leaf

Running Through It

Over the course of a week, thirteen-year-old Track & Field runner, Josie Tomaselli, confronts multiple challenges with humour, confusion, fear, "lady balls," and the inspiration of her pre-race music playlist.

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Running Through It

I Can't Do What?: Strange Laws and Rules from Around the World

Did you know that;
     * You can't keep a goldfish in a round goldfish bowl in Rome?
     * That you can't take a selfie while running with the bulls in
      Pamplona?
     * That you can't climb a tree in a Toronto city park?

This book is a look at some of the more curious rules and laws that have been created around the world over.

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I Can't Do What?: Strange Laws and Rules from Around the World

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Welcome to Red Deer Press!

Red Deer Press publishes upscale children’s picture books, including illustrated Aboriginal titles, as well as cutting-edge juvenile and young-adult fiction. Our adult list includes history, sports, science fiction, humour and current affairs.

Red Deer Press produces creative and contemporary books by enlisting a balance of established and emerging authors and illustrators guided by a production team of expert editors, designers and production personnel. We enlist publishing talent from across Canada, publish to the national and international markets, and continually strive to creatively promote and market our books.

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