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Second Story Press publishes stories that feature strong female characters and explore themes of social justice, human rights, equality and ability issues. Second Story Press distributes the Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs, published by the Azrieli Foundation.

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Alina in a Pinch
By (author): Shenaaz Nanji
ISBN: 9781772602456
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 88
Price: $10.95

Moving to a new city means Alina has to make new friends, and nothing is worse than lunch at a new school. When her grandmother visits, Alina is inspired to help her cook the delicious Afro-Indian meals she’s always loved, but a cruel note from a mysterious bully leaves a bitter taste that even Nani’s excellent cooking can’t erase.

Growing Old, Going Cold
By (author): Kathleen McDonnell
ISBN: 9781772602555
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 224
Price: $22.95
In this wide-ranging memoir, McDonnell shares her love of cold water swimming and the lessons she has learned from a slow and steady commitment to the waves.
No Second Chances
By (author): Kate Graham
ISBN: 9781772602180
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 232
Price: $24.95

No Second Chances shares the stories of the rise and fall of women in Canada’s most senior political roles and examines the obstacles that prevent more women from reaching for and achieving these goals. Based on interviews conducted for the Canada 2020 No Second Chances podcast, hosted by author Kate Graham.

Runs with the Stars
By (author)s: Heather M. O'Connor, Darcy Whitecrow   Illustrated by: Lenny Lishchenko
ISBN: 9781772602388
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. Today, he keeps the breed alive for future generations and teaches his grandchild about the loving bond between human and animals.

Wiijibibamatoon Anangoonan/Runs with the Stars
By (author)s: Heather M. O'Connor, Darcy Whitecrow   Illustrated by: Lenny Lishchenko   Translated by: Kelvin Morrison
ISBN: 9781772602203
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. Today, he keeps the breed alive for future generations and teaches his grandchild about the loving bond between human and animals.

Wish Upon a Satellite
By (author): Sophie Labelle
ISBN: 9781772602579
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 272
Price: $14.95

The glaciers are melting and the climate crisis is on their mind, but nothing shakes the foundations of non-binary teen Ciel’s world more than an unexpected kiss with their best friend, Stephie. Everything they thought was clear is now all mixed up—and that’s without the problems at school: sexting, peer pressure, and overdue book reports.

Like Cats and Dogs
By (author): Mélanie Perreault   Illustrated by: Marion Arbona   Translated by: Chantal Bilodeau
ISBN: 9781772602418
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Rosalie’s parents fight like cats and dogs, even now that they’re divorced. It’s hard going from one house to another and knowing that although she loves them both, her parents just don’t get along anymore. But there’s one thing her mom and dad do agree on: they both love Rosalie, and Rosalie is here to stay!
Rachel Bird
By (author): Becky Citra
ISBN: 9781772602432
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 232
Price: $14.95

Rachel and her little sister, Jane, are spending the summer with two strangers who happen to be their grandparents. Up until their mom’s death a few months ago, Rachel didn’t know these people existed, but she soon learns that her newfound family isn’t the only secret that’s been kept from her.

A Passport to Reprieve
By (author): Sonia Caplan
ISBN: 9781989719169
Publisher: The Azrieli Foundation
Pages: 356
Price: $14.95
The memoir of a young Polish Jewish woman’s escape from the brutality of wartime Poland, right before the destruction of Jewish life in her hometown.
My Art, My World
By (author): Rita Winkler   Withs: Helen Winkler, Mark Winkler
ISBN: 9781772602142
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95

Rita Winkler, a young woman with Down syndrome, shows us the world as she sees it through her art: a place full of joy, color, and delight.

Any Kind of Luck at All
By (author): Mary Fairhurst Breen
ISBN: 9781772602012
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 232
Price: $22.95

A bittersweet memoir of "radical acceptance," filled with scenes of courage and activism, from a life in the shadow of four generations of mental illness and addiction.

Under the Iron Bridge
By (author): Kathy Kacer
ISBN: 9781772602050
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 216
Price: $13.95

Desperate to escape joining the Hitler Youth, Paul stumbles across the Edelweiss Pirates, a secret German organization of teenage rebels leading a dangerous campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.

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