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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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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.

Ciel In All Directions
By (author): Sophie Labelle   Translated by: Andrea Zanin
ISBN: 9781772602036
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 192
Price: $11.95

Life is anything but ordinary for non-binary trans teen Ciel and their friends Stephie and Liam, from growing their YouTube channel to campaigning for their school’s LGBT Alliance!

A Terrible Tide
By (author): Suzanne Meade
ISBN: 9781772602111
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 208
Price: $11.95

When an earthquake and tidal wave batters Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula and destroys her family’s home, thirteen-year-old Celia must dig deep for courage she didn’t know she had.

Ga's / The Train
By (author): Jodie Callaghan   Illustrated by: Georgia Lesley   Translated by: Joe Wilmot
ISBN: 9781772602005
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 36
Price: $19.95

Dual-language (English/Mi’gmaq) edition of Jodie Callaghan’s picture book.

By (author): Helen Wolfe   Illustrated by: Karen Patkau
ISBN: 9781772602098
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 24
Price: $19.95

Ten very different disabled women, from neurosurgeon Dr. Karin Muraszko to environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who are making a difference in the world.

Names in a Jar
By (author): Jennifer Gold
ISBN: 9781772602074
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 336
Price: $14.95

Forced to flee her home and change her name to disguise her Jewish identity, Anna Krawitz becomes Maria Nowak, a Catholic farm girl, to hide from the Nazis. But when the war ends, how will her sister find her?

Content Advisory: rape, sexual assault

Govern Like a Girl
By (author): Kate Graham
ISBN: 9781772602104
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 112
Price: $22.95

Kate Graham introduces us to the thirteen women who have become first ministers (provincial premiers and, in one case, prime minister) in Canada, and shows how their strength and ingenuity led them each to govern like a girl.

A Promise of Sweet Tea
By (author): Pinchas Blitt
ISBN: 9781989719152
Publisher: The Azrieli Foundation
Pages: 248
Price: $14.95
A memoir about a childhood in a small village in Eastern Europe and its destruction by the Nazis.
The Unconventional Nancy Ruth
By (author): Ramona Lumpkin
ISBN: 9781772601688
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 464
Price: $28.95

Born into privilege but expected to use her advantages for the good of others, Senator Nancy Ruth has led an uncommon, unconventional life. Like Nancy herself, this book is rich in surprises and contradictions about a remarkable woman who used her privilege to support social change and the battle to better women’s lives.

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