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Pajama Press publishes relevant, enduring children’s books that uplift readers—and never talk down to them.

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A Bear in War

During World War One, a young girl slips her teddy bear into a care package for her father, a medic posted to the trenches of France. Although her father dies in the battle of Passchendaele, his belongings are shipped back to his family, along with the toy bear, which today sits in the Canadian War ...

By Stephanie Innes & Harry Endrulat & Brian Deines

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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

Full-colour profiles feature twenty-five diverse individuals who followed a wide range of paths to fascinating careers. Young readers will be equipped for their own journeys with tips, resources, and spotlight features about other young people who are already engaging with their chosen fields.

By Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac

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See It, Dream It, Do It

From award-winning author Colleen Nelson, and literacy advocate Kathie MacIsaac, twenty-five profiles present a plethora of jobs, and people, making it easier than ever for young people to see their dreams and to live their dreams! 

By Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac

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Sky of Bombs, Sky of Stars

A beautiful omnibus edition of the award-winning biographies Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way

By Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

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Too Young to Escape

One day they will send for her, but how long must Van Ho wait for her family to find a way to get her out of South Vietnam?

By Van Ho & Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

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When Emily Carr Met Woo

A struggling painter who bred dogs to make ends meet, Emily Carr was thought crazy for trading a puppy for a sad monkey in a pet store. Woo the monkey made plenty of mischief, even eating a tube of toxic paint, but she also brought much joy to Emily's life. A retelling of true events.

By Monica Kulling & Dean Griffiths

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