Join Us: Canlit for new Canadians


One of the best ways to get to know a country, its history and its culture is by reading its literature and non-fiction. For newcomers to Canada, there are lots of programs that focus on practical skills such as literacy in English or French, and job-hunting. Those skills are very important, but there is much more to becoming Canadian.

Join Us is designed to fill this gap. To get started, we brought together librarians, educators and book lovers from across the country and they have recommended 10 wonderful books for children and young adults.

To learn more about this program and to download a facilitator's guide for each of these books, click here

Target Age
12-18 , 3-6 , 6-12
Engagement , Skill Development