February 2018

10 African Heritage Books from Atlantic Canada

February is African Heritage Month and Atlantic Canada has been home to influential African Canadians for more than 400 years. To honour these rich legacies and stories, we have collected our top 10 titles to showcase the culture and deep-rooted history that has helped to build and shape our Atlantic history and the communities we share. 1. Black Battalion 1916-1920:

8 Dog-Themed Picture Books for Chinese New Year 2018

It’s time to ring in Chinese New Year! As we enter the Year of the Dog, celebrate with these 8 picture books showcasing man’s best friend. 1. A Breed Apart The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is Canada’s first and only true Canadian bred dog. For almost two hundred years the dog was unknown outside

OLA Super Conference

Nimbus publicists Matt McNeill and Karen McMullin attended the Ontario Library Association Super Conference on Thursday, February 1st and Friday, February 2nd. This year, there were upwards of 4,700 librarians in attendance. Eight authors signed books at the Nimbus booth, including: Graham Steele, The Effective Citizen Julie Lawson, A Blinding Light Veronika Martenova Charles, The Land Beyond the