Category: <span>Orca News</span>

New book introduces young readers to the residential school stories behind the Witness Blanket art installation

The Witness Blanket: Truth, Art and Reconciliation by Indigenous artist Carey Newman and Kirstie Hudson is now available from Orca Book Publishers. This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers tells the story of the Witness Blanket, an artwork by Newman made up of objects connected to every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.

Celebrated child psychologist’s new baby book shows parents how to set an emotional example for children

“COVID has created a tense and anxiety-filled world which has made parenting even more challenging,” says Dr. Roberts. “It is hard for parents to keep their cool when under stress—but it is absolutely essential for the wellbeing of their children.”