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Calls to action issued by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada to begin the process of redressing the legacy and impact of  Canada’s Indian residential school system.

The Archives of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission are available through the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

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For younger kids

An online collection of talking picture books for children to use by themselves or with an adult. Makes reading a multi-sensory experience with text, animation, music and narration. Also includes books and games in French and Spanish.

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For kids and teens - grades 7 and up

Online collection of YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, audiobooks, popular graphic novels, and National Geographic videos. Over 600 titles are available with unlimited access, all the time, on your computer or mobile device with an internet connection.

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For kids in grades 3-8

Online collection of eBooks and read-alongs, early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and National Geographic videos. All 600 titles are available with unlimited access, all the time, on your computer or mobile device with an internet connection.

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