Taking Root: A resource guide to exploring Indigenous voices in child and youth literature from across Turtle Island

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is committed to advancing reconciliation within all the programs and partnerships we facilitate. While the books we provide help achieve this goal, many of the schools, parents and even students we work with reach out regularly for support in selecting Indigenous texts that will support them in their own … Read more

Inclusive Lesson Plans resource

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is excited to connect our educator community to a fantastic resource built and developed in partnership with the Critical Thinking Consortium! Below you will find links to 8 different lesson plans grouped by grade range (K-3 and 4-8) that we hope will help students think deeply about important concepts around inclusion … Read more

Orange Shirt Day 2020

  On September 30, Orange Shirt Day is a day when all Canadians come together to honour the thousands of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children who were taken from their homes and forced to attend residential schools in Canada. Together, we acknowledge that this is not just a part of Canada’s history, but an … Read more

How to Raise a Reader

Helping your child learn to read is not only a joyful, connecting experience, but is also incredibly important in inspiring their lifelong love of reading. When you raise a reader, that love of reading helps develop and strengthen their literacy skills—critical for educational success—beyond reading comprehension, including stronger self-discipline, longer attention span, and better memory … Read more

Partnering with Yoobi to give school supplies to Canadian classrooms

The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation has partnered with Yoobi to help give back to high-needs schools. The Foundation believes every child should have the resources they need for educational success and this partnership with Yoobi is another step in achieving that! In Canada, for every Yoobi item purchased at Indigo, Yoobi will donate a school … Read more