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Up Home

A fifteenth-anniversary edition of the award-winning debut picture book celebrating North Preston, NS, by the Governor General’s Literary Award — shortlisted author of Africville.

Happy memories sparkle in this journey through poet Shauntay Grant’s childhood visits to North Preston, Nova Scotia. Her words bring to life the sights, sounds, rhythms, and people of a joyful place, while Susan Tooke’s vibrant illustrations capture the warmth of one of Canada’s most important black communities. Up Home celebrates the magic of growing up, and the power in remembering our roots, now in a new softcover edition celebrating its fifteenth anniversary.