Yearly Archives: 2017

This Place: 150 Years Retold

Indigenous Creators Focal Point of New Graphic Novel Anthology A new graphic novel anthology from HighWater Press will highlight Indigenous creators including David Alexander Robertson (2017 Governor General’s Literary Award, When We Were Alone), Katherena Vermette (2017 Burt Award, The Break) and Jennifer Storm (2017 CBC Manitoba Future 40). Slated for print in 2019, This […]

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“When We Were Alone” wins GG Award

Congratulations to David Alexander Robertson and Julie Flett! When We Were Alone has won the Governor General’s Literary Award in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category. When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history and, ultimately, a story of empowerment and strength. When a young girl helps tend […]

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HighWater Press Fall Release Preview

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There are so many things to look forward to when autumn rolls around – the leaves changing beautiful colours, hot drinks to sip, and new books from HighWater Press! We have four new titles coming out before the end of the year and you can pre-order all of them now. Check out the descriptions and […]

Get Your Hands on Hands-On Science

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Can you smell that crisp, clean fall air? Or perhaps the freshly sharpened pencils? Is that you, back-to-school season? Our favourite time of the year is here – time to pull on a sweater and fill your backpack with brand new books. Just in time for the season, we’re releasing new editions of Hands-On Science for […]

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Best (Inside) Places to Read

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Are you an indoor person? We can be too. It’s nice to be outside when it’s nice outside, but sometimes, enjoying the summer sun is impossible – it’s too hot, or it’s storming, or the bugs won’t stop landing on your page. Why not stay inside instead and enjoy the great indoors (and a good […]

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5 Summer Reading Necessities

July is here, and that means it’s time to soak up the two hottest months of the northern hemisphere’s year. Summer is all about hitting the beach, going hiking, heading out to the lake and enjoying some well-deserved time off with your loved ones, but our favourite summer activity is crossing books off that ever-growing […]

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50 Years of Books – Send Us Your Stories

Did you know that when we started as Peguis Publishers in 1967, we were Manitoba’s first full-time publishing company? This year, we’re celebrating a half century of trailblazing, from publishing educational materials that help guide the next generation, to award-winning books from Indigenous authors that tell stories of inclusion and reconciliation. We started fifty years […]

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