Elephant in the Sky
By Heather A. Clark (ECW Press, $15)
Author of Chai Tea Sunday returns with the story of a nine-year-old boy who starts showing signs of mental illness, and his family's subsequent struggles.
Birding With Yeats: A Memoir
By Lynn Thomson (Anansi, $23)
Thomson and Yeats, her teenage son, share a love of bird-watching. But as Yeats gets older, he begins to pull away.
Bringing it Home
By Tilda Shalof (McLelland and Stewart, $23)
ICU nurse Shalof's personal journey details what it's like to work in the health-care field outside of hospitals, caring for a wide range of patients.