STR: Secret Path


Secret Path
by Gord Downie
and Jeff Lemire

Tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a twelve year old Ojibwa boy who died attempting to walk home after escaping the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School in 1966. Originally created as a ten-song popular music album, the lyrics have been set into a graphic telling of the story.

Come down to the School Library to get your copy of Secret Path today.  Find out more about this and all the Surrey Teens Read nominated titles for 2017-2018: go to


Surrey Teens Read: Everything, Everything

The students of School District 36 have spoken.  Over the past year students from around Surrey have been reading the Surrey Teens Read  10 nominated titles.  After the votes were counted, the winner emerged: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon.

Thanks to all the Teacher Librarians who run this excellent program and thanks to all the students who take the time to read the books and vote.

Find out more about Surrey Teens Read.