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My name is Raina Delisle.

I’m a writer, editor, and children’s book author with a special interest in health, culture, and the environment. 

Books and reviews

Breaking News: Why Media Matters

Orca Book Publishers

Forthcoming in May 2023

Breaking News: Why Media Matters helps kids become critical news consumers and teaches them how to tell fact from fiction. It explores the history of the media industry, the important roles the news plays today and the challenges it faces, and it gives kids the tools they need to find the news they can use. 

Fashion Forward: Striving for Sustainable Style

Orca Book Publishers

March 2022

Fashion Forward: Striving for Sustainable Style goes behind the glitz and glamour to explore the social and environmental issues within the fashion industry.The book introduces readers to the innovative people, companies and organizations that are taking positive action on fashion. Kids will discover how to make ethical choices and become fashion heroes for the future.

Coastal-themed children's book reviews

Hakai Magazine


Twice a year, I review the latest and greatest coastal kids’ books in hopes of inspiring families to get reading and get outside, both of which have a host of physical and mental health benefits. When kids learn about the ocean and all the creatures that call it home, they’re more likely to care about them and take steps to protect them. 

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