To Our Valued Customers:

NELSON has recently acquired the publishing and distribution rights to McGraw-Hill Ryerson's K-12 portfolio in Canada. As part of this transition, iLit and iSkills will be migrating to NELSON's digital platform, Compose, and additional information will be provided once the migration is complete.

Until further notice:

  • Current users can continue to use existing credentials to log-in and access purchased content.
  • New users can contact for more information about purchasing customized content.

Thank you for your patience. We will do our best to ensure this transition is as seamless as possible.

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iLit is a fresh collection of unique, contemporary, literary and media selections for Canadian high schools. iLit creators range from award winning authors such as Joseph Boyden, Jean Little, and Lawrence Hill to high school students. The iSkills lessons support explicit literary skills instruction.

Engaging New Literature: iLit is a digital collection of over 400 contemporary, Canadian literary and media selections.
Learn more by watching the video!

Explicit Skill Instruction: Also included in the digital collection are over 60 three-part literacy skill lessons.

Create-Your-Own Collection: The iLit Digital Collection allows educators to search from the database and build their own collections. Teachers can also build their own teacher resource.
Sample Collection 1 - Sample Collection 2 - Sample Collection 3

Print and Digital Delivery: Custom print collections will be printed by McGraw-Hill and shipped to your school. iLit digital collections can be accessed by the teachers and their students online through this site.

Registration allows teachers to preview the collection free of charge and build customized resources.