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Canadian Wildlife Activity Book

Volume Three

by Tom Hunter
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: zoology

For decades, Tom Hunter's outstanding artwork and clever brainteasers have provided entertainment and instruction for children, parents, and teachers. Canada is home to hundreds of species of amphibians, reptiles, and insects, as well as over 1,200 different kinds of larger animals: birds, fish, and mammals. Hunter provides an introduction to many …

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Birding for Kids

A Guide to Finding, Identifying, and Photographing Birds in Your Area

by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
edition: Paperback
tagged: birds, environmental conservation & protection

An interactive full-colour field guide that teaches kids the fun, safe, and educational way to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Join expert bird photographers Damon Calderwood and Donald E. Waite, and their young friends, as they highlight all the basics on birding. Birding for Kids is filled with full-colour photos, fascinating facts, and fu …

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Fun and Easy Crafting with Recycled Materials

by Kimberly McLeod
edition: Paperback
tagged: crafts & hobbies

This book makes kids' crafting fun, easy and eco-friendly with projects created by Kimberly McLeod of The Best Ideas for Kids. Eco-friendly adults can help their kids make cool crafts everyone will love from materials they already have. Egg cartons become flowers, old pool noodles transform into pirate ships and toilet paper rolls become tree trunk …

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Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection

by Joel A Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: body, mind & spirit, curiosities & wonders
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Mots mystères n° 37

by Julie Lavoie, illustrated by Dominique Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: activity books, word games, puzzles

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Ces cahiers proposent des activités amusantes comme des mots mystères, des points à relier, des coloriages et des jeux d'observation. Des heures de plaisir assurées et une excellente façon d'enrichir son vocabulaire!

 

This great activity book includes word search puzzles, connect-the-dots drawings and fun illus …

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Scholastic Canada Biography: Meet Elsie MacGill

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: women, science & technology, aeronautics, astronautics & space science

Meet Elsie MacGill — the world’s first female aeronautical engineer!

In this amazing addition to the Scholastic Canada Biography series, young Canadians will learn about the trailblazing Elsie MacGill, whose work on the Canadian-made Hawker Hurricane fighter helped the Allied forces to victory in World War II.

Elsie was born in 1905 to a mother w …

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Biographie en images : Voici Elsie MacGill

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: women, science & technology, aeronautics, astronautics & space science

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Durant son enfance au début des années 1900, Elsie MacGill s’attendait à accomplir ses rêves… Et c’est exactement ce qu’elle a fait! En 1927, elle devient la première femme diplômée du programme de génie électrique de l’Université de Toronto. Deux ans plus tard, Elsie obtient sa maîtrise en gé …

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A Children's Guide to Arctic Butterflies (English)

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Danny Christopher
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: zoology, butterflies, moths & caterpillars, polar regions

Most Arctic animals have warm, woolly coats or thick layers of blubber, but Arctic butterflies have only their fluttering, delicate wings. The hardy butterflies that live in the Arctic have had to find clever ways to keep themselves warm in cool summers and survive icy cold winters. In A Children’s Guide to Arctic Butterflies, young readers lear …

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CanadaÂs Political Parties

by Simon Rose
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
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Explore les Territoires du Nord—Ouest !

by Rebecca Sjonger
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
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