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The Young Entrepreneur

How to Start A Business While You’re Still a Student

by Swish Goswami & Quinn Underwood
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: entrepreneurship, personal success, business & economics, motivational

Do you have the next great start-up idea? Do you already think like an entrepreneur - but haven't yet finished your studies? Research shows that Generation Z (those born roughly between 1996 and 2015) are the most entrepreneurial generation yet. If you don't want to wait until you graduate before launching the next big thing, then this book - writt …

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Discovering Words: English * French * Cree — Updated Edition

by Neepin Auger
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: french, aboriginal & indigenous

This updated edition includes a few replacement words and new artwork, gently refreshing the content to help teach the basics of early language in English, French, and Cree.

Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will …

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Discovering People: English * French * Cree

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

The fourth book in this colourful and unique series introduces twenty-two basic words in English, French, and Cree relating to familiar people at home and in the community.

Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will e …

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Discovering Numbers: English * French * Cree — Updated Edition

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

This updated edition is expanded to include more numbers and new illustrations, making it an even finer resource for teaching the basics of counting in English, French, and Cree.

Neepin Auger’s books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic serie …

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Highrise

The Towers in the World and the World in the Towers

by Katerina Cizek, adapted by Kristy Woudstra
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: sociology, architecture

Adapted from the Emmy-winning, multimedia interactive documentary of the same name, Highrise is an in-depth exploration of the world's highrises and the people who live inside them.

From the multi-story dwellings of Ancient Rome to the soaring glass skyscrapers of today, humans have used highrises for thousands of years to house the poor, protect …

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If I Go Missing

by Brianna Jonnie, illustrated by Neal Shannacappo, with Nahanni Shingoose
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: social topics, canada, aboriginal & indigenous, prejudice & racism

Combining graphic fiction and non-fiction, this young adult graphic novel serves as a window into one of the unique dangers of being an Indigenous teen in Canada today.

The text of the book is derived from excerpts of a letter written to the Winnipeg Chief of Police by fourteen-year-old Brianna Jonnie — a letter that went viral and was also the ba …

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