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  • Age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
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Tatamagouche Regional Academy - Reading Shelf

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Total Transition

The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution

by Sandeep Pai & Savannah Carr-Wilson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, natural resources, india

Follow the journey of a Canadian and Indian couple, Savannah and Sandeep, as they travel the world to capture the human side of one of the biggest energy transitions of our times – the global shift from fossil fuels to renewables.

In this exciting and provocative new book, readers are taken into the homes of the coal miners who live and work in Jh …

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The Breadwinner graphic novel

by Deborah Ellis
edition: Paperback
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This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan. Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city. Parvana's father - a …

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Homes

A Refugee Story

by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung
edition: Paperback
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Finalist for the 2018 Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction

In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria - just before the Syrian civil war broke out.

Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him: car bombings, attacks on his mos …

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Sustenance

Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food

edited by Rachel Rose
edition: Paperback
tagged: essays

Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food will bring to the table some of Canada's best contemporary writers, celebrating all that is unique about Vancouver's literary and culinary scene. Punctuated by beautiful local food photographs, interviews with and recipes from some of our top local chefs, each of these short pieces will shock, comfo …

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A Day With Yayah

by Nicola Campbell, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: multigenerational

Set in the Okanagon, BC, a First Nations family goes on an outing to forage for herbs and mushrooms. Grandmother passes down her knowledge of plant life to her young grandchildren.

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Speaking Our Truth

A Journey of Reconciliation

by Monique Gray Smith
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: prejudice & racism, values & virtues, customs, traditions, anthropology

Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survi …

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When the Moon Comes

by Paul Harbridge, illustrated by Matt James
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, winter sports, friendship

In this atmospheric story, a group of kids play hockey on a frozen lake by moonlight. At once nostalgic and timely, this is a gorgeous book that will speak to readers young and old.

The beaver flood has finally frozen--perfect ice, without a bump or a ripple. For the kids in town, it's Christmas in November. They wait, impatiently, for the right mom …

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Picture the Sky

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
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In this companion to the bestselling Picture a Tree, Barbara Reid has us look up . . . way up

Wherever we may be, we share the same sky. But every hour, every day, every season, whether in the city or the forest, it is different. The sky tells many stories: in the weather, in the clouds, in the stars, in the imagination. Renowned artist Barbara Reid …