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Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection

Books 1-3

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, chapter books

What is way cooler than a book about Stink? Three Stink paperbacks, featuring the newest, most colorful covers yet, all tucked together in one hilarious set.

Stink Moody—encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready—stands tall in this boxed set of his first three books filled with cool facts, delightful idioms, …

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Stink: The Stupendously Super-Sonic Collection

Books 1-6

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

This marvelous boxed set features not just two, not just three, but SIX of Stink’s adventures—perfect as an introduction to the series or a gift for a committed fan.

Stink Moody: fact freak, science star, and encyclopedia enthusiast. He’s always up to learning more and sharing some out-of-this-world comics! Readers won’t want to miss out on …

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New Year

by Mei Zihan, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: asia, alternative family, other, non-religious, emigration & immigration, diversity & multicultural

A moving picture book to read when we’re missing family far away, set during Lunar New Year. 

It’s Lunar New Year, a time when families come together for a wonderful feast, and a father longs to be with his daughter—but she lives in another country. As he imagines how his daughter is spending the festivities, he recalls fond memories of time s …

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The Case of the Hanging Food Catcher

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are gathering pumpkins to make pumpkin pie when Scout mentions spotting a hanging food catcher on his garden gate. But what is a hanging food catcher? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Hanging Food Catcher.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

"A mos …

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The Case of the Shrinking Friend

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are going for a winter hike. On their way to the valley, Daisy notices the snowman friend she built the day before is smaller. Why is her friend shrinking? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Shrinking Friend.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

"A mo …

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Mia and the Monsters Search for Shapes

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, size & shape, monsters

Let’s look for shapes! In this interactive book, children can join Mia and her monster friends as they look for different shapes on the tundra.

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The Big Bath House

by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Gracey Zhang
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multigenerational, self-esteem & self-reliance, asian american

A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

You'll walk down the street / Your aunties sounding like clip-clopping horses / geta-geta-geta / in their wooden sandals / Until you arrive... / At the bath house / The big bath house.

In this celebration of …

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Sometimes I Feel Shy

Inuktitut Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, emotions & feelings, friendship

Aqi and Uka decide to watch a movie after school. But when Sissi joins them, Aqi feels nervous. Aqi is sometimes shy around new people. Uka keeps asking Aqi if she is okay, which starts to make her upset. Uka supports Aqi to make her feel more comfortable. Aqi helps Uka understand that she is shy sometimes, and that's okay.

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