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The Ice Chips and the Grizzly Escape

by Roy MacGregor & Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel, environment

The fifth title in the beloved and bestselling Ice Chips series by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith, featuring a vibrant and diverse cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats

In their latest adventure, the Chips travel to British Columbia, meet an inspiring young hockey hero and escape up Anahim Peak …

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Kawwa

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, birds, beginner

Kawwa wants to open a walnut all by herself—just like her big brother. Will she learn this new trick? Bold and bright, the Simply Small books are perfect for little ones with growing minds. Meet all these cute baby animals that find clever ways to solve their not-so-small problems.

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The Atheneum

by Trevor Newland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: fantasy, books & libraries

In the Atheneum, everyone has an adventure waiting.

And so when young Jack, voiceless, alone and lost in a storm, seeks shelter there one night, he finds himself wandering its winding corridors under the guidance of a mysterious old man who has made a most peculiar offer: Jack must find a voice of his own among the dusty old books that line its endl …

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Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, christmas & advent, law & crime

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, Christmas becomes a lot more exciting when a dead body is found in this second book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency.

Aspiring writer Aggi …

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A Boy Is Not a Ghost

by Edeet Ravel
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: holocaust, europe

In this sequel to the award-winning A Boy Is Not a Bird, a boy is exiled to Siberia during World War II. Based on a true story.

Ripped from his home in Eastern Europe, with his father imprisoned in a Siberian gulag, twelve-year-old Natt finds himself stranded with other deportees in a schoolyard in Novosibirsk. And he is about to discover that life …

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The Barren Grounds

The Misewa Saga, Book One

by David A. Robertson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: fantasy & magic, orphans & foster homes, native american

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle-grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.

Morgan and Eli, two Indigenous children forced away from their families and communities, are brought together in a foster home in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They each feel disconnected, from their cultu …

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The Yoga Game

by Kathy Beliveau, illustrated by Farida Zaman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: yoga, imagination & play, stories in verse

A fun riddle book introducing young children to the healthy practice of yoga.

The Yoga Game invites children of all ages to play with the words, guess the riddles and enjoy an actual yoga practice, while introducing the concepts of balance, breath and focus. Entertaining rhymes, enchanting riddles and vibrant illustrations create a rich, multi-layer …

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After the Sunset

by Hadley Dyer
edition: eBook
tagged: depression & mental illness, new experience, love & romance
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Anne's School Days

Inspired by Anne of Green Gables

by Kallie George, illustrated by Abigail Halpin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: chapter books, orphans & foster homes, classics

The third book in an early-reader series inspired by Anne of Green Gables, starring the spirited Anne Shirley as she navigates her first days of school and the incorrigible Gilbert Blythe.

Anne loves autumn in Avonlea, and she's been enjoying her first three weeks of school. It helps that she walks to school with and sits next to her kindred spirit, …

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Oliver Bounces Back!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Oliver’s day has started out lousy — can he turn his luck around?

 

Eyewitness testimony confirms that Oliver is having a pretty lousy day. By the time he gets to school (late), he’s tangled with the hairbrush, stepped in dog drool, burnt his toast, and been hit in the head by his little sister’s gooey banana. At school, the pile-on of bad …