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An Illustrated Collection of Fairy Tales for Brave Children

by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm & Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Scott Plumbe
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
tagged: anthologies

From wicked queens and fearsome beasts to sneaky witches and terrible giants, this stunning collection of darkly magical fairy tales gathers together stories of children who show true courage and face their fears.

Rediscover seven classic emboldening tales – Hansel and Gretel, The Selfish Giant, Beauty and the Beast, The Spirit in the Bottle, Vass …

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The 1-Dogpower Garden Team

by Alison Lohans, illustrated by Gretchen Ehrsam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, values & virtues, dogs

Sophie loves her dog, Max. Max loves Sophie. But he also loves to dig. Can Sophie find a way to stop Max from digging up Mom’s garden?

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Hatch

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: science fiction, environment

The second title in Kenneth Oppel’s explosive science-fiction trilogy, described by the Wall Street Journal as “so exciting that the pages might well have been printed with adrenaline”

First the rain brought seeds. Seeds that grew into alien plants that burrowed and strangled and fed.

Seth, Anaya and Petra are strangely immune to the plants’ …

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Egg Marks the Spot

Skunk and Badger 2

by Amy Timberlake, illustrated by Jon Klassen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship

Roommates Skunk and Badger head out on a rock-finding expedition that becomes much more dangerous than they ever expected in this second book of the national bestselling and award-winning odd-couple series that has been compared to Wallace and Gromit and Winnie the Pooh

Buried in the heart of every animal is a secret treasure. Badger’s is the Spi …

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Who Will Pull Santa's Sleigh?

by Russ Willms
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: deer, moose & caribou

Many animals want to audition to pull Santa's sleigh and deliver toys to children around the world. But can anyone actually get the job done? This hilarious, behind-the-scenes story about Santa’s reindeer crew is perfect for fans ofSanta Claus: The World's First Toy Expert andOlive, the Other Reindeer.

It's Santa's first Christmas, and he needs to …

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Snazzy Cat Capers: Meow or Never

by Deanna Kent, illustrated by Neil Hooson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: cats

Ophelia von Hairball V, the world’s #1 cat burglar, is ready to make hiss-tory with her latest and greatest heist in Deanna Kent's third book of this cat-tastic middle grade series, featuring black-and-white illustrations on almost every page by Neil Hooson!
Ophelia and her inventor sidekick Oscar F. Gold are deep in preparations for the biggest …

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I See! I, Pi, Ti, Ki

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Christine Kudluk, illustrated by Julia Galotta
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, alphabet, sounds

What can you see? Practise your Inuktut sounds and find the hidden syllabics in the illustrations. Each page features an illustration of a word that begins with the hidden syllabic.

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What Do You See?

by Sarah N. Harvey, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: new experience, new baby, senses & sensation

What's it like to see the world through the eyes of a child? This beautifully illustrated board book celebrates the point of view of children who are too small to tell you what they see but not too small to experience the joy of small things such as a colorful mobile, a favorite teddy, an older brother's Lego castle or a trip to the park. Young rea …

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Biggest to Smallest

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Inhabit Education Books, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, size & shape

Enookie is learning how to sort things. He has four animals he needs to sort by their size. Can you help Enookie sort the animals from biggest to smallest?

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Alibi

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Fifteen-year-old Christine is visiting her eccentric great-aunt in historic Witcombe, where a pickpocket has been victimizing tourists. Aunt Maude owns an antique store and also runs the town’s ghost walk, which allows Christine to meet all the visitors, including a mysterious young man who seems to know far too much about the rash of recent thef …

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