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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 …

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Choose Kindness

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, friendship

 

A gentle friendship story that celebrates small acts of kindness!

 

This is Bunny feeling small,

not wanting to leave the bed at all.

 

Bunny is having a tough morning, but manages to brighten up and get out the door. Pretty soon Bunny comes across Beetle, who needs a little cheering too. Bunny can do that! Bunny and Beetle band together and they come …

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How to Make a Friend

by Stephen W. Martin, illustrated by Olivia Aserr
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

A girl’s efforts to build a robot friend go comically awry when the robot attempts world domination in this witty metaphor for the ups and downs of friendship.
 

Ever wish friendship came with an instruction manual? A resourceful youngster follows step-by-step directions for constructing a robot to be her friend. The instructions make it sound so …

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Zap! No 2 : Un mal de chien

by Ian Boothby, illustrated by Nina Matsumoto
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure, humorous, dogs

 

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Augusta et Charlie sont de retour! Les deux amis félins sont toujours aux commandes d’un puissant chien mécanique, leur permettant de combattre le mal et d’assurer la sécurité de la ville. Mais faire le bien n’est pas dépourvu de périls. Un autre puissant chien mécanique, la version diabolique de Zap, …

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Willy's New Pup: A Story from Labrador

English Edition

by Sherry Blake, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, winter sports, dogs

When Willy's friend Sid comes to visit, he brings Willy a surprise—a new pup! Willy's new pup is strong and fast, but he needs a lot of training before he can become the new lead dog. When Willy finally decides his new pup is ready for his first hunting trip, something happens that puts the dog's strength and bravery to the test. Based on true ev …

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The Girl Who Loved Giraffes

and became the World's First Giraffologist

by Kathy Stinson, illustrated by Francois Thisdale
edition: Hardcover
tagged: giraffes, women

When Anne Innis saw her first giraffe in a zoo, she was entranced. So much so that a love for giraffes shaped her whole life. She decided at a young age that she would one day travel from her home in Canada to study giraffes in their natural environment in Africa.
After overcoming obstacles to doing so based on her gender, Anne succeeded in fulfil …

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Palluq and Aksaajuq Help Their Anaana

English Edition

by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, values & virtues, parents

Palluq and Aksaajuq know it is important to help out. See how Palluq and Aksaajuq help their anaana by doing chores around the house. They learn that the work gets done much more quickly when they help each other.

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Dream Rescuers

by Jennifer Lloyd, illustrated by Eden Cooke
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: chapter books, bedtime & dreams, fantasy & magic

Cloud 98’s Department of Dream Rescue has job openings. Who will be brave enough to apply?

The department needs brand-new Dream Rescuers to slide down to different parts of the world to solve children’s nightmares. Ruby, a failed Tooth Fairy, is eager for work. Ralph, a rambunctious reindeer, and Mighty, a tiny Super Hero, also need a fresh star …

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Les timbrés : No 4 - Les traces du Bigfoot

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, non-classifiable, action & adventure

 

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Lorsque Tia, Léo et M. Rodrigue sont invités à faire du camping en compagnie d’un club d’horlogerie, ils ne peuvent pas refuser. Le but? Prendre en photo un Bigfoot qui rôde dans la forêt! Mais lorsqu’ils arrivent sur le site, Tia, Léo et M. Rodrigue découvrent que l’équipe est constituée de deux …

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Présentoir de comptoir : Les timbrés

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: action & adventure, humorous

 

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Ce présentoir comprend :

4 exemplaires du tome 1

2 exemplaires des tomes 2 et 3

8 exemplaires du tome 4

 

This counter display includes:

4 copies of volume 1

2 copies of volumes 2 and 3

8 copies of volume 4

Not published in English.