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The Case of the Shrinking Friend

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

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

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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The Case of the Hanging Food Catcher

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Paperback
also available: 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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A Little Reindeer

by Holly Berry-Byrd, illustrated by Roxanne Rainville, edited by Cottage Door Press
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: christmas & advent, fantasy & magic, deer, moose & caribou

Follow along as the little reindeer who lives on the North Pole as it practices certain skills! This little reindeer's mom and dad help pull Santa's sleigh and, someday, he'll be just like them. But first, there is a lot to learn—like how to put a harness on. Flying is also hard work, but practice makes perfect so this little one will keep trying …

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Jacob and the Mandolin Adventure

by Anne Dublin, read by Steven Vlahos
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: europe, post-confederation (1867-), emigration & immigration

 

Thirteen-year-old Jacob’s life is hard in 1920s Poland, where he lives in an orphanage for Jewish children. His days are brightened by playing in the orphanage mandolin orchestra. When an American benefactor arrives with the promise of a new life in Canada at a farm school, Jacob and his friends are thrilled. But can they trust this man to keep …

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Loudest Bark, The

by Gail Marlene Schwartz & Lucie Gagnon, illustrated by Amélie Ayotte
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: lgbt, friendship

Samuel knows that their real name is Simone, but things at their house are too quiet to think about how to tell their parents. When Chloe the costume designer moves in across the street with a dog about to have puppies, life becomes bigger, more colourful, and louder. And so does Simone.

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Quels jappements!

by Lucie Gagnon & Gail Marlene Schwartz, illustrated by Amélie Ayotte
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: lgbt, friendship

Samuel sait que son vrai prénom est Simone, mais comment le dire à ses parents quand tout est tellement silencieux à la maison ! Lorsque Chloé, une costumière, déménage en face, avec un chien qui va bientôt avoir des chiots, la vie devient plus grande, plus colorée et plus bruyante. Tout comme Simone.

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Lucy joue au soccer

by Lisa Bowes, illustrated by James Hearne, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: soccer, new experience

Souhaitant s’initier à un sport d’été, Lucy et ses amis se rencontrent sur le terrain de soccer pour leur première partie à trois contre trois. Grâce à Nick l’entraîneur, Lucy et les autres membres de l’équipe des Bleus s’initient à quelques jeux et se préparent à affronter les Rouges.

La série « Lucy fait du sport » est con …

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Super Sleepover! (Simon and Chester Book #2)

by Cale Atkinson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous, humorous stories, friendship

Join Simon and Chester in their second adventure featuring all the ups-and-downs of a sleepover party! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of The Bad Guys and Dog Man.

Welcome to the world of Simon and Chester, ghost and boy duo extraordinaire.
They like to kick butt and take names.
They don't like chores.
They are best friends.
And th …

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Great Too

by Lauri Holomis & Glen Gretzky, illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, values & virtues, new experience

This follow-up to the bestselling picture book, Great, focuses on building confidence and learning how to focus on the game, featuring hockey great Wayne Gretzky and his dad, Coach Wally.

Taylor and Wayne, The Great One, have been working with Coach Wally on their Perfect Play: Taylor fakes a shot and Wayne gets open -- pass; shoot; GOAL! And now th …

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Mad About Meatloaf (Weenie Featuring Frank and Beans Book #1)

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Alexandra Bye
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous, humorous stories, dogs

Meet Weenie, a meatloaf-obsessed wiener dog, and his best friends Frank and Beans in this hilarious early graphic novel for fans of Narwhal and Jelly and The Bad Guys.

Weenie loves his human, Bob. He loves his guinea pig friend Beans and his cat friend Frank. He loves naps, adventures and sharing. In fact, Weenie loves pretty much everything (except …

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