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Birdfeeder Banquet

illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

When Jennie starts feeding the birds a mixture of jam, avocado dip and chewable vitamins, they grow into enormous bullies and get totally out of hand. Both the humorous story and the inspired satirical art are from the brilliant Michael Martchenko.

 

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Uncle Henry's Dinner Guests

by Benedicte Froissart, illustrated by Pierre Pratt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

Winner of both the Governor General's Award and the Mr.Christie's Book Award, this story proves that dinner is always exciting when Uncle Henry comes to visit, especially when he shows up wearing a shirt entirely covered with tiny colored chickens!

 

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Ezzie's Emerald

by Kathleen McDonnell
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying

Ezzie has good friends and a loving family. But sometimes schoolmates tease her, and no matter how much she tries to ignore their taunts, she loses her temper. However, she redeems herself with a selfless act of courage.

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Covered Bridge

by Brian Doyle
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: adolescence, country life

Winner of the Governor General's Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award

In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O'Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by devel …

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Stampede

by Blakeslee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Stampede Mm is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Covered Bridge /hc

by Brian Doyle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: adolescence, country life

Winner of the Governor General's Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award

In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O'Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by devel …

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Nip and Tuck

by Robert McConnell, illustrated by James Watling
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: friendship

The parents of beaver kits Nip and Tuck think their offspring are too young to help build the new dam. Nip and Tuck insist that they're old enough to help, but to no avail. One day, when disaster strikes the dam in their parents' absence, the other animals fear that the pond is doomed. They are convinced that Nip and Tuck are too young to fix the d …

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The Porcelain Doll

by H.E. Stewart
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: toys, dolls, puppets, imagination & play, multigenerational

Most children have had a doll or teddy bear which once was their dearest friend and most precious possession. Elizabeth was such a doll, but not just for one child. She was loved by many little girls over several generations. She was also packed away in a box many times, but always she was eventually taken out and given to another child. Elizabeth …

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