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Cedric and the North End Kids

by Bill Freeman, photographs by Lutz Dille
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: friendship, peer pressure

This volume in the Where We Live series explores the challenges faced by a boy who moves to a new and alien city.

For Cedric, it's a big and often bewildering change to move from Jamaica to industrial Hamilton, Ontario. As he gradually becomes one of the North End kids, his adventures involve a fierce bicycle race, an all-day hockey game, and Anansi …

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What's a Friend?

by Satu Repo, photographs by Lutz Dille
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: friendship

What happens when a new kid moves into your neighbourhood--a new kid who looks different from all your other friends?

Fernanda is excited when Emily moves into her downtown Portuguese neighbourhood. With her blond hair and blue eyes, Emily is the "real" Canadian friend Fernanda has always dreamed of--or is she? The school variety show gives both gir …

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What's A Friend?

by Satu Repo, photographs by Lutz Dille
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings

What happens when a new kid moves into your neighbourhood--a new kid who looks different from all your other friends?

Fernanda is excited when Emily moves into her downtown Portuguese neighbourhood. With her blond hair and blue eyes, Emily is the "real" Canadian friend Fernanda has always dreamed of--or is she? The school variety show gives both gir …

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About Nellie and Me

by Barry Dickson, photographs by Paul Craven
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: emotions & feelings, special needs

About Nellie and Me brings together two touching stories of young people growing up in the big city.

A Home for Nellie
A smuggled kitten, a "no pets" rule and the story of Nellie McClung push Sharon into action in her housing project. It looks as though her older friend Mrs. Davis will lose her kittens unless a way can be found to get the rules chan …

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The Stowaway Piper

by Lilla Stirling
edition: Paperback
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A Guide to The Last Voyage of the Scotian

by Barbara Sproule
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: reading skills

This guide is for teachers at the senior elementary and early secondary levels who want to use Bill Freeman's book The Last Voyage of the Scotian in classes in English and in Canadian history.

The book includes a brief introduction to Bill Freeman's background, an extensive section on teaching approaches and strategies, an essay on shipping in Cana …

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Lazarus Laughs

by Christiane Duchesne, adapted by Rosemary Allison
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: farm animals

What do you do when you find yourself among strangers, unable to say hello, even?

Lazarus, the English-speaking lamb, jumps the fence one day and finds himself a stranger in a flock of French lambs. He soon discovers the one thing that will overcome any language barrier.

Christiane Duchesne's story and beautiful illustrations will delight the very yo …

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The Lonely Dragon

by Christiane Duchesne, adapted by Rosemary Allison
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: friendship
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