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Les super six du hockey : No 3 - Méchant coup de lapin

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, superheroes

 

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Un groupe d’enfants doit sauver le monde en pratiquant leur sport favori : le HOCKEY! Rencontrez six enfants ordinaires… empêtrés dans une intrigue qui a mal tourné : c’est ainsi que Benny, Jenny, Karl, Stella, DJ et Mo sont devenus la meilleure des meilleures équipes que le monde ait connues. Et tant mi …

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The Bee

by Becky Han & Tindur Peturs
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, humorous stories, insects, spiders, etc.

When the narrator of this fun and silly book is startled by the buzzing of a bee, she sets off on an adventure that sees her running from community to community, trying to lose her buzzing companion. When she has run clear across Nunavut, she finally realizes that perhaps this little bee isn’t such a fearsome foe after all!

 

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Children of the Fox

Thieves of Shadow, Book One

by Kevin Sands
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, law & crime

Five kids with unusual talents are brought together to commit an impossible crime in the first book in a thrilling new heist series from the bestselling author of The Blackthorn Key.

A magic-infused fantasy that brings together a ragtag group of kids to pull off a crime so difficult, countless adults have already tried and failed. Lured by the prom …

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Lost Shadow

by Claire Gilchrist
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: wolves & coyotes, friendship

In the sequel to Street Shadows, city coyote Pica is carried far away, into the land of wolves. Will she survive and make it back to Scruff?

Winter is here, and coyotes Pica and Scruff are having trouble finding enough food to survive. Their only option may be to steal food from humans, which Scruff thinks is a necessary risk, while Pica thinks it …

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Valley of the Rats

by Mahtab Narsimhan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, asia

Book nerd Krish hates the outdoors, and camping. But especially germs. When Krish and his father, Kabir, take a camping trip to Ladakh, he convinces himself that they will bond, despite their differences.

When they’re lost in a bamboo forest, teeming with black rats, and germs, Krish is at an all-time low. His GF (gut feel) and a couple of rats l …

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Bailey the Bat and the Tangled Moose

by Grant Lawrence, illustrated by Noémie Gionet Landry
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: nocturnal, friendship, deer, moose & caribou, survival stories

The sun is up and it's time for bed, but Bailey the Bat just can't sleep! Defying Mama Bat’s orders, Bailey sneaks out of their hollow tree to follow a mournful cry coming from somewhere deep in the forest. Flying over to the sound, Bailey discovers a young bull moose tangled up in an old fence. On one side of the fence, hunters roam. On the oth …

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Pierre & Paul: Dragon!

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Alice Carter
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: imagination & play, friendship, humorous stories

Pierre and Paul are back for another imaginative bilingual adventure
Pierre and Paul are back for another adventure! Pierre speaks French and Paul speaks English, but that doesn’t stop them from being friends and exploring together. Today is garbage day, so the duo sets out to find hidden treasures in the trash.
Treasure map in hand, they enco …

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