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Frisson l’écureuil en bref

Frisson l’écureuil en bref

illustrated by Mélanie Watt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: squirrels, humorous stories

 

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La sécurité avant tout! C’est la devise de Frisson l’écureuil. Après tout, il y a tant de créatures dangereuses qu’il n’aimerait pas rencontrer comme des mammouths, des chats, des pics et bien d’autres! C’est pourquoi il doit protéger son arbre coûte que coûte. Lorsqu’un malheureux événemen …

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The Case of the Burgled Bundle

by Michael Hutchinson, read by Kaniehtiio Horn
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: native canadian, mysteries & detective stories

 

The Mighty Muskrats, four cousins from the Windy Lake First Nation, are back for another adventure!

The National Assembly of Cree Peoples has gathered together in the Windy Lake First Nation, home to the Mighty Muskrats—cousins Chickadee, Atim, Otter, and Sam. But when the treaty bundle, the center of a four-day-long ceremony, is taken, the four …

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Con Quest!

by Sam Maggs
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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"An awesome adventure that celebrates fandom—and what could be better than that?" —Nerdist
The debut novel from bestselling author Sam Maggs,Con Quest! is a comics convention adventure for young readers about fandom, family, and finding your place in the world!
Cat and Alex are excited to be at the world’s most popular comics convention—an …

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Ice Chips 1-4 paperback box set

Ice Chips and the Magical Rink; Ice Chips and the Haunted Hurricane; Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck; Ice Chips and the Stolen Puck

by Roy MacGregor & Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel

If you could travel through time, who would you want to meet?

This boxed set brings together the first four titles in the beloved and bestselling Ice Chips series, by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith. The books feature a vibrant and inclusive cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats.

Including The Ic …

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Once Upon an Iceberg

Errol's Twillingate Adventure

by Sheilah Lukins, illustrated by Laurel Keating
edition: eBook
tagged: intermediate, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.

When the dog’s away, the mice go on an adventure!
Errol is off on another adventure! With his new-found friend Gus, Errol travels to Twillingate to help search for Gus’s father. In the course of his search, he finds treasures on the beach, almost floats away with the icebergs, and visits the Long Point Lighthouse. There he meets Olivia and her …

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The Bee

Inuktitut

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

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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Lost on the Prairie

by MaryLou Driedger
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), 19th century, survival stories

Set between Kansas and Saskatchewan in 1907, this middle-grade novel follows a young boy who gets separated from his family en route to Canada and must find his way alone across the immense prairie landscape.

Following the sudden death of his eldest brother, twelve-year-old Peter is chosen by his father to travel by train from Kansas to Saskatchewan …

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The Fabled Stables: Trouble with Tattle-Tails

by Jonathan Auxier, illustrated by Olga Demidova
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: fantasy & magic, friendship

The second book in the magical chapter-book adventure series by the Governor General Award–winning author of Sweep.

Auggie was just like most other boys, except in one way. Auggie had a job. Auggie worked in the Fabled Stables — a magical place full of one-of-a-kind creatures. Sometimes the Fabled Stables changed to make room for a new beast. Th …

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