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Sun Wishes

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Milan Pavlović
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: imagination & play

A joyful celebration of our daily companion, the sun, as it shines around the world.

“If I were the sun, I would sing a gentle morning song to wake my slumbering friends.” So begins this fresh and colorful collaboration between author Patricia Storms and illustrator Milan Pavlović, the creative team behind 2019’s beloved bedtime story, Moon W …

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Bedtime in Nunatsiavut

by Raeann Brown
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, other, bedtime & dreams

A sweet, beautiful book for children depicting the transformative dreams envisioned by a young Inuk girl, with the help of her loving mother.

In Bedtime in Nunatsiavut, a little girl named Nya yearns to fly, swim, and wander like the goose, salmon, bear, fox, and other animals that populate her world. Each night, her loving Ananak (mother) tucks her …

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The Tales of Dwipa

by Prajwala Dixit, illustrated by Duncan Major
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: diversity & multicultural, adaptations, prejudice & racism

Through a framework of traditional tales, fantastic creatures struggle with issues of marginalization, opening discussion for parents and children in an accessible form.

The Tales Of Dwipa is a collection of short stories adapted from the Panchatantra, a collection of simple, engaging, and interrelated animal tales penned by Pandit Vishnu Sharma in …

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Over by the Harbour

Counting in Outport Newfoundland and Labrador

by Dwayne LaFitte, illustrated by Thérèse Cilia
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: counting & numbers

A paperback edition of the beloved counting book set in outport Newfoundland.

Over by the harbour,
In a bog in the sun
Lived an old mother moose
And her little calf one.
"Stomp!" said the mother;
"I stomp!" said the one.
So they ran and they stomped
In a bog in the sun.

A delightful modern adaptation of the classic counting rhyme "Over the Mea …

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Decoding Dot Grey

by Nicola Davison
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: adolescence

A heartfelt YA coming-of-age novel set in an animal shelter from the award-winning author of In the Wake, exploring grief, first love, and growing pains. Eighteen-year-old Dot Grey doesn’t hate people; she’s just not especially fond of their company. It’s 1997, and she’s just left home in favour of a dank, cold basement, where she lives wit …

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This Is What I See

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Looee Arreak, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, counting & numbers

Let's count what we see as we walk on the tundra! Based on a song by award-winning Inuktitut singer and songwriter Looee Arreak, this book invites children to sing along as they count the animals they see on the tundra.

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Biggest to Smallest

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Inhabit Education Books, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, size & shape

Enookie is learning how to sort things. He has four animals he needs to sort by their size. Can you help Enookie sort the animals from biggest to smallest?

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I’m Not Sydney!

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: imagination & play, friendship

Sydney and his friends gather outside to play, transforming one by one to climb, leap, lumber and soar into a shared jungle of their imagination.

Hanging upside down in a tree, Sydney imagines he is a sleepy, sun-bathing sloth. And that's where Sami finds him. Sami thinks sloths are too slow, so she scampers up the tree and becomes a spider monkey. …

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