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Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull

by Nancy Mike, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: pets, polar regions, birds, native canadian

When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly!
Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to …

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We Adopted a Baby Chick

by Lori Joy Smith
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: farm animals, pets, farm & ranch life

An adorable baby chicken is the latest addition to the family in this sweet picture book based on a true story. An irresistible and unique twist on a sibling story and for anyone who loves cute baby animals!

Albert the sheep is the only one unhappy about the new addition to the family. Tina is a tiny, fluffy baby chick — and she gets all the atte …

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Lark Has the Shivers

by Natasha Deen, illustrated by Marcus Cutler
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, pets, chapter books, humorous stories

The summer is for sleuthing, and Lark and Connor have been served a double helping!

It's time for the annual pet fair and the twins have been hard at work teaching their dog, Max, some new tricks. But on their way to the fairgrounds, they're offered not one, but two intriguing cases.

Pets from the pet show have gone missing and their guardians are b …

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Mina

illustrated by Matthew Forsythe
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: pets, parents, emotions & feelings

From the creator of the acclaimed and beloved Pokko and the Drum comes an emotionally resonant picture book about trust, worry, and loyalty between a father and daughter.

Mina and her father live in a hollowed-out tree stump on the edge of a pond on the edge of a forest. Nothing ever bothers Mina, until one day, her father brings home a suspicious …

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Halloween Mouse

by Philip Roy, illustrated by Lisa Ferguson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: pets

What does Halloween mean to a mouse who has never celebrated it before??Imagine&nbspHappy's&nbspfright when the&nbspnextdoor&nbspneighbour hangs a ghost on her house. Witness his displeasure at the thought of dressing up and walking door to door to beg for treats. What a nuisance! What are treats anyway? Then, see the transition in the sweets-lovin …

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Brady Brady and the Missed Hatrick

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, friendship, pets

 

Brady Brady books are hockey — with heart!

 

A big snowfall has blanketed Brady’s street. But it’s hard to focus on shoveling when there’s a game of shinny going on and Brady doesn’t exactly finish his chore. Later, under the guise of taking his dog Hatrick for a walk, Brady ties him up and rejoins the game.

Brady returns home tired but ha …

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The Dog’s Gardener

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Nathalie Dion
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, dogs, pets

A dog delights in a summer day spent in the garden with his owner, an avid gardener.

When a dog named Dutch hears the gardener going down the stairs each morning, he anticipates her every move. But most of all, he waits for the beautiful words, “Okay, Dutch. Let’s go outside.”

It’s a bright summer day. Dutch stands back from the dark, dusty t …

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