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Carmen and the House That Gaudí Built

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Marianne Ferrer
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: new experience, europe, architecture

A joyful celebration of the nature-inspired work of architect Antoni Gaudí
Carmen Batlló and Dragon, her imaginary salamander friend, love exploring the woods behind their home. But when Carmen’s family announces a move to the city, Carmen is miserable. Not only will she lose her connection to nature, she will also lose Dragon. After all, the …

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The House Next Door

illustrated by Claudine Crangle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: new experience, city & town life, emotions & feelings, friendship, architecture

Alone on his lot, a sturdy little house has stood for as long as anyone can remember, stoically weathering the storms. But one day, the wind brings change.

One house, then another, is built off in the distance. Then a road is paved through his field, and more and more houses appear all around. The house closes his shutters to wait out this alarming …

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C'est petit ici!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, architecture

 

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Jamaal a la plus petite chambre de la maison et il n’est PAS content. Ses parents, et même ses petits frères, ont une chambre plus grande que la sienne. Jamaal trouve ça très injuste. Après tout, c’est lui le plus âgé de la famille! Lorsqu’il en parle à ses parents, …

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Think Big!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, architecture

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale about the trials and tribulations of an oldest sibling!

 

Jamaal may be the oldest kid in his family, but he somehow got stuck with the smallest room. His parents agree that it isn’t fair, but that is just how it is. But Jamaal isn’t satisfied by the answer – if his parents aren’t going to fix the house, he will use …

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