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Le point de départ

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: art & architecture, imagination & play, new experience

 

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Avez-vous déjà pensé que vous n’étiez pas capable de faire quelque chose? Que c’était trop difficile, titanesque et que vous n’étiez tout simplement pas à la hauteur? C’est exactement ce que ressent Vashti, un jour, alors qu’elle est en classe d’art. À la fin du cours, une page blanche repose s …

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Soapstone Signs

by Jeff Pinkney, illustrated by Darlene Gait, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, art & architecture

One spring, a nine-year-old Cree boy is visited by a master soapstone carver named Lindy, who gives him four pieces of soapstone. The primary secret to carving, the boy learns, is recognizing that each piece of soapstone already holds its true form inside. Lindy teaches the boy to listen to the soapstone and look to the world around him for signs a …

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Me and Banksy

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: humorous stories, art & architecture, computers

A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman.

Dominica's private school is covered in cameras, and someone is hacking into them and posting embarrassing moments for the whole school to see. Like Ana picking her nose. When Dominica qui …

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Anonymouse

by Vikki VanSickle, illustrated by Anna Pirolli
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: art & architecture, city & town life

Animal-friendly street art is popping up all over the city, but who is creating these masterpieces? There is no explanation, only a name: Anonymouse. For fans of Sidewalk Flowers and Art & Max.

Art for the birds.
Art for the ants.
Art for the dogs, cats and raccoons.
Art to make them laugh, make them think, make them feel at home.
But who is cr …

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A Good Day for Ducks

by Jane Whittingham, illustrated by Noel Tuazon
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: weather, ducks, geese, etc., siblings, clothing & dress, art & architecture

Now a high-quality board book in Pajama Press' Toddler Tough imprint! 

Rain is falling, and these siblings know just how to enjoy it: raincoats, rubber boots, puddle jumping, swimming ducks, and wiggling worms! A thunderstorm sends the children scrambling for home and a cup of hot cocoa. Maybe it will rain again tomorrow!

From the acclaimed creators …

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Outside Art

by Madeline Kloepper
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: art & architecture

Join a curious pack of woodland animals as they try to understand what art is and create their own in this beautiful, playful picture book.

Pine Marten loves watching Human doing peculiar things in its log nest in the woods. One day, she notices Human putting colors on a board using a furry stick. Pine Marten learns from Chickadee that Human is actu …

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Death Drop

by Melanie Jackson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, art & architecture

On his way to baseball practice, Zeke lines up for Vancouver's newest thrill ride: Death Drop, an elevator that falls faster than gravity. The theme of the ride is based on the story of Persephone, who tumbled into the underworld. Zeke tumbles into a frightening situation himself after he discovers a little girl who is lost. He takes her to the Dea …

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Mirror Image

by K.L. Denman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: friendship, art & architecture, self-esteem & self-reliance

Sable wears only black and has always felt that doom is near. Lacey wears pink and seeks beauty everywhere. A sadistic art teacher pairs Sable and Lacey together for their final project. The girls have to get to know one another and select a suitable poem for the back of each other's decorative mirror. Sable is less than thrilled at having to spend …

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Teamwork

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: boys & men, baseball & softball, art & architecture

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale with heart from Canada’s #1 storytelling team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko!

 

Matthew’s parents think he should play on a sports team. How will he ever learn about teamwork if all he does is draw pictures all day?

His mom signs him up for baseball. But out on the field, Matthew is too busy looking at stuff to cat …

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