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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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Clan

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: survival stories, boys & men, prehistory

The classic survival story gets a prehistoric twist in this gripping middle-grade adventure featuring a boy and his sabre tooth tiger cub, perfect for fans of Hatchet.

Part survival story, part animal-human friendship story and part redemption story, Clan follows the journey of Atlatl and the saber tooth cub he rescues from a dire wolf attack.

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Siha Tooskin Knows the Love of the Dance

by Charlene Bearhead & Wilson Bearhead, illustrated by Chloe Bluebird Mustooch
edition: Book
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: native canadian, new experience, boys & men, friendship, dance, manners & etiquette

Thundering drums, rattling hooves, clinking jingles—come along with Paul, Jeff, and Uncle Lenard to the powwow!

Paul Wahasaypa—Siha Tooskin—has invited his friend, Jeff, to a powwow. It’s Jeff’s very first powwow, and is he ever nervous! What if he says or does the wrong thing? Grass dancers, Fancy Shawl dancers, Chicken dancers—what do …

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The Better Tree Fort

by Jessica Scott Kerrin, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, boys & men, self-esteem & self-reliance, imagination & play

“Let’s build a tree fort,” Russell says to his dad when they move into a house with a big maple tree in the backyard. His dad doesn’t know much about building, but he gamely follows Russell’s plan. Several trips to the lumber store later, the tree fort is done. There is no slide, balcony or skylight like Russell imagined, but it is perfec …

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Cooper Clark & the Dragon Lady

by Valerie Sherrard
edition: Paperback
tagged: friendship, toys, dolls, puppets, boys & men

This delightful chapter book introduces young readers to Cooper Clark, whose world takes an alarming turn when his regular babysitter gets a new job. Arrangements are then made for Cooper to spend his after-school hours with old Mrs. Mulligan — a plan he does not care for one bit! Everyone knows that Mrs. Mulligan has a real live dragon in her ba …

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Light a Candle / Tumaini pasipo na Tumaini

by Godfrey Nkongolo & Eric Walters, illustrated by Eva Campbell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: africa, boys & men, adolescence

Co-written by Eric Walters and Godfrey Nkongolo, Light a Candle weaves non-fiction with fiction to tell the story of a boy coming of age in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro and his father, the chief of their tribe. The boy climbs the mountain against his father’s wishes to fulfill a request of the country’s first leader, Julius Nyerere, to light …

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Light a Candle

by Godfrey Nkongolo & Eric Walters, illustrated by Eva Campbell
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: boys & men, africa, adolescence

In the northeast of what is now the country of Tanzania sits Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. At the base of the mountain live the Chagga people, known throughout the region as the caretakers of the mountain.

Co-written by Eric Walters and Godfrey Nkongolo, Light a Candle weaves nonfiction with fiction to tell the story of a boy co …

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