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Samantha's Sandwich Stand

by Sonia Saikaley, illustrated by Nathan Caro Fréchette
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: cooking & food, business, careers, occupations, diversity & multicultural

Samantha is bored. It is summer and her friends are on vacation. When she sees a lemonade stand, she wants to open one but her father convinces her to sell something different: her mother's homemade Lebanese cream cheese and cucumber pita sandwiches. But can she convince others that her sandwich treat is just as refreshing and delicious as lemonade …

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Mila, Ninja

by Émilie Rivard, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, school & education, humorous stories

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Toutefois, Mila la championne de karaté ne s’attendait pas à devenir une vraie ninja...

Sa mission : livrer un poisson dans son bocal à Vicoquin. Mais Vic est un vilain garnement entouré d’a …

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La nouvelle vie de Madame Bouteille (Madam Bottle's New Life)

by Angèle Delaunois, illustrated by Jacinthe Chevalier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: recycling & green living, environment, business, careers, occupations, science & technology

During an incredible trip, Madam Bottle and her friend Mister Paper, are in for a... transformative experience! What will Madam Bottle look like after her beauty treatment?

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Stink and the World's Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: business, careers, occupations, chapter books

Follow your nose to a hilarious Stink-fest no kid will want to miss!

GROSS ME OUT! STINK-O! SKUNKSVILLE!

Stink Moody’s class is going on a field trip to the Gross-Me-Out exhibit at the science museum, and he can’t wait to see the Vomit Machine, the Burp-O-Meter, and the Musical Farts. Best of all, when he gets to the Everybody Stinks exhibit, Sti …

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Nathan, astronaute

by Alain M Bergeron, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, humorous stories, fantasy & magic

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Nathan, lui, rêve de devenir astronaute…

Sa mission : trouver la petite-petite planète Verte. Avec l’aide de son ami William le copilote, Nathan affronte météorite, poissons voraces et panne …

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Justine, chevalière

by Émilie Rivard, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, imagination & play, humorous stories

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Justine, elle, rêve de devenir chevalière…

Sa mission : délivrer la comtesse Bulles-de-Bain de la tour du Marais Moisi ! Avec l’aide de son amie Mélodie la bouffonne, Justine affronte drag …

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Charles, superhéros

by Alain M Bergeron, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, school & education, humorous stories

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Charles, lui, rêve de devenir un vrai superhéros… Sa mission : assurer les sauvetages en tous genres! Rien n’arrête ce garçon qui multiplie les sauvetages humains, animaux et environnementaux …

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Cabin Girl

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: bullying, new experience, business, careers, occupations, friendship

Sixteen-year-old Bailey struggles with her job but stays because she loves the stories of the area—including the legend of a local ghost.

Bailey is working at her first summer job, as a cabin girl at a fly-in fishing camp at Witch Lake. April, an older waitress with street smarts, takes Bailey under her wing and the two girls become friends. It’ …

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Son of Happy

by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Milan Pavlović
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous stories, business, careers, occupations, dance, emotions & feelings

How would you feel if your dad were a clown?

The boy in this story never wants to go to his friends’ birthday parties, because Happy the Clown is always there. And Happy is … his dad.

He wishes his dad had a regular job, like all the other kids’ parents. He didn’t mind his dad being a clown when he was a little kid, but now it’s just embarr …

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Pisim Finds Her Miskanaw

by William Dumas, illustrated by Leonard Paul
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, pre-confederation (to 1867), girls & women, business, careers, occupations

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