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Lala's Words

A Story of Planting Kindness

illustrated by Gracey Zhang
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: imagination & play, fantasy & magic, parents

From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words.

 

Oh, there goes Lala! She carries a pot of water around the corner, down the block, and over the fence, to a patch of dirt and concrete where tiny weeds sprout. "Hello, hello, friends!" she whispers. Lala waters the …

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Awesome Wildlife Defenders

by Martha Attema
edition: Paperback
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Awesome Wildlife Defenders, a junior novel, is the story of eleven-year-old Rebecca, who tries to cope with her panic attacks. Life becomes complicated when she is teamed up with Weird Cedar, on her endangered species project. Her friendship with Frieda is tested when Frieda has to work with Bossy Brianna, the class bully. When Brianna calls Rebecc …

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Melena's Jubilee

The Story of a Fresh Start

by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Aaron Boyd
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
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First time in paperback!
“I write predominantly about Black children because I grew up believing I was invisible in the real world, and it hurt just as much to discover that I was also invisible in the realm of the imaginary. I write the books I wish I had had as a child.” —Zetta Elliott
Forgive and be forgiven. It sounds so appealing—why d …

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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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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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Hide and Seek (Upside-Down Magic #7)

by Sarah Mlynowski; Lauren Myracle & Emily Jenkins
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, parents

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!

 

 

When Nory's magic first appeared, her father wanted her to go to fancy, selective Sage Academy, where he is the headmaster. But Nory's magic went upside-down at the worst possi …

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Let's Fly!

A Dragon's Quest in Saskatoon

by Kathie Cram, illustrated by Kas Rea
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mythical

Discover the wonders of Saskatoon! Share the adventures of two new friends as they explore places important to the city’s culture and heritage.

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Nanuq Learns to Share

Inuinnaqtun Edition

illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, siblings, emotions & feelings

Nanuq is ready for a big meal! But his little brother, Nuka, is hungry, too.

Follow these fun polar bear characters as they learn the importance of sharing and helping out family.

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Going to the Library

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Monica Ittusardjuat, illustrated by Anton Kotelenets
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, daily activities

What will you find at the library?

This wordless sequence book features a girl and her mother on a trip to the library. Children can reflect on their own love of books and reading as they watch the story unfold.

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