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Où est ma fille?

by Margaret Pokiak-Fenton & Christy Jordan-Fenton, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: native canadian, emotions & feelings

 

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Après deux années passées à l’école loin de chez elle, Margaret est excitée à l’idée de rentrer à la maison, dans l’Arctique, et de retrouver sa famille. Mais la réaction de sa mère n’est pas celle qu’elle espérait. Margaret a changé. Elle a oublié comment chasser et pêcher, et elle a mêm …

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Goodnight, Anne

by Kallie George, illustrated by Geneviève Godbout
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bedtime & dreams, emotions & feelings, orphans & foster homes

A beautiful bedtime picture book based on the best-selling Anne of Green Gables, introducing the irrepressible and beloved Anne to younger readers. It's time for Anne to go to bed, but not before she wishes goodnight to everyone and everything she loves!

Under the watchful eye of her adoptive mother Marilla, Anne has come to cherish life at Green G …

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Peter Lee's Notes from the Field

by Angela Ahn, illustrated by Julie Kwon
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: humorous stories, diversity & multicultural, multigenerational

Eleven-year-old Peter Lee has one goal in life: to become a paleontologist. But in one summer, that all falls apart. Told in short, accessible journal entries and combining the humor of Timmy Failure with the poignant family dynamics of Lynda Mullaly Hunt, Peter Lee will win readers' hearts.

Eleven year-old Peter Lee has one goal in life: to become …

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Like Cats and Dogs

by Mélanie Perreault, illustrated by Marion Arbona, translated by Chantal Bilodeau
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: marriage & divorce, parents, emotions & feelings

Rosalie’s parents fight like cats and dogs, even now that they’re divorced. It’s hard going from one house to another and knowing that although she loves them both, her parents just don’t get along anymore. But there’s one thing her mom and dad do agree on: they both love Rosalie, and Rosalie is here to stay!

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Wiijibibamatoon Anangoonan/Runs with the Stars

by Darcy Whitecrow & Heather M. O'Connor, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko, translated by Kelvin Morrison
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, horses, multigenerational

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. The horses once ran wild and free, but when Grandfather was a boy, they almost disappeared. Now he is the caretaker of his own small herd, keeping the breed alive for future generations and teaching his …

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Runs with the Stars

by Darcy Whitecrow & Heather M. O'Connor, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, horses, multigenerational

“Elders say they were always here. The horses were small, but strong.”
“Like me?”
“Like you.”

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. The horses once ran wild and free, but when Grandfather was a boy, they almost disappeared. Now …

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Abalone Woman

by Teoni Spathelfer, illustrated by Natassia Davies
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, prejudice & racism, multigenerational

A vivid dream teaches Little Wolf about courage and acceptance of those who are different, and inspires her to show her daughters and their classmates how to be proud of their diverse cultural backgrounds.

Throughout her life, Little Wolf has been troubled by the injustice she sees all around her. When she was young, she was bullied for her Indigeno …

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