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Spirit Bear: échos du passé

Basé sur une histoire vraie

by Cindy Blackstock, illustrated by Spotted Fawn Productions
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
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Au cours des 13 dernières années, Spirit Bear a travaillé fort pour s’assurer que les enfants des Premières Nations obtiennent l’aide dont ils ont besoin lorsqu’ils en ont besoin afin de grandir en toute sécurité au sein de leur foyer, d’être en bonne santé, d’avoir une bonne éducation et d’être fiers de qui ils sont. Le voyag …

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Boonoonoonous Hair

by Olive Senior, illustrated by Laura James
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
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In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book, written by Commonwealth Prize—winning Jamaican—Canadian Olive Senior, and with pictures by the acclaimed artist Laura James (the team that created Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to love her difficult—to—manage, voluminous and boonoonoonous hair.

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The Ship of Fortune

by Olivier de Solminihac, illustrated by Stéphane Poulin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: imagination & play

A book that will make us reminisce about summers past and dream of a great summer in 2021.

When Michao and his friends arrive at the beach for a day trip, they open the car trunk to find...nothing. Michao forgot to pack their swimsuits and all the beach toys! But there’s still a way to have fun: using their imagination to build a ship and sail it …

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Nothing at All

by Marie-Helene Jarry, illustrated by Amelie Dubois
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: imagination & play

Daddy would like me to be busy from morning to night.
But today, doing nothing is exactly what I want to do!

Clara is tired of her hectic schedule. All she wants to do is listen to the wind, count the clouds, and get lost in the magic of doing nothing. Why won’t her dad understand? Nothing at All! is an ode to the joys and wonders that can come f …

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The Journey of Little Charlie (Scholastic Gold)

by Christopher Paul Curtis
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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The National Book Award finalist by Christopher Paul Curtis!

 

Twelve-year-old Charlie is down on his luck: His sharecropper father just died and Cap'n Buck -- the most fearsome man in Possum Moan, South Carolina -- has come to collect a debt. Fearing for his life, Charlie strikes a deal with Cap'n Buck and agrees to track down some folks accused of …

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Thrive

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: science fiction, environment

The thrilling conclusion to internationally bestselling author Kenneth Oppel’s epic Bloom trilogy

First, the aliens’ plant life bloomed, then their terrifying creatures hatched and now the aliens themselves have arrived on Earth for a final showdown. Alien-hybrids Anaya, Petra and Seth will have to push themselves further than they ever thought …

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The Wolf of Gubbio

by Michael Bedard
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
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At night we lay in bed and listened to the howl of the wolf on the hill. In sleep, we saw his shadow slink along the moonlit wall as the great beast circled the town. No one in Gubbio is safe from the monstrous wolf that stalks them. The townsfolk, armed with pitchforks, travel in groups and never venture out at night. One day a band of strangers c …

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Here Babies, There Babies in Summer

by Nancy Cohen, illustrated by Carmen Mok
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
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The bestselling duo behind board book Here Babies, There Babies is back, celebrating babies in summertime!

Here babies, there babies
See them everywhere babies
Up babies, down babies
Summertime is here, babies!

This delightful board book from the duo behind the bestselling Here Babies, There Babies follows baby on a typical summertime day: Bab …

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