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Angela’s Airplane (Classic Munsch Audio)

read by Robert Munsch
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: classics, aviation, girls & women


When Angela's father gets lost at the airport, she looks for him everywhere, even inside an airplane. But when Angela's love of button-pressing proves too great, she finds herself in charge of flying the plane. Can Angela make it back down to the runway?



Nature Lover #6

by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Nneka Myers
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: chapter books, girls & women, diversity & multicultural

Jada Jones is back for the sixth book of this popular, celebrated series perfect for STEM fans!
"Readers who love Ivy and Bean or Katie Woo will want to meet Jada Jones." --School Library Journal

Jada is thrilled when she gets to go on an outdoor class field trip with her Pop Pop, a nature lover, as a chaperone. She can't wait to show him off to her …


Meeka Loves Nature: Plants

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Danny Christopher, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, environment, girls & women

There are so many plants to discover in the North! Join Meeka as she explores the tundra to find all sorts of plants, from Arctic cotton to purple saxifrage and everything in between. What blooming, growing greenery will she discover next?


Kunoichi Bunny

by Sara Cassidy, illustrated by Brayden Sato
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: toys, dolls, puppets, animals, girls & women, imagination & play

The sun is out and the birds are chirping. It’s a beautiful day for Saya, her dad and her well-loved stuffed bunny, Kunoichi, to go to the park.

On their way, Saya stealthily stops a fight by flinging her floppy four-legged ninja-bunny between two snarling cats. Later on, on the bus, Saya throws Kunoichi under the wheels of a child’s stroller, h …


Talloqut: A Story from West Greenland

Inuktitut Edition

by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, girls & women, polar regions, diversity & multicultural

“Anaana, why do you have these lines on your chin?”

Arnaaleq wants to be just like her anaana, but she has a lot to learn before taking on the traditional responsibilities of a woman. Follow Arnaaleq as she grows up and works hard to master the skills to earn her own talloqut. Learn about West Greenlandic traditions in this story by tattoo artis …


Wanting Mor

by Rukhsana Khan, read by Rogin Rashidan
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: middle east, girls & women, stepfamilies

Winner of the Middle East Book Award, Youth Fiction category

Jameela lives with her mother and father in Afghanistan. Despite the fact that there is no school in their poor, war-torn village, and Jameela lives with a birth defect that has left her with a cleft lip, she feels relatively secure, sustained by her faith and the strength of her beloved m …

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