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Pascal le poil

by Élisabeth Brisset des Nos, illustrated by Julien Roudaut
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: body, daily activities, humorous stories

Pascal est sociable et ouvert d'esprit; Pascal est aussi un poil, un poil d'avant-bras! Il aime discuter philosophie et comprendre la réalité des poils qui l'entourent. Quand un poil de dos pique sa curiosité, Pascal met tout en oeuvre pour le rencontrer. Un poil aussi vigoureux et inattendu a sans doute plein d'idées et d'expériences à parta …

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I Have to Go! (Classic Munsch Audio)

read by Robert Munsch
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, toilet training

 

Andrew has decided he never needs to go pee ever again, but his parents aren’t too sure. Only one minute into the drive to his grandparents’ house, Andrew changes his mind.

 

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Great Job, Dad!

by Holman Wang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, daily activities, business, careers, occupations

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Dad's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a dad is eleven jobs in one! 
 
This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A receptionist scheduling important meetings (for playdates), an architect designing buildings (or pillow forts), …

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Great Job, Mom!

by Holman Wang
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, daily activities, business, careers, occupations

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Mom's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a mom is eleven jobs in one!
 
This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archeologist l …

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Last Week

by Bill Richardson, illustrated by Emilie Leduc
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: death & dying, diseases, illnesses & injuries, emotions & feelings

A child cherishes every second of their grandmother's last week of life in this sensitive portrayal of medical assistance in dying (MAiD).

“In this last week, there are seven days.” That's one hundred and sixty-eight hours. Or ten thousand and eighty minutes. Or six hundred four thousand and eight hundred seconds. A child counts every second bec …

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The Gift of the Little People

A Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Story

by William Dumas, illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, diseases, illnesses & injuries, pre-confederation (to 1867), short stories

I don’t recall seeing books when I was a little boy. But the old people, they grew up listening to stories. And so, every night, when the old people were done their evening prayers, they would sit and they would tell us stories too.

At the time of the spring thaw, the Rocky Cree fill their canoes with furs, eager to trade with the new visitors in …

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Hat Cat

by Troy Wilson, illustrated by Eve Coy
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: cats, friendship, diseases, illnesses & injuries

When Hat the cat’s doting human friend doesn’t come home for a while, will a young visitor offer the lonely kitty a taste of freedom? A gentle, touching story for cat lovers of all ages.

Ever since the old man found a little kitten under his hat, the two have been the best of friends. There are always plenty of kitty rubs and food and talk to g …

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