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Thanks A Lot

by Raffi, illustrated by Jaime Kim
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: music, thanksgiving, environment

Raffi's beloved song about gratitude is available for the first time in a board book edition that readers will treasure.

As a little boy explores his neighborhood, he takes time to appreciate it--the sun in the sky, the birds in spring, and the wonder within him. Raffi's popular and catchy song encourages mindfulness and gratitude in kids for their …

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Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, christmas & advent, law & crime

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, Christmas becomes a lot more exciting when a dead body is found in this second book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency.

Aspiring writer Aggi …

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The Secret Halloween Costume

With 2-Way Sequins!

illustrated by Karina Dupuis, by Sophie Vaillancourt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: halloween, fantasy & magic, values & virtues, beginner, colors

A Halloween story for little ones!

Charlotte is a young witch. For Halloween, her family insists she must wear her darkest clothes and scariest makeup. After all, a witch must be spooky! But Charlotte doesn't want to follow tradition - she wants to wear something that reflects who she is. She asks her grandmother to sew her a secret costume... But w …

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The Wheels on the Bus at Halloween

illustrated by Sarah Kieley
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: halloween, nursery rhymes

The favorite children's song "The Wheels on the Bus" gets a Halloween twist!

Let's ride the bus on Halloween! Who will we find inside? Grab a ticket and hop aboard for a trick-or-treat bus ride!

Families will love creating a new Halloween tradition as they sing along to this joyful, boisterous version of the classic song "The Wheels on the Bus." Wit …

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Célébrons notre patrimoine

Initiation à l'héritage culturel

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: diversity & multicultural

 

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Nous, les êtres humains, habitons un seul monde, n’avons qu’un seul soleil et qu’une seule lune, mais nous sommes tous différents. Tout le monde a une histoire différente. Quel meilleur moyen de le montrer et d’en être fier que d’organiser un festival sur l’héritage? Aidez cinq amis à préparer u …

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Something New for Rosh Hashanah

by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Christine Battuz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: other, religious, cooking & food, new experience

Becca refuses to try any news foods, until her family persuades her that Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time to try something new. While dad suggests shaving off his mustache for a new look, and mom thinks she'll take up knitting as a new project, Becca decides she's ready to try something new, too!

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A Halloween Scare in Canada, 2E

by Eric James, illustrated by Marina Le Ray
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: halloween

It's Halloween night, and creatures and critters from near and far are starting to gather outside the front door. And now here comes a whole army of monsters, on broomsticks, buses, and bikes, all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you?

A delightfully spooky Halloween adventure featuring iconic locations and landmar …

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Vampenguin

illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: halloween, monsters, penguins

From the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of A Hungry Lion and Stumpkin comes a charming, wryly humorous story of adventure, mistaken identity, and a vampire family’s day at the zoo.

On a Saturday morning, baby Dracula visits the zoo with his family, where baby Penguin lives with hers. But these intrepid young adventurers are not conte …

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