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Brady Brady et le père Noël

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, friendship, christmas & advent
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Merry Christmas, Anne

by Kallie George, illustrated by Geneviève Godbout
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, girls & women, orphans & foster homes

A heartwarming holiday picture book inspired by L.M. Montgomery's beloved classic Anne of Green Gables.

It's Anne's first Christmas in Avonlea, and she is thankful for so many things: feathery frosts and silvery seas, and wreaths as round as the moon. But most of all, she's thankful for her kindred spirits, including Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, wh …

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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 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
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 100
  • 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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Célébrons notre patrimoine

Initiation à l'héritage culturel

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: non-classifiable

 

See below for English description.

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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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, non-classifiable

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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Pride Puppy!

by Robin Stevenson, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: lgbt, non-classifiable, alphabet, other, non-religious, alternative family

? “[A] sheer delight and will be a welcome addition to shelves everywhere. Highly—and proudly—recommended.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
A young child and their family are having a wonderful time together celebrating Pride Day—meeting up with Grandma, making new friends and eating ice cream. But then something terrible happens: their …

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True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True's Birthday Party

adapted by Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birthdays, media tie-in

Bartleby plans a special day for True's birthday, but things don't go exactly as planned!  
Based on the top-rated animated series.
About True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True is a fearless eight-year-old who helps the whimsical citizens of the Rainbow Kingdom alongside her best friend, Bartleby the Cat. When something goes awry in the Kingdom, True …

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