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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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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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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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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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Coyote Columbus Story / Coyote Solstice

by Thomas King, narrator Meegwun Fairbrother
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: native american, christmas & advent, baseball & softball

These two stories from master storyteller Thomas King are now available bundled together as an audiobook!

In Coyote Columbus Story, Thomas King uses a bag of literary tricks to shatter the stereotypes surrounding Columbus’s voyages. In doing so, he invites children to laugh with him at the crazy antics of Coyote, who unwittingly allows Columbus to …

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Celebrating Toonik Tyme

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Tim Mack
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, other, non-religious, native canadian

Toonik Tyme is a lot of fun! This book describes different things that happen during Toonik Tyme, an annual festival in Iqaluit that celebrates Inuit traditions and the return of spring.

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