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City Baby

by Laurie Elmquist, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: city & town life, parents, diversity & multicultural

? “While the spare text is developmentally perfect for children, the illustrations elevate this offering with entrancing collages in a vivid palette. A first purchase for all libraries.”—School Library Journal, starred review

 

Bustling streets, lively squares and busy restaurants are baby’s playground when they are in the big city. So much t …

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Every Home Needs an Elephant

by Jane Heinrichs
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: elephants, friendship, emotions & feelings, city & town life

One hot summer’s day nine-year-old Sarah goes to the grocery store…and comes home with an elephant. Sarah's new elephant is not without its challenges, he has trouble fitting through doorways, knocks over everything in sight, is allergic to the neighbor’s cat and cowers at the sight of a mouse. But he also has a knack for arranging flowers an …

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On the Trapline

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multigenerational, native canadian, country life

A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award--winning team behind When We Were Alone shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our grandfathers and fathers.

A boy and Moshom, his grandpa, take a trip together to visit a place of great meaning to Moshom. A trapline is where people hunt and …

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El Valle Del Arco Iris (Narración en Castellano)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by María José Chabrera
  • age: 0 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: classics, country life, girls & women

Tras regresar de un largo viaje por Europa con su amado Gilbert, Ana descubre que ha habido muchas novedades tanto en Glen como en la propia Ingleside. Convertida ya en una mujer madura y disfrutando de su matrimonio, Ana es madre de seis traviesos niños que han heredado la imaginación y las ganas de buscar aventuras de su madre. Estos chicos y c …

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Ana Y La Casa De Sus Sueños (Narración en Castellano)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by María José Chabrera
  • age: 0 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: girls & women, country life, classics

El día más esperado en la vida de Ana ha llegado. Su verdadero amor, Gilbert Blythe, ha terminado sus estudios de medicina y por fin podrán casarse y comenzar una vida juntos. Tras su maravillosa boda, en el jardín de la querida Tejas Verdes, rodeados por familia y amigos, viajarán a Cuatro Vientos, para llegar a una pequeña casita que se con …

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Black Gold

by Sara Cassidy, illustrated by Helen Flook, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: country life, humorous stories, chapter books

Cyrus and Rudy spend the last days of summer selling dahlias, blackberries and tomatoes at their roadside stand. When a neighbor drops off a bin full of red wigglers, California earthworms that break down compost into fertilizer, Rudy and Cyrus become worm moguls as they discover just how in demand the Eisenia fetida are.
Black Gold is the third bo …

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Ana, La De Ingleside (Narración en Castellano)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by María José Chabrera
  • age: 0 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: classics, country life, girls & women

Tras realizar una visita a Avonlea, Ana vuelve a Ingleside, la que es ahora su casa. Han pasado seis años desde que ella y Gilbert dejaran atrás la Casa de sus Sueños y el joven matrimonio se ha transformado en toda una familia con cinco hijos: James Matthew «Jem», que ahora tiene ocho años; Walter, un año menor y con una imaginación desbor …

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Blackberry Juice

by Sara Cassidy & Helen Flook, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: farm & ranch life, farm animals, new experience

After moving into their new home, a keeling-over farmhouse in the country, nine-year-old Cyrus and his brother, Rudy, have trouble adjusting to all the changes. The fresh-from-the-farm egg yolks are blindingly yellow. The eccentric girl next door has a very unusual sense of style. And Rumpley, a donkey they inherited with the farmhouse, doesn't ev …

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