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The Little Hummingbird

by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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The Ice Chips and the Grizzly Escape

by Roy MacGregor & Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel, environment
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Thrive

A Novel

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: environment, science fiction
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Explore the Eelgrass Meadow with Sam and Crystal

by Gloria Snively & Karen Gillmore
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: marine life, imagination & play, environment

With beautiful, scientifically accurate illustrations, this fascinating story teaches children about the many fish, crustaceans, marine mammals, and micro-organisms that live in and feed off the eelgrass meadows of the north Pacific coastal region.

“Recommended for school and public libraries regardless of their proximity to the west coast. Althou …

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Shark Bait!

by Jeff Szpirglas & Danielle Saint-Onge, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: marine life, computers, environment

Shark-obsessed Orly spends every summer with her family on the coast. This year her parents have signed her up for sailing lessons, hoping to teach her some water safety while they're busy with her baby brother. Orly is excited to be on the water, but she has other ideas about how she’s going to spend her time there: rather than learning to tie k …

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No More Plastic

illustrated by Alma Fullerton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: recycling & green living, environment, values & virtues, marine life

Isley loves the ocean and everything in it. Well, almost everything. Her heart sinks at the sight of her Alantic Ocean shoreline covered in trash. One day, upon discovering a beached right whale that has starved to death due to the plastic in its system, Isley decides enough is enough. She steers her family into adopting a zero-waste lifestyle, ins …

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Bloom

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: science fiction, environment

It was just rain.

But after the downpour, odd black plants begin to shoot up.

Suddenly—

They. Are. Everywhere.

They take over fields and twine around houses. They bloom and throw off toxic pollen—and feed.

Strangely, Anaya, Petra and Seth, three Salt Spring Island teens, seem immune. What’s their connection? What’s their secret? A week ago, they …

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The Secret Fawn

by Kallie George, illustrated by Elly MacKay
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: deer, moose & caribou, self-esteem & self-reliance

Gorgeous cut-paper art illuminates this sweet, heartfelt picture book about how special being little can be. For fans of Finding Wild and Little Fox in the Forest.

A little girl is always missing out on the wonderful things her family gets to see and do, just because she is the youngest and smallest. She misses seeing shooting stars because she goes …

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