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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 Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel, environment

The fifth title in the beloved and bestselling Ice Chips series by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith, featuring a vibrant and diverse cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats

In their latest adventure, the Chips travel to British Columbia, meet an inspiring young hockey hero and escape up Anahim Peak …

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Meeka Loves Nature: Plants

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Danny Christopher, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, environment, girls & women

There are so many plants to discover in the North! Join Meeka as she explores the tundra to find all sorts of plants, from Arctic cotton to purple saxifrage and everything in between. What blooming, growing greenery will she discover next?

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Guess Who? with Tuktu and Friends

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, mammals

Tuktu and his friends are hiding. Can you find them? In this interactive book, children will follow clues to find the animals hidden in the illustrations.

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A Walk on the Tundra

by Rebecca Hainnu; Anna Ziegler, illustrated by Qin Leng, narrator Maika Harper & Miali Buscemi
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: environment, polar regions, flowers & plants, native canadian

During the short Arctic summers, the tundra, covered most of the year under snow and ice, becomes filled with colourful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens. These hardy little plants transform the northern landscape, as they take advantage of the warmer weather and long hours of sunlight. Caribou, lemmings, snow buntings, and many other wildlife s …

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Wild Eggs

A Tale of Arctic Egg Collecting

by Suzie Napayok-Short, illustrated by Jonathan Wright, narrator Maika Harper & Miali Buscemi
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover Paperback Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: environment, native canadian, multigenerational, birds

Akuluk is not excited about visiting her grandparents in Nunavut. She would rather head south for summer vacation, somewhere with roller coasters and cotton candy. There can't be much to do way up there, Akuluk figures. But as soon as she steps off the plane and sees all the exciting animals that the tundra has to offer, Akuluk forgets all about h …

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The Enchanted People

by Jennifer Pool, by (artist) David Dodson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: bullying, environment

The Enchanted People is a humanitarian fairytale about a young girl named Wawatay who lives away from her village as an outcast because she is different. All the people in her village have an enchanted power except for her, and so, she is not accepted by them. While living in solitude, Wawatay finds an injured baby sparrow and begins to care for he …

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The Case of the Shrinking Friend

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are going for a winter hike. On their way to the valley, Daisy notices the snowman friend she built the day before is smaller. Why is her friend shrinking? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Shrinking Friend.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

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The Case of the Hanging Food Catcher

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are gathering pumpkins to make pumpkin pie when Scout mentions spotting a hanging food catcher on his garden gate. But what is a hanging food catcher? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Hanging Food Catcher.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

"A mos …

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