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I See! I, Pi, Ti, Ki

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Christine Kudluk, illustrated by Julia Galotta
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, alphabet, sounds

What can you see? Practise your Inuktut sounds and find the hidden syllabics in the illustrations. Each page features an illustration of a word that begins with the hidden syllabic.

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Biggest to Smallest

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Inhabit Education Books, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, size & shape

Enookie is learning how to sort things. He has four animals he needs to sort by their size. Can you help Enookie sort the animals from biggest to smallest?

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Alibi

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Fifteen-year-old Christine is visiting her eccentric great-aunt in historic Witcombe, where a pickpocket has been victimizing tourists. Aunt Maude owns an antique store and also runs the town’s ghost walk, which allows Christine to meet all the visitors, including a mysterious young man who seems to know far too much about the rash of recent thef …

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Hurry Up, Umingmak!

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, friendship, emotions & feelings

Umingmak likes to move slowly, taking in her beautiful surroundings. But her friends like to move quickly. She can’t keep up with them! See how Umingmak and her friends work together to solve their problem. Will they be able to come up with a solution that everyone is happy with?

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Lena and Ruby

Inuktitut Edition

by Kevin Qamaniq-Mason & Mary Qamaniq-Mason, illustrated by Marcus Cutler
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, adoption, polar regions, emotions & feelings

Lena and Ruby are best friends. They love to have sleepovers, bake cookies, and make up dance routines. They are also both adopted. Learn about how the two girls met as they talk about their own unique adoption experiences, including Inuit custom adoption and transracial adoption.

 

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I Sang You Down from the Stars

by Tasha Spillett-Sumner, illustrated by Michaela Goade
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: new baby, parents, native canadian

A New York Times and CBC Books bestselling #OwnVoices love letter from an Indigenous mother to her new baby, new from celebrated author Tasha Spillett-Sumner and 2021 Caldecott winning illustrator Michaela Goade, that honors the beauty of a little one's arrival

Drawing from Indigenous creation stories and traditional teachings and illustrated in daz …

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Hockey with Dad

by Willie Sellars, illustrated by Kevin Easthope
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian, siblings, hockey

She shoots, she scores! Big Sister's hockey team has worked hard toward the most important game of the season. When the team goalie gets sick, Little Brother excitedly steps onto the ice to play in the Championship game. He always wanted to be part of the lineup, where Big Sister is the ace forward. The closer the game gets, the more nervous he bec …

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Borders

by Thomas King, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: native american, media tie-in

A stunning graphic-novel adaptation based on the work of one of Canada’s most revered and bestselling authors

On a trip to visit his older sister, who has moved away from the family home on the reserve to Salt Lake City, a young boy and his mother are posed a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Are you Canadian, the border guards ask, or …

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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals, bedtime & dreams, polar regions, multigenerational

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime, all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather …

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