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Forever Truffle

by Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, translated by Susan Ouriou
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: emotions & feelings, music

Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault are back with a new graphic novel, this time featuring Truffle, younger brother, best friend, aspiring rockstar … 

Meet Truffle in three linked stories:

In “Truffle the Rockstar,” Truffle wants to form a band with his best friends Flo and Riad. They can already picture themselves on stage, wowing the crowd wit …

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Train de la paix

by Cat Stevens, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: railroads & trains, values & virtues, music

 

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Je suis heureux maintenant, à l’idée des belles choses à venir, et je crois que c’est sûrement quelque chose de bien.

En route! Faites un tour à bord du train de la paix dans cet album adapté de la célèbre chanson de Cat Stevens sur l’amour et l’unité. Accompagné d’illustrations du célèbre Pet …

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Sharon, Lois and Bram's Skinnamarink

by Sharon Hampson; Lois Lilienstein & Bram Morrison, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: music, friendship, alternative family

Based on the classic folk song made famous by a beloved trio of children's entertainers, this board book is best sung aloud! "Skinnamarink" is a timeless anthem of love and inclusion.

What does "skinnamarink" mean? You may not find its definition in a dictionary, but the meaning is clear to the generations of children who sang along: friendship, hap …

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Mystery of the Portuguese Waltzes, The

by Richard Simas, illustrated by Caroline Clarke
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: music, self-esteem & self-reliance

Tamara is struggling to find the confidence to play her accordion in front of an audience. She learns the tunes well enough, and can play them when she’s alone, but as soon as she tries to perform for others everything falls apart. One day her father encourages her to try playing for an elderly man in the seniors’ home where her grandmother liv …

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I's the B'y

The Beloved Folk Song

illustrated by Lauren Soloy
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: music, country life, imagination & play

For kids who love to sing and dance: this vibrant picture book shares lyrics from a classic folk song about community, culture, and the seaside.

  • Rhyming lyrics are easy to read and memorize and fun for the whole family.
  • Perfect for kids aged 3 to 8 who love dancing, singing, and the ocean.
  • The history of this famous ballad is explored in vivid …
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These Are Not the Words

read by Amanda West Lewis
edition: Audiobook
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, 20th century, music

New York City in the 1960s is the humming backdrop for this poignant, gritty story about a girl who sees her parents as flawed human beings for the first time, and finds the courage to make a fresh start.

Missy’s mother has gone back to school to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. Missy’s father works in advertising and takes Missy on secre …

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Charlotte Diamond's Animal Friends

A Collection of Songs

by Charlotte Diamond, illustrated by Eunji Jung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: music, humorous stories, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Award-winning singer and songwriter Charlotte Diamond brings you her very first picture-book song collection!

This book will captivate children, parents, grandparents, teachers and educators already familiar with Charlotte’s songs and delight a whole new generation of readers entertained by the rhythm and whimsy of her lyrics. Throughout her caree …

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