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Once Upon an Iceberg

Errol's Twillingate Adventure

by Sheilah Lukins, illustrated by Laurel Keating
edition: eBook
tagged: intermediate, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc.

When the dog’s away, the mice go on an adventure!
Errol is off on another adventure! With his new-found friend Gus, Errol travels to Twillingate to help search for Gus’s father. In the course of his search, he finds treasures on the beach, almost floats away with the icebergs, and visits the Long Point Lighthouse. There he meets Olivia and her …

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Princess Pistachio Treasury

by Gay, Marie-Louise
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: intermediate, dogs, siblings, humorous stories

A collection of three early readers featuring the sublime Princess Pistachio from the internationally acclaimed Marie-Louise Gay, complete with ribbon bookmarker, gold foil stamping on the cover, and a reinforced spine

A grand collection for early readers transitioning to chapter books, this treasury gathers three madcap Princess Pistachio titles in …

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Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster

by James Howe, illustrated by Gay, Marie-Louise
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: friendship, intermediate

Does Catina like Houndsley’s larger-than-life cousin more than she likes him? The charming friends return in this relatable tale.

When his cousin Wagster comes for a visit, Houndsley is excited. Wagster is all adventure and enthusiasm and razzle-dazzle, and all his friends love him. Even Catina thinks Wagster is fun and good at everything, and pre …

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Houndsley and Catina Through the Seasons

by James Howe, illustrated by Gay, Marie-Louise
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: intermediate, seasons, friendship

Follow two adorable friends all year long in this four-in-one collection of adventures featuring the sweet, endearing Houndsley and Catina.

Funny, friendly, and just right for emerging readers, the world of Houndsley and Catina is the perfect place to escape to at any time of year. Whether they’re watching fireflies, canoeing through the water, ch …

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Timo Goes Camping

by Victoria Allenby, illustrated by Dean Griffiths
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: friendship, intermediate, new experience

Rich language, varied text features, and a dramatic camping adventure combine in this early reader friendship story

Timo the rabbit has always been able to count on his friends for support when he's feeling anxious. But what happens when the anxiety is caused by one of his friends?

When Suki invites her friends on a camping trip, Timo is wary. None o …

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Annie and Simon: Banana Muffins and Other Stories

illustrated by Catharine O'Neill
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: siblings, intermediate, self-esteem & self-reliance

Siblings Annie and Simon may be years apart, but the endearingly offbeat duo never fail to highlight the best — and silliest — parts of being brother and sister.

Little sister Annie and big brother Simon are (mostly) good friends, but even friends disagree sometimes. Annie is pretty convinced that their banana-muffin batter is lacking a certain …

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Waiting for Sophie

by Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Carmen Mok
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: intermediate, new baby, multigenerational

Waiting for a new baby is hard, and waiting for her to grow up into a playmate is even harder. Luckily Liam's Nana is just downstairs and always ready to help. When the two of them build a Get-Older-Faster Machine, Liam is surprised to find it's not Sophie who does the most growing up.

Waiting is hard. Liam waited through half of kindergarten for hi …

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The Great Antonio

TOON Level 2

by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: intermediate

What made the Great Antonio so great? He weighed as much as a horse! He once wrestled a bear. He could devour twenty-five roasted chickens at one sitting. In this whimsical book, beloved author and illustrator Elise Gravel tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montreal strongman who had muscles as big as his heart.

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Timo's Party

by Victoria Allenby, illustrated by Dean Griffiths
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: intermediate, other, non-religious, friendship, rabbits, country life

Can Timo the introverted rabbit get through all the preparations, invitations, decorations, and even -- shudder -- conversations the party requires? Full of fun wordplay, graphic text elements, and a recipe for apple cake

Big parties make Timo's fur stand on end. But hosting one might be the key to helping his friend Hedgewick's culinary dreams come …

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