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La nouvelle vie de Madame Bouteille (Madam Bottle's New Life)

by Angèle Delaunois, illustrated by Jacinthe Chevalier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: recycling & green living, environment, business, careers, occupations, science & technology

During an incredible trip, Madam Bottle and her friend Mister Paper, are in for a... transformative experience! What will Madam Bottle look like after her beauty treatment?

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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

 

A young girl takes action against ocean pollution in a timely story with unique plastic-waste diorama art from award-winning author-illustrator Alma Fullerton.

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 w …

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The Wrench

by Elise Gravel, translated by Charles Simard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: recycling & green living, peer pressure, humorous stories

Bob’s tricycle is broken and he needs a wrench to fix it. He ventures out to buy one at the Megamart, where slick salesman, Mr. Mart, convinces Bob that it’s not a wrench he needs, but a fridge hat…singing pajamas…a screaming machine! Bob spends all his money on things that he really doesn’t need and before he knows it has no money and n …

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Maggie’s Treasure

by Jon-Erik Lappano, illustrated by Kellen Hatanaka
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: recycling & green living, values & virtues, city & town life

When Maggie’s treasure collection grows too big to manage, she finds a creative solution.

Maggie finds treasure wherever she goes. Whether it’s a button, a feather or a shiny stone, she picks it up and takes it home. At first the neighbors and city workers are grateful to Maggie for cleaning up; the mayor even gives her an award. But over time M …

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What Matters

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Holly Hatam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: recycling & green living, environment

What happens when one small boy picks up one small piece of litter? He doesn't know it, but his tiny act has big consequences. From the miniscule to the universal, What Matters sensitively explores nature's connections and traces the ripple effects of one child’s good deed to show how we can all make a big difference.

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What Grew in Larry's Garden

by Laura Alary, illustrated by Kass Reich
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, city & town life, recycling & green living

A girl and her neighbor grow a community from their garden.

Grace thinks Larry's garden is one of the wonders of the world. In his tiny backyard next door to hers, Larry grows the most extraordinary vegetables. Grace loves helping him --- watering and weeding, planting and pruning, hoeing and harvesting. And whenever there's a problem --- like bugs …

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The Vegetable Museum

by Michelle Mulder
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: multigenerational, recycling & green living, city & town life

Thirteen-year-old Chloë left her whole life back in Montreal, including her mom and her best friend. Now she's stuck in Victoria with her dad and her estranged grandfather, Uli, who recently had a stroke. When Chloë agrees to help Uli look after his garden, she's determined to find out why he and her dad didn't speak to each other for years.
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