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Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii

by Sara Florence Davidson & Robert Davidson, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, camping & outdoor activities, multigenerational, school & education

Based on Haida artist Robert Davidson's own experiences with Tsinii (his grandfather), this tender story highlights intergenerational knowledge and authentic learning experiences.

Off the northern tip of Haida Gwaii, a boy goes fishing with Tsinii, his grandfather. As they watch the weather, jig for halibut, and row with the tides, the boy realizes …

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Learning to Carve Argillite

by Sara Florence Davidson & Robert Davidson, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, multigenerational, school & education, art & architecture

Based on Haida artist Robert Davidson's own childhood experiences, this beautiful story highlights learning through observation, as well as the role of Elders in sharing knowledge and mentorship.

Learning to carve is a lifelong journey. With the help of his father and grandfather, a boy on Haida Gwaii practises to become a skillful carver. As he car …

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The Undercover Book List

by Colleen Nelson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, school & education, self-esteem & self-reliance, books & libraries

 

He's known as the class troublemaker. She's known as the bookworm. But when every note they send is anonymous, identity is suddenly what they make it.

Between her father's posting overseas and her best friend Sienna's move to the other side of the country, seventh grade is looking lonely for Jane MacDonald. But Sienna has left her with one last tr …

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The Magic Beads

by Susin Nielsen, illustrated by Genevieve Cote
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: school & education, violence, imagination & play, physical & emotional abuse, homelessness & poverty

It's seven-year-old Lillian's first day at a new school, and she's got butterflies in her tummy. When she learns she has to bring something for Show and Tell at the end of the week, her butterflies turn into grasshoppers. Lillian and her mother have just moved away from Lillian's abusive father and into a family shelter, leaving behind all of their …

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Mila, Ninja

by Émilie Rivard, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, school & education, humorous stories

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Toutefois, Mila la championne de karaté ne s’attendait pas à devenir une vraie ninja...

Sa mission?: livrer un poisson dans son bocal à Vicoquin. Mais Vic est un vilain garnement entouré d’ami …

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Le bibliobus

by Bahram Rahman, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: middle east, girls & women, school & education

 

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Jusqu’à peu de temps avant la naissance de Pari, une fillette d’Afghanistan, les filles de son pays n’avaient pas le droit d’apprendre à lire et à écrire. À présent, c’est le premier jour de Pari comme assistante de sa maman dans le bibliobus. Pari se demande pourquoi les jeunes filles qu’elle re …

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Harley the Hero

by Peggy Collins
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: special needs, school & education, dogs

 

An exciting picture book inspired by a real-life classroom service dog with themes of friendship, neurodivergence, and courage

Harley the service dog is on the job! He goes to school every day with Ms. Prichard to make sure she feels safe. Their students are a lot of fun, but Harley can’t play with them while he's wearing his work vest. They writ …

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Hide and Seek (Upside-Down Magic #7)

by Sarah Mlynowski; Lauren Myracle & Emily Jenkins
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, parents

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!

 

 

When Nory's magic first appeared, her father wanted her to go to fancy, selective Sage Academy, where he is the headmaster. But Nory's magic went upside-down at the worst possi …

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Night Owl (Upside-Down Magic #8)

by Emily Jenkins; Lauren Myracle & Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, humorous stories

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series!

 

It's Big Night in Dunwiddle . . . and that means the whole school has a sleepover like no other. For one night every year, magic students run through the halls, hunting for the objects that will win them a super sp …

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