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It’s Me, Henry!

by Stéphanie Deslauriers, illustrated by Geneviève Després, translated by Charles Simard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: special needs, friendship, school & education

Henry marches to the beat of his own green thumb in this gentle picture book about a boy on the autism spectrum.

Henry doesn't remember to raise his hand and he prefers to call plants by their proper Latin names, much to the frustration of his classmates. Most days, Henry doesn't notice how different he is from the other kids in his grade, but some …

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Un enfant… c’est un enfant

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, manners & etiquette

 

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Pourquoi les enfants posent-ils tant de questions? « Pourquoi es-tu si petit? » « D’où viens-tu? »… Dans cet album rafraîchissant, les écoliers se demandent pourquoi ils ne peuvent pas répondre à des questions importantes, comme quels sont les longs mots qu’ils peuvent épeler ou quelles sont les ch …

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Lily, vedette du rock

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. Lily, elle, rêve de devenir une vedette du rock…

Sa mission : mener le groupe de musique Les Autruches poilues à la gloire! S’il fait preuve de persévérance, rien n’empêchera le groupe de d …

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A Sky-Blue Bench

by Bahram Rahman & Peggy Collins
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: special needs, self-esteem & self-reliance, school & education, diversity & multicultural

It's Afghan schoolgirl Aria's first day back at school since her accident. She's excited, but she's also worried about sitting on the hard floor all day with her new prosthetic "helper-leg."

Just as Aria feared, sitting on the floor is so uncomfortable that she can't think about learning at all. She knows that before the war changed many things in …

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Learning to Carve Argillite

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

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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Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii

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

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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The Adventures of Grandmasaurus

At the Aquarium Rescue Centre

by Caroline Fernandez, illustrated by Shannon O'Toole
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, environment, fantasy & magic, school & education, multigenerational

When aquarium dust makes Grandma sneeze and turn into a different Jurassic marine reptile, it's up to her grandchildren to track her down, stop her funny business, and make sure they still have time to finish their field trip report!

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