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Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii

by Sara Florence Davidson & Aldona Jonaitis, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: native canadian, multigenerational, school & education, camping & outdoor activities

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

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

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Learning to Carve Argillite

by Sara Florence Davidson & Aldona Jonaitis, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
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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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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Le bibliobus

by Bahram Rahman, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 100
  • Grade: 1 to 17
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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Night Owl (Upside-Down Magic #8)

by Emily Jenkins; Lauren Myracle & Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • 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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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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1, 2, 3, Off to School!

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: school & education, new experience

In this playful take on school readiness by award-winning author-illustrator Marianne Dubuc, a child visits their friends' schools and discovers how many wonderful things kindergarteners do in a day!

Pom is ready for the first day of kindergarten. Not the real first day, that's not for another year. But Pom has been hearing a lot from all the animal …

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Cheat

by Kristin Butcher
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: values & virtues, peer pressure, school & education

Laurel discovers her passion for investigative journalism when she writes an article for her school paper about a person experiencing homelessness who's been living at the school. Eager to write more articles with impact, she launches an investigation of a cheating scam at her high school. Laurel's efforts cause her classmates to turn against her. …

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