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Le canot rouge

by Leslie A. Davidson, illustrated by Laura Bifano, translated by Rachel Martinez, read by Mireille Messier
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, boats, ships & underwater craft

Des poissons et des hérons, des tortues et des libellules, des huttes de castor et des feuilles de nénuphar... Une multitude de merveilles enchantent la jeune narratrice et tous les amoureux de la nature qui seront séduits par cet album tendre et magnifiquement illustré. Les canetons se promènent sur le dos de leur maman; un balbuzard s'élè …

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In the Red Canoe

by Leslie A. Davidson, illustrated by Laura Bifano
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, boats, ships & underwater craft

Fish and herons, turtles and dragonflies, beaver lodges and lily pads—a multitude of wonders enchant both the child narrator and any other nature lovers along for the ride in this tender, beautifully illustrated picture book. Baby ducklings ride their mama’s back; an osprey rises with a silver fish clutched in her talons; a loon cries in a sta …

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Stormy Passage

by Kate Merlin
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), boats, ships & underwater craft, disasters

Young Nate has just left school and found work on the New York, a steamship bound from Saint John to Boston. At first, he delights in his newfound freedom from school, but the work is harder than he expected. When the ship gets caught in the Saxby Gale of 1869, Nate has to draw on his courage to help keep the ship and its passengers safe. When they …

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10 Pesky Pirates: A Lift-the-Flap Book

adapted by Anne Paradis, illustrated by Jayne Schofield
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: pirates, counting & numbers, boats, ships & underwater craft, activity books

Embark on an amazing adventure with a crew of ten pesky pirates. Learn to count from 10 to 1 as the pirates brave the dangers of the sea: waves, cannons, whales and much more! Lift the flaps to find silly surprises around the ship.

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Up in Arms

by Amanda Spottiswoode, illustrated by Molly March
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), boats, ships & underwater craft

A rollicking wartime adventure on the BC coast.

 

A lot has changed in the world since Sophie, Molly, Mark, Harriet, Leticia, and Posy’s last adventure in The Silver Lining. Now it’s 1940, and the Second World War is making life back home in the United Kingdom very dangerous indeed. Although our intrepid crew has seen their fair share of precario …

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Woodrow at Sea

illustrated by Wallace Edwards
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: elephants, friendship, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., boats, ships & underwater craft

In this wordless picture book, Woodrow the elephant rows off to find adventure and discovers a mouse marooned at sea. As the two go through many adventures and rescue each other from dangers, they discover that the best thing to find on a journey is a true friend.

Award-winning author-illustrator Wallace Edwards is striking out in a bold, new artist …

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Up In Arms

by Amanda Spottiswoode, illustrated by Molly March
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), boats, ships & underwater craft

A rollicking wartime adventure on the BC coast.

A lot has changed in the world since Sophie, Molly, Mark, Harriet, Leticia, and Posy’s last adventure in The Silver Lining. Now it’s 1940, and the Second World War is making life back home in the United Kingdom very dangerous indeed. Although our intrepid crew has seen their fair share of precariou …

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Le bateau aux bois majestueux

by Dashka Slater, illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: foxes, pirates, boats, ships & underwater craft

 

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Lorsque l'opportunité de naviguer à bord d'un immense bateau se présente à Marco le renard, il la saisit sans hésiter, espérant ainsi trouver réponse aux multiples questions qui l'habitent. Pourquoi les arbres ne parlent-ils pas? Pourquoi l'eau est-elle tellement mouillée? Jusqu'où le soleil s'enfonce-t-i …

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