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The Wonders That I Find

by Meghan J. Ward, illustrated by Taylor Odynski
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: camping & outdoor activities, travel

Vibrant, whimsical illustrations accompany this thoughtful poem, which will quickly become a favourite for both parents and children to read together.

It's a beautiful summer day and Geneva's parents have something special in mind: a hike to a scenic viewpoint in the mountains. So, they load up their car and drive to their chosen trail — a steep b …


Amanda in Malta

The Sleeping Lady

by Darlene Foster
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: travel, europe

"Be prepared to learn a lot about the culture while you follow Amanda on her adventure.”Laura Best, author, Bitter, Sweet

“What a great way for a young person to learn about a culture and to be inspired to experience other countries themselves."Irene Butler, author, Trekking the Globe with Mostly Gentle Footsteps

Amanda receives a postcard …


Travels in Cuba

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay, by David Homel
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: caribbean & latin america, travel, politics & government

Even for an experienced traveler like Charlie, Cuba is a place unlike any he has visited before — an island full of surprises, secrets and puzzling contradictions.

When Charlie’s artist mother is invited to visit a school in Cuba, the whole family goes along on the trip. But the island they discover is a far cry from the all-inclusive resorts th …



by Marianne Ferrer & Valérie Picard, translated by Charles Simard
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: travel, girls & women, imagination & play

Intrepid adventurer Amelia finally gets a chance to explore the legendary island of Toucania, following in her grandfather’s footsteps. There she will get to observe the strange creatures that he used to tell her about as she drifted to sleep. Belicorns, chimpanthers and firebats have filled her dreams for years and now she has a chance to see th …

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