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Poppy's House

by Karla Courtney, illustrated by Madeline Kloepper
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multigenerational, travel, country life

A warm story of the bond between young and old that evokes the wild, windswept banks of Newfoundland—and the joys of a traditional way of life.

In a picture book as cozy as wool socks and as sweeping as a lighthouse beam, a little girl takes a ferry to an island to spend time with her Poppy. After fresh-baked bread for breakfast, the two tidy up, …


Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the Prairies

by Jocey Asnong
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: cats, travel

Bright colours, rich textures, and whimsical text bring these curious cats to life as they explore the great Canadian prairie landscape!

Nuptse and Lhotse are floating home in their hot-air balloon after their latest adventure when they get caught in a terrible storm. As they tumble and twist past flying cows this storm is about to spin them right i …


The Wonders That I Find

by Meghan J. Ward, illustrated by Taylor Odynski
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • 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

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

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 …

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