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Carson Crosses Canada

by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Kass Reich
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, travel

From the author of If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur comes a funny and sweet cross-country roadtrip adventure with a sassy septuagenarian and her quirky canine.

Feisty Annie Magruder and her dog, Carson, live in British Columbia, Canada, and they're setting out to visit her sister, Elsie, in Newfoundland. In their little rattlebang car, packed with C …

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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 …

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Travels in Cuba

by Marie-Louise Gay & Fred Reed
edition: Hardcover
also available: Audiobook Audiobook
  • 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 …

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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 …

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Toucania

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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Kimmy & Mike

Kimmy & Mike

by Dave Paddon, illustrated by Lily Snowden-Fine
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: humorous stories, travel

Dave Paddon and Lily Snowden-Fine team up in this hilarious tall tale about a brother and sister who set out to find some fish for their father's supper. The fish aren't biting, so Kimmy and Mike head off to see if they'll have luck on the other side of the ocean. En route they encounter hurricanes, a giant squid, pirates, a merman, an iceberg and …

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