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100 First Words for Little Canadians

by Pierre Lamielle
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: words (see also headings under language arts)

We can see the aurora borealis from the backyard and the Rockies from the front porch. We can always go for pancakes and maple syrup or some ketchup chips. And we’ll watch the Stanley Cup playoffs no matter who’s playing! We’re Canadians, through and through. But what about the baby, eh?

What do you know? Introducing100 First Words for Little …

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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd & Andre De Grasse, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, diversity & multicultural

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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British Columbia Alphabet Book

by Nicky Bird
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: travel

B is for British Columbia! Bucky Beaver, Bertie Bear, Scotty Squirrel and Robbie Rabbit take you on an alphabet journey across the province. See all the beautiful and fascinating places to visit and things to see! • Mount Robson is the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies. • The Kermode Bear, sometimes called "Spirit Bear" lives in the rain …

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Bee a Friend

by Kerry Sather, illustrated by David Mark
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, values & virtues, beginner

Hello! I am a bumblebee. Would you like to play with me? Finding friends is lots of fun ... all it takes to find a friend is beeing one!

Join a curious little bumblebee on his journey to making friends in the garden.

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Ride, Gabe, Ride

by Wilfred Burton, illustrated by Lucille Scott
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: native canadian, cultural heritage, post-confederation (1867-)

Ride across the plains with GABRIEL DUMONT!

Based on historic events, Ride, Gabe, Ride! tells the tale of a dangerous,exhilarating hunt led by the famed Métis buffalo hunter.

From the award-winning author of Fiddle Dancer, Dancing in My Bones, and Call of the Fiddle.

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Arab Fairy Tale Feasts

by Karim Alrawi, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi
edition: Hardcover
tagged: cooking & food

AN ENTERTAINING, MULTIFACETED, AND DELICIOUS WAY TO EXPLORE ARAB CULTURE
Arab Fairy Tale Feasts is the latest title in the highly—praised Fairy Tale Feasts Collection, a creative series that folds enchanting folk tales into cookbooks of kid—friendly recipes.
Award—winning writer and storyteller, Karim Alrawi, draws on his deep knowledge of …

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Destroza este álbum

by Keri Smith
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books

¿Y si tuvieras un libro que cambiara cada vez que lo lees? Pues deberías saber que todos los libros son así.… Todos formamos parte de los libros que leemos, ya sea por nuestras reacciones individuales, las emociones que nos provoca, o nuestra experiencia que cambia a cada momento. Keri Smith ha ayudado a millones de personas a liberar su creat …

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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

Inuinnaqtun

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, polar regions, zoology

Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s non-fiction books about Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviour …

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Nibi Emosaawdang / The Water Walker

by Joanne Robertson, translated by Shirley Williams & Isadore Toulouse
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, native american, environmental conservation & protection

The dual language edition, in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and English, of The Water Walker, the award-winning story of a determined Ojibwe Nokomis (Grandmother) Josephine-ba Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walked to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along wit …

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Mountain Birds of the West

by Genevieve Einstein
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: birds, zoology

Get to know some of the more common birds that live in the mountains: • American Dipper: the American Dipper walks underwater along the bottom of cold mountain streams to find its prey. • Golden Eagle: these big eagles will snatch mountain goat lambs off the sides of mountains. • White-tailed Ptarmigan: its feet are covered with feathers, whi …