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Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

by Mandisa Watts
edition: Paperback
tagged: sense & sensation

Keep little hands busy while exposing toddlers and preschoolers to new experiences and textures with exciting sensory bins from Mandisa Watts of Happy Toddler Playtime. Sensory play is important to children's development, and Mandisa Watts's creative sensory bins are the perfect way for parents and caregivers to interact with toddlers and preschool …

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ABC Monstrosity

illustrated by Shea Proulx
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: beginner

ABC Monstrosity is a freaky-fun book designed to thrill adults and kids alike with pages that teach and terrify all at once. As each new letter is introduced with a drawing of a familiar object or animal, the previous ones are continuously combined to create bizarre monstrosities.The detailed drawings are beautifully hand coloured by Shea. ABC Mons …

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The Courage to Feel

For Young Children

by Andrew Seubert & Claire Malcolm
edition: Paperback
tagged: emotions & feelings

The Courage to Feel: For Young Children is designed to educate children towards emotional awareness and competence. In addition to describing the steps, activities to enhance learning via the use of common childhood experiences are presented throughout the book to provide multiple opportunities to learn through different learning styles.

Feelings ar …

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Le caillou de guerison de Trudy

by Trudy Spiller, illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner, translated by Marie-Christine Payette
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian

Il arrive à tout le monde d'être triste, fâché, frustré et déçu. Les émotions difficiles font partie de la vie. Dans ce livre, Le caillou de guérison de Trudy, Trudy Spiller partage avec nous une pratique spéciale qu'on peut tous utiliser pour nous aider à exprimer nos sentiments avec l'aide de la terre mère.

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Orange Shirt Day

by Orange Shirt Society
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian

Orange Shirt Day is observed annually on September 30th to honour residential school survivors and their families, and to remember those who did not make it. This book explores the historical impact on Indigenous people in order to create champions who will walk a path of reconciliation through Orange Shirt Day, promoting the message that Every Chi …

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Orange Shirt Day Display Kit

by Orange Shirt Society
edition: Mixed media
tagged: native canadian

Orange Shirt Day Display Kit, show your support, put Orange Shirt Day on display in your community. Includes the books, Orange Shirt Day, The Orange Shirt Story and Phyllis's Orange Shirt. Also includes study guides, Orange Shirt Society T-Shirt and Pin, Poster and custom Orange Shirt Day box.

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Orange Shirt Day Study Guide

by Orange Shirt Society
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian

A guide created for all ages to help teachers, business leaders and organizations further comprehend the important topics introduced in the Orange Shirt Day book. This includes how to effectively participate in Orange Shirt Day and continue to spread the message that Every Child Matters. From Kindergarten to University and beyond, this is a guide f …

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Les enseignements du danseur de cerceaux

by Teddy Anderson, illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner, translated by Marie-Christine Payette
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian

Il était une fois, un danseur de cerceaux qui avait plusieurs enseignements à offrir sur la façon de vivre en paix et en harmonie avec les autres. Dans ce livre, Teddy utilise les symboles puissants de la danse des cerceaux et de la roue médicinale pour montrer comment nous pouvons tous collaborer et vivre comme une seule et grande famille huma …

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Le chandail orange de Phyllis

by Phyllis Webstad, illustrated by Brock Nicol, translated by Marie-Christine Payette
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native canadian

Quand Phyllis était une petite fille, elle avait hâte d'aller au pensionnat pour la première fois. Sa grand-mère lui a acheté un chandail orange éclatant qu'elle aimait et elle l'a porté pour aller à l'école la première journée. Quand elle est arrivée à l'école, on lui a enlevé son chandail et on ne lui a jamais redonné. Ceci est l' …

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Meg and Greg: Frank and the Skunk

by Elspeth Rae & Rowena Rae, illustrated by Elisa Gutiérrez
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: vocabulary & spelling, non-classifiable, word games, sounds

Frank and the Skunk is the second book in the Orca Two Reads series designed for shared reading between a child learning to read or struggling to read and an experienced reader, following Duck in a Sock. The stories have special features to help a child with dyslexia or another language-based learning difficulty find reading success. 
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