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Nature Out of Balance

How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, flowers & plants, environmental science & ecosystems

Plants, animals, insects and fish are moving in. Invasive species threaten local ecosystems and the planet’s biodiversity, but are they all as bad as we think they are? In Nature Out of Balance:How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet author Merrie-Ellen Wilcox profiles all-star invasive species around the world, starting in her own neighbour …

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1, 2, 3 Salish Sea

A Pacific Northwest Counting Book

by Nikki McClure
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: counting & numbers, marine life, water (oceans, lakes, etc.)

From one to ten and beyond, explore the Salish Sea in this visually striking, high-concept counting primer. Acclaimed West Coast artist Nikki McClure uses a single piece of paper and an X-ACTO knife to create her simple yet exquisite images. Whether it's one stubby squid or one million raindrops, readers young and not-so-young will delight in this …

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What Makes Us Unique?

Our First Talk About Diversity

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Cindy Revell
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: non-classifiable, special needs, prejudice & racism

Our conversations with children about cultural, religious and physical differences are more important than ever, and they need to start at an early age, but we know it can be difficult to know where to begin. What Makes Us Unique? provides an accessible introduction to the concept of diversity, teaching children how to respect and celebrate people …

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Ode Teacher Lesson Plan

by Ian Campeau, illustrated by Juliana Armstrong
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

Teacher Lesson Plan that accompanies the book Ode. A touching story about an Nbiising Anishinaabe father sharing the important practice of passing down his Nishnaabemwin language to his daughter. If you look closely you will find a secret explanation hidden within the words, like a wonderful secret passed down from generation to generation.

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Ode

by Ian Campeau, illustrated by Juliana Armstrong, edited by Kaitlyn Stampflee
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

A touching story about an Nbiising Anishinaabe father sharing the important practice of passing down his Nishnaabemwin language to his daughter. If you look closely you will find a secret explanation hidden within the words, like a wonderful secret passed down from generation to generation.

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Chinese New Year

A Celebration for Everyone

by Jen Sookfong Lee
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: other, non-religious, asia, emigration & immigration

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver and weaves family stories into the history, tr …

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Smart High School Series - Number Sense and Algebra

Smart High School Series MathSmart Grade 9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14
  • Grade: 9
tagged: algebra

Smart High School Series – MathSmart Grade 9 is designed to help students build solid foundations in high-school-level math and allows them to excel in the key math concepts.  Each book has comprehensive coverage of the essential math topics to help students reinforce and demonstrate their understanding by applying their knowledge and critical-th …

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Smart High School Series - Analytic Geometry

Smart High School Series MathSmart Grade 9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14
  • Grade: 9
tagged: geometry

Smart High School Series – MathSmart Grade 9 is designed to help students build solid foundations in high-school-level math and allows them to excel in the key math concepts.  Each book has comprehensive coverage of the essential math topics to help students reinforce and demonstrate their understanding by applying their knowledge and critical-th …

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Paw Patrol Winter Wishes Pad - Early Math

Paw Patrol Winter Wishes Pad

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: activity books

Celebrate the holiday season by gifting this PAW Patrol Winter Wishes Pad to the young learners around you.  The two titles, Early Math and Early English, allow children to explore both math and language concepts through fun learning adventures along with their favourite PAW Patrol pups.  With a variety of rewarding activities such as tracing, col …

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Paw Patrol Special Days in a Year Pad

Paw Patrol Special Days in a Year Pad

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: activity books

PAW Patrol Special Days in a Year Pad allows children to explore special days such as birthday, Valentine’s Day, and Canada Day through engaging learning adventures along with their favourite PAW Patrol pups.  This fun-filled pad helps build children’s concepts in core subject areas including math, language, science, and social studies through …