amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Children's Nonfiction

Showing 11-20 of 9309 books

rated!
rated!

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 …

rated!
rated!

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 …

rated!
rated!

Kid Innovators

True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers

by Robin Stevenson, illustrated by Allison Steinfeld
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: science & technology, inventions

Moving, funny, and totally true childhood biographies of Bill Gates, Madam C. J. Walker, Hedy Lamarr, Walt Disney, and 12 other international innovators. 

Throughout history people have experimented, invented, and created new ways of doing things. Kid Innovators tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant thinkers in fields like technology, ed …

rated!
rated!

M is for Moose: A Canadian Word Book (Scholastic Early Learners)

A Canadian Word Book

by Scholastic Canada Ltd.
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: non-classifiable, vocabulary & spelling

 

From tuques and canoes to mountains and moose, learning first Canadian words has never been this fun!

 

 

With bright, cheerful art, this substantial padded board book will thoroughly engage young readers and teach them as they explore all things both new and familiar.

Spreads feature only-in-Canada habitats (and the plants and animals that live there …

rated!
rated!

Germ Theory for Babies

by Chris Ferrie; Neal Goldstein & Joanna Suder
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries

A timely and simple explanation of the science behind germs, from the #1 science author for kids

Germ Theory for Babies is an engaging, basic introduction for youngsters (and grownups!) to the complex questions of what germs are and how they spread. Full of scientific information and written by experts, this newest installment of the Baby University …

rated!
rated!

Pandemics for Babies

by Chris Ferrie; Neal Goldstein & Joanna Suder
edition: Hardcover
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries

The bestselling scientific series continues to expand! With scientific information from an expert, this is the perfect book for enlightening the next generation of geniuses.

A timely and simple explanation of the science behind pandemics, from the #1 science author for kids
Pandemics for Babies is an engaging, basic introduction for youngsters (and …

rated!
rated!

Body Image

Deal with it because all bodies are great bodies

by Tierra Hohn, illustrated by Marne Grahlman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: social topics, emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying

Too fat, too thin. Muffin top, flat bum, thunder thighs, spaghetti arms. From an early age, kids learn they are judged for how they look. Both boys and girls are bombarded with messages of what they should look like and are shamed for not measuring up. When kids encounter conflict based on stereotypes of body image, they need the understanding and …

rated!
rated!

Haunted Canada 7

Chilling True Tales

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: curiosities & wonders

 

The revised seventh book in the bestselling series of spooky true Canadian stories — now with a fresh look, brand new story and bonus content!

 

In this terrifying collection of haunted stories, author Joel A. Sutherland has put together the creepiest, most bone-chilling tales from coast to coast, including:

  • A river wraith that kills anyone who …
rated!
rated!

Meet Thérèse Casgrain (Scholastic Canada Biography)

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: social activists, women

 

Meet Thérèse Casgrain, who battled for women’s equality and social justice, and was the first woman to lead a political party in Canada!

 

The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.

From 1916 to 1925, women across C …

rated!
rated!

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.