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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 …

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50 Things To Know About the International Space Station

by John A. Read
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: aeronautics, astronautics & space science

This book tells young readers everything they want to know about life in space. With a focus on international collaboration, it details how men and women in space celebrate the holidays, watch the latest movies, go to sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet and so much more. Featured astronauts include Canadians Chris Hadfield and Julie Pay …

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Discovering Arctic Ecology

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Sara Otterstatter
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, flowers & plants

The Arctic is not a barren, frigid landscape filled with only ice and snow. It is a complex ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, each supported by dozens of ecological relationships between plants and animals.
From the many animals that live and hunt at the floe edge, to the hundreds of insects that abound on the summer tundra, this boo …

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G comme Gaël

L'alphabet de la culture gaélique en Nouvelle-Écosse

by Shelayne Hanson, illustrated by Etta Moffatt
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: alphabet

Fàilte signifie « bienvenue » : bienvenue au monde de la culture gaélique en Nouvelle-Écosse! Ce livret est une première étape pour les enfants et les adultes qui souhaitent découvrir et comprendre l'histoire, la culture et l'identité gaéliques en Nouvelle-Écosse. Grâce à des illustrations joyeuses et des concepts créatifs, les lecteu …

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All about Ama

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Kathy Knowles
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, vocabulary & spelling, body

Meet Ama!

This book introduces readers to simple vocabulary for parts of their body, such as eyes, ears, and arms.

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All about Polar Bears

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Danny Christopher
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, bears, polar regions

Learn all about where polar bears live, what they eat, and how they hunt.
This simple nature book introduces children to information about the polar bear, along with beautiful photographs.

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Adult and Baby Animals

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Kelly Ward
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions

The North is full of adorable animals and their babies!
This simple nature book introduces children to the terms for different Arctic animals (including the muskox, snowy owl, and polar bear) and their young.

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Things in the Kitchen

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, daily activities, cooking & food

What do you see in the kitchen? This book features common objects found in a kitchen.

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Plurals

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Louise Flaherty
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: grammar, vocabulary & spelling, beginner

This book reviews how to make plurals, a fundamental concept in Inuktitut grammar. Readers will learn how to name three caribou, four skidoos, and so on.

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Words with I

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Matthew Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: k
tagged: grammar, vocabulary & spelling, beginner

Beautiful photos guide children through practising reading a single word on each page.