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I Have the Right to Culture

by Alain Serres, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: k to 1
tagged: social activism & volunteering

From the author and illustrator duo who created the award-winning I Have the Right to Be a Child and I Have the Right to Save My Planet comes this beautifully illustrated third book in the series. 

I Have the Right to Culture explores a child’s right to be curious and to experience all of humanity’s shared knowledge, including music, art, dance …

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Set Your Alarm, Sloth!: More Advice for Troubled Animals from Dr. Glider

by Jess Keating, illustrated by Pete Oswald
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mammals, mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, squirrels, etc.

Have fun learning about some odd but true animal facts with Dr. Sugar Glider and her patients!

 

Zoë Zebra is troubled. Why do flies crash into her? A visit from Dr. Glider can solve the mystery. Our gliding doctor also helps a sloth stay awake, a sneezing iguana, a leaderless clownfish, a lovesick egret, and many more creatures with some peculiar p …

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The Wolf Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, seasons, wolves & coyotes, recycling & green living, environmental science & ecosystems

Follow along as award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of grey wolves. New pups have just begun to open their eyes, one of which is a striking black female. Every day, her ears grow larger, her eyesight gets sharper, and her legs stretch farther. As she learns to hunt, play, and run with her pack, …

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Unstoppable

Women With Disabilities

by Helen Wolfe, illustrated by Karen Patkau
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: special needs, girls & women, diversity & multicultural

Around the world, people living with disabilities face barriers in the built environment, in employment and education, and in social attitudes and policies that can make it hard to live a full and satisfying life.

The ten women we meet in this book face physical and mental health challenges, some from birth and some who became disabled later in life …

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Small but Mighty

Why Earth’s Tiny Creatures Matter

by Kendra Brown, illustrated by Catarina Oliveira
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, endangered, zoology

Sometimes the smallest creatures are the most important
The lion may be king of the jungle, but there are plenty of fascinating tiny critters that are critical to the survival of our planet.
From frogs as small as quarters that indicate the health of entire ecosystems, to crayon-sized millipedes that recycle dead plants into vital nutrients for …

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My First Kindergarten Activity Book

text by Kim Huynh & Valérie Ménard, by (artist) Rachel Pilon
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books

A colorful activity book for preschoolers and kindergarteners. These activities include mazes, puzzles and coloring activities that will help children develop basic concepts of math, reading, writing and language building! Stickers included.

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Conservation Canines

How Dogs Work for the Environment

by Isabelle Groc, foreword by Anjelica Huston
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, environmental conservation & protection, endangered

? “Robust and engaging...Sure to be a hit with both children writing reports and those who enjoy books about animal companions and adventurous work. A must for school and public libraries.”—Booklist, starred review

With their precise sense of smell, their hardworking temperament and their ability to bond with humans, dogs increasingly lend th …

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My First Preschool Activity Book

text by Kim Huynh & Valérie Ménard, by (artist) Rachel Pilon
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books

A colorful activity book for preschoolers and kindergarteners. These activities include mazes, puzzles and coloring activities that will help children develop basic concepts of math, reading, writing and language building! Stickers included.

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