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Tibet

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Intimate photographs highlight this study of the culture and daily life of one of the last great nomadic societies and its current political upheavals.

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India - the people

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Candid photos feature India’s unique mixture of peoples, their homes, schools, languages, cottage industries, and social problems.

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India - the land

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

A fascinating exploration of the special land of India, highlighting its geography, mountains, jungles, deserts, and monsoons.

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India - the culture

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Explore India’s rich and colorful culture including its art, architecture, music, festivals, food, dancing, and religions.

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Canada Votes

How We Elect Our Government

by Linda Granfield, illustrated by Craig Terlson
edition: Paperback
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Kids get a close-up look at the political process and explore all aspects of an election -- from the day Parliament is dissolved to the day after the polls close. Granfield charts the evolution of elections to the present day, when a candidate's media image can make or break the campaign. Canada Votes lets kids in on how voting lists are now compil …

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Weatherwatch

by Valerie Wyatt, illustrated by Pat Cupples
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: weather

A non-fiction book for children

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Voices on the Wind

Poems for All Seasons

by David Booth, illustrated by Michele Lemieux
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to upwards
  • Grade: p to
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When David Booth chose nature to be the theme of this poetry anthology, he understood two things: nature has always been a source of inspiration to great artists, and children are excited by nature's curiosities. So much of what colors childhood is what children find outside -- climbing trees, picking flowers, watching a worm squiggle on the sidewa …

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Parties!

An Ideas and Activities Book for Children

by Laurine Croasdale
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books, activities

Parties! is a colourful explosion of illustrations and ideas that will entertain and inspire children of all ages.

A cast of characters introduces the seven party themes and draws the reader into the activities of each party; how to dress and act the part, games to play and decorations and good to make.

Parties! can set the scene for your child's n …

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Save the World for Me

by Maxine Tynes
edition: Paperback
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Maxine Tynes is a poet who has lived all her life in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She is the author of 'Borrowed Beauty' and 'Woman Talking Woman'. In 1988, Maxine was named the Milton Acorn People's Poet of Canada for her lively and intense writing. She teaches English at Cole Harbour High School.

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