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I Can Read Basketball Stories: Kevin Durant Finds His Place

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, sports & recreation, basketball
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I Can Read Basketball Stories: King James Makes History

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, basketball, sports & recreation
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I Can Read Basketball Stories: Yao Ming Goes Far

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, basketball, sports & recreation
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I Can Read Basketball Stories: Greatest of All Time

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, basketball, sports & recreation
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I Can Read Basketball Stories: Candace's Dream

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, basketball, sports & recreation
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I Can Read Basketball Stories: Best Overtime Ever

by Sarah Howden
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, basketball, sports & recreation
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Biographie en images : Voici David Suzuki

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: social activists, values & virtues, environmental conservation & protection

 

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David Suzuki, un universitaire canadien, vulgarisateur scientifique et environnementaliste, est en train de changer le monde. Lorsqu’il était jeune, David était passionné par la nature et par l’environnement. Plus âgé, grâce à des études en sciences et en zoologie, il a créé sa propre émission de t …

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Meet David Suzuki (Scholastic Canada Biography)

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

 

Meet David Suzuki: scientist, educator, and environmental activist!

 

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.

As a young boy, David Suzuki loved spending time in the glorious British Columbia outdoors with his fathe …

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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd & Andre De Grasse, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, non-classifiable

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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Growing Up Elizabeth May

The Making of an Activist

by Sylvia Olsen, with Cate May Burton
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: social activists, environmental conservation & protection, political, recycling & green living

Before most people had thought about pollution, Elizabeth May was an anti-pollution activist. Before most people had heard about environmentalism, she was an environmentalist. As a young girl, Elizabeth was worried about the health of the planet. She believed it was her job to protect it. “I have to do something” became the principle she lived …