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Haunted Canada 10: More Scary True Stories (Haunted Canada #10)

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: body, mind & spirit, curiosities & wonders

 

The tenth book in the bestselling series of hauntingly true Canadian stories — back, and scarier than ever!

 

Even more chilling ghost stories from all across our spooky land. Moody black-and-white illustrations and photographs enhance the hauntingly eerie read.

  • In Victoria, British Columbia, the spirit of a killer haunts Fan Tan Alley.
  • The gho …
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Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii

by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson; Sara Florence Davidson, illustrated by Alyssa Koski & Judy Hilgemann
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, body, mind & spirit, girls & women

Based on ancient Haida narratives, this vibrantly illustrated children's book empowers young people and teaches them to live in harmony with nature.

Haida Gwaii is home to a rich and vibrant culture whose origins date back thousands of years. Today, the Haida People are known throughout Canada and the world for their artistic achievements, their com …

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Haunted Canada: The Second Terrifying Collection

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: body, mind & spirit, curiosities & wonders

A creepy collection that will keep you up at night!

 

Abandoned hospitals, haunted hotels, supernatural sea creatures . . .  This collection of more than 100 creepy Canadian tales from across the country is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Moody black-and-white illustrations and photographs appear throughout to add to the eerie feel.

 

With its …

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After Life

Ways We Think About Death

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: body, mind & spirit, customs, traditions, anthropology, death & dying

Why do we die? Why can't we live forever? What happens to us after death? Moving between science and culture, After Life: Ways We Think About Death takes a straightforward look at these and other questions long taboo in our society. By showing the fascinating, diverse ways in which we understand death, both today and throughout our history, the boo …

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Haunted Canada The First Terrifying Collection

by Pat Hancock, illustrated by Andrej Krystoforski & Kara-Ann Fraser
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: curiosities & wonders, body, mind & spirit

Strange disappearances, unexplained accidents, frightening creatures . . . a creepy collection to keep you up at night.

The first three Haunted Canada books are now available in one volume!

This epic collection gathers more than 100 spine-tingling tales from across Canada that are sure to please fans of all things haunted. Black-and-white illustratio …

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5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girls

by Sarah Howden, illustrated by Nick Craine
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: women, body, mind & spirit

Meet smart, fearless and inspiring women from around the world.

5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girls features women who have pursued their dreams, changed our world, and shown everyone what women can do. From aviation pioneers to leading scientists and gold-medal athletes to princesses, these incredible stories are perfect for bedtimes and on the go! …

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Six Things

by Geoff Eaton
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: body, mind & spirit

A delightful illustrated book of advice for kids preparing to leave grade school. Filled with perspectives on choice, failure, self-worth, dreams, and priorities, and told in a simply inspiring way, Six Things is a great gift for students leaving grade six, filled with wisdom for people of all ages.

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See How We Move!

A First Book of Health and Well-Being

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: fitness & exercise, body, mind & spirit

Pedro, Yulee, Nick, Sally and Martin are excited! Tomorrow their swim team, the Flying Sharks, will be competing in the school meet. They've been working hard to train their bodies and minds in order to swim their best. Readers follow along as the team has one last practice with their coach at the neighborhood pool. Then it's off to the races on th …

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