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The Wolf Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, seasons, recycling & green living, wolves & coyotes, environmental science & ecosystems

In the fifth book of the Mothers of Xsan series, 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 h …

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Baby Can

illustrated by Thalita Dol
edition: Hardcover
tagged: new baby, infants & toddlers
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Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: size & shape, cars & trucks, geometry

Dump Truck, Dump Truck
Coming through!
I spy a triangle—how about you?

It's no secret that toddlers of any gender love big vehicles. Shape Up, Construction Trucks! uses rhyming verse and bright photographs to celebrate this enthusiasm in a unique take on conceptual shape books. Each spread highlights geometric shapes hiding in plain sight on e …

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Meg and Greg: The Bake Sale

by Elspeth Rae & Rowena Rae, illustrated by Elisa Gutiérrez
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: beginner, vocabulary & spelling, sounds, word games, non-classifiable

Meg and Greg are on summer holidays and are off on a series of adventures around their neighborhood, along with some four-legged companions. The two friends pull off a bake sale despite back-to-back disasters in the preparations, save the day for Greg’s mom when her ballet studio floods, rescue the neighbor's dog after he slips down a slope into …

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Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?

How Animals Keep Warm

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: zoology, biology, seasons

A fun, factual, interactive exploration of how animals keep warm in cold weather, for ages 4 to 8
When winter arrives, animals living in cold environments need to cope to survive. Do polar bears build homes? Do penguins snuggle with a friend? Yes! But their homes aren’t made of wood, and they don’t cuddle on a couch. Instead, these animals an …

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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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My First 100 Bug Words

by Chris Ferrie, illustrated by Lindsay Dale-Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: alphabet

Introduce your little genius to the essential first words related to all things bugs!

From the #1 bestselling science author for kids comes a simple and colorful introduction to the first 100 bug words every baby should know. Each spread in this primer focuses on 8 to 12 words related to bugs—from caterpillar to cocoon, dung beetle to pillbug, and …

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The Frog Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, environmental science & ecosystems, seasons, recycling & green living, non-classifiable

To the Gitxsan of Northwestern British Columbia, Nox Ga’naaw is a storyteller, speaking truths of the universe. After Nox Ga’naaw, the frog mother, releases her eggs among the aquatic plants of a pond, the tiny tadpoles are left to fend for themselves. As they hatch, grow legs, and transform into their adult selves, they must avoid the mouths o …

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Sounds All Around

The Science of How Sound Works

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Ellen Rooney
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: sounds, physics, how things work-are made

A comprehensive exploration of sound for young children that's friendly, fun and easy to digest.

From a cat's purr to a thunderstorm's clap, from a friend's voice to a school bell's clang, sounds can lull us, entice us or call us to action. But how does sound happen? How do we hear it? What makes some sounds loud and some soft? Some high pitched and …

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