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Be a Camouflage Detective

Looking for Critters That are Hidden, Concealed, or Covered

by Peggy Kochanoff
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 7
tagged: curiosities & wonders

How do insects hide themselves in the woods? Can flounders really change the texture of their skin to blend in with sandy sea bottoms? Why do hares change the colour of their fur depending on the season? Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving nature mysteries, for young readers. F …

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Journey Around the Sun

The Story of Halley's Comet

by James Gladstone, illustrated by Yaara Eshet
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: astronomy, ancient, exploration & discovery, curiosities & wonders, history of science

Halley’s Comet tells its own history in this unique STEM book
Halley’s Comet, visible from Earth only once every 75 years, tells its own story in this unique informational picture book. With each return of the comet, the book highlights human life at that time, and how science has advanced toward a greater understanding of our universe.
Told …

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Cyrus 1

L'encyclopédie qui raconte

by Christiane Duchesne, illustrated by Carmen Marois
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: encyclopedias, curiosities & wonders

Cyrus est un vieux savant à la curiosité insatiable. Pas étonnant que les enfants soient si nombreux à le consulter! Il possède la réponse aux questions les plus pertinentes, les plus étonnantes, celles que tout le monde se pose, celles auxquelles on croit pouvoir répondre mais qui souvent nous laissent bouche bée...

Cyrus, l’encyclopédi …

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Cyrus 2

L'encyclopédie qui raconte

by Christiane Duchesne & Carmen Marois
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: encyclopedias, curiosities & wonders

Cyrus est un vieux savant à la curiosité insatiable. Pas étonnant que les enfants soient si nombreux à le consulter! Il possède la réponse aux questions les plus pertinentes, les plus étonnantes, celles que tout le monde se pose, celles auxquelles on croit pouvoir répondre mais qui souvent nous laissent bouche bée...

Cyrus, l’encyclopédi …

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Why Does My Shadow Follow Me?

More Science Questions from Real Kids

by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Suharu Ogawa
edition: eBook
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2
tagged: curiosities & wonders, chemistry, discoveries

Science starts with a question in this fascinating compendium for curious kids.

The team behind the acclaimed Why Don’t Cars Run on Apple Juice? is back to tackle more kid questions like “Are birds really dinosaurs?” and “Why do we have butts?” With help from science center experts, Kira Vermond packs mind-boggling facts into answers that …

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Why Don't Cars Run on Apple Juice?

Real Science Questions from Real Kids

by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Suharu Ogawa
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: discoveries, chemistry, curiosities & wonders

Curious kids ask the best questions!

What keeps the stars from falling from the sky? Why do metal boats float? And more importantly, why don’t cars run on apple juice?! All these questions and more are found in the pages of this science Q & A book with questions from the most inquisitive of science center visitors—kids.

With help from a slew of s …

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Haunted Canada 7

Chilling True Tales

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: curiosities & wonders

 

The revised seventh book in the bestselling series of spooky true Canadian stories — now with a fresh look, brand new story and bonus content!

 

In this terrifying collection of haunted stories, author Joel A. Sutherland has put together the creepiest, most bone-chilling tales from coast to coast, including:

  • A river wraith that kills anyone who …
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