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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.
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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...

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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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Haunted Canada 7: Chilling True Tales

Chilling True Tales

by Joel A. Sutherland
edition: 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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Haunted Canada 10

More Scary True Stories

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

 

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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