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M is for Murals

An Alphabet Storybook

by Trudy Stuckless, illustrated by Craig Goudie & Boyd Chubbs
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
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The year 2020 marks the Botwood Mural Arts Society's tenth anniversary and the launch of this very special publication. Through cheerful rhyme and colourful imagery, M is for Murals tells the story of Botwood’s murals, the artists who painted them, and the seaport town in Newfoundland and Labrador that supported their creations. This alphabet sto …

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Reflections from Them Days (Inuktitut)

A Residential School Memoir from Nunatsiavut

illustrated by Nellie Winters, edited by Erica Oberndorfer
edition: Paperback
tagged: cultural heritage

When Nellie Winters was 11 years old, she was sent to attend the Nain Boarding School, a residential school 400 kilometres from her home. In this memoir, she recalls life before residential school, her experiences at the school, and what it was like to come home.

Accompanied by the author’s original illustrations, this moving, often funny memoir s …

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On the Side of the Angels (Inuktitut)

by Jose Amaujaq Kusugak, illustrated by Hwei Lim
edition: Paperback
tagged: cultural heritage

“Then one day a ‘flyable’ took me away from our world through the sky to a dark and desolate place.”

Jose Kusugak had a typical Arctic childhood, growing up playing games, enjoying food caught by hunters, and watching his mother preparing skins. But he was one of the first generation of Inuit children who were taken from their homes and comm …

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Making a Whole Person (Inuktitut)

by Monica Ittusardjuat, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
tagged: cultural heritage

“Before schools were introduced to the Inuit, we were taught by our relatives.”

In this picture book, Monica Ittusardjuat shares how she learned knowledge and skills in a time before being taken to residential school. She describes how children learned through playing games, imitating grown-ups, and observing adults around them.

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How Much Does Your Head Weigh?

The Big Book of Facts

by Marg Meikle
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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An updated reissue of the bestselling title, with over 300 amazing facts!

 

This funny, informative bind-up of three successful books, ALL of them Silver Birch Award winners or finalists — You Asked for It!, Funny You Should Ask and Ask Me Anything! — is now reissued with updated stats and information and a bright new cover.

Why is 13 unlucky? Wh …

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Limbo con Cebras

by Bace Flores, translated by Marie Gaudet, illustrated by Nguyet Anh Nguyen
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
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El autor de 3 años Bace Flores hila un cuento imaginativo de aventuras con sus amigos cebra. Dibujando de sus experiencas de vida ya conocidas, Bace entrelaza la realidad y fantasia paracrear un escape emocionante con amigos donde concebe cada paso tomado en su camino. Lleno de imagines descriptivas esta historia es rica con imaginacion,estilo, am …

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Le recyclage

by Anne Giulieri
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: language experience approach, environmental conservation & protection

Look around your house. You can be a recycler too!

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