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When I Feel

Easy Yoga for Big Feelings

by Kathy Beliveau, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin, photographs by Jesse Holland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, fitness & exercise

Sometimes I feel angry, so I become the sea. I breathe in deep an ocean breath and breathe out peacefully. We may not be able to help the overwhelming feelings, but we can learn tools to help us regulate them. Practicing yoga can increase our ability to accept and mindfully manage our emotions. Yoga is known to have a positive physiological effect …

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Snooze-O-Rama

The Strange Ways That Animals Sleep

by Maria Birmingham, illustrated by Kyle Reed
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: bedtime & dreams, zoology, daily activities

Discover the strange – and sometimes familiar – ways animals settle down for bed
While you brush your teeth and turn out the light, animals all over the world are getting ready for bed in their own unique ways. Otters snuggle under seaweed blankets, plump walruses use their throat pouches as pillows, and just like putting on pajamas, parrotfi …

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Amazing Athletes

An All-Star Look at Canada's Paralympians

by Marie-Claude Ouellet, translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: olympics, sports & recreation, physical impairments

An uplifting and engaging celebration of Paralympic champions and the sports they dominate

Discover the world of Para sport and meet some of its greatest athletes in this fascinating look at the third-largest sporting event in the world, the Paralympic Games.

This nonfiction book introduces readers to Canadian Paralympians and the sports they play, f …

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Race with Me!

by Andre De Grasse & Robert Budd, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, fitness & exercise

 

A celebration of sport and Andre De Grasse’s positive, winning attitude

 

Everyone gets nervous butterflies. I don’t let that feeling stop me.

I love the feeling of being proud of myself. I can only feel it by trying my best.

My butterflies just mean I am excited to run.

Lace up your shoes and get ready for race day with Canada’s 2019 Athlete …

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Country Food

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Aija Aiofe Komangapik
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, cooking & food, diet & nutrition

Learn about the country foods people eat in the North. This book features different kinds of food people get from the land and sea in Nunavut, such as caribou and maktaaq.

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Things in the Kitchen

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, daily activities, cooking & food

What do you see in the kitchen? This book features common objects found in a kitchen.

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Trip to the Playground

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: k
tagged: sounds, daily activities

This wordless sequence book features a boy going to the playground, trying out all the different equipment and going home very tired!

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Things in the Classroom

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, daily activities, school & education

What do you see in your classroom? This book features common items found in a classroom, such as a chair and a desk. Illustrations guide children to practise reading the single word on each page.

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We Move Together

by Kelly Fritsch & Anne McGuire, illustrated by Eduardo Trejos
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: physical impairments

A bold and colorful exploration of all the ways that people navigate through the spaces around them and a celebration of the relationships we build along the way.We Move Together follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community. A perfect tool for fa …

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