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Animals Move

by Jane Whittingham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: baby animals, fitness & exercise, body

Preschoolers love baby animals, and they love to move. Celebrate both with a hard-wearing Toddler Tough picture book perfect for an active read-aloud.

Calves swim, / Hatchlings bounce, / Porcupettes nibble, / Kittens pounce. Story time is on the move with this multilayered concept book. Preschoolers will enjoy learning fun baby animal names from ech …

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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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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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100 First Words for Little Gym Rats

by Andrea Veenker, illustrated by Patrick Gray
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: fitness & exercise

There’s protein powder in the pantry and a yoga mat in the living room. We meal prep and take #flexFriday selfies. We're living the fit life and proud of it! But is there nothing for baby? 

Introducing 100 First Words for Little Gym Rats, a health and fitness primer for kids learning their first words! Forget apple and dog. Little gym rats are rea …

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Yoga Baby Read-Along

by Amy Hovey, read by Heather Gould
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: fitness & exercise, new baby, bedtime & dreams

Can you roar like a lion? Flutter like a butterfly? Stand strong and tall like a mountain? Then you can do yoga!

This exuberant rhyming board book celebrates the simple joy of yoga and the natural shapes that even the littlest yogis and yoginis can make with their bodies. Poses such as happy baby, child's pose and downward dog are ones you will see …

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Yoga Baby

by Amy Hovey
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: fitness & exercise, new baby, bedtime & dreams

Can you roar like a lion? Flutter like a butterfly? Stand strong and tall like a mountain? Then you can do yoga!

This exuberant rhyming board book celebrates the simple joy of yoga and the natural shapes that even the littlest yogis and yoginis can make with their bodies. Poses such as happy baby, child's pose and downward dog are ones you will see …

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Extreme Abilities

Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them

by Galadriel Watson, by (artist) Cornelia Li
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: anatomy & physiology, fitness & exercise, curiosities & wonders

These people did what?!

Join author Galadriel Watson as she takes us on a journey of discovery—a tour of the human body’s amazing abilities, featuring masters of muscle, speed demons, brain bosses, and more! Extreme Abilities is a fun and fascinating survey of what humans are capable of, with examples from around the world and throughout history …

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