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The Surprising Science of Sleep

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, illustrated by Valéry Goulet
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 11 to 14
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: anatomy & physiology, psychology

From award-winning author Tanya Lloyd Kyi, an eye-opening look at the science of sleep --- covering everything adolescents could possibly want to know about a subject that's suddenly keeping them up at night!

For something that all humans do for hours every night, sleep is not that well understood. One thing we do know, though, is that sleep is cruc …

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Follow Your Breath!

A First Book of Mindfulness

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: sense & sensation, emotions & feelings

Part of the popular Exploring Our Community series, here's the perfect child-friendly introduction to mindfulness.

Friends Yulee, Nick, Martin and Sally are at Pedro's house for a sleepover. Pedro is moving in a few days, and he's been feeling both sad about leaving his old house and worried he won't be happy in his new one. To try to help Pedro fee …

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Ukaliq and Kalla at Home

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: activity books, polar regions

Can you help Ukaliq and Kalla find things?

In this search-and-find book, children are encouraged to find objects hidden in different scenes.

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Opposites

English Edition

by Kathy Knowles
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, africa, opposites

Let’s learn about opposites!

This book helps children learn about the concept of opposites while celebrating daily life in Ghana, West Africa.

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My Happy Book

English Edition

by Kathy Knowles
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, emotions & feelings, africa

What makes you happy?

This book celebrates everyday life in Ghana, West Africa, and helps readers identify different things that make them happy.

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You Got This!: 100 Tips for Being Your Stress-Free Best

by Helaine Becker
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Find out how to be your stress-free best and live an awesome life!

 

You Got This! provides kids ages 8 and up with 100 positive suggestions for adding fun to each and every day, contributing to their own well-being, and developing the habits of successful people.

 

Tips include energy boosters, social skill enhancers, confidence builders, and task ma …

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Food Science

52 Experiments to Introduce You to Science

by Lisa Scarpellini
edition: Hardcover
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Science and food, the two are intermixed. This colourful exploration (the first of two volumes) probes the magic behind what we eat, while teaching young readers about the components and properties of our basic nutrients. Many of us pay very little attention to what we consume. This book will correct that oversight, while giving its readers a healt …

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Stress Less: Tips and Tools to Help You Chill

Tips and Tools to Help You Chill

by Helaine Becker
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

More tips and tools for the anti-stress tool kit!

Kids today experience high levels of stress. With so much of their daily activity charted for them, they often feel overwhelmed and out of control. In this light and fun collection, kids will find a variety of time-tested and scientifically proven methods for dealing with stress. Tips cover physical …

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Your Body from 1 to 10

by Carla Baredes & Ileana Lotersztain, by (photographer) Pablo Grancharoff, translated by Silvana Goldemberg
edition: Paperback
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1 heart, 2 lungs, 3 layers of skin, 4 groups of teeth…

Read this book, from 1 to 10, to learn fascinating facts about the human body. Discover the shape of your heart, how food moves through your body, why you can move your hand in many different ways, and much more. Ideal for curious readers of all ages.

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