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Les religions

by Québec Amérique
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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LES RELIGIONS ont marqué au fil du temps les diverses cultures du monde, jusqu’à influencer l’apparence des lieux. Temples, églises et mosquées se dressent majestueusement au cœur des paysages, des villages et des villes. Mais quelles sont ces religions — Quels sont ces lieux de culte “

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Les sports

by Québec Amérique
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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LES SPORTS ont marqué au fil du temps les diverses cultures de notre planète, qu’ils soient pratiqués pour la compétition, pour garder la forme ou simplement pour le plaisir de jouer. Si partout sur Terre on court à peu près de la même manière, c’est-à-dire en mettant un pied devant l’autre, chaque culture pratique le sport à sa fa …

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Biographie en images : Voici Mary Ann Shadd

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: women, post-confederation (1867-), political

 

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Voici Mary Ann Shadd! Née dans un état esclavagiste de parents militants, Mary Ann était la plus âgée de treize enfants. Marchant dans les traces de ses parents, elle a décidé de militer pour la communauté noire et de s’installer au Canada. Des années plus tard, elle est devenue la première femme noire …

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The Light of Days Young Readers’ Edition

The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

by Judy Batalion
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: holocaust, historical, judaism, europe, women

This young readers’ edition of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller is the remarkable untold story of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II. It has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture.

As their communities were being destroyed, groups of Jewish women and te …

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Haunted Canada 11: Frightening True Tales

Frightening True Tales

by Joel A. Sutherland, illustrated by Steven P. Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: curiosities & wonders

The eleventh book in the bestselling series of hauntingly true Canadian stories — more chilling than ever!

 

In this terrifying collection of haunted stories, author Joel A. Sutherland has put together even more chilling ghost stories from all across our spooky land, including:

  • A hateful house torments a new bride in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Muinji’j Asks Why

The Story of the Mi’kmaq and the Shubenacadie Residential School

by Shanika Jayde MacEachern, by (artist) Zeta Paul
edition: eBook
  • age: 5 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: native canadian, cultural heritage

An educational and heartfelt retelling of the story of the Mi’kmaq and their traditional lands, Mi’kma’ki, for young readers, focused on the generational traumas of the Indian Residential School System.

“The story of the Mi’kmaw people is one that very few truly know, Ladybug. Even fewer understand what happened at the residential schools. …

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Journey Around the Sun

The Story of Halley's Comet

by James Gladstone, illustrated by Yaara Eshet
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • 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.
Told …

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Govern Like a Girl

The Women Who Became Canada’s First Ministers

by Kate Graham
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: politics & government, girls & women

Only twelve women have ever served as the premier of a Canadian province or territory, and only one has risen to the very top to serve as prime minister. In Govern Like a Girl, Kate Graham tells the stories of these thirteen women, from childhood to political power. Their experiences span three decades, every political stripe, and extend from coast …

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