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Chinese New Year

A Celebration for Everyone

by Jen Sookfong Lee
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: other, non-religious, asia, emigration & immigration

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver and weaves family stories into the history, tr …

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International Day of the Girl, The

Celebrating Girls Around the World

by Jessica Dee Humphreys & Rona Ambrose, illustrated by Simone Shin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

This introduction to the International Day of the Girl and its worldwide significance encourages children to recognize their own potential to make change, providing both a perfect lesson in social justice and a celebration of girl power.

The United Nations designated October 11th as the International Day of the Girl, a day to increase awareness of …

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Celebrations in Nunavut (English)

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, polar regions, native canadian

In Nunavut, there are a lot of things to celebrate!

This book features celebrations that are important to communities across the North, such as The Return of the Sun and Nunavut Day.

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Celebrations in Nunavut (Inuktitut)

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, polar regions

In Nunavut, there are a lot of things to celebrate!

This book features celebrations that are important to communities across the North, such as The Return of the Sun and Nunavut Day.

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A Ticket Around the World

by Natalia Diaz & Melissa Owens, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: travel, customs, traditions, anthropology

Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all 6 populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend’s environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country’s culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated …

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Christmas

From Solstice to Santa

by Nikki Tate & Dani Tate-Stratton
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: christmas & advent, other, non-religious, folklore & mythology

Christmas is a popular holiday celebrated by people all over the world. This informative and engaging exploration of Christmas is aimed at the middle grades but will entertain readers of a much wider age range. Learn about the games played, foods eaten, music played and favorite ways of decorating in different parts of the world. With lots of fun f …

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Merry Quizmas!

by H Becker
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: christmas & advent, questions & answers

Christmas + quiz book = fun!

Are you an expert on all things Christmas or do you need to brush up on your Yuletide basics? In this holiday quiz book you'll find out . . .

  • Your secret elf name.
  • How well you know Santa.
  • What holiday treat you are.
  • How much Christmas spirit you have.

From the creator of the Do Beavers Eat Poutine?, The Quiz Book …

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2018 Orca Origins Collection

edited by Orca Book Publishers
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology

The 2018 Orca Origins Collection is built on the bedrock of personal stories, enhanced by careful research and illuminated by stunning photographs. Available until August 1, 2019.

Features of the Orca Origins series:

  • At-level readers for grades 4-8
  • 80 pages each
  • Glossary included
  • Additional references listed

 

This collection includes the fol …

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
tagged: other, non-religious
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