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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
  • 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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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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Lighting Our World

A Year of Celebrations

by Catherine Rondina, illustrated by Jacqui Oakley
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: other

Throughout the year and around the globe, people use light --- candles, bonfires, lanterns and fireworks --- to celebrate special occasions. This richly illustrated book is an illuminating tour of the world's brightest and warmest festivities.

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Canada Close Up: Canadian Celebrations

by Susan Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
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Discover some uniquely Canadian celebrations!

It's clear that Canada has a lot to celebrate. From First Nations powwows and potlatches, through the traditional festivities of the early settlers, up to the way we now mark birthdays and public holidays, Canadian Celebrations will explore the many ways we celebrate.

Five brightly illustrated chapters co …

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Le Canada vu de près : Festivités de chez nous

by Susan Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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See below for English description.

C'est évident que le Canada a de nombreuses occasions de faire la fête. Des pow-wows et potlatchs des Premières Nations aux célébrations historiques des pionniers jusqu'à notre façon de célébrer nos anniversaires de naissance et les jours fériés, ce livre explore les différentes façons de célébrer. L …

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My culture - CD + PB Book - Package

by Kalman
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 6
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner

This wonderful book illustrates people's different ways of life and the traditions we practice. Young readers will learn about how culture is expressed through our clothing, our food, and music and dance. An interactive section at the end asks children what their favorite part of culture is.

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