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Science of Song, The

How and Why We Make Music

by Alan Cross; Emme Cross & Nicole Mortillaro, illustrated by Carl Wiens
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: history, inventions, physics

What is music? How is it made? And what's changed --- and what hasn't --- about how we listen to it? Here's all the best stuff about the science and history behind our connection to music.

Though most of us know we love listening to music, we may not spend much time thinking about how this came to be, or the science, technology, engineering and math …

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Indestructibles: Happy and You Know It!

Chew Proof · Rip Proof · Nontoxic · 100% Washable (Book for Babies, Newborn Books, Safe to Chew)

by Amy Pixton, illustrated by Vanja Kragulj
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: emotions & feelings

If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands! Clap Clap!

Teach baby the beloved song in a book that’s INDESTRUCTIBLE.
Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies “read” (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:

  • Rip Pr …
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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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Animals

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by The Jerry Cans, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, songbooks

Let’s sing about Arctic animals!

Based on a children’s song by popular Nunavut band The Jerry Cans, this song book teaches the names of different Arctic animals and the country food made from them.

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Let's Count!

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by The Jerry Cans, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, songbooks, counting & numbers

Let’s count and sing in Inuktitut!

Based on a children’s song by popular Nunavut band The Jerry Cans, this song book helps children practise counting to five.

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A Song for China

illustrated by Ange Zhang
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: cultural heritage, composition & creative writing, asia, history

Published in celebration of the famous Yellow River Cantata’s 80th anniversary, this is the riveting history of how a young Chinese author and passionate militant fought using art to create a socially just China during the period of the struggle against the Japanese and during World War II.

This is the fascinating story of how a young Chinese auth …

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Our Song

The Story of "O Canada"

by Peter Kuitenbrouwer, illustrated by Ashley Spires
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), history

 

Celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada with a closer look at its majestic anthem!

A new generation of young readers will experience the 100-year evolution of the Canadian national anthem, from its composition in 1880 to the moment it was proclaimed the national anthem in 1980.

Line by line, in both official languages, and accompanied by sheet music …

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