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Initiation à l'héritage culturel

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: diversity & multicultural

 

See below for English description.

Nous, les êtres humains, habitons un seul monde, n’avons qu’un seul soleil et qu’une seule lune, mais nous sommes tous différents. Tout le monde a une histoire différente. Quel meilleur moyen de le montrer et d’en être fier que d’organiser un festival sur l’héritage? Aidez cinq amis à préparer u …

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Ride, Gabe, Ride

by Wilfred Burton, illustrated by Lucille Scott
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: native canadian, cultural heritage, post-confederation (1867-)

Ride across the plains with GABRIEL DUMONT!

Based on historic events, Ride, Gabe, Ride! tells the tale of a dangerous,exhilarating hunt led by the famed Métis buffalo hunter.

From the award-winning author of Fiddle Dancer, Dancing in My Bones, and Call of the Fiddle.

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British Columbia Alphabet Book

by Nicky Bird
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: travel

B is for British Columbia! Bucky Beaver, Bertie Bear, Scotty Squirrel and Robbie Rabbit take you on an alphabet journey across the province. See all the beautiful and fascinating places to visit and things to see! • Mount Robson is the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies. • The Kermode Bear, sometimes called "Spirit Bear" lives in the rain …

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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

Inuinnaqtun

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: mammals, polar regions, zoology

Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s non-fiction books about Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviour …

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Nibi Emosaawdang / The Water Walker

by Joanne Robertson, translated by Shirley Williams & Isadore Toulouse
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, native american, environmental conservation & protection

The dual language edition, in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and English, of The Water Walker, the award-winning story of a determined Ojibwe Nokomis (Grandmother) Josephine-ba Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walked to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along wit …

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Avati

Discovering Arctic Ecology

by Mia Pelletier, illustrated by Sara Otterstatter
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, flowers & plants

The Arctic is not a barren, frigid landscape filled with only ice and snow. It is a complex ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, each supported by dozens of ecological relationships between plants and animals.
From the many animals that live and hunt at the floe edge, to the hundreds of insects that abound on the summer tundra, this boo …

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G comme Gaël

L'alphabet de la culture gaélique en Nouvelle-Écosse

by Shelayne Hanson, illustrated by Etta Moffatt
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: alphabet

Fàilte signifie « bienvenue » : bienvenue au monde de la culture gaélique en Nouvelle-Écosse! Ce livret est une première étape pour les enfants et les adultes qui souhaitent découvrir et comprendre l'histoire, la culture et l'identité gaéliques en Nouvelle-Écosse. Grâce à des illustrations joyeuses et des concepts créatifs, les lecteu …

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Adult and Baby Animals

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Kelly Ward
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions

The North is full of adorable animals and their babies!
This simple nature book introduces children to the terms for different Arctic animals (including the muskox, snowy owl, and polar bear) and their young.

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One Ulu, Two Kamiik

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Megan Kyak-Monteith
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, native canadian, counting & numbers

Let’s count to 10! This book helps children practise counting by showing a different number of objects on each page, from 1 to 10.

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Celebrations in Nunavut

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
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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