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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
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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Finding Home

The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees

by Jen Sookfong Lee, illustrated by Drew Shannon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: emigration & immigration, prejudice & racism, non-classifiable

What drives people to search for new homes? From war zones to politics, there are many reasons why people have always searched for a place to call home. In Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees we discover how human migration has shaped our world. We explore its origins and the current issues facing immigrants and refugees today, and …

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Ode Teacher Lesson Plan

by Ian Campeau, illustrated by Juliana Armstrong
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

Teacher Lesson Plan that accompanies the book Ode. A touching story about an Nbiising Anishinaabe father sharing the important practice of passing down his Nishnaabemwin language to his daughter. If you look closely you will find a secret explanation hidden within the words, like a wonderful secret passed down from generation to generation.

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Ode

by Ian Campeau, illustrated by Juliana Armstrong, edited by Kaitlyn Stampflee
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

A touching story about an Nbiising Anishinaabe father sharing the important practice of passing down his Nishnaabemwin language to his daughter. If you look closely you will find a secret explanation hidden within the words, like a wonderful secret passed down from generation to generation.

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Amazing Black Atlantic Canadians

Inspiring Stories of Courage and Achievement

by Lindsay Ruck, illustrated by James Bentley
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: cultural heritage, prejudice & racism, african american

This fascinating, full-colour illustrated book features over 50 amazing Black people from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador, sharing their incredible stories and accomplishments, past and present.

Among these amazing Black Atlantic Canadians are people who saved lives, set sports records (Delmore Willia …

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Biographie-BD-Hockey : Hayley Wickenheiser

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

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Quand Hayley Wickenheiser était jeune, il n’y avait aucune équipe de hockey pour les filles dans la petite ville de la Saskatchewan où elle habitait. Elle jouait donc dans l’équipe des garçons.

Hayley est une hockeyeuse exceptionnelle, qui est entrée dans l’équipe féminine canadienne à l’âge de 15 …

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The Most Amazing Bird

by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, illustrated by Andrew Qappik
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birds, native canadian, seasons

A young girl discovers nature’s surprising beauty in this tale from a renowned Inuit storyteller. 
 

When Aggataa goes for a cold winter walk with her grandmother, she’s surprised by a sudden CRAH! All the birds have flown south for the winter except one kind—the tulugarguat, the ravens. They’re the ugliest birds that Aggaataa has ever seen …

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Mi'kmaw Daily Drum

Mi'kmaw Culture for Every Day of the Week

by (artist) Alan Syliboy
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, date & time

A baby board book from the bestselling artist behind Mi'kmaw Animals that teaches young readers Mi'kmaw concepts and a Mi'kmaw word for each day of the week.

Mi'kmaw Animals baby board book, shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, comes Mi'kmaw Daily Drum. From celebrated artist Alan Syliboy, this vital bo …

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