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Meeka Loves Nature: Insects

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Danny Christopher, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, insects, spiders, etc., environmental conservation & protection

There are so many insects to discover in the North! Join the little entomologist as she explores the tundra to find all sorts of bugs, from polaris bees to Arctic blue butterflies and everything in between. What flying, buzzing, crawling creatures will she discover next?

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Junior Field Guide: Plants of Nunavut

English Edition

by Carolyn Mallory, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, environmental science & ecosystems, flowers & plants

Learn about the different plants that grow in the Arctic. Despite the cold climate, many plants grow in Nunavut and have important uses. This book provides information about some of these plants, what they look like, how they grow, and how they are used.

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Uliaq's Amazing Animals: Arctic Char

English Edition

by Danny Christopher
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, fishes, zoology

Uliaq loves animals! One of his favourite animals is the arctic char. In this book, Uliaq gives facts about arctic char, where they live, what they eat, and why they are amazing!

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Amazing Athletes

An All-Star Look at Canada's Paralympians

by Marie-Claude Ouellet, translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: olympics, sports & recreation, physical impairments

An uplifting and engaging celebration of Paralympic champions and the sports they dominate

Discover the world of Para sport and meet some of its greatest athletes in this fascinating look at the third-largest sporting event in the world, the Paralympic Games.

This nonfiction book introduces readers to Canadian Paralympians and the sports they play, f …

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Célébrons notre patrimoine

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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A Giant Man from a Tiny Town

A Story of Angus MacAskill

by Tom Ryan, illustrated by Christopher Hoyt
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867), emigration & immigration, performing arts

When Angus MacAskill was still just a boy, he began to grow...and grow...and grow! Known far and wide as the Cape Breton Giant, Angus was loved by his neighbours as much for his beautiful singing voice as for his renowned strength. But as much as Angus loved his little town of St. Ann's, Cape Breton, he decided to leave and seek fortune and advent …

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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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