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People at Play

by Bobbie Kalman & Susan Hughes
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: crafts & hobbies

Whether alone or in groups, everyone loves to play. Join us for a picnic, an afternoon of fishing and kite-flying, a trip to an amusement park, a quiet morning in a sandbox, and various sports activities.

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We Celebrate Family Days

by Bobbie Kalman & Susan Hughes
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology

Families are special! They come in different combinations and sizes, but they all share special days. Experience the family days we know so well such as birthdays, and mother's and father's days. Learn about name days in Europe, boys' and girls' days in Japan, and colorful weddings in India. Make your own family tree.

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We Celebrate Winter

by Bobbie Kalman & Susan Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: seasons, customs, traditions, anthropology

Share the fun of frolicking in the snow. Build the world's biggest snowman. Be your silliest self at the Feast of Fools. Make a multicolored costume and join the dancing parade of Carnival. Cheer your favorite dog team in the Yukon-Alaska dogsled race!

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Quest for Empire

The Sage of Russian America

by Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne
edition: Hardcover
tagged: native american studies, native american
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We Celebrate Easter

by Bobbie Kalman & Shaughnessy
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: easter & lent, customs, traditions, anthropology

The magic of Easter comes alive in this colorful book. Join an Easter parade, take part in an egg hunt, find out about the origins of Easter and its many customs, and celebrate this special family time.

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The Mi'kmaq

How Their Ancestors Lived 500 Years Ago

illustrated by Kaulbach, Kathy, by Harold McGee & Ruth Holmes Whitehead
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

Written for young people, this small book illustrated by Kathy Kaulbach is a perfect way to learn more about how the native people of the Maritimes lived before white people came to their land.

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Children of the Yukon

by Ted Harrison
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: polar regions, painting

Brilliant, colorful paintings depict children of the Yukon at work and play: snaring rabbits, feeding ravens, racing on snowshoes and hunting moose, panning for gold in famous Bonanza Creek, and exploring the ruins of Dawson City.

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A Prairie Boy's Winter

by William Kurelek
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: farm & ranch life, history

Since its first publication in 1973, this book has sold more than 250,000 copies in nine countries and it has won more awards than any other Canadian book.

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