amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Other

Showing 1-10 of 24 books

rated!
rated!

If the World Were a Village - Second Edition

A Book about the World's People

by David J. Smith, illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: other

The 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages - updated with new content and insights about the world's people.

First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting “world-mindedness” by imagining the world's population - all 6.8 billion of us - as a vi …

rated!
rated!

Look Where We Live!

A First Book of Community Building

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: other, city & town life

In this engaging nonfiction picture book, five young friends --- Nick, Yulee, Pedro, Sally and Martin --- spend the day traveling around their neighborhood and participating in activities designed to raise money for their local library. Along the way, they learn about the people and places that make up their community and what it means to be a part …

rated!
rated!

Watch This Space

Designing, Defending and Sharing Public Spaces

by Hadley Dyer, illustrated by Marc Ngui
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: other

This unique and timely book introduces youth to what public space is, why it is important and how best to use it. It also underscores the need to create, preserve and protect public space. Readers will learn what makes successful public spaces work, the ins and outs of sharing and designing them, the issues surrounding teenagers in public spaces an …

rated!
rated!

Lighting Our World

A Year of Celebrations

by Catherine Rondina, illustrated by Jacqui Oakley
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: other

Throughout the year and around the globe, people use light --- candles, bonfires, lanterns and fireworks --- to celebrate special occasions. This richly illustrated book is an illuminating tour of the world's brightest and warmest festivities.

rated!
rated!

Wascana Wild Goose Chase

by Jean Freeman, illustrated by Val Lawton
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: other, birds

"In this park that's so grand, in a city still grander, live Lucy the Goose and Alexander the Gander."

So begins this charming tale of Alexander's search for Lucy throughout Wascana Centre, ”Regina, Saskatchewan's beautiful urban park, larger than Central Park in New York or Stanley Park in Vancouver.

rated!
rated!

The ABCs of Continents

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: geography, other

Crabtree Publishing will sweep young readers away on an exploration of Earth’s many continents in this latest title. Some of the topics covered in this book are bodies of water, the equator, poles, and hemispheres, latitude and longitude, urban and rural areas, landforms, extreme continents, and many more.

Show editions

Sub-categories