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The Eagle Mother

by Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: native canadian, seasons, environmental science & ecosystems, recycling & green living, birds

Return to the valleys of the River of Mists with award-winning author Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson). Nox xsgyaak, the eagle mother, cares for her brood in the embrace of a black cottonwood with the help of her mate. Will both eaglets survive the summer in an environment that is both delicate and unforgiving?

Learn about the life cycle of these st …

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On Our Nature Walk

Our First Talk About Our Impact on the Environment

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs, foreword by Bob McDonald
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, recycling & green living

This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural …

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On Our Nature Walk Read-Along

Our First Talk About Our Impact on the Environment

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs, read by Kirstie Hudson
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, recycling & green living

This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural …

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The Grizzly Mother

by Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: native canadian, bears, environmental science & ecosystems, seasons, recycling & green living

To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural landscape. Together, they share the land and forests that the Skeena River runs through, as well as the sockeye salmon within it. Follow mother bear as she teaches her cubs what they need in order to survive on their own.
 
The Mothers of Xsan se …

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Join the No-Plastic Challenge!

A First Book of Reducing Waste

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: recycling & green living, environmental conservation & protection

For his birthday celebration, Nick has challenged his friends --- Yulee, Sally, Pedro and Martin --- to spend the day without using any single-use plastic. This means they use their own cloth bags for shopping, they say no thanks to plastic straws and, instead of balloons, they decorate with kites and streamers made of natural materials. The childr …

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Relève le défi zéro plastique

Petits gestes pour réduire la pollution

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: recycling & green living, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

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C'est l'anniversaire de Nico! Ses amis et lui prennent le traversier pour pique-niquer sur une île. Comme il a appris que le plastique constitue une importante source de pollution, Nico leur lance un défi de taille : s'abstenir d'utiliser des plastiques à usage unique pendant toute une journée. Les cinq amis d …

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Trash Revolution

Breaking the Waste Cycle

by Erica Fyvie, illustrated by Bill Slavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: recycling & green living, environmental conservation & protection, how things work-are made

All the “stuff” that surrounds us has a life cycle: materials are harvested, the stuff is made and distributed, it's consumed and then it gets trashed or recycled. Using the typical contents of a child's school backpack (defined as water, food, clothing, paper, plastic, metals, electronics), this book explores those stages in detail, including …

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