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Things in the Classroom

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, daily activities, school & education

What do you see in your classroom? This book features common items found in a classroom, such as a chair and a desk. Illustrations guide children to practise reading the single word on each page.

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A Stranger At Home

A True Story

by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton, read by Lisa Nasson
edition: Audiobook
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: cultural heritage, school & education, native canadian

 

Traveling to be reunited with her family in the arctic, 10-year-old Margaret Pokiak can hardly contain her excitement. It’s been two years since her parents delivered her to the school run by the dark-cloaked nuns and brothers.

Coming ashore, Margaret spots her family, but her mother barely recognizes her, screaming, “Not my girl.” Margaret r …

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Off to Class

Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World

by Susan Hughes
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: school & education

Travel around the globe to visit some of the world's most incredible schools, and meet the students who attend them, in this best-selling and award-winning nonfiction pick for ages 9 to 12

When North American kids picture a school, odds are they see rows of desks, stacks of textbooks, and linoleum hallways. They probably don’t picture caves, boat …

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Creating a Happy School Community

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, inspirational & personal growth

This instructive book looks at schools as safe places where children of all backgrounds and abilities can build strong social and emotional skills and improve attitudes about themselves and others. Showing kindness, accepting differences, learning to resolve conflicts, and expressing gratitude makes school a happy place for both students and teache …

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Play & Learn Activity Cards

Activity Card Set

by Redd Byrd, illustrated by Julie Cossette, edited by Cottage Door Press
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: school & education

Chunky activity cards are fun for hands-on learning! 16 chunky activity cards have a game or activity with instructions on how to play. Flaps, wheels, touch & feel, and more engage your little one as they learn. Fun and exciting ways to learn tracing, opposites, matching, counting, language, alphabet and more! Learn new topics such as acting out an …

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Fight to Learn

The Struggle to Go to School

by Laura Scandiffio
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: school & education, homelessness & poverty

In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many. This book highlights people such as Okello, a former child soldier in Uganda, who founded a school for children like himself whose education was derailed …

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The Way to School

by Rosemary McCarney, with Plan International
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: school & education, africa, asia

Minimal text and stunning photographs from around the world describe the remarkable, and often dangerous, journeys children make every day on their way to and from school. No simple school bus picks them up each day, but rather children travel through disaster zones, cross rapids, climb mountains, and maneuver on ziplines daily to get to the classr …

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