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Animals Illustrated: Wolverine

by Allen Niptanatiak, illustrated by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
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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Astronauts & Space

by Tamara Hartson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: aeronautics, astronautics & space science, astronomy

Super Explorers take you into space with the astronauts who have circled the Earth, been on the moon, lived on the International Space Station and those who hope to one day travel to Mars and beyond: • Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. • Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov made the first spacewalk in history. • Chris Hadfiel …

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Let's Get Tiny!

Jumping into the Science of the Smallest Part of Matter with Quantum Physics

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: physics

Looking through a microscope, Red Kangaroo discovers the world is full of small things her eyes can't see. She asks Dr. Chris, "What's one of the smallest things in the world?" In his lab, Dr. Chris introduces Red Kangaroo to the world of atoms—from protons to electrons to neutrons.

In this new series, Chris Ferrie answers all the questions Red Ka …

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Let's Get Glowing!

Revealing the Science of Radioactivity with Nuclear Physics

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: physics

Red Kangaroo notices a radioactive sign and knows she's supposed to stay away. Anything with radioactivity is bad for you... right? Dr. Chris surprises Red Kangaroo when he tells her everything in the world is radioactive—even us! Jump into the latest book from the #1 science author for kids and learn all about the physics of radioactivity and ra …

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Discovery Learning with Paw Patrol - Everyday Science

Discovery Learning with Paw Patrol Flash Cards

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
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Let your child discover the fun in learning basic concepts with our Discovery Learning with PAW Patrol – Flash Cards.  This series allows children to learn the essentials in Math, English, French, and Science through fun and engaging card activities along with their favourite PAW Patrol pups.  Also included are two sheets of the all-time favouri …

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A World of Mindfulness

by Erin Alladin, illustrated by Suzanne Del Rizzo; Rebecca Bender; Gabrielle Grimard; Tara Anderson; François Thisdale; Scot Ritchie; Miki Sato; Tamara Campeau; Emma Pedersen; Carmen Mok; Aino Anto; Sue Macartney; Dubois & Andrea Blinick
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: non-classifiable, emotions & feelings

I am here. I know who I am. I breathe in the smell of sun-warmed grass and it fills my lungs with energy.  
Parents, educators, and health practitioners everywhere are recognizing the importance of mindfulness practice, particularly for children. Meditation and yoga are becoming common activities in kindergarten classes and beyond. Taking time to …

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Scientists Who Dared to Be Different

by Emily Holland, illustrated by Salini Perera
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: history of science

This inspirational book celebrates the lives and achievements of highly original, convention-defying scientists who trod the road less traveled, overcame great odds, and changed the world.
Spanning from the Renaissance to the present day, this beautifully illustrated full-color book explores some of the greatest innovators in the history of scienc …

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Do Lizards Eat Ice Cream?

How Animals Beat the Heat

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by Jenna Piechota
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: zoology, reptiles & amphibians, mammals

Do koalas run through sprinklers? Do ants sit in front of air conditioners? No! But in ultra-hot weather, animals and humans alike have adopted creative ways of beating the heat.
From lizards that dance to keep their feet cool, to elephants that use their ears like fans, this funny and informative book reveals how animals adapt to survive warm we …

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Return from Extinction

The Triumph of the Elephant Seal

by Linda L. Richards
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems, marine life

Less than 100 years ago, the northern elephant seal was thought to be extinct. Today more than 250,000 elephant seals swim in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Mexico. In Return from Extinction: The Triumph of the Elephant Seal Linda L. Richards tells the story of their dramatic recovery.
Elephant seals were hunted to near extinction for their prec …

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