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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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Design Like Nature

Biomimicry for a Healthy Planet

by Megan Clendenan & Kim Ryall Woolcock
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: discoveries, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection, inventions

Did you know that lamps can be powered by glowing bacteria instead of electricity? That gloves designed like gecko feet let people climb straight up glass walls? Or that kids are finding ways to make compostable plastic out of banana peels? Biomimicry, the scientific term for when we learn from and copy nature, is a revolutionary way to look to na …

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Nature Out of Balance

How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, flowers & plants, environmental science & ecosystems

Plants, animals, insects and fish are moving in. Invasive species threaten local ecosystems and the planet’s biodiversity, but are they all as bad as we think they are? In Nature Out of Balance:How Invasive Species Are Changing the Planet author Merrie-Ellen Wilcox profiles all-star invasive species around the world, starting in her own neighbour …

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1, 2, 3 Salish Sea

A Pacific Northwest Counting Book

by Nikki McClure
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: counting & numbers, marine life, water (oceans, lakes, etc.)

From one to ten and beyond, explore the Salish Sea in this visually striking, high-concept counting primer. Acclaimed West Coast artist Nikki McClure uses a single piece of paper and an X-ACTO knife to create her simple yet exquisite images. Whether it's one stubby squid or one million raindrops, readers young and not-so-young will delight in this …

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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: Flash Cards - Everyday Science

Ages 3-5

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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