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ABCs of Geography

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: geography

From the #1 science author for kids comes this next installment in the best-selling Baby University series

With scientific and mathematical information from an expert, The ABCs of Geography is the perfect book for enlightening the next generation of geniuses. Written by an expert, this is the perfect book for enlightening the next generation of geni …

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The Wolf Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, seasons, recycling & green living, wolves & coyotes, environmental science & ecosystems

In the fifth book of the Mothers of Xsan series, award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of grey wolves. New pups have just begun to open their eyes, one of which is a striking black female. Every day, her ears grow larger, her eyesight gets sharper, and her legs stretch farther. As she learns to h …

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Small but Mighty

Why Earth’s Tiny Creatures Matter

by Kendra Brown, illustrated by Catarina Oliveira
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: environmental science & ecosystems, endangered, zoology

Sometimes the smallest creatures are the most important
The lion may be king of the jungle, but there are plenty of fascinating tiny critters that are critical to the survival of our planet.
From frogs as small as quarters that indicate the health of entire ecosystems, to crayon-sized millipedes that recycle dead plants into vital nutrients for …

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Animals Illustrated: Ringed Seal

by William Flaherty, illustrated by Sara Otterstatter
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: mammals, zoology, polar regions

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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Biographie en images : Voici David Suzuki

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: social activists, values & virtues, environmental conservation & protection

 

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David Suzuki, un universitaire canadien, vulgarisateur scientifique et environnementaliste, est en train de changer le monde. Lorsqu’il était jeune, David était passionné par la nature et par l’environnement. Plus âgé, grâce à des études en sciences et en zoologie, il a créé sa propre émission de t …

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Do Frogs Drink Hot Chocolate?

How Animals Keep Warm

by Etta Kaner, illustrated by John Martz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: zoology, biology, seasons

A fun, factual, interactive exploration of how animals keep warm in cold weather, for ages 4 to 8
When winter arrives, animals living in cold environments need to cope to survive. Do polar bears build homes? Do penguins snuggle with a friend? Yes! But their homes aren’t made of wood, and they don’t cuddle on a couch. Instead, these animals an …

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Fred & Marjorie

A Doctor, a Dog, and the Discovery of Insulin

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Angela Poon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: history, discoveries, experiments & projects, biography

A graphic novel that tells the true story of the life-saving discovery of insulin
In 1921, Frederick Banting was a young doctor with an idea: could the mysterious secretions of the pancreas be used to treat diabetes? We now call this substance insulin, and its life-saving discovery was an impactful milestone in medical science.
Banting and his a …

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Meet David Suzuki (Scholastic Canada Biography)

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: social activists, environmental conservation & protection

 

Meet David Suzuki: scientist, educator, and environmental activist!

 

The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.

As a young boy, David Suzuki loved spending time in the glorious British Columbia outdoors with his fathe …

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My Book of Butterflies

by Geraldo Valério
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars, zoology, biology

This stunning exploration of butterflies from around the world is a companion to My Book of Birds

Geraldo Valério grew up in Brazil, watching white butterflies visit the vegetable patch behind his house. As he got older, he learned more about these unique and beautiful insects, which can be found on every continent except Antarctica.

In this gorgeou …

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That's No Dino!

Or Is It? What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Marie-Ève Tremblay
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, zoology, reptiles & amphibians

Dino-loving kids will learn what a dinosaur is by discovering what it's not, in this fun and innovative introduction to some other prehistoric creatures.

Everyone knows what a dinosaur is, right? Well, maybe not. Roaming the earth alongside dinosaurs, there were other less well-known animal species --- but they were not dinosaurs. So, what is it tha …

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