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Alex Ovechkin (Amazing Hockey Stories)

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

Meet Alex Ovechkin, the NHL’s greatest goal-scorer of the 21st century!

 

 

Alex Ovechkin is already the greatest goal-scorer of the 21st century. He holds one of the most famous shots in NHL history, a blazing one-timer from the top of the left circle. Alex was born in Russia to a family of top athletes — none of them hockey players. His path to …

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Hockey Superstars 2021-2022

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: hockey

 

Discover today’s greatest hockey stars!

 

 

 

For over 30 years, kids (and their parents) have looked forward to Paul Romanuk’s annual Hockey Superstars books!

 

Seventeen of the NHL’s superstars are profiled, with full-colour photos, bios, previous-season stats, and pull-out interview quotes. Hockey Superstars also includes fill-in pages for seas …

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Le hockey : ses supervedettes 2021-2022

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

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Cet album annuel incontournable de Paul Romanuk présente les 18 joueurs les plus en vue de la LNH. Des photos, des biographies, des statistiques et des extraits d’entrevues composent cet ouvrage. De plus, il offre des pages à remplir permettant aux jeunes de suivre leurs joueurs préférés tout au long de la …

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When I Feel

Easy Yoga for Big Feelings

by Kathy Beliveau, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin, photographs by Jesse Holland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, fitness & exercise

Sometimes I feel angry, so I become the sea. I breathe in deep an ocean breath and breathe out peacefully. We may not be able to help the overwhelming feelings, but we can learn tools to help us regulate them. Practicing yoga can increase our ability to accept and mindfully manage our emotions. Yoga is known to have a positive physiological effect …

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Hockey Hall of Fame Heroes

Scorers, Goalies and Defensemen

by Eric Zweig, illustrated by George Todorovic
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: hockey

The updated and expanded edition of Hockey Hall of Fame Heroes now features 126 Hall of Famers and 45 of today's greatest stars -- and each and every one of them shines!

Hockey Hall of Fame Heroes is brought to life with great color photography, eye-popping illustrations, Hockey Hall of Fame artifacts and fascinating information on the slickest goa …

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Amazing Athletes

An All-Star Look at Canada's Paralympians

by Marie-Claude Ouellet, translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: olympics, sports & recreation, physical impairments

An uplifting and engaging celebration of Paralympic champions and the sports they dominate

Discover the world of Para sport and meet some of its greatest athletes in this fascinating look at the third-largest sporting event in the world, the Paralympic Games.

This nonfiction book introduces readers to Canadian Paralympians and the sports they play, f …

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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd & Andre De Grasse, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, diversity & multicultural

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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Race with Me!

by Andre De Grasse & Robert Budd, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, fitness & exercise

 

A celebration of sport and Andre De Grasse’s positive, winning attitude

 

Everyone gets nervous butterflies. I don’t let that feeling stop me.

I love the feeling of being proud of myself. I can only feel it by trying my best.

My butterflies just mean I am excited to run.

Lace up your shoes and get ready for race day with Canada’s 2019 Athlete …

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Inuit Games

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Thomas Anguti Johnston, illustrated by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: beginner

Inuit games have been played as long as anyone can remember!

Learn all about Inuit games and why they are important for staying healthy and strong for life in the Arctic.

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