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Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: size & shape, geometry, cars & trucks

 

Dump Truck, Dump TruckComing through!I spy a triangle—how about you?

It’s no secret that toddlers of any gender love big vehicles. Shape Up, Construction Trucks! uses rhyming verse and bright photographs to celebrate this enthusiasm in a unique take on conceptual shape books. Each spread highlights geometric shapes hiding in plain sight on exca …

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Trains

by Wendy Pirk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: railroads & trains, travel, how things work-are made

Super Explorers bring you interesting facts and full-colour photos all about big and fast trains. • Trains can move freight and goods or people across the city or country. • Early trains were pulled by horses; then came the steam train. Newer trains can be electric, diesel or even powered by magnetic levitation. • Some trains go as fast as 30 …

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Arctic Vehicles (Inuinnaqtun)

by Keriann Kenney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, polar regions

What kinds of vehicles do people use in the North?
This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the means of transportation Nunavummiut use in the Arctic.

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I See You See (Inuinnaqtun)

by Inhabit Education
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, polar regions

What do you see? This book features different modes of transportation people use in the Arctic and encourages children to describe what they see.

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Red Bicycle, The

The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Bicycle

by Jude Isabella, illustrated by Simone Shin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: africa, business & economics

In this unique nonfiction picture book, the main character is a bicycle that starts its life like so many bicycles in North America, being owned and ridden by a young boy. The boy, Leo, treasures his bicycle so much he gives it a name --- Big Red. But eventually Leo outgrows Big Red, and this is where the bicycle's story takes a turn from the every …

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Scamper and the Airplane Thief

by Danielle S. Marcotte, illustrated by Paul Roux
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: aviation

When a student at the flight school runs away with the little Luscombe 8f for a joyride, it is up to the small training plane to show courage, determination, and quick thinking to save the day. In Scamper and the Airplane Thief, our small seaplane will introduce the reader to flight’s dos and don’ts through the pilot’s actions. Learn the basi …

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Making a Qamutiik (Inuktitut/English)

by Monica Ittusardjuat, illustrated by Amanda Sandland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, polar regions

Learn how to make a qamutiik!

This wordless picture book features colourful illustrations showing the steps of how to make a qamutiik.

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Pathways Through Australia

by Morganelli
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 10
  • Grade: 5
tagged: australia & oceania, geography

This awe-inspiring journey through the continent of Australia helps show how humans affect, and are affected by, the environments in which they live. Readers will gain an understanding of the continent's various landforms, resources, and human activities. Examples featured include traveling on horseback through the Outback, bushwalking through Kaka …

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Pathways Through North America

by Cynthia O'Brien
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 10
  • Grade: 5
tagged: geography

This amazing journey through the continent of North America helps show how humans affect, and are affected by, the environments in which they live. Readers will gain an understanding of the continent's various landforms, resources, and human activities. Examples featured include dog sledding in Greenland, floating on a barge down the Mississippi Ri …

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Pathways Through South America

by Heather C. Hudak
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 10
  • Grade: 5
tagged: caribbean & latin america, geography

This fantastic journey through the continent of South America helps show how humans affect, and are affected by, the environments in which they live. Readers will gain an understanding of the continent's various landforms, resources, and human activities. Examples featured include walking along the Inca Trail in Peru, riding a cable car in Bolivia, …