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City Streets Are for People

by Andrea Curtis, illustrated by Emma FitzGerald
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, recycling & green living

Congested city streets are noisy and thick with cars and trucks, while pedestrians and cyclists are squeezed to the dangerous edges—but does it have to be this way? 

Imagine a city where we aren’t stuck in cars, where clean air makes it easier to breathe, and where transit is easy to access—and on time. Imagine a city where streets are for peo …

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Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal, illustrated by Aliya Ghare
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: islam, cars & trucks, values & virtues, cultural heritage

This is the true story of the journey of the Midnight Sun Mosque.

In 2010 a Winnipeg-based charity raised funds to build and ship a mosque to Inuvik, one of the most northern towns in Canada’s Arctic. A small but growing Muslim community there had been using a cramped trailer for their services, but there just wasn't enough space. The mosque trave …

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Construction Trucks Activity Book

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: cars & trucks, machinery & tools, coloring, sticker

 

From the author of Shape Up, Construction Trucks, a big, colorful activity book filled with stickers, coloring, mazes, dot-to-dots, drawing, matching, and more!

Lay a foundation of fun and build up your child’s early math and literacy skills with an activity book that packs in all the fascination of a busy construction site. Features a double-pa …

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Shape Up, Construction Trucks!

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: size & shape, cars & trucks, geometry

Dump Truck, Dump Truck
Coming 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 e …

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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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Listen Up! Train Song

by Victoria Allenby
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: sounds, railroads & trains

Where do the trains go?
There and back.
Let's sing a train song
All down the track.

Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound book that is perfect for reading aloud. Each spread uses onomatopoeia to highligh …

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Things That Move in the Arctic

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Inhabit Education
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, polar regions

Learn about transportation in the Arctic! This book features traditional and modern ways of getting around in the Arctic.

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Machines Around Us

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Maren Vsetula
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: machinery & tools, beginner

This book explores machinery working in homes, in schools, and around our communities. It will introduce readers to new vocabulary to identify the things they see every day.

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