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Arctic Vehicles

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Keriann Kenney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • 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 Edition

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

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Monica Ittusardjuat, illustrated by Amiel 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 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, …

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Pathways Through Australia

by Adrianna Morganelli
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • 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 Africa

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

This exciting journey through the continent of Africa 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 driving along the Trans-Sahelian Highway in West Africa, walking to get wate …

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Pathways Through North America

by Cynthia O'Brien
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • 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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Top Secret Science in Transportation

by Megan Kopp
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 10
  • Grade: 5
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Automobile companies and the military must keep secret the development of cutting-edge transportation technology to stay one step ahead of competitors and enemies. Readers will love this awesome book which describes car labs where researchers develop the latest super-secret models, and how technology experts in the military develop new ways for veh …