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Be the Awesome Man

A Man's Guide to Achieving Discipline, Success, and Happiness

by Dennis Gazarek
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, boys & men, adolescence, self-esteem & self-reliance

A diagnosis and a prescription for a generation of young men in crisis, Be the Awesome Man is a must-read guide for young men who want to achieve lasting success and personal happiness.

Young men are underachieving in unprecedented numbers. More and more young men are not attaining standard benchmarks of maturity, such as entering and graduating fro …

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The In-Between

by Marcus Youssef
edition: Paperback
tagged: drama, prejudice & racism, diversity & multicultural, canadian

Adopted as a baby by white parents who found her in an orphanage in Vietnam, Lily has always considered herself Canadian. When Karim – a guy she’s liked for a long time – finally starts to show interest in her, Lily’s best friend Brit starts to hang out with some grade-twelves with radical opinions about immigrants. After a conflict between …

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Journeyman

The Story of NHL Right Winger Jamie Leach

by Anna Rosner, foreword by Reggie Leach
edition: Paperback
tagged: hockey

Journeyman is a first-person biography of Ojibwe right-winger Jamie Leach, son of the legendary NHL superstar Reggie Leach. Follow the fascinating hockey trajectory from his childhood years watching his father play for Philadelphia Flyers, to Jamie's first goal in the NHL.

Journeyman touches on Jamie's summers on Lake Winnipeg, the World Junior Hoc …

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Discovering Animals: English * French * Cree

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

A new format for young readers transforms Neepin Auger’s bestselling board books into playful and colourful resources for elementary school children.

Neepin Auger’s colourful board books for infants have collectively sold well over 20,000 copies since they first appeared on the market. With more and more parents and educators looking for Indigen …

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Real Talk About Sex and Consent

What Every Teen Needs to Know

by Cheryl M. Bradshaw
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 19
  • Grade: 8 to 14
tagged: dating & sex

You deserve clear, accurate information about sexual consent! Let this honest and empowering book be your go-to guide.

Let’s get real: Sex is complicated. Like, really complicated. And as a teen, you need trusted resources to help you navigate sexual issues without shame, guilt, or judgment. But if you’re like many teens, you may not have someon …

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In Good Hands

Remarkable Female Politicians from Around the World Who Showed Up, Spoke Out and Made Change

by Stephanie MacKendrick
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: women, politics & government, political

Written for young women interested in running for office, this book is unlike any other, with inspiring stories of eighteen women role models along with the all the tools and resources needed to get a campaign off the ground.

Stephanie MacKendrick, a former journalist now dedicated to women's career advancement, believes the time for women in politi …

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Discovering Words: English * French * Cree — Updated Edition

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

This updated edition includes a few replacement words and new artwork, gently refreshing the content to help teach the basics of early language in English, French, and Cree.

Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will …

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Discovering Numbers: English * French * Cree — Updated Edition

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

This updated edition is expanded to include more numbers and new illustrations, making it an even finer resource for teaching the basics of counting in English, French, and Cree.

Neepin Auger’s books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic serie …

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Discovering Numbers: English * French * Cree

by Neepin Auger
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: french, aboriginal & indigenous

This updated edition is expanded to include more numbers and new illustrations, making it an even finer resource for teaching the basics of counting in English, French, and Cree.

Neepin Auger’s books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic serie …

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