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Norma Fleck Children's Non-Fiction Award (2019)

Created by 49th Teachers
  • Age: 4 to 12
  • Grade: k to 7
tagged: norma fleck, children's nonfiction, awards, award nominees
The shortlist for the $10,000 2019 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction.

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Go Show the World

A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes

by Wab Kinew, illustrated by Joe Morse
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: native american, native canadian

"We are a people who matter." Inspired by President Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing, Go Show the World is a tribute to historic and modern-day Indigenous heroes, featuring important figures such as Tecumseh, Sacagawea and former NASA astronaut John Herrington.

Celebrating the stories of Indigenous people throughout time, Wab Kinew has created a powerf …

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After Life

Ways We Think About Death

by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: body, mind & spirit, customs, traditions, anthropology, death & dying

Why do we die? Why can't we live forever? What happens to us after death? Moving between science and culture, After Life: Ways We Think About Death takes a straightforward look at these and other questions long taboo in our society. By showing the fascinating, diverse ways in which we understand death, both today and throughout our history, the boo …

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Turtle Pond

by James Gladstone, illustrated by Karen Reczuch
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: reptiles & amphibians, zoology

A delightful tribute to turtles and turtle-watching, from a young child’s perspective.

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What is it about turtles that fascinates us? Is it how they hide inside their patterned shells, their wizened faces, their slow determination?

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In Turtle Pond, a child and his parents visit their local public garden throughout the year, observing the turtles a …

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Trash Revolution

Breaking the Waste Cycle

by Erica Fyvie, illustrated by Bill Slavin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: recycling & green living, environmental conservation & protection, how things work-are made

All the “stuff” that surrounds us has a life cycle: materials are harvested, the stuff is made and distributed, it's consumed and then it gets trashed or recycled. Using the typical contents of a child's school backpack (defined as water, food, clothing, paper, plastic, metals, electronics), this book explores those stages in detail, including …

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Bat Citizens

Defending the Ninjas of the Night

by Rob Laidlaw
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, zoology, animal welfare, social activists, nocturnal

An innovative full-colour work about bats' biology, habits, and history, and the bat conservation efforts of young people around the world, now also available in paperback!

From the award-winning author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs and Cat Champions: Caring for our Feline Friends comes an inspiring book about bats, th …