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Top Grade: K-8 Selections, Fall 2019

Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom highlights the best of Canadian literature for children.

by Top Grade · Tagged topgrade, schoolage, kids, canadian, children, early readers, middle grade

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden

by (author) Heather Smith
illustrated by Rachel Wada

Phyllis's Orange Shirt

by (author) Phyllis Webstad
summary by Brock Nicol
edited by Allison Parker

Gifts from Raven

by (author) Jaadee Kung
photographs by Jessika Von Innerebner
edited by Allison Parker

The Owl and the Two Rabbits

by (author) Nadia Sammurtok
illustrated by Marcus Cutler

Trudy's Healing Stone

by (author) Trudy Spiller
preface by Jessika Von Innerebner
edited by Allison Parker

Tallulah Plays the Tuba

by (author) Tiffany Stone
illustrated by Sandy Nichols

Inukpak and His Son

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Neil Christopher
illustrated by Germaine Arnattaujuq (Arnaktauyok)

Billy Stuart and the Zintrepids

Billy Stuart Les Zintrépides

by (author) Alain M. Bergeron
illustrated by Sampar
translated by Sophie B. Watson

Under Our Clothes

Our First Talk About Our Bodies

by (author) Jillian Roberts
illustrated by Jane Heinrichs

Commander Gander Goes to Come From Away

illustrated by Dawn Baker

Saku's Great Newfoundland Adventure

by (author) Marie-Beth Wright
illustrated by Corey Majeau

Our Future

How Kids are Taking Action

by (author) Janet Wilson

The Brave Princess and Me

by (author) Kathy Kacer
illustrated by Juliana Kolesova

Clara Humble and the Not-So-Super Powers

by (author) Anna Humphrey
illustrated by Lisa Cinar

The Girl Who Rode a Shark

And Other Stories of Daring Women

by (author) Ailsa Ross
illustrated by Amy Blackwell


The Hungry Feast Dish

by (author) Joseph A. Dandurand

No Girls Allowed

Inspired by the True Story of a Girl Who Fought for Her Right to Play

by (author) Natalie Corbett Sampson

The Grizzly Mother

by (author) Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson
illustrated by Natasha Donovan

Under Pressure

The Science of Stress

by (author) Tanya Lloyd Kyi
illustrated by Marie-Ève Tremblay