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The Great Canadian Staycation - Saskatchewan!

Created by hgdistribution
  • Age: 0 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: wildflowers, food, gardening, birds
Check out this great little list of books for those intrepid travellers looking to experience the renowned landscapes and natural beauty of Saskatchewan!

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Vegetables

by Janet Melrose & Sheryl Normandeau
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: vegetables, canada

All the most common questions about growing vegetables in the prairies are answered in this first installation of the new gardening series, Guides for the Prairie Gardener.

Too often people think of vegetable gardening in the prairies as challenging, but certified master gardeners Sheryl and Janet are here to show you how rewarding it can really be. …

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The Prairie Gardener’s Go-To for Pests and Diseases

by Janet Melrose & Sheryl Normandeau
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: canada, techniques

Your guide to trouble-shooting weeds, pests, diseases, moulds, critters, and other common prairie gardener’s problems in this second title in the Guides for the Prairie Gardener series.

Whether you’re an experienced prairie gardener or have just a few weeks under your belt, chances are you’ve come to know at least a couple of pesky insects, mo …

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Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast

by Barbara Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology, supernatural, folklore & mythology

A delightfully frightful collection of spooky stories set across Canada, appropriate for all ages and perfect for reading aloud around the campfire.

In this spine-chilling companion to Campfire Stories of Western Canada and Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith takes readers on a cross-country trip of sinister spirits, urban myth …

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Flat Out Delicious

Your Definitive Guide to Saskatchewan’s Food Artisans

by Jenn Sharp, photographs by Richard Marjan
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: restaurants, non-classifiable, prairie provinces

A robust and inspiring travel companion for both local and visiting food-lovers alike that reveals the stories, inspiration, and friendly faces of the people who craft great food in Saskatchewan.

From the province’s southern grain fields to its northern boreal forests, from its city markets to its small-town diners, Saskatchewan is the humble hear …

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Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

by Neil L. Jennings
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: flowers, mountains, western provinces

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to s …

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Prairie

A Natural History of the Heart of North America Tagline: Revised Edition

by Candace Savage
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
tagged: plains & prairies, ecology, geography

Praise for the previous edition of Prairie:
"Impelled with its sense of the miraculous in nature."
?Globe and Mail

Candace Savage's acclaimed and beautifully written guide to the ecology of the prairies, now revised and updated.

This revised edition of Prairie features a new preface along with updated research on the effects of climate change on a …

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Explore Canada

by Jocey Asnong
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: travel

Explore Canada from coast to coast to coast in this charming new board book from bestselling children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong!

 

Featuring capital cities, provinces and territories, this lyrical board book is filled with whimsical illustrations that celebrate the diverse landscape, heritage, and outdoor traditions that make Canada unique. H …

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Wildlife of Western Canada

by Tom Hunter
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: zoology

This beautifully illustrated, fact-filled book teaches children about the hundreds of wildlife species that live across Western Canada.

Praise for Tom Hunter:

“[Hunter’s] drawings are accurate. The animals look as if they could step off the page.”—Canadian Library Association

Western Canada is home to thousands of distinct species of mammals, …