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La souris qui portait une maison sur son dos

by Jonathan Stutzman, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., values & virtues, emotions & feelings

 

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Vincent est une souris qui porte sa maison sur son dos. Un jour, il repère une colline ordinaire avec un chemin fréquenté. Il décide donc de poser sa maison et de s’y installer. Très rapidement, les passants s’arrêtent, et Vincent leur offre un endroit où se reposer, car après tout, la maison de Vincen …

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The Tryout: A Graphic Novel

by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Joanna Cacao
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: cheerleading, prejudice & racism

From two-time Newbery Honoree and Kirkus Prize winner Christina Soontornvat, and stellar new talent, Joanna Cacao, comes a high stakes, highly relatable graphic novel about courage and competition, friendship and belonging, and learning to feel comfortable in your own skin. Perfect for fans of New Kid, Rollergirl, and Real Friends.

 

Trying out for m …

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My Fade Is Fresh

by Shauntay Grant, illustrated by Kitt Thomas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: african american, self-esteem & self-reliance, girls & women

A little girl learns the importance of speaking up for what she wants while at the barbershop and ends up rocking the fabulous hair style she chooses in this fun and empowering picture book.

When a little girl walks into her local barbershop, she knows she wants the flyest, freshest fade on the block! But there are so many beautiful hairstyles to c …

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Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor

by Mélanie Watt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: squirrels, self-esteem & self-reliance, humorous stories

Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the character kids need today — a little bit anxious, a lot adorable and totally lovable. Join Scaredy on a hilarious adventure as he learns to brave the doctor for a check-up!

Scaredy Squirrel keeps himself in peak physical condition. He exercises, eats a balanced diet, sings opera (to keep his lungs in shape, of cour …

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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

How 25 inspiring individuals found their dream jobs

by Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: careers, school & education, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

There is no single path to the job of your dreams.

What does it take to become a stuntperson? How does a mathematician spend her days? When does a barber become the center of a community? In this refreshing take on a careers book, meet twenty-five individuals of different backgrounds, genders, and abilities who have found their careers through a wi …

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The Power of the Pearl Earrings

text by Linda Trinh, illustrated by Clayton Nguyen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: peer pressure, self-esteem & self-reliance, asian american

A charming early chapter book series that explores Vietnamese culture and identity through the eyes of the Nguyen siblings, with elements of the supernatural, spirituality, and social justice woven in.

 

I touch my earrings and feel a rush of wind. I can almost hear Grandma Nội’s laughter through them. 

 

Spontaneous and energetic Liz, the middle N …

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trésor d'Oma, Le

by Monique Polak, illustrated by Marie Lafrance
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: multigenerational, emotions & feelings, holocaust

 

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Tali vit dans l’appartement d’Oma, car une tempête a démoli sa maison. Elle est triste d’avoir tout perdu. « Des gens ont survécu à pire que ça,Tali », lui rappelle sa mère. Oma a vécu la Deuxième Guerre mondiale, mais elle n’en parle jamais. Cette nuit-là, Oma raconte à Tali comment elle a sur …

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C’est MON chandail!

illustrated by Jessika Von Innerebner
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: siblings, clothing & dress, emotions & feelings

 

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Olivia est une petite fille qui a un chandail préféré. Elle fait tout avec son chandail et ne veut pas s’en séparer, pas même une seule minute. Mais Olivia grandit, et son chandail préféré devient trop petit. Puis, un jour, Olivia voit son petit frère porter SON chandail! Arrivera-t-elle à le récupér …

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My Sister's Girlfriend

by Gail Marlene Schwartz & Lucie Gagnon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: lgbt, siblings, emotions & feelings

Fifth grader Talia Cohen-Sullivan isn't sure how she feels about boys, crushes, and the love thing even though her best friend, Carmen, is already dreaming about kissing--and it's only September. Losing her mom to cancer a few years ago made Talia afraid of change, though she still has her big sister, Jade, to help her through hard times. But when …

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