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AWOL

by Marla Lesage
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: depression & mental illness, parents

A moving graphic novel, AWOL explores the realities of PTSD from a kid's perspective. The book includes an author's note and kid-friendly mental health resources.

As a military child, eleven-year-old Leah moves...a lot. But this summer she will be the one left behind when her best friend’s family is reassigned. To make matters worse, her mother wi …

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Amo's Sapotawan

by William Dumas, illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, business, careers, occupations, pre-confederation (to 1867), girls & women

Rocky Cree people understand that all children are born with four gifts or talents. When a child is old enough, they decide which gift, or mīthikowisiwin, they will seek to master. With her sapotawan ceremony fast approaching, Amō must choose her mīthikowisiwin. Her sister, Pīsim, became a midwife; others gather medicines or harvest fish. But n …

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The Raven Mother

by Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, environmental science & ecosystems, birds, seasons

Hoarders. Scavengers. Clever foragers. Bringers of new life.

Ravens have many roles, both for the land and in Gitxsan story and song. The sixth book in Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)’s Mothers of Xsan series transports young readers to Northwestern British Columbia, where they will learn about the traditions of the Gitxsan, the lives of ravens, …

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One More Mountain

by Deborah Ellis
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: middle east, girls & women, war & military

It’s 2021, and the Taliban have regained power in Afghanistan. Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy.

In Kabul, 15-year-old Damsa runs away to avoid being forced into marriage by her family. She is found by a police officer named Shauzia, who takes her to Green Valley, …

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Biographie en images : Voici J. Armand Bombardier

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: science & technology, inventions, post-confederation (1867-)

 

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Cette série de biographies en format album illustré présente des textes simples et des illustrations à saveur de BD. Une chronologie détaillée et des photos historiques viennent compléter l’histoire à la fin des livres.

 

Voici Joseph-Armand Bombardier : un inventeur, innovateur et entrepreneur canadien! J …

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The Case of the Rigged Race

by Michael Hutchinson
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: native canadian, mysteries & detective stories

Windy Lake First Nation is hosting the annual Trappers Festival, and the four Mighty Muskrats are excited about the sled-dog races and the chance to visit with family and friends from far and wide. But during the Teen Sled Race, the lead dog is the victim of a frightening accident that may be more than it seems.

Between mysterious strangers seen lur …

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Junior Field Guide: Sea Mammals of Nunavut

Inuktitut Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Kagan McLeod
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, zoology, marine life

Learn about what kinds of sea mammals live in the Arctic! From narwhals and belugas to walruses and ringed seals, this nonfiction book introduces young readers to wildlife in arctic waters.

An exciting addition to the collection of Junior Field Guides from Inhabit Education Books! Explore them all: Insects of Nunavut, Plants of Nunavut, Fishes of Nu …

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How to Become an Accidental Entrepreneur

by Elizabeth MacLeod & Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Jenn Playford
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: social activists, careers, business & economics

Take a risk! Find your niche! Get to work!

How do entrepreneurs get ideas for a new business and how do they make their businesses thrive? What drives some entrepreneurs to use their ability and wealth to help others pursue their dreams and live better lives? Every entrepreneur has a unique story, but many share qualities that have helped them on th …

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