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Brady Brady and the Missed Hatrick

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, friendship, pets

 

Brady Brady books are hockey — with heart!

 

A big snowfall has blanketed Brady’s street. But it’s hard to focus on shoveling when there’s a game of shinny going on and Brady doesn’t exactly finish his chore. Later, under the guise of taking his dog Hatrick for a walk, Brady ties him up and rejoins the game.

Brady returns home tired but ha …

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1, 2, 3, Off to School!

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: school & education, new experience

In this playful take on school readiness by award-winning author-illustrator Marianne Dubuc, a child visits their friends' schools and discovers how many wonderful things kindergarteners do in a day!

Pom is ready for the first day of kindergarten. Not the real first day, that's not for another year. But Pom has been hearing a lot from all the animal …

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Sloth and Squirrel in a Pickle

by Cathy Ballou Mealey, illustrated by Kelly Collier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, friendship

A speedy squirrel and a sleepy sloth try to get the job done in this funny, heartwarming tale of two lovable, but unlikely, friends.

Though Sloth and Squirrel are good friends, they have different ways of doing things --- and different speeds of doing them. So, when Squirrel gets them jobs as pickle packers to earn money for a new bike, things don't …

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Innovation Nation

How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, Happier

by David Johnston Governor General of Canada & Tom Jenkins
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: inventions, discoveries

This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum. Co-written by Canada's Governor General and accompanied by contemporary illustrations, this adaptation offers young Canadians a way to celebrate our history and world contribution …

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Canadian GreenSmart: Protecting Our Big Home

Ages 6-9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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Canadian GreenSmart invites children on an important journey to protect and preserve our big home – the Earth!  This two-title series is a collection of informative and inspiring stories that introduce children to our Earth and the importance of caring for it.  With five wonderful and beautifully illustrated stories in each book, children will b …

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Canadian GreenSmart: Learning About Our Big Home

Ages 6-9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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Canadian GreenSmart invites children on an important journey to protect and preserve our big home – the Earth!  This two-title series is a collection of informative and inspiring stories that introduce children to our Earth and the importance of caring for it.  With five wonderful and beautifully illustrated stories in each book, children will b …

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The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: science & technology, astronomy, native american

Mary Golda Ross designed classified airplanes and spacecraft as Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work.
Cherokee author Traci Sorell and Métis illustrator Natasha Donovan trace Ross's journey from being the only girl in a high sch …

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Arctic Vehicles

Inuktitut Edition

by Keriann Kenney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, polar regions

What kinds of vehicles do people use in the North?
This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the means of transportation Nunavummiut use in the Arctic.

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Celebrating Toonik Tyme

Inuktitut Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Tim Mack
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian, other, non-religious

Toonik Tyme is a lot of fun! This book describes different things that happen during Toonik Tyme, an annual festival in Iqaluit that celebrates Inuit traditions and the return of spring.

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Harry Okpik, Determined Musher

English Edition

by Harry Okpik & Maren Vsetula, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 3
tagged: beginner, polar regions

Meet a real-life Inuit hero!

This book introduces the biography genre while teaching children about the life of Harry Okpik and the history of dogsledding.