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Don't Let Go!

by Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, new experience, humorous stories, polar regions

It’s a frosty day at the beach, and a polar bear family is at play among the ice floes. The cubs splash around, all except the youngest, who’s nervously hanging onto his dad in the water. He’s just not ready to swim on his own. Despite encouragement from Dad, the cub is insistent: “Don’t let go!”

Maybe a flotation device would help? One …

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I Am Violet

by Tania Duprey Stehlik, illustrated by Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: prejudice & racism, self-esteem & self-reliance

A little girl looks around her and sees that people come in a rainbow of colors. Her mom is red, her dad is blue, and she is a wonderful mix of her mom and dad. The little girl announces: I am proud to be both. I am proud to be me! I am Violet!

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5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens

by Nicole Libin, PhD
edition: Paperback
also available: Audiobook (CD)
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance, meditations

5-minute mindfulness meditations for 40 everyday situations

The rollercoaster of teenage life doesn’t offer a lot of moments to slow down and process your experiences. 5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens offers easy, quick practices that allow you to harness the power of mindfulness meditation—paying immediate attention to your body and t …

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Feral

A Novel

by Nicole Luiken
edition: Paperback
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17-year-old Chloe fears she's a Dud, a child born to two werewolves who can't change into a wolf. If she's still a Dud by the time she reached adulthood, she'll be exiled. In the meantime, she's at the bottom of the pack hierarchy. But Chloe is a natural Alpha, unable to bow her head meekly, and the other teens in her small town pack make her life …

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Jonny Appleseed

A Novel

narrator Joshua Whitehead
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
tagged: native american & aboriginal, lgbt, literary

 

WINNER, Lambda Literary Award; Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction

Finalist, Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction; Amazon Canada First Novel Award; Indigenous Voices Award; Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award; Firecracker Award for Fiction

Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year

A tour-de-force debut novel …

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My Hair is Beautiful

by Shauntay Grant
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: african american, girls & women, body

Natural, knotty, fluffy, frizzy, twisted, tangled, pony, puffed!

A celebration of natural hair, from afros to cornrows and everything in between, My Hair is Beautiful is a joyful board book with a powerful message of self-love.

Governor General's Award-nominated author Shauntay Grant brings her unique spoken-word style to this fun read-aloud, featu …

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Luna The Cat Doesn't Like That

by Nathasha Pilotte
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: cats, humorous stories, pets, art & architecture

Unlike his brother Zim, Luna is a little red-haired, hot-tempered cat. While his feline furry friend scurries and climbs around the house, Luna grrrrs and growls, being his grumpy self. With their piercing eyes, pudgy bellies, and little pads on their feet, even the best of us can't resist cats! But even though they make us laugh, cats aren't alway …

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#NotReadyToDie

by Cate Carlyle
edition: Paperback
tagged: thrillers & suspense, friendship, self-mutilation, emotions & feelings

Ginnys life comes to a screeching halt one fateful Monday when a shooter shows up at Southwestern High School during first period.

In lockdown with both the homeroom sub and her secret crush Owen badly wounded, Ginny finds herself teamed up with Kayla, one of the "Barbies." Together, they must try to keep their classmates alive amid terror and pain. …

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Pas besoin d'aide!

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, friendship, emotions & feelings

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Rosie a toujours un plan en tête, et elle est déterminée à ce que tout fonctionne comme prévu. Mais quand elle se propose pour s'occuper du nouvel animal de compagnie de sa classe, les choses tournent rapidement mal.

Malgré les soins attentionnés de Rosie, le poisson Bleuet a bien mauvaise mine. La jeune fill …

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No Help Wanted!

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings, friendship

 

Sometimes it's our mistakes that teach us the most.

Posy always has a plan, and she is determined to see her plans through. But when she eagerly takes charge of the new classroom pet, things don't go according to plan. Bluey the beta fish suffers under all the special attention, and he starts looking worse and worse. Posy fears everyone will blame …