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Danger in Dinosaur Valley (#10)

by Roy MacGregor
edition: Paperback
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Summer has come early to the town of Drumheller, Alberta. The Screech Owls were expecting deep winter – just like back home – but when they arrive for the annual Dinosaur Pee Wee Tournament, they find a warm chinook has blown the winter cold away.

Drumheller is the “Dinosaur Capital of Canada,” home of the fierce Albertosaurus – cousin to …

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Then and Now

by Richard Thompson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: date & time, beginner

This illustrated poem is a perfect read-aloud concept book for the very young reader. The simple vocabulary lets new readers follow the process of change as calves grow into cows, seeds grow into flowers, a river flows into the sea.

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Then And Now

by Hartmann Thompson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: date & time, beginner

This illustrated poem is a perfect read-aloud concept book for the very young reader. The simple vocabulary lets new readers follow the process of change as calves grow into cows, seeds grow into flowers, a river flows into the sea.

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Keeper of the Trees, The

by Beverley Brenna
edition: Paperback
tagged: fantasy & magic

This modern fantasy novel set in London - for children ages 8 to 12 - tells the story of Elizabeth, a twelve-year-old Canadian girl who feels homesick and lonely after her mother's death when her father moves them to London. Soon, however, she meets an assortment of unusual characters and a strange adventure unfolds. Among her new friends is Maud, …

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Threshing

The Early Years of Harvesting

by Faye Reineberg Holt
edition: Paperback
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Threshing: The Early Years of Harvesting tells of the people, processes, and machines of the annual harvest in Western Canadian history. Through archival photographs, history, and stories, it captures the sense of cooperation and pride experienced by early threshing teams as well as the long hours of back-breaking and dangerous work.

Prior to the 19 …

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The Great Depression - The Winter Years Set

by Pierre Berton & James Gray
edition: Paperback
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The Great Dpression Set is a Fifth House title.

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Achimoona

Native Stories: French Edition

by Jordan Wheeler
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american

An Our Choice selection of the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

Achimoona, which means stories" in Cree, is a collection of tales by Native writers for children ages eight and up. These stories are full of magic and music, ranging from realism to fantasy, adventure to allegory, set in the present but replete with echoes of the past.

In The Hockey Gam …

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The Mermaid of Banff

by J Mark
edition: Paperback
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The Mermaid of Banff is a Fitzhenry and Whiteside book

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Return of the Osprey

by Patricia Mason, illustrated by Christopher Bateman, foreword by Robert Bateman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: football, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

"Magic is all around us" says Grandfather to his small grandson, Joseph, one sunny day in the springtime many years ago. "Come with me and I will show you some of nature's magic."

Five-year-old Joseph and his grandfather spend many days exploring the maple woods, the freshwater marshes, the mudflats and the seashores of Burrard Inlet. Through their …

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The Other Author Arthur

by Sheree Fitch, illustrated by Jill Quinn
edition: Paperback
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With Sheree Fitch's wonderful and unusual sense of humour, and her alluring way with words, here's another chapter book for young readers about a mix-up that could happen anywhere.