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Maestro, The

by Judd Palmer
edition: Hardcover
tagged: other, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology
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Caillou: The School Bus

adapted by Marion Johnson, illustrated by Eric Sévigny
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: school & education

Caillou is excited when he gets to go for his first ride on the big school bus.

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Caillou: The Phone Call

adapted by Marilyn Pleau-Murissi, illustrated by Eric Sévigny
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: new experience

Caillou feels left out when Mommy is busy on the phone all morning.

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Lighthouse

A Story of Remembrance

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Janet Wilson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: death & dying, multigenerational, emotions & feelings

 

A moving story of love and remembrance — for anyone who has ever lost a loved one.

 

Young Sarah can't sleep following her grandpa's funeral, so she wakes up her dad in the middle of the night. He agrees to take her where Grandpa used to take him as a boy — the lighthouse. On the way there, Sarah and her dad drink coffee and eat donuts — just …

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The Little Beaver

by Christopher Jordan, illustrated by Stephanie Boey
edition: Hardcover
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Embossed and full colour throughout

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The Secret of the Deep Woods (#17)

by Roy MacGregor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: polar regions, environment

It’s summer, and Rachel Highboy, Jesse’s hockey-playing cousin from James Bay, has come to Tamarack to join the Screech Owls on a week-long canoe trip into the wilds of Algonquin Park.

At the same time, the rookie hero of this year’s Stanley Cup final is in a light plane that goes missing somewhere in the area. It is eerily like the story of …

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Two Homes

by Claire Masurel, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: marriage & divorce, emotions & feelings, boys & men

"Parents looking for a book about separation or divorce will find few offerings as positive, matter-of-fact, or child-centered as this one. . . . Simple, yet profoundly satisfying." — Booklist (starred review)

At Mommy’s house, Alex has a soft chair. At Daddy’s house, Alex has a rocking chair. In each home, Alex also has a special bedroom and …

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Boston Box, The

by Carmelita McGrath
edition: Paperback
tagged: cats

Mary sails the world in her dreams in search of adventure, knowledge, and a fair price for fish. A fairy-tale in reverse, Prince Charming is a Spanish fish merchant who knows a thing or two about fair pricing.

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Catch Me Once Catch Me Twice Mm

by Janet McNaughton
edition: Paperback
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With momentum still building from this year’s earlier release of An Earthly Knight, coupled with the bestseller, multi-award-winning status of The Secret Under My Skin, we are happy to present the mass market edition of Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice, Janet McNaughton’s debut historical novel.

It’s 1942 and 12-year-old Evelyn McCallum and her a …

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Franklin's Family and Friends Treasury

adapted by Sharon Jennings & Shelley Southern
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: media tie-in

This Franklin Treasury brings together eight much-loved stories that have helped make Franklin one of the world's best-known and most endearing fictional characters. In this collection, Franklin copes with the complexities of relationships and discovers that though he may face many challenges as he grows up, he will always have the love and support …