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Ghost Of Lunenberg Manor Mm

by Eric Wilson
edition: Paperback
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Eric Wilson’s books have sold in the millions in Canada and around the world. And the latest crop of middle readers has become Eric’s newest fan club, grabbed by the mystery writer’s fast-paced adventures of the detective duo of Tom and Liz Austen. The Ghost of Lunenburg Manor is the latest addition to the HarperCollins library of Eric Wilson …

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Louisbourg: 18th Century Town

by A. J. B. Johnston
edition: Paperback
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867)

Louisbourg: An 18th-Century Town is an in-depth look at what was once a well-known settlement in the New World. As a seaport, Louisbourg possessed one of the busiest harbours in North America. As a fortress, it generated hope in French hearts and fear in British ones. As a community, it was home to thousands of men, women, and children: fishermen a …

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Je peux lire! Niveau 1 : Je veux aider!

illustrated by Hans Wilhelm
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner

See below for English description.

Petit chien joue à être un adulte. Il faut s'exercer longtemps avant de tout faire comme il faut, mais ne t'en fais pas, petit chien, tu apprendras de tes erreurs!
 

No matter how hard he tries, Puppy just can't seem to do anything right! He knocks over blocks, and the garbage can, and flowerpots filled with dirt …

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Horsy Hops (with CD)

by Anthony Barton
edition: Mixed media
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Horsy Hops is a delightful story for children in pictures and verses. It introduces eight creatures invented by Newfoundlanders to frighten young children into behaving themselves. Among them are the Bullymaroo, the Horsy Hops, the Boobagger, the Angle Dog, the Stalligan, the Oodle Addle, the Beachy Bird and the Oonchook. The clever little girl in …

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Z is for Zamboni

A Hockey Alphabet

by Matt Napier, illustrated by Melanie Rose
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: alphabet, hockey

In the mold of our very popular series of state alphabet books, we offer "Z is for Zamboni" to hockey fans young and old across North America. Matt Napier's "breakaway" rhymes and "hard-checking" expository text team up with the "top-shelf" illustrations of Melanie Rose to elucidate this increasingly popular game for every beginning hockey aficiona …

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Skippers Save the Stone

illustrated by Hector MacNeil, by Caroline Stellings
edition: Paperback
tagged: dogs

Skippers Save the Stone is the second adventure of the Skipper dogs. When they travel to Scotland, the Skippers learn that the legendary Stone of Scone has been stolen by a clan of squirrels! The only way they can save the stone is to win a boat race, but the crafty Chief McNut has a trick up his sleeve. Can the Skippers bring back the Stone of Des …

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When They Are Up...

by Maggee Spicer & Richard Thompson, illustrated by Kirsti Anne Wakelin
edition: Hardcover
tagged: nursery rhymes

No one knows who originally penned this traditional English verse, whose French origins referred to Louis XIV. But Maggee Spicer and her husband, popular children's author and entertainer Richard Thompson, have turned the familiar nursery rhyme upside down in this charming version.

The Grand old Duke of York has many soldiers eager to do his bidding …

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Joy To The World

selected by Maureen Forrester, illustrated by Frances Tyrrell
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: christmas & advent

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth. . .

What better wat to celebrate Christmas than with Maureen Forrester's favourite music? The world- famous contralto has selected twelve carols from around the world to reflect the joy of the season. From the cheery invitation to dance in the Catalonian "Froom, Foom, foom!" to the spiritual "In Dulc …

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Tooth Fairy, The

by Judd Palmer
edition: Hardcover
tagged: other, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology
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Skookum Sal, Birling Gal

by Heather Kellerhals-Stewart, illustrated by Janice Blaine
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: girls & women

Skookum Sal comes from a long line of log birlers. Her brother, Skookum Sam, is a log birler. Her daddy is a log birler, as was his daddy and his daddy before him. So it's only fitting that when Sal turned 11 years old she thought she would become a log birler too.

First Sal has to convince her daddy to teach her how to be log birler--because Sal is …