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On partage tout!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, school & education, values & virtues

 

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Jérémie et Amanda suivent les conseils de leur enseignante qui leur répète sans cesse de tout partager. Mais les résultats sont plutôt surprenants!

 

It's the first day of kindergarten and Amanda and Jeremiah have a problem. They both want to read the same books. They want to paint with the same paints. And th …

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We Share Everything!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: school & education, values & virtues, humorous stories

 

It's the first day of kindergarten and Amanda and Jeremiah have a problem. They both want to read the same books. They want to paint with the same paints. And they refuse to share. The teacher tells them, "Look. This is kindergarten. In kindergarten we share. We share everything." Everything? Amanda and Jeremiah decide to take their teacher at her …

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Selina An Atlantic Salmon

by Don Downer, illustrated by Gisele LeBlanc
edition: Paperback
tagged: biology

This book follows one fish as she develops from a tiny pink egg into a full-grown salmon. Selina explores the place she was born so it is imprinted in her brain so she can return to the same river tributary to lay her eggs. She has a narrow escape from becoming food for other, larger fish, birds, eels and even humans.
Don Downer is chair of the Aq …

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Galileo Galilei

First Physicist

by James MacLachlan
edition: Hardcover
tagged: science & technology

The scientific innovations of Galileo Galilei are pivotal to our understanding of the laws of the natural world. Drawing on his diverse studies in philosophy, mathematics, mechanics, music, astronomy, and engineering, Galileo developed revolutionary theories that thoroughly changed the disciplines of physics, mathematics, astronomy, and technology. …

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I Can Have My Picnic in a Patch of Roses

illustrated by Jenny Visscher
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: counting & numbers

I Can Have My Picnic in Patch of Roses is a whimsical assortment of numbers, animals and environments. This counting picture book is both educational and entertaining. Its bright fantastical watercolours are full of the imaginative detail children love, and adults will enjoy the clever humour, too. The child is invited to meet the creatures in vari …

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52 Crafts

for the Christian Year

by Donna Scorer
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books, arts in education

Turn a piece of paper and a drinking straw into a butterfly that really flies! Or, make a tiny manger for the Advent Season. 52 Crafts for the Christian Year is full of simple craft ideas organized by seasons of the Church Year. Great for Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, or at home.

crafts for all major celebrations, from Christmas & Epiphany t …

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Takes

Stories for Young Adults

edited by R.P. MacIntyre
edition: Paperback
tagged: short stories

&quotTakes is the third anthology of short fiction for young adults, and the company is obviously onto something.&quot Quill & Quire.

&quotI would recommend Takes for all young adult collections.&quot Resource Links.

Winner of the 1997 Canadian Library Association’s Young Adult Award and the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Educational Book.

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Charles Babbage

And the Engines of Perfection

by Bruce Collier & James MacLachlan
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged: science & technology

Charles Babbage, "the grandfather of the modern computer," did not live to see even one of his calculating machines at work. A dazzling genius with vision extending far beyond the limitations of the Victorian age, Babbage successfully calculated a table of logarithms during his years at Cambridge University, allowing mathematical calculations to be …

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Franklin Goes to School

by Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Brenda Clark
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: media tie-in, turtles, school & education

With his new pencil case packed with a ruler, eraser and 12 colored pencils, Franklin is ready for his first day of school --- until it's time to board the bus. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin faces the excitement and fear of starting school.

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Keepers of the Night

Native Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children

by Michael Caduto & Joseph Bruchac, illustrated by David Kanietakeron Fadden
edition: Paperback
tagged: native american

Native lore, stories, and activities encourage children to explore the fascinating night world. By studying astronomy, Native beliefs, nighttime weather, and North American nocturnal plants and animals, children aged 5 to 12 learn to appreciate
the importance of night in the natural cycle and overcome common fears about the nighttime
world.

Filled …