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Life Literacy

Real Life Knowledge and Resources for the Next Generation to Succeed

by Matt Young; Nelson Soh & Stan Peake
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, personal success

It has become almost cliché to say that the world has changed.

The pace of technology change, the increasing number of new businesses, and growing global workforce has made the world a more competitive place. Global economic events have delayed retirement for millions around the world and thinning margins are making employers more risk adverse to p …

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Dinosaur Countdown

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: counting & numbers, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

In this simple and clever picture book from Nicholas Oldland, small children will have fun counting backward, as they're introduced to different dinosaurs grouped from ten to two, and a final, single dinosaur. Then, in a unique twist, the book goes on to “zero” dinosaurs as well (because “they're extinct, silly!”). Each number gets its own …

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One Winter Night

by Jennifer Lloyd, illustrated by Lynn Ray
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., counting & numbers

This stunning picture book is now available in a new large-format special edition!

One winter night, out of their nest, ten little grey mice climb onto the ice. One by one they run back to the house scared off by a new animal that comes by until the last one finds itself far down the ice and has to hurry back, past each of the ten animals. Hurry, hu …

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1, 2, 3 Salish Sea

A Pacific Northwest Counting Book

by Nikki McClure
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: counting & numbers, marine life, water (oceans, lakes, etc.)

From one to ten and beyond, explore the Salish Sea in this visually striking, high-concept counting primer. Acclaimed West Coast artist Nikki McClure uses a single piece of paper and an X-ACTO knife to create her simple yet exquisite images. Whether it's one stubby squid or one million raindrops, readers young and not-so-young will delight in this …

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Be the Awesome Man

A Young Man's Guide to Achieving Discipline, Success, and Happiness

by Dennis Gazarek
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, adolescence, self-esteem, happiness

A diagnosis and a prescription for a generation of young men in crisis, Be the Awesome Man is a must-read guide for young men who want to achieve lasting success and personal happiness.

Young men are underachieving in unprecedented numbers. More and more young men are not attaining standard benchmarks of maturity, such as entering and graduating fro …

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Flash Cards - Numbers and Counting

Ages 3-5

by Popular Book Company
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged:

Let your child discover the fun in learning basic concepts with our Discovery Learning with PAW Patrol – Flash Cards.  This series allows children to learn the essentials in Math, English, French, and Science through fun and engaging card activities along with their favourite PAW Patrol pups.  Also included are two sheets of the all-time favouri …

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Discovering Numbers: English * French * Cree

illustrated by Neepin Auger
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, french

A new format for young readers transforms Neepin Auger’s bestselling board books into playful and colourful resources for elementary school children.

Neepin Auger’s colourful board books for infants have collectively sold well over 20,000 copies since they first appeared on the market. With more and more parents and educators looking for Indigen …

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How Many Eggs Did We Collect? (Inuktitut)

by Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Anton Kotelenets
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: beginner, counting & numbers

Elisapee and her family are going egg collecting! How many eggs will they collect?

Follow along as Elisapee and her family collect different kinds of eggs and count them as they go. This story infuses a fun family outing with early mental math skills.

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3 2 1 Awesome!

20 Fearless Women Who Dared to Be Different

by Eva Chen, illustrated by Derek Desierto
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: counting & numbers

Instagram superstar andNew York Timesbestselling author ofJuno Valentine and the Magical Shoes Eva Chen shines a spotlight on 20 amazing women—including Megan Rapinoe, Sonia Sotomayor, Shirley Chisholm, Greta Thunberg and more!—in3 2 1 Awesome! a sassy and fun counting board book, perfect for the youngest of budding feminists.
Why stick to cou …

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Let's Count!

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by The Jerry Cans, illustrated by We Are Together
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, songbooks, counting & numbers

Let’s count and sing in Inuktitut!

Based on a children’s song by popular Nunavut band The Jerry Cans, this song book helps children practise counting to five.