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A World of Mindfulness

by Erin Alladin, illustrated by Suzanne Del Rizzo; Rebecca Bender; Gabrielle Grimard; Tara Anderson; François Thisdale; Scot Ritchie; Miki Sato; Tamara Campeau; Emma Pedersen; Carmen Mok; Aino Anto; Sue Macartney; Dubois & Andrea Blinick
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: non-classifiable, emotions & feelings

I am here. I know who I am. I breathe in the smell of sun-warmed grass and it fills my lungs with energy.  
Parents, educators, and health practitioners everywhere are recognizing the importance of mindfulness practice, particularly for children. Meditation and yoga are becoming common activities in kindergarten classes and beyond. Taking time to …

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When We Are Kind / Nihá’ádaahwiinít’i?????????´igo

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt, translated by Mildred Walters
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, friendship, multigenerational

When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness in their lives. Celebrated author Monique Gray Smith has written many books on the topics of resilience and reconciliation and communicates an important message through carefully chosen words …

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Follow Your Breath!

A First Book of Mindfulness

illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: sense & sensation, emotions & feelings

Part of the popular Exploring Our Community series, here's the perfect child-friendly introduction to mindfulness.

Friends Yulee, Nick, Martin and Sally are at Pedro's house for a sleepover. Pedro is moving in a few days, and he's been feeling both sad about leaving his old house and worried he won't be happy in his new one. To try to help Pedro fee …

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Let's Time Travel!

Zooming into the Science of Space-Time with General Relativity

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: physics

Equip the next generation of scientists with a brand new series from Chris Ferrie, the #1 science author for kids!

Red Kangaroo has an upset tummy from eating too much junk food! Can she go back in time to fix her mistake? Dr. Chris says, "Yes!" All Red Kangaroo needs to understand are the basics of general relativity. Join Red Kangaroo and Dr. Chri …

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What Do You Want, Little Friend?

by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals

A happy kitten playing with a kite accidentally injures a little bug! The kitten wants to know what will make the little friend feel better: to march like the ants or fly like the birds? Nothing seems to work until finally the kitten asks and the little friend shares the answer—a kiss! Little ones will love the whimsy and warmth of this sweet sto …

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The Shadow Elephant

by Nadine Robert, illustrated by Valerio Vidali
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: emotions & feelings

This is a subtle story about an elephant who is down in the dumps. Illustrated with a striking contrast between shadow and light, the moody blue elephant appears to live in a different world from his colorful savannah friends. Empathy is a tricky emotion for children and adults alike to grasp, butThe Shadow Elephant manages to walk the line between …

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Nunavummi Learning Pack - Level 4

Bilingual Inuktitut and English

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
edition:
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions

Each Nunavummi Learning Pack includes 10 fiction and non-fiction books on themes such as Arctic animals, common objects, counting, Northern activities, and more. All books feature Inuktitut syllabics and roman orthography, as well as English. 

Titles included: - Arctic Birds - Actions - Parts of the Land - Things I Need at School - Things That Pour …

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Teacher's Pet

English Edition

by Shawna Thomson, illustrated by Tindur Peturs
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: polar regions, bullying, native canadian, school & education

Things are going great for Ellie—she’s acing her math tests and is looking forward to the school dance. But when a classmate starts posting mean messages about her online, Ellie feels embarrassed and isolated. Before long, even more kids at school have joined in on cyberbullying Ellie. How will she regain her confidence and confront her bully w …

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TJ and the Sleepover

English Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Jesus Lopez
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions, bullying

TJ and his friends are having a great time playing out! But TJ can't help but notice that his friend Itani keeps picking on him and invading his personal space. TJ wants to ask Itani to stop, but he is afraid he's overreacting. During a sleepover at Itani's house, TJ realizes that he needs to be honest with Itani about how his behaviour makes TJ fe …

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