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City of Water

by Andrea Curtis, illustrated by Katy Dockrill
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: water (oceans, lakes, etc.), environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems

The second book in the ThinkCities series explores water as a precious, finite resource, tracing its journey from source, through the city, and back again.

Living in cities where water flows effortlessly from our taps and fountains, it’s easy to take it for granted. City of Water, the second book in the ThinkCities series, shines a light on the w …

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Takaya's Journey

by Cheryl Alexander & Jenaya Copithorne
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: wolves & coyotes, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

Takaya's Journey introduces young children to Takaya, the lone wolf.

Using beautiful photography and charming, accessible text, Cheryl Alexander and Jenaya Copithorne take elementary school readers into Takaya's world. Along the way many questions are answered:

Who is Takaya?Where did Takaya come from?What does Takaya need?What is Takaya's home like? …

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Good Morning, Takaya

by Cheryl Alexander & Alex Van Tol
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: wolves & coyotes, environmental science & ecosystems, environmental conservation & protection

The remarkable story of Vancouver Island's lone wolf, Takaya, is told in this charming, lyrical picture book for infants.

Takaya, the lone wolf, wakes up on a quiet bluff and sets out to discover the calm, gentle beauty of his coastal home. Encountering a variety of colours and other wildlife, and witnessing the beauty of the natural world, Takaya s …

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The Beekeepers: How Humans Changed the World of Bumble Bees (Scholastic Focus)

by Dana L. Church
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: insects, spiders, etc., environmental science & ecosystems, endangered

Dive deep into the world of this everyday insect -- and the science behind its uncertain future.

 

Bumble bees are as familiar to most of us as the flowers these fuzzy insects feed upon. But did you know that the bees in your garden could be escapees from a local greenhouse, or descended from stowaways on a Viking ship?

Bumble bees are a vital part of …

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Junior Field Guide: Fishes of Nunavut

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: fishes, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

Learn about the different types of fishes that live in Nunavut waters. This non-fiction science book provides information about what different types of fishes look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs.

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Junior Field Guide: Land Mammals

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: mammals, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

From lemmings to polar bears, there are a lot of different types of land mammals living in Nunavut. This non-fiction science book provides information about what the mammals look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs

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