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See You Soon, Tuktu!

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, emotions & feelings, friendship, polar regions

It's a beautiful fall day, but Tuktu feels sad. Tomorrow his family will travel to a place where there is more food for the winter. Tuktu will miss his friends! See how Tuktu's friends cheer him up by planning a special day for him. Tuktu and his friends make wonderful memories to last until they can meet again in the spring.

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La surprise de Malaika

by Nadia L. Hohn, illustrated by Irene Luxbacher
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: new baby, new experience, friendship

 

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Lorsque Malaika découvre que sa mère attend un bébé, elle est submergée par les émotions. Que va-t-il se passer quand le bébé sera là? Sa mère va-t-elle oublier Malaika? Il y a aussi un nouvel élève dans sa classe qui vient de loin et qui parle un peu différemment, comme elle. Malaika compte sur cette …

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It’s Me, Henry!

by Stéphanie Deslauriers, illustrated by Geneviève Després, translated by Charles Simard
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: special needs, friendship, school & education

Henry marches to the beat of his own green thumb in this gentle picture book about a boy on the autism spectrum.

Henry doesn't remember to raise his hand and he prefers to call plants by their proper Latin names, much to the frustration of his classmates. Most days, Henry doesn't notice how different he is from the other kids in his grade, but some …

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I’m Not Sydney!

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: imagination & play, friendship

Sydney and his friends gather outside to play, transforming one by one to climb, leap, lumber and soar into a shared jungle of their imagination.

Hanging upside down in a tree, Sydney imagines he is a sleepy, sun-bathing sloth. And that's where Sami finds him. Sami thinks sloths are too slow, so she scampers up the tree and becomes a spider monkey. …

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The Little Knight Who Saved the Day

by Gilles Tibo, illustrated by Geneviève Després
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings

 

The Little Knight learns that there is always room for more than one hero!

 

In a magical kingdom far away, there is a little knight who’s ready to conquer the day! When he hears someone calling for help, he rushes to the rescue. But soon enough, he discovers that someone else — someone faster — has already saved them. What’s worse is that …

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Hurry Up, Umingmak!

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, friendship, emotions & feelings

Umingmak likes to move slowly, taking in her beautiful surroundings. But her friends like to move quickly. She can’t keep up with them! See how Umingmak and her friends work together to solve their problem. Will they be able to come up with a solution that everyone is happy with?

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True and The Rainbow Kingdom: 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

5 minute Storybook Collection

adapted by Anne Paradis & Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, friendship, emotions & feelings, fantasy & magic, beginner
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Slowpoke the Bell Island Mine Horse

by Heather Smith, illustrated by Genevieve Simms
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: horses, post-confederation (1867-), death & dying, friendship

A heartwarming picture book about an iron ore – mine horse and a timid young miner in Bell Island, Newfoundland, from award-winning author of Mr. Hirota's Garden and The Agony of Bun O'Keefe

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