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Beatrice and Croc Harry

A Novel

by Lawrence Hill
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: friendship

One of Canada’s most celebrated author’s debut novel for young readers

Beatrice, a young girl of uncertain age, wakes up all alone in a tree house in the forest. How did she arrive in this cozy dwelling, stocked carefully with bookshelves and oatmeal accoutrements? And who has been leaving a trail of clues, composed in delicate purple handwritin …

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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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Enormous Hill, The

text by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Steve Kenderes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: friendship, visionary & metaphysical

William and Bill climb to the top of an enormous hill. Little do they realise, the hill is actually a sleeping giant, and the summit is the end of the giant's nose. It seems like a great place to eat their sandwiches, but when the giant wakes up, the kids are in for the biggest adventure of their lives. Where is the giant going? Can they figure out …

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Seagull and the Barnacle, The

by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Nina Palmer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, friendship

The Seagull and the Barnacle are good friends even though they're very different. The Seagull flies over the ocean to wonderful places that the Barnacle can't even imagine, because he's spent his whole life stuck on a rock. When the Seagull tells the Barnacle about his adventures, does it make the Barnacle feel jealous, or sad? Or is the Barnacle h …

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Caillou 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

7 stories

adapted by , illustrated by Eric Sévigny
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: bedtime & dreams, media tie-in, emotions & feelings, friendship, values & virtues

Your favorite Caillou stories!

Snuggle up and find all your favorite Caillou bedtime stories in this illustrated storybook collection! These stories enhanced with colorful illustrations, teach little ones mindfulness, empathy, friendship, and values. This book includes 7 stories:

  • My Day Care Friends
  • Caillou Learns to Swim
  • Caillou: Gone Fishing
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Quels jappements!

by Lucie Gagnon & Gail Marlene Schwartz, illustrated by Amélie Ayotte
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: lgbt, friendship, non-classifiable

Samuel sait que son vrai prénom est Simone, mais comment le dire à ses parents quand tout est tellement silencieux à la maison ! Lorsque Chloé, une costumière, déménage en face, avec un chien qui va bientôt avoir des chiots, la vie devient plus grande, plus colorée et plus bruyante. Tout comme Simone.

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Loudest Bark, The

by Gail Marlene Schwartz & Lucie Gagnon, illustrated by Amélie Ayotte
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: lgbt, friendship, non-classifiable

Samuel knows that their real name is Simone, but things at their house are too quiet to think about how to tell their parents. When Chloe the costume designer moves in across the street with a dog about to have puppies, life becomes bigger, more colourful, and louder. And so does Simone.

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Sorry For Your Loss

by Joanne Levy
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: death & dying, jewish, friendship, orphans & foster homes

Evie Walman is not obsessed with death. She does think about it a lot, though, but only because her family runs a Jewish funeral home. At twelve, Evie already knows she’s going to be a funeral director when she grows up. So what if the kids at school call her “corpse girl” and say she smells like death? They’re just mean and don’t get how …

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Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North

by Dan Bar-el, illustrated by Kelly Pousette
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: bears, polar regions, friendship

The adventures of Duane the polar bear and his arctic friends continue in this charming sequel to the modern-day classic The Very, Very Far North, which Booklist compared to Winnie the Pooh in a starred review.

Past the place where icebergs shiver, you will find the Very, Very Far North, where Duane and his friends are sure to make you feel right a …

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