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Reversing Time

One Boy's Quest to Change History

by Charlotte Mendel
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, recycling & green living, time travel

A fast-paced fantasy YA novel that explores vital themes in today’s society – such as climate change and the environment – within the context of an exciting page-turner. This timely adventure story will empower and excite young people at the same time

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Oliver Bounces Back!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Oliver’s day has started out lousy — can he turn his luck around?

 

Eyewitness testimony confirms that Oliver is having a pretty lousy day. By the time he gets to school (late), he’s tangled with the hairbrush, stepped in dog drool, burnt his toast, and been hit in the head by his little sister’s gooey banana. At school, the pile-on of bad …

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Choose Kindness

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, friendship

 

A gentle friendship story that celebrates small acts of kindness!

 

This is Bunny feeling small,

not wanting to leave the bed at all.

 

Bunny is having a tough morning, but manages to brighten up and get out the door. Pretty soon Bunny comes across Beetle, who needs a little cheering too. Bunny can do that! Bunny and Beetle band together and they come …

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Sloth Went

by Adam Lehrhaupt, illustrated by Benson Shum
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: jungle animals

This hilarious board book is about a sloth on thego. A sloth who is . . . very slowly . . . making his way to a major milestone: potty training!
Today is Sloth's big day.
He's excited.
But he's also nervous.
What if something happens?
What if NOTHING happens?
Sloth Went is a book about poop. But it's also an adventure story about facing your fears, …

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Oddbird

by Derek Desierto
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bullying

A picture book from Derek Desierto about a bird who doesn’t fit in…at first!
It’s SO hot outside. All the fancy birds are gathered around the water, wishing they could cool off. But they don’t want to get wet and ruin their fine feathers.
Oddbird isn’t worried about his feathers; he wants to go for a refreshing dip. But he doesn’t fit …

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C'est petit ici!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, non-classifiable, humorous stories

 

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Jamaal a la plus petite chambre de la maison et il n’est PAS content. Ses parents, et même ses petits frères, ont une chambre plus grande que la sienne. Jamaal trouve ça très injuste. Après tout, c’est lui le plus âgé de la famille! Lorsqu’il en parle à ses parents, ces derniers lui répondent simple …

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Caillou Asks Nicely

by Danielle Patenaude, illustrated by Pierre Brignaud
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: manners & etiquette, beginner, words, values & virtues, emotions & feelings, daily activities, new experience

A great book to introduce kids to politeness!

With Mommy and Daddy’s help, Caillou learns that it’s nice to hear the words please and thank you. They are like a friendly hug that encourages people to respond favorably. Politeness is much more than just a social convention; it is also a way to ease our interactions with others. Even very young ch …

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Think Big!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, non-classifiable, humorous stories

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale about the trials and tribulations of an oldest sibling!

 

Jamaal may be the oldest kid in his family, but he somehow got stuck with the smallest room. His parents agree that it isn’t fair, but that is just how it is. But Jamaal isn’t satisfied by the answer – if his parents aren’t going to fix the house, he will use …

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1, 2, 3, Off to School!

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: school & education, new experience

In this playful take on school readiness by award-winning author-illustrator Marianne Dubuc, a child visits their friends' schools and discovers how many wonderful things kindergarteners do in a day!

Pom is ready for the first day of kindergarten. Not the real first day, that's not for another year. But Pom has been hearing a lot from all the animal …

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