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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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My Family, Your Family!

by Kathryn Cole, illustrated by Cornelia Li
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: alternative family, lgbt, multigenerational

This book includes a diverse array of characters and celebrates gay parents, single parents, blended families, and other family groups rarely seen in board books.

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Maud and Grand-Maud

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Kenard Pak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: multigenerational, non-classifiable, bedtime & dreams

This sweet story captures the singular experience of a child's visit with grandma. A diverse story for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma/Grandpa and Grandma's Purse or readers who love This Is Sadie.

Maud loves the weekends that she stays over at her grandma's house. There's always breakfast-for-supper, matching nightgowns, black-and-white movies and …

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Palluq and Qiliqti Help Their Anaanatsiaq (Inuktitut)

by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Paperback
tagged: beginner, multigenerational, friendship

Palluq and his cousin Qiliqti love helping their anaanatsiaq!

They are excited to visit her on their way to school. What chores can they do to help their anaanatsiaq?

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A Summer Day in the Community (Inuktitut/English)

by Masiana Kelly, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, daily activities, multigenerational

It’s a beautiful summer day in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. How will Angut spend his day?

Join Angut as he bikes through his community, plays with his friend Papak, and spends time with his family.

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In the Red Canoe

by Leslie A. Davidson, illustrated by Laura Bifano
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, boats, ships & underwater craft

Fish and herons, turtles and dragonflies, beaver lodges and lily pads—a multitude of wonders enchant both the child narrator and any other nature lovers along for the ride in this tender, beautifully illustrated picture book. Baby ducklings ride their mama’s back; an osprey rises with a silver fish clutched in her talons; a loon cries in a sta …

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Le canot rouge

by Leslie A. Davidson, illustrated by Laura Bifano, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: boats, ships & underwater craft, multigenerational

Des poissons et des hérons, des tortues et des libellules, des huttes de castor et des feuilles de nénuphar... Une multitude de merveilles enchantent la jeune narratrice et tous les amoureux de la nature qui seront séduits par cet album tendre et magnifiquement illustré. Les canetons se promènent sur le dos de leur maman; un balbuzard s'élè …

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Raconte-moi une histoire: Un ours pour déjeuner! / Makwa kidji kijebà wìsiniyàn

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Jay Odjick
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, multigenerational, native canadian

 

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Autrefois, le grand-père de Donovan mangeait de l’ours pour déjeuner. mais puisqu’il n’y en a pas dans le réfrigérateur, Donovan décide d’en attraper un lui-même!

Dans cette aventure étonnante, le jeune Donovan aperçoit tour à tour une fourmi, un écureuil et un chien, mais comme il ne s’agit pas …

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