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Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

A Satirical Land Claim Fable

by Kevin Loring
edition: Paperback
tagged: canadian, aboriginal & indigenous, historical

Little Red Warrior is the last remaining member of the Little Red Warrior First Nation. One day, he discovers a development company has begun construction on his ancestral lands. In a fit of rage, Little Red attacks one of the engineers and is arrested for assault and trespassing on his own lands. In jail he meets his court-appointed lawyer, Larry, …

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Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know

Niibing, dgwaagig, bboong, mnookmig dbaadjigaade maanpii mzin’igning / A Book about the Seasons

by Brittany Luby, illustrated by Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: native canadian, seasons

An Anishinaabe child and her grandmother explore the natural wonders of each season in this lyrical, bilingual story-poem.

In this lyrical story-poem, written in Anishinaabemowin and English, a child and grandmother explore their surroundings, taking pleasure in the familiar sights that each new season brings.

We accompany them through warm summer da …

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M is for Moose: A Canadian Word Book (Scholastic Early Learners)

A Canadian Word Book

by Scholastic Canada Ltd.
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: non-classifiable, vocabulary & spelling

 

From tuques and canoes to mountains and moose, learning first Canadian words has never been this fun!

 

 

With bright, cheerful art, this substantial padded board book will thoroughly engage young readers and teach them as they explore all things both new and familiar.

Spreads feature only-in-Canada habitats (and the plants and animals that live there …

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Mi'kmaw Daily Drum

Mi'kmaw Culture for Every Day of the Week

by (artist) Alan Syliboy
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, date & time

A baby board book from the bestselling artist behind Mi'kmaw Animals that teaches young readers Mi'kmaw concepts and a Mi'kmaw word for each day of the week.

Mi'kmaw Animals baby board book, shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, comes Mi'kmaw Daily Drum. From celebrated artist Alan Syliboy, this vital bo …

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The Snow Knows

by Jennifer McGrath, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: seasons, imagination & play

The paperback edition of the award-winning hide-and-seek picture book exploring the wild animals of winter.

In this deceptively simple children's picture book, a pair of award-winning storytellers share the joys of winter. A lyrical prose poem, The Snow Knows introduces readers of all ages to animals both domestic (a tabby cat by the wood stove) and …

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The In-Between

by Marcus Youssef
edition: Paperback
tagged: drama, prejudice & racism, diversity & multicultural, canadian

Adopted as a baby by white parents who found her in an orphanage in Vietnam, Lily has always considered herself Canadian. When Karim – a guy she’s liked for a long time – finally starts to show interest in her, Lily’s best friend Brit starts to hang out with some grade-twelves with radical opinions about immigrants. After a conflict between …

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Inuki's Birthday Party

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, birthdays, adoption

Inuki lives in Iglulik, Nunavut. It is his fifth birthday! He can’t wait for his party at the community hall. There is cake to eat and presents to open, but celebrating with his family and friends is Inuki’s favourite gift of all!

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Les amis qui voulaient jouer au hockey

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, hockey

 

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Que se passe-t-il lorsqu’on réunit un ours, un orignal et un castor qui ADORENT jouer au hockey? Par un matin d’hiver, trois amis sortent dehors afin de disputer leur premier match de la saison. Mais quand ils réalisent que le lac sur lequel ils ont l’habitude de jouer n’est pas assez gelé, ils essaient …

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Elijah's Super Halloween

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Heather Main, illustrated by Jazmine Gubbe
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: polar regions, halloween, native canadian

Halloween is almost here! Elijah is excited to go trick-or-treating in his community of Arviat, Nunavut. His anaana even made him a special superhero costume. But just before Halloween, a polar bear is spotted near town. It is not safe to go trick-or-treating. Will Elijah ever get the chance to show off his super costume?

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The Big Blizzard

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Julia Ogina & Emily Jackson, illustrated by Amanda Sandland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: polar regions, weather, native canadian, siblings

Niaqualuk and Haugaaq live in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. There is a big blizzard coming! Haugaaq wishes she could play outside more, but Niaqualuk is excited about playing inside. See what fun things the sisters do all day as the blizzard howls outside.