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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

In the style of the wildly popular 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 book for the youngest readers showcases seven of Syliboy's popular Daily Drum artworks, each paired with a different day of …

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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

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 wild (a slinking lynx; a choir of coyotes), celebrating wilderness and outdoor play.

Now available in pape …

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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

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

 

See below for English description.

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

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.

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Oleepeeka's First Hunt

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Elizabeth Ryan, illustrated by Marcus Cutler
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, daily activities

Oleepeeka is from Panniqtuuq, Nunavut. It’s time for her first hunting trip! Oleepeeka is excited to spend the day with Ataata and learn about catching ptarmigans. Join Oleepeeka and Ataata as they set off on the land and bring home a special feast for their family.

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Actions

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, native canadian

This book shows different actions we do, such as walking and jumping.

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Nunavummi Learning Pack - Level 3

Bilingual Inuktitut and English

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, native canadian

Each Nunavummi Learning Pack includes 10 fiction and non-fiction books on themes such as Arctic animals, common objects, counting, Northern activities, and more. All books feature Inuktitut syllabics and roman orthography, as well as English. 
Titles included:  • Going Berry Picking  • Arctic Tools  • In the Kitchen  • Arctic Insects  • …