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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, non-classifiable

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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All about Grizzly Bears

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions

Learn all about where grizzly bears live, what they eat, and how they hunt.

This non-fiction book gives information about the grizzly bear, one of the most powerful and resilient animals of the North.

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Willy's New Pup: A Story from Labrador

English Edition

by Sherry Blake, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions

When Willy's friend Sid comes to visit, he brings Willy a surprise—a new pup! Willy's new pup is strong and fast, but he needs a lot of training before he can become the new lead dog. When Willy finally decides his new pup is ready for his first hunting trip, something happens that puts the dog's strength and bravery to the test. Based on true ev …

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Palluq and Aksaajuq Help Their Anaana

English Edition

by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions

Palluq and Aksaajuq know it is important to help out. See how Palluq and Aksaajuq help their anaana by doing chores around the house. They learn that the work gets done much more quickly when they help each other.

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Innovation Nation

How Canadian Innovators Made the World Smarter, Smaller, Kinder, Safer, Healthier, Wealthier, Happier

by David Johnston & Tom Jenkins
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: inventions, discoveries

This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum. Co-written by Canada's Governor General and accompanied by contemporary illustrations, this adaptation offers young Canadians a way to celebrate our history and world contribution …

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Canadian GreenSmart: Protecting Our Big Home

Ages 6-9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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Canadian GreenSmart invites children on an important journey to protect and preserve our big home – the Earth!  This two-title series is a collection of informative and inspiring stories that introduce children to our Earth and the importance of caring for it.  With five wonderful and beautifully illustrated stories in each book, children will b …

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Canadian GreenSmart: Learning About Our Big Home

Ages 6-9

by Popular Book Company
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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Canadian GreenSmart invites children on an important journey to protect and preserve our big home – the Earth!  This two-title series is a collection of informative and inspiring stories that introduce children to our Earth and the importance of caring for it.  With five wonderful and beautifully illustrated stories in each book, children will b …

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We Dream Medicine Dreams

by (artist) Lisa Boivin
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: native canadian, birds, death & dying, deer, moose & caribou, bears, bedtime & dreams, values & virtues, wolves & coyotes

From Dene artist and bioethicist Lisa Boivin comes this healing story of hope, dreams, and the special bond between grandfather and granddaughter.

When a little girl dreams about a bear, her grandfather explains how we connect with the knowledge of our ancestors through dreams. Bear, Hawk, Caribou, and Wolf all have teachings to share to help us liv …

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Lost on the Prairie

by MaryLou Driedger
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), survival stories, 19th century

Set between Kansas and Saskatchewan in 1907, this middle-grade novel follows a young boy who gets separated from his family en route to Canada and must find his way alone across the immense prairie landscape.

Following the sudden death of his eldest brother, twelve-year-old Peter is chosen by his father to travel by train from Kansas to Saskatchewan …

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