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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.

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All About Greenland Sharks

Inuktitut Edition

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

Learn all about where Greenland sharks live, what they eat, and how they hunt. This non-fiction book gives information about the Greenland shark, one of the Arctic's most fascinating animals.

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When I Was Young in Nunavut

Inuktitut Edition

by Deborah Kigjugalik, illustrated by Natasha Donovan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions

In Nunavut, there are lots of fun things to do, no matter the season. This book introduces children to the memoir genre and describes different activities the author did when she was growing up in Nunavut.

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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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At the Playground

English Edition

by Louise Flaherty, illustrated by Amanda Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions

What do you see at the playground? While Tauja and her mom are at the playground, they see people doing all kinds of fun activities. This book helps children practise singulars, duals, and plurals in Inuktitut.

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Adult and Baby Birds

by Inhabit Education Books Inc.
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian

This book features adult and baby birds that live in Nunavut, such as a snowy owl and an owlet.

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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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Sometimes We Need Help

English Edition

by Jessie Hale, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, daily activities

Adamie and Taq always have a great time together. But lately, Adamie doesn’t seem like himself..In this wordless graphic novel, pictures tell the story of two best friends who are always there for each other. Adamie and Taq learn that when life gets overwhelming, it’s okay to ask for help.

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What I Do with My Family

English Edition

by Inhabit Education Books Inc., illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions

What do you do with your family? This book shows different activities a child does with each family member.

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