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Journal of a Travelling Girl

by Nadine Neema, illustrated by Archie Beaverho, foreword by Joseph Judas
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: native canadian, girls & women, politics & government

This fictional coming-of-age story traces a young girl’s reluctant journey by canoe through the ancestral lands of the Tli?cho People, as she gradually comes to understand and appreciate their culture and the significance of their fight for self-government.

"Journal of a Travelling Girl deserves to be in every northern classroom. There is so much …

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Canadian Geographic Canada for Kids

1000 Awesome Facts

by Aaron Kylie
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
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A kid's reference featuring facts and trivia focusing on Canada's records, achievements and gee-whiz accomplishments.

This newly designed, patriotic celebration of Canada's superlatives, complete with 600 color photographs, presents young readers with a visual feast of facts, figures and feats that make Canada unique.

Covering everything from Drake …

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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, friendship

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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The Orphan and the Giant

English Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Jim Nelson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, polar regions, native canadian, country & ethnic

The little orphan is on a journey to find a home. On this adventure, he comes across a huge surprise! Follow the orphan as he continues to travel across the land, meeting a friendly giant along the way.

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Just Watch Me!

by Erin Silver
edition: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: science & technology, friendship, marriage & divorce

Twelve-year-old Simon Rosen has qualified for the Canadian Video Game Championships in Vancouver. If he can get straight As in school, his parents have agreed to take him. The stakes are especially high. His parents are always fighting, and if he can just get them to Vancouver - the place where they fell in love - maybe he can save his family from …

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Teacher's Pet

English Edition

by Shawna Thomson, illustrated by Tindur Peturs
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: polar regions, bullying, native canadian, school & education

Things are going great for Ellie—she’s acing her math tests and is looking forward to the school dance. But when a classmate starts posting mean messages about her online, Ellie feels embarrassed and isolated. Before long, even more kids at school have joined in on cyberbullying Ellie. How will she regain her confidence and confront her bully w …

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Ancient Arctic Mammals

Inuktitut Edition

by Dana Hopkins, illustrated by Aaron Edzerza
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, polar regions, native canadian

Learn about some of the mammals that roamed the Arctic long ago! From seals that walked on land to giant bears, this book features different mammals that once lived in the Arctic.

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Sapa and Martha Make an Amaut

English Edition

by Shavanna Ashevak & Emily Jackson, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions, clothing & dress

There is a fashion show at Sapa and Martha's school! Sapa and Martha want to make something special to display at the show. Martha suggests they make an amaut, just like the one her biological mother, Paula, wore when Martha was a baby. As they work on the amaut, Sapa and Martha's friendship grows stronger as they learn more about each other and th …

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