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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 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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What Do You Want, Little Friend?

by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals

A happy kitten playing with a kite accidentally injures a little bug! The kitten wants to know what will make the little friend feel better: to march like the ants or fly like the birds? Nothing seems to work until finally the kitten asks and the little friend shares the answer—a kiss! Little ones will love the whimsy and warmth of this sweet sto …

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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals, bedtime & dreams, polar regions, multigenerational

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime—all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather …

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The Last Loose Tooth

by Tyler Clark Burke
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, new experience, daily activities

Everyone loses their baby teeth - but how do the teeth feel about leaving?
This funny reimagining of the Tooth Fairy myth from the teeth's perspective is the perfect purchase for any child with a loose tooth or those visiting the dentist for the first time!

Lou is the last loose baby tooth in the mouth. All of the other teeth take the plunge, one by …

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The Egg

by Geraldo Valério
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: alternative family, new baby, birds

The Egg is an imaginative and unusual story about a bird and a child, and how they become a family. The wordless story opens with a crane caring lovingly for an egg. During a storm, a gust of wind blows the egg from its nest. Despite searching far and wide, the crane can’t find the lost egg anywhere. Heartbroken, the crane spots something—an e …

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ABCs of Oceanography

by Chris Ferrie & Katherina Petrou
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: water (oceans, lakes, etc.)

It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind! The ABCs of Oceanography introduces babies (and grownups!) to a new oceanographic concept for every letter of the alphabet—all the way from atmosphere to gulf stream to zooplankton. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book series …

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ABCs of Economics

by Chris Ferrie & Veronica Goodman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: business & economics

It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind! The ABCs of Economics introduces babies (and grownups!) to a new economic concept for each letter of the alphabet, from asymmetric, business cycle, and capital, all the way to zero sum. With a tongue-in-cheek approach that adults will love, this installment of the Baby University board book seri …

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Climate Change for Babies

by Chris Ferrie & Katherina Petrou
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p
tagged: weather

Set the children in your life on a lifelong path to learning with the next installment of the Baby University board book series. Full of scientific information, this is the perfect book to teach complex concepts in a simple, engaging way. Climate Change for Babiesis a colorfully simple introduction for youngsters (and grownups!) to what climate cha …

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ABC Science Book

by Anjali Joshi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: alphabet

Fuel a child’s ABC learning through the power of S.T.E.A.M.

Give your little scientist a jump-start with this fun, inspiring way to master their ABCs. From Astronaut to Zoologist, ABC—S is for Science introduces young children, up to age 3, to basic scientific concepts and careers with each letter of the alphabet.

This S.T.E.A.M.-themed ABC boo …