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Kaakuluk: Orcas

Orcas!

edited by Inhabit Media
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: activity books, native american, polar regions, mammals

Kaakuluk: Orcas includes interesting facts about orcas—like how they hunt and how they communicate in their family groups. This issue also includes a traditional story about the origin of the red phalarope and web-footed loon, a maze, and a secret message.

 

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Kaakuluk: Walruses

Walruses!

edited by Inhabit Media
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: activity books, native american, mammals, polar regions

Kaakuluk: Walruses includes information about walruses, like the many ways they use their tusks! This issue shows the traditional uses of walruses, and includes a traditional story about foxes outsmarting a wolf pack, a maze, and a spot-the-difference activity.

 

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Mia and the Monsters Search for Colours

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, colors, monsters

Mia and the monsters are looking for colours! Can you help them? In this interactive board book, children can join Mia and her monster friends as they look for different colours on the tundra.

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Junior Field Guide: Insects of Nunavut

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Athena Gubbe
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: native canadian, insects, spiders, etc., polar regions, zoology

There are lot of different types of insects in Nunavut. Learn about what defines an insect, as well as their life cycle, metamorphisis, and adaptions. This science book provides information about what different insects look like, where they live, what they eat, their behaviour, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrati …

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Spencer the Siksik Helps His Friend

Inuktitut Edition

by Shawna Thomson & Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Valentina Jaskina
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, values & virtues, friendship

Spencer can't wait to go outside and play with his friends. He wants to play basketball and practise for the tryouts at school. But Gary the Snow Goose doesn't want to play basketball with him. Gary wants to play street hockey. The two friends can't come to an agreement. When Spencer sees that there is a reason why Gary doesn't want to play basketb …

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Uliaq's Amazing Animals: Muskox

English Edition

by Danny Christopher, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, mammals

Uliaq loves animals! One of his favourite animals is the muskox. In this book, Uliaq gives facts about muskox, where they live, what they eat, and why they are amazing!

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Talloqut: A Story from West Greenland

English Edition

by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, girls & women, diversity & multicultural

“Anaana, why do you have these lines on your chin?”

Arnaaleq wants to be just like her anaana, but she has a lot to learn before taking on the traditional responsibilities of a woman. Follow Arnaaleq as she grows up and works hard to master the skills to earn her own talloqut. Learn about West Greenlandic traditions in this story by tattoo artis …

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Sometimes I Feel Shy

Inuktitut Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, emotions & feelings, friendship

Aqi and Uka decide to watch a movie after school. But when Sissi joins them, Aqi feels nervous. Aqi is sometimes shy around new people. Uka keeps asking Aqi if she is okay, which starts to make her upset. Uka supports Aqi to make her feel more comfortable. Aqi helps Uka understand that she is shy sometimes, and that's okay.

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