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Feelings with Tuktu and Friends

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, emotions & feelings, deer, moose & caribou

Tuktu and his friends are exploring their feelings!

In this interactive book, children follow along as the animal characters experience different emotions, such as sad, happy, scared, and excited. As they go through the book, children are encouraged to talk about the feelings and practise making faces that express them.

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Santa ABC

by George Fewster
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: alphabets & writing systems, christmas & advent, alphabet

Santa ABC: it’s quirky, it’s cheerful and it sure beats a lump of coal

With bold and colourful illustrations, Santa ABC takes you on a tour through the alphabet with your old pal Santa, from Astronaut Santa to Zombie Santa. There are lots of funny bits, some surprises and a few teachable moments. Santa is pretty awesome all on his own . . . but …

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Tiri Is Scared of the Dark

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: k
tagged: native canadian, emotions & feelings, polar regions, friendship

Tiri has a secret: he is scared of the dark. He doesn’t want anyone to find out, but as he spends the day with his friends, he learns they are each scared of something too. Tuktu is scared of heights. Ukaliq is scared of swimming in deep water. Will Tiri be able to open up and face his own fear? See how the friends learn to support one another.

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I Hear You, Ocean

by Kallie George, illustrated by Carmen Mok
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: environment, marine life, values & virtues, imagination & play

This joyful and soothing book about ocean sounds for kids 3-7 will transport readers to the seaside. 

When a child visits the ocean with his little brother, he whispers to him, “The ocean has lots to say, if you listen.” Together, they hear wondrous things, like the rumble of pebbles tumbling and filling the beach with shiny gems, the bark of a …

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Elk Whistle Warrior Society

by Rick Revelle
edition: Paperback
tagged: indigenous studies, family relationships

This action and adventure story takes place in the 1960s. Revelle highlights the skills required to be part of the Elk Whistle Warrior Society, an organization that was founded 650 years ago by Anishinaabe and Cree teenagers. Characters who have made not so great choices in their lives are given an opportunity to change, come back to their roots, a …

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The Story of the Loon and the Raven

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

adapted by Jaypeetee Arnakak, illustrated by Erin Hunting
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: k
tagged: native canadian, native american, polar regions, birds

“Long ago, animals were different. They could speak. They wore clothing. They used tools…”

Raven and Loon are best friends. They love to sew clothes for each other. But when Raven won’t hold still to be measured for a new coat Loon is making, Loon gets mad. What happens when these two friends disagree?

Uncover this traditional Inuit story ret …

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If You Could Be Anything

by Jennifer Britton, illustrated by Briana Corr Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, bedtime & dreams, interactive adventures

A gentle lullaby celebrating the abundant nature of the East Coast, from the illustrator of Wildflower and The Book of Selkie.

If you could be anything, what would you be?
I'd be a tall ship, racing fast on the sea
I'd fill up my sails with the salty cool breeze
If I could be anything. If it were up to me.

This lyrical lullaby from educator and mu …

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Perfect Snow

illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, school & education, winter sports

Barbara Reid’s award-winning winter classic is now available in paperback!

 

A perfect snow has fallen, and first-grader Scott and fourth-grader Jim have been daydreaming the morning away, making plans, doodling sketches of snowmen and snow forts, all in anticipation of recess and the endless possibilities of this perfect snow.

Barbara Reid uses her …

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Only the Trees Know

by Jane Whittingham, illustrated by Cinyee Chiu
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: seasons, rabbits

A frustrated little rabbit longs for spring in this gentle, warmhearted story about waiting.

Little Rabbit is hungry, bored and very tired of winter. “When will it be spring?” he asks his parents. All they can tell him is that he must wait and be patient. Except, Little Rabbit doesn't like waiting, or being patient. Instead, he turns to the olde …

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Most Magnificent Idea, The

illustrated by Ashley Spires
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, science & technology, emotions & feelings

The long-awaited sequel to the runaway bestseller The Most Magnificent Thing that readers have been clamoring for!

The girl in this story, with her dog at her side, loves to make things. Her brain, she says, is an “idea machine,” so full of ideas that she can hardly keep up. But then one day ... it isn't. All of a sudden, the girl can't come up …