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All about Grizzly Bears

English Edition

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

Learn all about where grizzly bears live, what they eat, and how they hunt.

This non-fiction book gives information about the grizzly bear, one of the most powerful and resilient animals of the North.

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Willy's New Pup: A Story from Labrador

English Edition

by Sherry Blake, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions

When Willy's friend Sid comes to visit, he brings Willy a surprise—a new pup! Willy's new pup is strong and fast, but he needs a lot of training before he can become the new lead dog. When Willy finally decides his new pup is ready for his first hunting trip, something happens that puts the dog's strength and bravery to the test. Based on true ev …

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Palluq and Aksaajuq Help Their Anaana

English Edition

by Jeela Palluq-Cloutier, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions

Palluq and Aksaajuq know it is important to help out. See how Palluq and Aksaajuq help their anaana by doing chores around the house. They learn that the work gets done much more quickly when they help each other.

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This Is a Dog Book!

by Judith Henderson, illustrated by Julien Chung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, dogs

In a rib-tickling display of duplicity and diversion, a bunny tries to show he has what it takes to be included in this dog book.

“How did the bunny get on the cover?” “I don't know.” “There ARE bunny books, you know.” “I'm not a bunny. I'm a dog.”

To get into this dog book, a bunny attempts to prove to some skeptical dogs that he's o …

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Walking for Water

How One Boy Stood Up for Gender Equality

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Nicole Miles
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: girls & women, africa, siblings

In this inspiring story of individual activism, a boy recognizes gender inequality when his sister must stop attending school --- and decides to do something about it.

Victor is very close to his twin sister, Linesi. But now that they have turned eight years old, she no longer goes to school with him. Instead, Linesi, like the other older girls in t …

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Burt the Beetle Doesn't Bite!

illustrated by Ashley Spires
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, insects, spiders, etc.

Ashley Spires brings her signature deadpan humor to this hilarious story about one bug's quest for greatness (with some cool insect facts mixed in!).

Meet Burt, a ten-lined june beetle. He's sure he belongs in the category of bugs with superpower-like abilities. No, he can't carry 50 times his weight, like ants. No, he's not able to spray paralyzing …

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Arnold the Super-ish Hero

by Heather Tekavec, illustrated by Guillaume Perreault
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: superheroes, self-esteem & self-reliance, humorous stories

Nice guys finish first in this endearing story about a humble kid in a family of superheroes who discovers his superpower may not be what everyone (even him!) is expecting.

Though Arnold works in the family superhero business, he isn't exactly a superhero. Unlike all his relatives, Arnold has no superpower. Everyone expects it will show up any day. …

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Night Owl (Upside-Down Magic #8)

by Emily Jenkins; Lauren Myracle & Sarah Mlynowski
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, humorous stories

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series!

 

It's Big Night in Dunwiddle . . . and that means the whole school has a sleepover like no other. For one night every year, magic students run through the halls, hunting for the objects that will win them a super sp …

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Hide and Seek (Upside-Down Magic #7)

by Sarah Mlynowski; Lauren Myracle & Emily Jenkins
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, school & education, parents

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series, now a Disney Channel Original Movie!

 

 

When Nory's magic first appeared, her father wanted her to go to fancy, selective Sage Academy, where he is the headmaster. But Nory's magic went upside-down at the worst possi …

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Do You Know Where the Animals Live?

Discovering the Incredible Creatures All Around Us

by Peter Wohlleben, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: animal welfare, trees & forests

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees and The Inner Life of Animals comes a book for kids ages 8-12 about animals at home and around the world. Get ready to become an animal expert!

Have you ever wondered …. 

  • Are worms afraid of the rain?
  • Do fish use farts to communicate?
  • Why do elephants stomp their fe …