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This is the Boat That Ben Built

by Jen Lynn Bailey, illustrated by Maggie Zeng
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: environment, stories in verse, fishes, birds, deer, moose & caribou

A humorous exploration of a northern river ecosystem with an intrepid young boatsman is paired with an extended author’s note about its ecology and key species.

Young Ben sets out to explore the river equipped with a sturdy boat, some sample-collection gear, and his scientific curiosity. Along the way he meets a black bear taking a swim, a moose a …

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It’s Me, Henry!

by Stéphanie Deslauriers, illustrated by Geneviève Després, translated by Charles Simard
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: special needs, friendship, school & education

Henry marches to the beat of his own green thumb in this gentle picture book about a boy on the autism spectrum.

Henry doesn't remember to raise his hand and he prefers to call plants by their proper Latin names, much to the frustration of his classmates. Most days, Henry doesn't notice how different he is from the other kids in his grade, but some …

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Biographie en images : Voici Mary Ann Shadd

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: women, post-confederation (1867-), political

 

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Voici Mary Ann Shadd! Née dans un état esclavagiste de parents militants, Mary Ann était la plus âgée de treize enfants. Marchant dans les traces de ses parents, elle a décidé de militer pour la communauté noire et de s’installer au Canada. Des années plus tard, elle est devenue la première femme noire …

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Les timbrés : No 5 - La momie spatio-temporelle

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, time travel, action & adventure

 

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C’est la semaine historique à l’école, mais Léo et Tia n’ont pas vu M. Rodrigue depuis qu’il a disparu avec Mc Sirop. Le responsable du club de philatélie devrait pourtant être là. Après tout, c’est lui qui a organisé cette semaine éducative, qui comprend même la présentation d’une capsule t …

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Brady Brady and the Singing Tree

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, values & virtues, humorous stories

Brady Brady books are hockey — with heart!

 

Brady’s friend Tree loves to play hockey, but there’s someone in the stands who’s taking all of the fun out of the game — his dad. He’s determined to have a son in the NHL and it’s making Tree’s life miserable.

Hockey’s fun, but what Tree really loves to do is sing. One day he gets his big …

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Un enfant… c’est un enfant

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: school & education, emotions & feelings, manners & etiquette

 

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Pourquoi les enfants posent-ils tant de questions? « Pourquoi es-tu si petit? » « D’où viens-tu? »… Dans cet album rafraîchissant, les écoliers se demandent pourquoi ils ne peuvent pas répondre à des questions importantes, comme quels sont les longs mots qu’ils peuvent épeler ou quelles sont les ch …

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Lili Macaroni

by Nicole Testa, illustrated by Annie Boulanger, translated by Erin Woods
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying, emotions & feelings, school & education

An award-winning picture book about resilience, self-esteem, and the power of talking about emotions

Lili Macaroni loves drawing butterflies, counting the stars, and being exactly who she is—Lili Macaroni. That is, until she starts kindergarten. There her classmates tell her that her hair is like a pumpkin, her eyes are squinty blueberries, and he …

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Lily, vedette du rock

by Émilie Rivard, illustrated by Mika
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: business, careers, occupations, school & education, humorous stories

Madame Isabelle est une enseignante un peu magicienne. Dans sa classe, chaque élève peut vivre une aventure dans la peau du personnage de son choix. Lily, elle, rêve de devenir une vedette du rock…

Sa mission : mener le groupe de musique Les Autruches poilues à la gloire! S’il fait preuve de persévérance, rien n’empêchera le groupe de d …

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Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii

by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson; Sara Florence Davidson, illustrated by Alyssa Koski & Judy Hilgemann
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, body, mind & spirit, folklore & mythology

Based on ancient Haida narratives, this vibrantly illustrated children’s book empowers young people and teaches them to live in harmony with nature.

Haida Gwaii is home to a rich and vibrant culture whose origins date back thousands of years. Today, the Haida People are known throughout Canada and the world for their artistic achievements, their c …

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