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Pivik Learns from Takannaaluk

Inuktitut Edition

by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen, illustrated by Hannah Barrett
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 3
tagged: native canadian, siblings, polar regions, native american

In this story from West Greenland, one young girl tries to teach her mischievous little sister a lesson by telling her the Inuit traditional story of Takannaaluk.

Pivik is the laziest little sister! She is always complaining about helping Anaana and stealing the best food for herself. Fed up, her big sister, Ukaleq, seizes the chance to teach Pivik …

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Maakusie Loves Music

English Edition

by Chelsey June and Jaaji (Twin Flames), illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, music

Maakusie loves music! But what makes music in the Arctic so special? Join Maakusie as he practises katajjaniq (throat singing) and learns ajaja songs, drumming, and more!

Explore everything from traditional instruments to dances to the origin of the brass bands in the Arctic today. Grab your instruments or sing along. This journey through the histor …

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The Undercover Book List

by Colleen Nelson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, self-esteem & self-reliance, school & education, books & libraries

Governor General’s Award Finalist Colleen Nelson’s tale of identity, unlikely friends, and a secret book club, now available in a new paperback format.

Between her father’s posting overseas and her best friend Sienna’s move to the other side of the country, seventh grade is looking lonely for Jane MacDonald. But Sienna has left her with one …

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If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

How 25 inspiring individuals found their dream jobs

by Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: careers, school & education, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

There is no single path to the job of your dreams.

What does it take to become a stuntperson? How does a mathematician spend her days? When does a barber become the center of a community? In this refreshing take on a careers book, meet twenty-five individuals of different backgrounds, genders, and abilities who have found their careers through a wi …

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More Than Money

How Economic Inequality Affects EVERYTHING

by Hadley Dyer & Mitchell Bernard, illustrated by Paul Gill
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: business & economics, homelessness & poverty, politics & government

Economic inequality affects everybody.

No matter how rich or poor you are, economic inequality impacts every aspect of your life—the place where you live, the opportunities you experience, the healthcare you get, the education you receive. More Than Money breaks down why the rich seem to be getting richer while the rest of us are struggling to jus …

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Ancient Ghosts

Inuktitut Edition

by Edel Marit Gaino, illustrated by Toma Feizo Gas
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, ghost stories, short stories, polar regions

Grab your flashlight and dive into this chilling anthology of Northern ghost stories!

From zombies and cursed mirrors to sea monsters and ghost dogs, these stories by Sámi author Edel Marit Gaino are sure to get your skin crawling. Crack open this terrifying collection (if you dare!) and meet the scariest of supernatural creatures. With stories tha …

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Fly

by Alison Hughes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: stories in verse

A novel in free verse about a middle schooler who discovers he's not the only one grappling with the imperfections of the world.

In this powerful novel in free verse, Felix Landon Yarrow (F.L.Y., or “Fly”), a fourteen-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, is captivated by the noble, chivalrous ideals of knighthood. So when he fears that a school vil …

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