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Emmy Noether

The Most Important Mathematician You've Never Heard Of

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Kari Rust
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: prejudice & racism, women

In this engaging and inspiring biography, a groundbreaking but relatively unknown woman finally gets her due as one of the most influential mathematicians of the twentieth century.

Emmy Noether is not pretty, quiet, good at housework or eager to marry --- all the things a German girl is expected to be in her time. What she is, though, is a genius at …

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Sometimes We Need Help

English Edition

by Jessie Hale, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: polar regions, native canadian, daily activities, friendship

Adamie and Taq always have a great time together. But lately, Adamie doesn’t seem like himself..In this wordless graphic novel, pictures tell the story of two best friends who are always there for each other. Adamie and Taq learn that when life gets overwhelming, it’s okay to ask for help.

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The Orphan and the Giant

English Edition

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Jim Nelson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, polar regions, native canadian, country & ethnic

The little orphan is on a journey to find a home. On this adventure, he comes across a huge surprise! Follow the orphan as he continues to travel across the land, meeting a friendly giant along the way.

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Teacher's Pet

English Edition

by Shawna Thomson, illustrated by Tindur Peturs
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: polar regions, bullying, native canadian, school & education

Things are going great for Ellie—she’s acing her math tests and is looking forward to the school dance. But when a classmate starts posting mean messages about her online, Ellie feels embarrassed and isolated. Before long, even more kids at school have joined in on cyberbullying Ellie. How will she regain her confidence and confront her bully w …

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Junior Field Guide: Fishes of Nunavut

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: fishes, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

Learn about the different types of fishes that live in Nunavut waters. This non-fiction science book provides information about what different types of fishes look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs.

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Ancient Arctic Mammals

Inuktitut Edition

by Dana Hopkins, illustrated by Aaron Edzerza
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, polar regions, native canadian

Learn about some of the mammals that roamed the Arctic long ago! From seals that walked on land to giant bears, this book features different mammals that once lived in the Arctic.

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Sapa and Martha Make an Amaut

English Edition

by Shavanna Ashevak & Emily Jackson, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions, clothing & dress

There is a fashion show at Sapa and Martha's school! Sapa and Martha want to make something special to display at the show. Martha suggests they make an amaut, just like the one her biological mother, Paula, wore when Martha was a baby. As they work on the amaut, Sapa and Martha's friendship grows stronger as they learn more about each other and th …

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Junior Field Guide: Land Mammals

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: mammals, environmental science & ecosystems, polar regions, school & education

From lemmings to polar bears, there are a lot of different types of land mammals living in Nunavut. This non-fiction science book provides information about what the mammals look like, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrations and photographs

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TJ and the Sleepover

English Edition

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Jesus Lopez
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: beginner, native canadian, polar regions, bullying

TJ and his friends are having a great time playing out! But TJ can't help but notice that his friend Itani keeps picking on him and invading his personal space. TJ wants to ask Itani to stop, but he is afraid he's overreacting. During a sleepover at Itani's house, TJ realizes that he needs to be honest with Itani about how his behaviour makes TJ fe …

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