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Brady Brady and the Super Skater

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

The Icehogs have a new player — and she’s a super skater!

 

Brady hasn’t seen anyone skate faster than Caroline. But when it comes time to putting the puck in the net, she can’t quite connect.

Brady soon realizes it’s because she can’t see properly, but like many kids, Caroline doesn’t want to wear her glasses. A little understanding and …

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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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The Story of the Lemming and the Owl

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Jaypeetee Arnakak, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, values & virtues, native american, polar regions

The lemming may be tiny...but his smarts are larger than life! Can he outsmart the mighty owl?

An owl swoops down to eat the lemming for a snack. But the lemming is smart and has a plan to trick the boastful owl. How will the lemming escape into his den? Find out in this well-known Inuit traditional story that has been simplified for younger read …

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Still This Love Goes On

by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illustrated by Julie Flett
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: native american, music, native canadian, values & virtues

A love letter to Indigenous communities everywhere, this picture book gorgeously illustrated by Julie Flett celebrates seasons, nature, and community.

Based on Academy Award-winning Cree icon Buffy Sainte-Marie’s song of the same name, Still This Love Goes On is a stunning celebration of Indigenous experience. Breathtaking illustrations from celeb …

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J’espère

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: values & virtues, parents, emotions & feelings

Message émouvant de l’autrice autochtone primée Monique Gray Smith au sujet de tous les espoirs que les adultes nourrissent pour les enfants de leur vie.

Nous nourrissons pour nos jeunes des espoirs immenses. Nous voulons qu’ils et elles s’épanouissent et puissent profiter de toutes les expériences que la vie leur offre, mais nous tenons a …

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I Hope / nipakosêyimon

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard, translated by Dolores Greyeyes Sand
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: values & virtues, emotions & feelings, parents

Poignant words from award-winning Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith about all the hopes adults have for the young people in their lives.

The hopes we have for the children in our lives are endless. We want our young people to thrive and experience all that life has to offer, but we also feel protective of them. Using simple but powerful statement …

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I Hope

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: values & virtues, emotions & feelings, parents

Poignant words from award-winning Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith about all the hopes adults have for the young people in their lives.

The hopes we have for the children in our lives are endless. We want our young people to thrive and experience all that life has to offer, but we also feel protective of them. Using simple but powerful statement …

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