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Be a Good Ancestor

by Leona Prince & Gabrielle Prince, illustrated by Carla Joseph
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, values & virtues, self-esteem & self-reliance, environment

Rooted in Indigenous teachings, this stunning picture book encourages readers of all ages to consider the ways in which they live in connection to the world around them and to think deeply about their behaviors.

Addressing environmental issues, animal welfare, self-esteem and self-respect, and the importance of community, the authors deliver a poign …

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Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal, illustrated by Aliya Ghare
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: islam, cars & trucks, values & virtues, cultural heritage

This is the true story of the journey of the Midnight Sun Mosque.

In 2010 a Winnipeg-based charity raised funds to build and ship a mosque to Inuvik, one of the most northern towns in Canada’s Arctic. A small but growing Muslim community there had been using a cramped trailer for their services, but there just wasn't enough space. The mosque trave …

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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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Caillou Asks Nicely

by Danielle Patenaude, illustrated by Pierre Brignaud
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: manners & etiquette, beginner, words, values & virtues, emotions & feelings, daily activities, new experience

A great book to introduce kids to politeness!

With Mommy and Daddy’s help, Caillou learns that it’s nice to hear the words please and thank you. They are like a friendly hug that encourages people to respond favorably. Politeness is much more than just a social convention; it is also a way to ease our interactions with others. Even very young ch …

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Caillou Learns About Screen Time

by Christine L'heureux, illustrated by Kary
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: computers, media tie-in, new experience, beginner, values & virtues

Caillou learns about healthy digital habits!

Caillou would like to watch a cartoon on Daddy’s tablet, but Daddy suggests they play a game on it together instead. Once the game is over and the tablet is turned off, Daddy continues to spend quality time with Caillou by reading him a book.

Screens are part of our daily lives and their use, especially …

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Jake and Ava: A Boy and a Fish

by Jonathan Balcombe, illustrated by Rebecca Evans
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: values & virtues

From New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Balcombe comes this charming and affecting tale of young Jake, who on his first fishing trip with his grandfather, makes a crucial discovery when he meets Ava, an archerfish, caught on his line.

 

"This tender tale will evoke empathy in young readers. And, the art is exquisite.”

—Joyce Sidman, winne …

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Caillou 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

7 stories

adapted by , illustrated by Eric Sevigny
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: bedtime & dreams, media tie-in, emotions & feelings, friendship, values & virtues

Your favorite Caillou stories!

Snuggle up and find all your favorite Caillou bedtime stories in this illustrated storybook collection! These stories enhanced with colorful illustrations, teach little ones mindfulness, empathy, friendship, and values. This book includes 7 stories:

  • My Day Care Friends
  • Caillou Learns to Swim
  • Caillou: Gone Fishing
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The 1-Dogpower Garden Team

by Alison Lohans, illustrated by Gretchen Ehrsam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, values & virtues, dogs

Sophie loves her dog, Max. Max loves Sophie. But he also loves to dig. Can Sophie find a way to stop Max from digging up Mom’s garden?

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