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Journey of the Midnight Sun

by Shazia Afzal, illustrated by Aliya Ghare
edition: eBook
  • 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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It's Up to Us

Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet (The Children's Terra Carta)

by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales; Christopher Lloyd, illustrated by Reza Dalvand; Estelí Meza; Nick Hayes; Gunnella; Barry Falls; Harmony Becker; Gwen Keraval; Stuart Armstrong; Fotini Tikkou; Rutu Modan; Komiko Horibe; Quang and Liên; Leah Marie Dorion; Musa Omusi; Wesley Bedrosian; Sydney Smith; Nick Sharratt; Paolo Domeniconi; Peter Sís; Vanina Starkoff; Mehrdokht Amini; Poonam Mistry; Murat Kalkavan; Luisa Uribe; Raúl Colón; Victoria Fomini; Isol; Blak Douglas; Ye Luying; Sally Deng; Owen Davey; Su Jung Jang & Sally Caulwell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, values & virtues, social activism & volunteering, recycling & green living

“Children have a unique curiosity for Nature and for this amazing planet we call home.” So writes HRH The Prince of Wales in his introduction to It’s Up to Us: A Children’s Terra Carta for Nature, People and Planet.

 

Join His Royal Highness, author Christopher Lloyd, and 33 amazing award-winning artists from around the world on a beautiful, …

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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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Spencer the Siksik Helps His Friend

Inuktitut Edition

by Shawna Thomson & Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Valentina Jaskina
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, values & virtues, friendship

Spencer can't wait to go outside and play with his friends. He wants to play basketball and practise for the tryouts at school. But Gary the Snow Goose doesn't want to play basketball with him. Gary wants to play street hockey. The two friends can't come to an agreement. When Spencer sees that there is a reason why Gary doesn't want to play basketb …

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Spencer the Siksik Makes a New Friend

English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Shawna Thomson, illustrated by Valentina Jaskina
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, values & virtues, friendship

Spencer the siksik is excited for the first day of school! When he gets to class, the teacher introduces a new student: Gary the snow goose. Spencer doesn't want to let Gary play with him and his friends. He thinks Gary will just confuse things because he is new. But when Spencer sees that Gary is upset, he remembers what his grandmother taught him …

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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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The Dancing Trees

by Masiana Kelly, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: values & virtues, camping & outdoor activities, recycling & green living, native canadian

Thomas loves to tell stories. Big stories. Stories about how skilled he is on the land. But when one of his friends grows tired of his tall tales, Thomas has to prove how skilled he really is. Taking the challenge to spend a night alone in the forest, Thomas heads into the wilderness. The trees, who have heard his stories, watch him tear off their …

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Caillou 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

7 stories

adapted by , illustrated by Eric Sévigny
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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