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Life Literacy

by Matt Young; Nelson Soh & Stan Peake
edition: Paperback
tagged: success, personal success

It has become almost cliché to say that the world has changed.

The pace of technology change, the increasing number of new businesses, and growing global workforce has made the world a more competitive place. Global economic events have delayed retirement for millions around the world and thinning margins are making employers more risk adverse to p …

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Rokko

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals

It's time to find a place to sleep. Rokko the baby raccoon is sure he can find the perfect spot. He doesn’t need help from anyone, especially not his mommy. But when he finally does find the perfect spot, something is missing... what could it be? Perhaps someone to snuggle with?

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Perry

illustrated by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: bears

Perry the polar bear, a little baby in the big, cold North who is afraid of the water, refuses to learn to swim when his mother tries to teach him.

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À chacun son masque

by Marla Lesage, translated by Olivier Bilodeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, clothing & dress, daily activities

Il y a une foule de raisons de porter un masque : par sécurité, pour respirer sous l’eau, pour se déguiser ou même tout simplement parce que ça pue ! Les plongeurs, les cowboys, les scienti?ques et plein d’autres gens ont besoin de masques. Et parfois, couvrir sa bouche, c’est faire preuve de bonté et de considération à l’égard d …

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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: bedtime & dreams, baby animals, polar regions, mammals, multigenerational

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime—all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather …

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From Wages to Riches

For young adults who want to become financially independent

by Nancy O'Hare
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal finance, money, children's nonfiction, business & economics, young adult nonfiction

Just starting out and want to know how to manage your money? This handbook outlines what you need to know to make financially savvy choices—from emergency cash funds to reducing your investment fees.

Based on research and her own experiences after leaving home when she was eighteen and retiring at age forty-one, the author learned what choices mat …

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From Howdy Modi to Modi ki Godi

An Imaginary Guide to Cosmic Realities

by Ashis Gupta
edition: Paperback
tagged: politics & government, political

Every morning Anand and Kabir start work in a run-down tea stall in a poor Delhi neighborhood. Winter, summer, rain or shine. It's the same day in and day out. The shop owner, Sharmaji, is a good man. It is out of kindness that he employs the two boys. He knows Anand is a Dalit, from the untouchable caste, and also that Kabir is a Muslim. The boss, …

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The Boy Who Moved Christmas

by Eric Walters, illustrated by Carloe (Shan) Liu
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent

It’s October, but in seven-year-old Evan’s town, every house is decorated for Christmas and a giant holiday parade is about to begin. The bump in Evan’s head means he might not make it to December, so all his friends, family, neighbours, and thousands of strangers have moved Christmas just for him. Evan is delighted to see the trees, the ligh …

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Munchworks GT Carton

by Robert Munsch; Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak; Vladyana Krykorka, illustrated by Michael Martchenko & Hélène Desputeaux
edition: Book
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The ultimate Munsch contains all three volumes of the first Munschworks collections. Produced in an extra-large picture-book format, it is perfect for sharing. Includes a table of contents for easy reference.

Featuring 15 popular Robert Munsch stories:

• The Paper Bag Princess • The Fire Station • I Have to Go! • David’s Father • Thomas …

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