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Quiero ser Bombero

by Dan Liebman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: beginner, careers

Full color, full-page photographs throughout with straightforward and engaging text, the I Want to Be... series is an appealing and engaging introduction to a broad spectrum of occupations.

The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men …

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How to Feed Backyard Birds

A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids

by Chris Earley
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: birds, experiments & projects, environmental conservation & protection

How to Feed Backyard Birds: A Step-by-Step Guide for Kids is the perfect resource for beginners who are young (and not so young) to discover the joy of attracting birds to your yard. Bird lover and expert Chris Earley wants to share his passion for our colorful singing and flying neighbors with the whole family. This easy-to-read book helps readers …

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Black Boy, Black Boy

by Ali Kamanda & Jorge Redmond, illustrated by Ken Daley
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: inspirational & personal growth

Inspire Black boys to imagine all the great things they can do while celebrating remarkable moments from Black history!

Dear boy, Black boy, I believe in you so.

Let's start your story—ready, set, go.

From athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick to musician Fela Kuti, explorer Matthew Henson and writer Chinua Achebe, there are so many inspirational me …

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Brady Brady and the Cranky Kicker (Brady Brady)

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

Brady Brady books are sports — with heart!

 

Brady and his friends just want to kick their football and have a bit of fun. But everything they do upsets old Mr. Luddy.

Mr. Luddy’s the crankiest, meanest neighbour ever — and all for no good reason! Or so Brady thinks, until he makes a connection with his neighbour. And once they start talking, th …

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The Tyrell Show: Season One

by Miles Grose, illustrated by Shaz Enrico Lym
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: humorous stories, friendship, school & education

A highly illustrated, funny, and heartwarming story from the point of view of a precocious 11-year-old boy, Tyrell, who copes with his day-to-day stress by hosting an imaginary real-time podcast in his head!

 

Tyrell is a funny, imaginative 11 year-old-heading into his final year at Marcus Garvey Elementary. But soon after he starts, his high hopes t …

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Zero Zebras

A Counting Book about What’s Not There

by Bruce Goldstone, illustrated by Julien Chung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: counting & numbers, imagination & play

Discover the importance of counting what's there and what's not there in this brilliant picture book that combines math, imagination, and creativity, perfect for fans of Greg Tang!

 

Zero Zebras asks a bold question: can you count what isn’t there? Can you count… to zero? Bruce Goldstone takes us on a wild animal safari counting one wallaby, two …

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Fishing with Grandma

by Susan Avingaq & Maren Vsetula, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Paperback Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: winter sports, multigenerational, native canadian, polar regions

Adventure begins when Grandma takes her two grandchildren out for a trip to the lake. After showing the kids how to prepare for a fishing trip, Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish. Grandma shows them every step they need to know to complete a successful fishing trip, from what clothes to wear, to how to drill and clear h …

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Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull

by Nancy Mike, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: pets, polar regions, birds, native canadian

When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly!
Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to …

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The Pencil

by Susan Avingaq & Maren Vsetula, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, new experience, humorous stories

USBBY OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL BOOK 

 

"[A] wonderful and touching story" — New York Time Book Review

 

"A breath of warmth from the far north"— Kirkus Reviews

 

Susan and her sister, Rebecca, love watching their mother write letters to people in other camps. Their mother has one precious pencil, and she keeps it safe in her box for special things. …

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