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Little John Crow

by Ziggy Marley & Orly Marley
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: caribbean & latin american

After being abandoned by his animal friends, Little John Crow must come to terms with what it means to be part of a community when you are a vulture.

Little John Crow is a young vulture growing up in Bull Bay on the edge of the Blue Mountains in Jamaica, where he lives with his loving parents Sharil and Rusil Crow. He spends his days playing with hi …

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Traitors Among Us

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: military & wars, siblings, europe

 

World War II may be over. But two sisters are far from safe.

 

Inspired by true events, this is the latest gripping and powerful novel from the acclaimed author of Making Bombs for Hitler.

 

Sisters Krystia and Maria have been through the worst -- or so they think. World War II ravaged their native Ukraine, but they both survived, and are now reunited …

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Seagull and the Barnacle, The

by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Nina Palmer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, friendship

The Seagull and the Barnacle are good friends even though they're very different. The Seagull flies over the ocean to wonderful places that the Barnacle can't even imagine, because he's spent his whole life stuck on a rock. When the Seagull tells the Barnacle about his adventures, does it make the Barnacle feel jealous, or sad? Or is the Barnacle h …

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Enormous Hill, The

text by Judd Palmer, illustrated by Steve Kenderes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: friendship, visionary & metaphysical

William and Bill climb to the top of an enormous hill. Little do they realise, the hill is actually a sleeping giant, and the summit is the end of the giant's nose. It seems like a great place to eat their sandwiches, but when the giant wakes up, the kids are in for the biggest adventure of their lives. Where is the giant going? Can they figure out …

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We Are All Ears!

Niccolo Paganini

illustrated by Marie Lafrance, other primary creator I Musici de Montréal & Colm Feore, by Ana Gerhard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: music, europe

Travel through time following a charming little mouse called Minim who loves cheese and music. On this occasion, he finds himself bouncing around in Emily’s skirt pocket as she joyfully skips down the stairs to her father’s bustling workshop. A very special guest has just arrived, a musician deemed to be the best violinist in the world. Little …

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La fée scientifique : Solide, liquide, gazeux

illustrated by Ashley Spires
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: fantasy & magic, weather, friendship

 

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Esther la fée ne croit pas à la magie. Elle croit à la science. En tant que fée préférant le microscope à la baguette magique, elle ne peut contenir son enthousiasme lorsqu’elle parvient à former une hypothèse sur les solides et les liquides. Mais son enseignante et ses camarades de classe ne sont pas a …

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Mordus de Munsch

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play

 

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Cinq grands succès du duo Munsch-Martchenko sont réunis dans un même livre! Cette édition spéciale grand format, avec couverture rigide, comprend aussi des entrevues avec l’auteur et l’illustrateur ainsi que des notes sur le contexte ayant mené à la création des histoires.

Le livre comprend :

Une tonne d …

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Alex Ovechkin (Amazing Hockey Stories)

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

Meet Alex Ovechkin, the NHL’s greatest goal-scorer of the 21st century!

 

 

Alex Ovechkin is already the greatest goal-scorer of the 21st century. He holds one of the most famous shots in NHL history, a blazing one-timer from the top of the left circle. Alex was born in Russia to a family of top athletes — none of them hockey players. His path to …

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Brady Brady et le père Noël

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, friendship, christmas & advent

 

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Préparez-vous à célébrer Noël avec Brady! C’est la veille de Noël et l’équipe de hockey de Brady, les Ricochons, doit jouer un match important. Alors que la partie vient juste de débuter, Brady réalise qu’il a oublié d’envoyer sa liste de voeux au père Noël! Il n’a plus beaucoup de temps…

Br …

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Les super six du hockey : No 3 - Méchant coup de lapin

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, superheroes

 

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Un groupe d’enfants doit sauver le monde en pratiquant leur sport favori : le HOCKEY! Rencontrez six enfants ordinaires… empêtrés dans une intrigue qui a mal tourné : c’est ainsi que Benny, Jenny, Karl, Stella, DJ et Mo sont devenus la meilleure des meilleures équipes que le monde ait connues. Et tant mi …