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5 Butterflies

by Carol Pasternak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: butterflies, moths & caterpillars

5 Butterflies is a fascinating account of the life cycles of Monarch Butterflies, Eastern Black Swallowtails, American Ladies, Question Marks…and the Cecropian moth!
Discover the amazing transformation of 5 worm—like caterpillars into stunning butterflies. Read about what they eat, and what wants to eat them. Learn where to find them in the wo …

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Lissy's Diary

by Ellen DeLange, illustrated by Ilaria Zanellato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 11
  • Grade: k to 6
tagged: multigenerational

A heartwarming story about keeping memories alive and passing on traditions. For little writers ages 5 years and up.

Grandma is reading from a diary. Lissy listens intently to the exciting stories. But . . . who are these stories actually about?

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Unleashed

by Amy McCulloch
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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The Golden Compass for the digital age in this action-packed sequel to Jinxed.

When Lacey Chu wakes up in a hospital room with no memory of how she got there, she knows something went really wrong. And with her cat baku, Jinx, missing in action and MONCHA, the company behind the invention of the robot pet, threatening her family, she isn't sure who …

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Magical Beings of Haida Gwaii

by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson; Sara Florence Davidson, illustrated by Alyssa Koski & Judy Hilgemann
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, body, mind & spirit, folklore & mythology

Based on ancient Haida narratives, this vibrantly illustrated children’s book empowers young people and teaches them to live in harmony with nature.

Haida Gwaii is home to a rich and vibrant culture whose origins date back thousands of years. Today, the Haida People are known throughout Canada and the world for their artistic achievements, their c …

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Wild Outside

Around the World With Survivorman

read by Les Stroud, illustrated by Andrew P. Barr, photographs by Laura Bombier
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: discoveries, adventure & adventurers

 

Join TV’s Survivorman on twelve edge-of-your-seat adventures as he proves anyone can be an outdoor explorer.

From surviving a frigid night in northern Canada to munching on grubs in the Australian Outback, Les Stroud’s passion for the outdoors has driven him to some of the planet’s most remote and beautiful locations. In Wild Outside, he invi …

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Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection

Books 1-3

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, chapter books

What is way cooler than a book about Stink? Three Stink paperbacks, featuring the newest, most colorful covers yet, all tucked together in one hilarious set.

Stink Moody—encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready—stands tall in this boxed set of his first three books filled with cool facts, delightful idioms, …

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Stink: The Stupendously Super-Sonic Collection

Books 1-6

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

This marvelous boxed set features not just two, not just three, but SIX of Stink’s adventures—perfect as an introduction to the series or a gift for a committed fan.

Stink Moody: fact freak, science star, and encyclopedia enthusiast. He’s always up to learning more and sharing some out-of-this-world comics! Readers won’t want to miss out on …

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The Case of the Hanging Food Catcher

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are gathering pumpkins to make pumpkin pie when Scout mentions spotting a hanging food catcher on his garden gate. But what is a hanging food catcher? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Hanging Food Catcher.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

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The Case of the Shrinking Friend

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are going for a winter hike. On their way to the valley, Daisy notices the snowman friend she built the day before is smaller. Why is her friend shrinking? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Shrinking Friend.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

"A mo …

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