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The Secret of White Stone Gate

by Julia Nobel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

"A fast-paced mystery with lots of adventure and surprising twists! —Jessica Day George, New York Times bestselling author on The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane

In this exciting sequel to The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane, Emmy's adventures continue as she deals with a sinister organization, a missing father, and secrets she's not sure who to trust w …

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Notorious

by Gordon Korman
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, friendship

A new standalone middle-grade novel from Gordon Korman, set (partly) in Canada!

 

Keenan is bored. He is recovering from tuberculosis, acquired while overseas with his mom. Now he’s stuck sitting in a lawn chair at his dad’s place on Centerlight, Michigan, an island of about 7000 residents in the St. Clair River which is divided in two by the C …

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If the World Were a Village - Second Edition

A Book about the World's People

by David J. Smith, illustrated by Shelagh Armstrong
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: other

The 2nd Edition of the best-selling book which has sold over 400 000 copies in 17 languages - updated with new content and insights about the world's people.

First published to wide acclaim in 2002, this eye-opening book has since become a classic, promoting “world-mindedness” by imagining the world's population - all 6.8 billion of us - as a vi …

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Child Soldier

When Boys and Girls Are Used in War

by Jessica Dee Humphreys & Claudia Dávila, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: military & wars, social activists, africa

Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his school-yard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back to his family, but he was never the same again. After immigrating to Canada, Michel was encouraged …

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50 Animals That Have Been to Space

by Jennifer Read, with John A. Read
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 3
tagged: astronomy, aeronautics, astronautics & space science, zoology

Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783, a rooster, a duck and a sheep were placed in a basket attached to the first hot-air balloon. In the age of rockets and space travel, many more animals have travelled into orbit, and …

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Hungry for Math

Poems to Munch On

by Kari-Lynn Winters & Lori Sherritt-Fleming, illustrated by Peggy Collins
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: humorous

Kari-Lynn Winters and Lori Sherritt-Fleming team up again for another poetry collection for young readers with the emphasis on math concepts including measuring time, patterns, counting, symmetry, numbers, shapes, estimating and more!

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Even Superheroes Make Mistakes

by Shelly Becker, illustrated by Eda Kaban
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: manners & etiquette, stories in verse

“A highly appealing read. . . . Children will readily gravitate to this book.” —School Library Journal
What do young superheroes do when they’ve blundered and bungled? They don’t get mad; they get SMART! This fun follow-up to Even Superheroes Have Bad Days teaches kids another humorous lesson in overcoming adversity.
 
Even superheroes …

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Even Superheroes Have Bad Days

by Shelly Becker, illustrated by Eda Kaban
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: manners & etiquette, emotions & feelings

"Full of action and vibrancy. . . .A good way to soothe bad days away.” —School Library Journal

When Superheroes don’t get their way,
when they’re sad, when they’re mad, when they’ve had a bad day . . .
. . . they COULD super-tantrum, they COULD but they DON'T,
because REAL Superheroes just WOULDN'T—they WON'T!

All kids have trouble …

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Biographie-BD-Hockey : P.K. Subban

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

Depuis ses débuts dans le monde du hockey, P.K. Subban est reconnu pour son sens de l’humour et son style avant-gardiste… mais il est avant tout une véritable force de la nature! Il vient d’une famille qui a toujours mis l’accent sur le travail et le plaisir, et qui n’a jamais eu peur de prendre des risques.

Biographie-BD-Hockey retrace …

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