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Toys and Games in Different Places

Series : Learning About Our Global Communities

From card games and board games to dolls and collectibles, this book introduces readers to traditional games and toys from around the world. Readers will see similarities and differences between their own sources of entertainment and those of others.

Price: $28.95

New Year Celebrations in Different Places

Series : Learning About Our Global Communities

Did you know that New Year celebrations can be traced back more than 4,000 years ago? Dynamic photographs and well-crafted text introduce readers to New Year celebrations including Songkran, Chinese New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and Diwali.

Price: $28.95

Art in Different Places

Series : Learning About Our Global Communities

Through vibrant photographs and accessible text, this inviting title looks at the rich diversity of art forms in different places around the world. From decorative art forms such as basketweaving to painting, sculpture, and other visual arts, readers will understand how art is an expression of culture.

Price: $28.95

Sports in Different Places

Series : Learning About Our Global Communities

Sports are played all around the world, in many different ways. Readers will discover that some countries have their own national sports, while many others are played locally, while there are other sports, such as soccer, that are played in nearly every country around the world.

Price: $28.95

Simple Science of Magnets

Series : Simply Science

Magnets have amazing power to make things move. But how do they work? What are they used for? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Simple Science of Light

Series : Simply Science

Sunlight and moonlight, reflections and rainbows. Light is everywhere you look. But where does it come from? How does it make shadows? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Simple Science of Matter

Series : Simply Science

Matter is all around us. But what is it? What is it made of? Can you see it, feel it, and smell it? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Simple Science of Dirt

Series : Simply Science

Dirt is all around us. It is found on every continent on Earth. But what is it made of? What is its purpose? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Simple Science of Water

Series : Simply Science

Steam and frost, raindrops and dew. Water is all around us. But what do we use it for? How does the water cycle work? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Simple Science of Rocks

Series : Simply Science

Rocks are all around us. Some rocks on Earth are 4 billion years old! But what are they made of? What are the different types of rock? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning experience to encourage deeper understanding.

Price: $36.95

Shelter

As a big storm approaches, two strangers arrive in the forest. All the animal families, safe in their homes, are worried. They wonder, “What are they doing there? What do they want?” So, as the pair knocks at the door of one home after another asking for shelter, all the animals turn them away. But then an accident suddenly forces the fox family out into the snow and the foxes must ask these outsiders for help. Will they find it in their hearts to give it? This book provides a wonderful opportunity for discussions about being welcoming and helping others in need, including how children can put this into practice by reaching out to the “new kid” or the one who seems different.

Price: $18.99

John Lennon – Imagine

Every baby, child, and grownup in the world has human rights. They were first proclaimed in 1948, when the world said “never again” to the horrors of the Second World War. It was then that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was born. Human rights are rooted in values such as fairness, truth, equality, love, home, and safety. Join one little pigeon as she sets out on a journey to spread a message of hope and tolerance around the world. Featuring the lyrics of John Lennon’s iconic song, this poignant and timely book dares to imagine a world at peace.

Price: $20.95

You Hold Me Up

This vibrant picture book encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions. Written to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the positive connections, You Hold Me Up is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers.

Price: $19.95

After The Fall

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat's poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall―that is,until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear?

Price: $24.99

Blackflies

From bestselling author Robert Munsch comes a story with a truly Canadian problem. One day Helen wakes up and it’s SPRING! The snow has melted and the sun is shining. But Helen knows that the blackflies will be coming out soon. So she does what any smart kid would do: she sends her little sister outdoors to check! When the blackflies and mosquitoes carry her away, Helen tells her dad, who rushes outside and is carried away himself. Now Helen needs to rescue BOTH of them, along with a wolf and a very clever bear . . .

Price: $19.99

Rex vs. Edna

Tyrannosaurus Rex wants breakfast. He stomps and he roars and he gnashes his teeth―and he scares all the other dinosaurs right out of the forest. Only Edna, the very first chicken, is unafraid. She won't let that bully T. rex push her around! But will Edna's mighty beak and terrible flapping wings be a match for T. rex's mighty claws and terrible jaws? This hilarious tale of bravery will have readers clucking in triumph!

Price: $24.99

Picture The Sky

In this companion to the bestselling Picture a Tree, Barbara Reid has us look up . . . way up. Wherever we may be, we share the same sky. But every hour, every day, every season, whether in the city or the forest, it is different. The sky tells many stories: in the weather, in the clouds,in the stars, in the imagination. In brilliant plasticine illustrations, renowned artist Barbara Reid envisions the sky above and around us in all its moods.

Price: $19.99

My Canada- An Illustrated Atlas

This picture book atlas of Canada is a whimsical, informative introduction to our country from sea to sea to sea. Each province and territory is featured on its own spread, with icons and labels indicating the capital city, other major cities, key lakes and rivers, iconic landmarks and significant national and provincial parks, and more. Simple labels make key places and landmarks easily searchable for further research.

Price: $18.67

Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper

Snappy rhymes invite young readers to watch workers dig, pour, pound, and bolt a skyscraper into existence. Simple yet satisfying sidebars provide further information about each step in the construction process. Quirky, colorful art enhance the appeal of a construction site with all the equipment and sounds of building.

Price: $21.99

A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars

Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees? And that seven billion people weigh about the same as ten quadrillion ants? Our world is full of constantly changing numbers, from a hundred billion trillion stars in space to thirty-seven billion rabbits on Earth. Can you imagine that many of anything? Here is a book for story time, for science time, for math time, for bedtime, and all the times in between.

Price: $21.99

Water’s Children - Celebrating the Resource that Unites Us All

Around the world, water appears in many forms: a snowflake, an oasis, the stream from a faucet, monsoon rain. In Water's Children, twelve young people describe what water means to them. The descriptions are as varied as the landscapes the speakers inhabit, but each of them also expresses, in their own language, a universal truth: Water is life. Accompanied by glowing illustrations, Water's Children is a celebration of our world's most precious resource and will encourage thoughtful discussion among young readers and listeners.

Price: $18.95

The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do

This delightful picture book perfectly depicts what children go through when confronted with something difficult. Spires sensitively portrays Lou procrastinating, making excuses, imagining alternatives and denying she cares. Ultimately, Lou faces her fear, and although she fails, the effort empowers her, encouraging a growth mindset. All the while, Lou's friends model compassionate friendship. This book makes a perfect choice for a character education discussion about courage or resilience.

Price: $18.95