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Well researched and engaging book by Newberry winner Russell Freedman. Excellent book to explore context and devastating harshness of WWII j… More
A list of time-travel books with an approach for every potential interest: murder mystery, fashion, romance, and adventure!
More young people are getting interested in the environment and gardening is a perfect match for those young naturalists.
With the nights getting warmer why not plan an evening to gaze at the stars with your family?
Have a little extra time over the summer? The angel on your shoulder will love this list of teacher's guides.
Books that document the history of disease and the scientists that who fought them.
A selection of books and other resources inclusive of the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, abilities, and identities of children
A selection of books and other resources that are inclusive of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, abilities, and identities.
These books are all perfect for Father's Day (Sunday, June 19th)
What comes after the Hour of Code? Here is a list of books to get kid's creative side humming with coding in the classroom.
Complex stories come to life in these graphic novel picks about real people and true events.
The library has endless recommends for you to explore but these websites may supplement your children's endless book cravings
Books that explore the refugee experience with school aged children and youth.
The fascinating story of the epidemiology of pellagra, a deadly disease. Excellent reading for the curious science student.
Children are curious and they have lots of questions that sometimes surprise us. Here are some books to help.
Did you know that it takes about 12 recycled plastic bottles to make a small fleece jacket? Curious children will find out how the fabrics t… More
Talking to teens about sexuality may not always be easy but it is important. Here are books to help.
Dispel all anxieties about first day in school or new classrooms with this brightly illustrated book that highlights what teacher's really d… More
A book that tenderly shares the refugee experience of a young child. "Then the war came" and Cartwheel (a name her Aunt gave her) is suddenl… More
Perfect picture books that help teach kids all about alliteration.
Picture books that celebrate strong or non-conventional female characters, in honour of International Women's Day.
Families come in many shapes and sizes and there are many wonderful books that you can use to explore this idea with your students… More
Ease anxiety, build excitement, and deepen preparedness for Kindergarten with these great picture books.
Here's a list for teachers, parents and anyone with kids in their lives -that complies some great books to teach about friendship and socia… More
"What will your beautiful hands do?" Perhaps share this book with young children and follow it up with a fresh exploration of painting with … More
Social Studies Concepts for First Graders: My Family, Home, Community and World
Health Studies Concepts for Second Graders: Personal Health, Safety, Responsibility, Careers, Feelings and Interactions
Science Concepts for First Graders: Color Mixing, Seasons, Senses, Plants and Animals and Building
Social Concepts for Second Graders: Canadian Citizenship, Decision-making, Resources, and Global Connections
Science Concepts for Second Graders: Boats and Buoyancy, Magnetism. Temperature, Small Animals, and Liquids
Division 1 Music Concepts: Rhythm, Listening, Singing, Reading and Playing
Joke books, trivia, Angry Birds and classic novels—these books will entice kids who need a little more coaxing to read.
Whether you are a teacher looking for a book to read to your primary school students or a parent looking for a novel to read to your childr… More
Books to help teachers and parents respond to children's questions about sexuality and growing up.
Novels with strong or non-conventional female characters, that go beyond Katniss Everdeen or Tris Prior.
Many teachers, educators and the like shy away from the lovey-dovey side of Valentine's Day but here's a list of chapter books that have th… More
A moving and sensitively written story of a transgender child's need to be accepted as her true self.
For all Little House fans this meticulously annotated book of Wilder's original notebooks is a wonderful journey back to the this beloved se… More
Did you know that these top 10 kids books are Canadian?
These non-fiction books educate AND share a great story. They're perfect for the classroom or for sharing at home.
Here are some titles your students won't forget.
Young adult books that explore struggles with accepting our body shape and size. Struggles that block the individual's ability to move tow… More
Real life stories of youth who saw problems and showed the leadership to organize, and act, to ameliorate them. Get inspired, and get busy,… More
A mix of classic and hot new non-fiction titles for the 12-15 age set! Best for classrooms and at-home reading.
An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, offering videos and animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers.
Canadian authors often get overlooked in YA because of the sheer number of books that get published in the U.S. We may not have John Green, … More
Check out our ESL Book Club in a bag titles. Great for teachers or newcomers who would like to create their own book club.
Everything you need to get through the trials of teenage-hood. Fashion, articles, the iconic TV show, My So-Called Life, and songs of heart-… More
There are many YA novels that hold a special place in my memories, ones that I would re-read even today as an adult. Here are some great YA … More
Get Creative and Express Yourself! Here are 10 craft books to inspire your creativity.
Applying for your Canadian citizenship? Take these practice tests to prepare!