Children’s / Teenage: General interest

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Snow Amazing

Jane Drake and Ann Love, the acclaimed authors of Cool Woods: A Trip Around the World’s Boreal Forest, explore the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes dangerous world of snow. They write about snow ...

James the Dancing Dog

James the beagle was a real dog. His master and mistress worked with the National Ballet of Canada, and between 1961 and 1972 he went with them to the studio, the rehearsal hall, and the theater where ...

Amazing Animal Adventures Around the World

Fifth House is GOING WILD with a new children’s nonfiction adventure series. The first of eight books features world-famous zoologist Brian Keating and his travels to experience unique ecosystems and ...

A Team Like No Other

“Mush,” shouted Stephen – and they were off.

The wilderness, adventure and the thrill of near disaster – they’re all present in this moving tale of a boy and his dog.
Stephen and his dad enjoy ...

The Inuksuk Book

An inuksuk is a stone structure that can communicate knowledge essential for survival to an Arctic traveler. Inuksuit are found throughout the Arctic areas of Alaska, Arctic Canada, and Greenland. Mary ...

That's Very Canadian!

From maple syrup to the Mounties, That’s Very Canadian! is a witty, informative, and entertaining look at the nation — and a celebration of what makes Canadians so Canadian! Written from the perspective ...

Champlain

“One July day four hundred years ago, Samuel de Champlain stepped out of a small boat at Quebec and began a great adventure. ” So begins Christopher Moore’s riveting account of the life of the extraordinary, ...

A Kids' Guide to Zoo Animals

Take science to the zoo with you with The Kids’ Guide to Zoo Animals, the latest book from award-winning biologist and photographer Michelle Gilders, author of Why Am I Rare?

The Kids’ Guide to Zoo ...

I Came As a Stranger

Honor Book for the Society of School Librarians International’s Best Book Award – Social Studies, Grades 7-12

Winner of 2005 Children’s Nautilus Book Awards (Non-fiction)
Prior to abolition in 1865, ...

For Sure! For Sure!

In Mus White’s skillful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story There Is No Doubt About It, the news that a hen has lost a feather is blown out of proportion into an enormous scandal.