Children’s / Teenage general interest: Science and technology

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The Meadowlands

In a near future dominated by institutions, technology, and government control, children are raised in state homes and have no concept of family, with the exception of Terran and his younger sister, Brooke. ...

Becoming Bionic and Other Ways Science Is Making Us Super

Take a tour of the science of superpowers and see how science fiction is becoming science fact

If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Fly like Shazam? Turn invisible like Violet Parr? Or maybe ...

Only the Trees Know

A frustrated little rabbit longs for spring in this gentle, warmhearted story about waiting.

Little Rabbit is hungry, bored and very tired of winter. “When will it be spring?” he asks his parents. ...

Boobies

By (author) Nancy Vo
Illustrated by Nancy Vo
Categories: Early years: the body and the senses

Finalist, Governor General's Literary Award, Young People's Literature - Illustrated Books
Finalist, CCBC Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award
Nominee, Forest of Reading Silver Birch Express Award

A cheeky ...

The Ugly Place

From the author of In the Sky at Nighttime.

A child makes their way along the Arctic shoreline on a dark day. Everything around them seems as ugly as their mood, from the weather to the fish and mud. This ...

Caillou Learns About Screen Time

Screens are part of our daily lives and their use, especially with children, can be a challenging issue. If adults set a good example, children will be able to positively and moderately use screens as ...

Lights Day and Night

A charming and captivating introduction to the science of light. Where does light come from? How does it work? What is it made of? A girl and her cat find answers to these questions on a summertime journey ...

Trains

Super Explorers bring you interesting facts and full-colour photos all about big and fast trains.
• Trains can move freight and goods or people across the city or country.
• Early trains were pulled ...