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Boobies

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

A cheeky celebration of boobies!

“You have just opened a book about boobies.” Meet the Blue-footed Booby, who does not have any boobies at all, since only mammals have boobies. We learn that mammals ...

Global Ocean, The

The global ocean is in trouble. This beautiful and important book explores the issues --- and what we can do to help.

Though we think of Earth's five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually ...

Sky Wolf's Call

From healing to astronomy to our connection to the natural world, the lessons from Indigenous knowledge inform our learning and practices today.

How do knowledge systems get passed down over generations? ...

Journey Around the Sun

This story of Halley’s Comet, told from the comet’s own perspective, ties the history of the renowned astronomical phenomenon of Halley’s return every 75 years with our own human history. A variety ...

Join the No-Plastic Challenge!

Learn about the problem of single-use plastic—and what to do about it. On his birthday, Nick challenges his friends to spend the day without using any single-use plastic. This means they bring their ...

Bat Citizens

An introduction to the exciting world of bats! Ten young “bat citizens” who are invested in conservation efforts to save this important species are highlighted. Complete with index, glossary, and ...

Meatless?

From Meatless Mondays to vegan options, people are talking more about meat and whether or not to eat it. Journalist Sarah Elton tackles the topic by explaining what vegetarianism is, why people choose ...

Teaching Crowds

In Teaching Crowds, Dron and Anderson introduce a new model for understanding and exploiting the pedagogical potential of Web-based technologies, one that rests on connections―on networks and collectives―rather ...

Brilliant!

By (author) Michelle Mulder
Categories: Educational: Technology
Series: Orca Footprints

Did you know that cars can run on french-fry grease or that human poop can be used to provide power to classrooms? Kids in Mexico help light up their houses by playing soccer, and in the Philippines, ...

The Salmon Bears

Extensively illustrated with Ian McAllister’s magnificent photographs, The Salmon Bears explores the delicate balance that exists between the grizzly, black and spirit bears and their natural environment, ...