Reading List

Slangalicious

Slangalicious: Where We Got That Crazy Lingo

2004, Annick Press
Author: Gillian O'Reilly
ISBN: 9781550377644
Ages: 10 to 13

Themes: humour, reading, writing

The Great Number Rumble

The Great Number Rumble, revised and updated

2016, Annick Press
Author: Gillian O'Reilly
ISBN: 9781554518494
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: math, school, problem solving

FrenchToast_Winters

French Toast

2016, Pajama Press
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781772780062
Ages: 4 to 7

Themes: resilience, self-esteem, intergenerational families, multicultural families

 

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On My Skis

2016, Tradewind Books
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781926890036
Ages: 3 to 5

Themes: learning to ski

 

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Let’s Play a Hockey Game

2016, Scholastic Canada
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781443148184
Ages: 3 to 8

Themes: hockey, counting, rhyming

 

OnMyBike

On My Bike

2017, Tradewind Books
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781926890135
Ages: 3 to 5

Themes: learning to ride a bike

 

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Cinnamon Baby

2011, Kids Can Press
Author: Nicola Winstanley
ISBN: 9781553378211
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: diversity, family

thepirtatesbed

The Pirate’s Bed

2015, Tundra Books
Author: Nicola Winstanley
ISBN: 9781770496163
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: pirates, bedtime, action and adventure

 

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Baseballogy

2015, Annick Press
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781554517077
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: sports, legends, humour

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

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Great

2016, Puffin Canada, Penguin Random House
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9780670069903
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: sports, hockey, Wayne Gretzky

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

puddleman

Puddleman

1999, Red Deer Press
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9780889951907
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: humour, family, growing up

jumpcut

Jump Cut (The SEVEN Series)

2012, Orca Books
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9781554699476
Ages: 10 to 15

Themes: movies, family, self-confidence, humor

Who I'm Not

Who I’m Not

2013, Orca Books
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9781459804340
Ages: 12+

Themes: deception, abuse, family, loyalty, identity

tedstauntonbooks.com

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Speed (The SEVEN Prequels)

2013, Orca Books
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9781459811614
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: war, reenactment, camping, family, humour, War of 1812

tedstauntonbooks.com

bounced

Bounced

2017, Scholastic Canada
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9781443157179
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: mystery/detective stories

tedstauntonbooks.com

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Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation

2017, Tundra Books/Penguin Random House
Author: Ted Staunton
ISBN: 9781770498273
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: summer, vacation, imagination, family

tedstauntonbooks.com

pleasecleanupyourroom

Please Clean Up Your Room!

1993, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9780439952071
Ages: 4 to 7

Themes: family, manners, bugs/spiders

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Greetings, Leroy

2017 Groundwood Books
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781554987603
Ages: 4 to 7

Themes: emigration & immigration, Caribbean & Latin America

 

 

DialM_Munday

Dial M for Morna

2013, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781770410732
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, racism

idontlikemundays.com

DeadKidDetective_Munday

The Dead Kid Detective Agency

2011, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781550229714
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, being the new kid in town

idontlikemundays.com

Munday_Loyalisttoafault

Loyalist to A Fault

2015, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781770410749
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, being the new kid in town

idontlikemundays.com

Gallopogythroughhistory

Galloping Through History: Amazing True Horse Stories

2015, Annick Press
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781554516995
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: animals, history, ancient civilizations, war, women

vanished

Vanished: True Tales of Mysterious Disappearances

2016, Annick Press
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781554518173
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: history, mystery, technology

collosalcanaada

Colossal Canada: 100 Epic Facts and Feats

2015, Scholastic Canada
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781443128209
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: Canada, people/places, trivia

thedogs

Top Dogs: True Stories of Canines that Made History

2017, Annick Press
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781554519064
Ages: 9 to 12

2017, Annick Press

Themes: animals, history, bravery, heroism, nature, exploration, war

 

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A History of Just About Everything

2013, Kids Can Press
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781554537754
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: world history, global awareness

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Canada Year by Year

2016, Kids Can Press
Author: Elizabeth MacLeod
ISBN: 9781771383974
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: Canada, history

 

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Small Medium at Large

2012, Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers
Author: Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781599908366
Ages: 10+

Themes: ghosts, school, bullying

joannelevy.com

Crushing-it_Levy

Crushing It

2017, Simon & Schuster
Author: Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781481464734
Ages: 9 to 13

Themes: friendship, self-esteem, relationships, coming of age

joannelevy.com

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Ira Crumb Makes a Pretty Good Friend

2017, Owlkids Books
Author: Naseem Hrab
ISBN: 9781771471718
Ages: 5 to 8

Themes: making friends, back to school, humour, comics-style storytelling

Coming August 15, 2017

naseemhrab.com

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Gabby: Drama Queen

2013, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554553105
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: literacy, spelling, friendship, drama

joycegrantauthor.com

TaggedOut_Grant

Tagged Out

2016, Lorimer
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781459410756
Ages: 10 to 13

Themes: baseball, gay identity, bullying, friendship

joycegrantauthor.com

Gabby_Grant

Gabby

2012, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554552504
Ages: 3 to 6

Themes: spelling, phonics, reading

joycegrantauthor.com

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Gabby: Wonder Girl

2016, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554553846
Ages: 5 to 7

Themes: reading, phonics, spelling, punctuation, superheroes, girl power

joycegrantauthor.com

theroadtoafganistan

The Road to Afghanistan

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 9781443113564
Ages: 7+

Themes: history, military, war

lindagranfield.com