6 to 8

9781459812550

Batcat and the Seven Squirrels

2016, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459812550
Ages: 7-9

Themes: animal rescue, pets, responsibility

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Rabbit and Bear Paws: Sacred Seven – Courage

2011, Little Spirit Bear Productions
Author: Chad Solomon
ISBN: 9780986846205
Ages: 6 to 8

First Nations, animals

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Sidewalk Flowers

2015, Groundwood
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9781554984312
Ages: 4-8

picture book, family, nature

sydneydraws.ca

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Town is by the Sea

2017, Groundwood
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 978554988716
Ages: 4-8

picture book, history, Maritimes

TT2018SydneySmith_9780525429692

Smoot: a Rebellious Shadow

2017, Tundra
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9780735263567
Ages: 4-8

picture book, bravery, following dreams

 

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Angus All Aglow

2018, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Heather Smith
ISBN: 9781459814936
Ages: 4-8

Picture book, identity, friendship

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Christopher Changes His Name

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781443124812
Ages: 4-8

picture book, humor, individuality

TT2018ItahSadu_9780439952071

Please Clean Up Your Room

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781443124355
Ages: 4-8

picture book, family, bugs/spiders

 

 

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Greetings Leroy

2017, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781554987603
Ages: 4-8

picture book, newcomer experiences, diversity

 

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Captain Monty Takes the Plunge

2017, Kids Can Press
Author: Jennifer Mook-Sang
ISBN: 9781771386265
Ages: 3-7

picture book, pirates, courage

jennifermooksang.com

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Stego-cumulus

2018, Scholastic
Author: Hilary Leung
ISBN: 9781443157537
Ages: 4-8

picture book, imagination, friendship

hilaryleung.com

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Ordinary Extraordinary Jane Austen

2018, Balzer + Bray
Author: Qin Leng
ISBN: 9780062373304
Ages: 4-8

picture book, biography, authors

qinillustrations.com

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The Better Tree Fort

2018, Groundwood
Author: Qin Leng
ISBN: 9781554988631
Ages: 4-8

picture book, treehouse, community

qinillustrations.com

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Shelter

2017, Kids Can Press
Author: Qin Leng
ISBN: 9781771389273
Ages: 3-7

picture book, animals, community

qinillustrations.com

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The Bagel King

2018, Kids Can Press
Author: Jess Keating
ISBN: 9781771385749
Ages: 3-7

picture book, diversity, responsibility

andrewlarsen.ca

 

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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist

2017, Sourcebooks
Author: Jess Keating
ISBN: 9781492642046
Ages: 4-8

biography, women in STEM, marine biologists

jesskeating.com

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Treaty Baby

2016, Spirit & Intent
Author: Sara General
ISBN: 9780994004765
Ages: 4-8

picture book, Indigenous, treaties

sarageneral.com

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Willow’s Whispers

2010, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781554537440
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, confidence

lanabutton.com

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Willow’s Smile

2016, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781771385497
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, self-expression

lanabutton.com

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Willow Finds a Way

2013, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781554538423
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, bullying

 

lanabutton.com

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My Teacher’s Not Here

2018, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781771383561
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, feelings

lanabutton.com

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Rainbow Crow

2012, Red Deer Press
Author: David Bouchard
ISBN: 9780889954588
Ages: 4-8

legends, Indigenous, perseverance

davidbouchard.com

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Seven Sacred Teachings

2009, MTW Publishers
Author: David Bouchard
ISBN: 9780978432720
Ages: 4-8

legends, Indigenous, values

davidbouchard.com 

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The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie

2017, Owlkids Books
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771472678
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: Andrew Carnegie, books & libraries, emigration & immigration, philanthropy

andrewlarsen.ca

9781771381055

Goodnight, Hockey Fans

2017, Kids Can Press
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771381055
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: hockey, bedtime, dreams

andrewlarsen.ca

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Stolen Words

2017, Second Story Press
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781772600377
Ages: 6 to 9

Themes: First Nations & Indigenous Peoples, empathy, family, residential schools

melanieflorence.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

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

 

 

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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

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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

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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools

2015, Lorimer
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459408661
Ages: 12+

Themes: Prejudice & Racism, Native Peoples

melanieflorence.com

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Missing Nimama

2015, Clockwise Press
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9780993935145
Ages: 8+

Themes: Indigenous stories, grief and loss, multigenerational relationships, women’s issues, Canadian history

melanieflorence.com

A Squiggly Story

A Squiggly Story

2016, Kids Can Press
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771380164
Ages: 3 to 7

Theme: early literacy, imagination, self-expression

andrewlarsen.ca