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People go to work every day throughout Canada. Whether you live in a small town or a big city, on a farm or in the suburbs, there are all kinds of jobs you can do. Working in Canadian Communities will tell you more about the people who live and work in different parts of Canada and the types of jobs you can find there.
The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural and social issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming with school-aged children who are just beginning to observe the world around them.
Early guided readers in the 21st Century Basic Skills Library support the development of reading skills as they introduce students to vocabulary and content that they will use for a lifetime.
World Classics are timeless stories retold by Joy Cowley featuring high-quality, creative artwork. Children can learn universal values of wisdom, courage, honour, justice, patience, love, and friendship through these stories.
Learn about some of the world's most popular video games, from their history to the movies, costumes, and aspects of pop culture they've inspired. Fun and entertaining text delivers solid nonfiction information about each game. Age-appropriate visuals add to the fun, while sidebars discussing video game pioneers and STEM careers dive deeper into the world of video games.
The world is full of fanciful stories that are told and retold over hundreds of years. Folktales, legends, and traditional tales are told here with magic, mystery, and humour. A werewolf's bride is on the hunt, a heroine battles a greedy giant, and the hag of winter endlessly battles the god of summer.
The World Series is the biggest stage in baseball, and World Series Champions gives young readers a ticket to the “Fall Classic”! This series celebrates the highlights and stars of 16 Major League Baseball teams that have batted, slid, and thrown their way to championship glory. The text simply but efficiently narrates each team’s history, while exciting photos of historical and contemporary greats help introduce baseball immortals.
Did you know there is a whale as long as two school buses? Or a bird that's so heavy it can't even fly? Kids will enjoy exploring the world of supersized animals in this exciting series. Carefully levelled text and vibrant, full-colour photos support early fluent readers and make reading informational text easy and fun.
These delightful information books, filled with colourful illustrations and simple text, will introduce youngchildren to history and the natural world. Each spread features activities around the border, asking the reader to spot specific objects within the central image. See knights prepare for battle. Spot servants and nobles prepare a grand feast for the king in the hall of the medieval castle. These books are sure to enthral young readers and give them a passion for learning.
These delightful information books, filled with colourful illustrations and simple text, will introduce young children to history and the natural world. Each spread features activities around the border, asking the reader to spot specific objects within the central image. Explore the vegetation near a volcano. Spot exotic animals in the sweltering rainforest. These books are sure to enthrall young readers and give them a passion for learning.