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Discover the stories of groundbreakers in Black history, from astronauts and athletes to poets and presidents. Each book features ten main biographies of significant Black men and women. Smaller biographies introduce six more people and their contributions. Both written and illustrated by people of Black heritage, each title is fully illustrated with vibrant and engaging artwork throughout.
Drawing from her experiences as an Indigenous scientist, botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer demonstrated how all living things-from strawberries and witch hazel to water lilies and lichen-provide us with gifts and lessons every day in her best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass. Adapted for young adults by Monique Gray Smith, this new edition reinforces how wider ecological understanding stems from listening to the earth’s oldest teachers: the plants around us.
Bruce is a very busy beaver! And sometimes he needs reminding about manners and responsibilities. In this charming, illustrated beginning reader series, Bruce's family and friends help him learn about patience and cooperation, as well as being considerate of others. Every book also includes a page for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher Notes available.
Engaging, story-driven titles follow diverse characters through age-appropriate situations in which they need to draw on character values, such as learning to listen and treating others fairly.
Canadians have many reasons to celebrate, and they enjoy gathering throughout the year to observe many uniquely Canadian holidays. Canadian Celebrations provides readers a closer look at the history of these events, the reasons for each holiday, and the ways in which Canadians gather to celebrate them.
Celebrating All Friends provides a supportive educational fiction reading experience for young readers. With a focus on social and emotional learning (SEL), tightly controlled vocabulary, and bright, fun illustrations to match the fictional storylines and enhance empathy, children will learn about inclusion while developing reading skills. Each book focuses on a child who has a unique condition, disability, or experience and how their friends show support. Familiar, everyday settings, such as sc
This title examines the history of Chinese new year and how it is celebrated in Canada. From the series Canadian Celebrations (Butter Tarts) - Canadians have many reasons to celebrate, and they enjoy gathering throughout the year to observe many uniquely Canadian holidays. Canadian Celebrations provides readers a closer look at the history of these events, the reasons for each holiday, and the ways in which Canadians gather to celebrate them.
When a notice for a community potluck is posted, Victoria and her neighbour Mrs. Kosta decide to bring a beet salad as their contribution. But first they need to grow this special vegetable for their dish. They plant the seeds in their garden plot, and throughout the summer they water, fertilize, weed, and mulch. And they watch their beet grow and grow and grow. On potluck day, it's time to harvest so they can make their salad. Victoria grabs the garlic and the grater and Mrs. Kosta steps up to
With this series, young citizens of the world will learn how they can commit to the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Books include thought-provoking questions and hands-on activities for youth to engage in their own communities and make an impact on local and global levels! Readers will be prepared to take informed action in accordance with the National Council for the Social Studies C3 Framework.
Part of the To Be Canadian series - Many factors mold and shape the Canadian identity. From our diverse backgrounds to our cultural beliefs, it's important that every Canadian feels accepted. To Be Canadian explores the essence of what it means to be a Canadian, and how everyone can make the country a better place to live.