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As the worst snow storm of the year rolls in, one family hunkers down together in a cozy blanket fort for the night. A little girl makes a wish on a snow globe and, in the morning, the sun rises on a winter wonderland--beckoning all outside. And what if, on this snow-filled day, families shake their busy lives and everyone goes out to play? A lyrical holiday story about wishes and community and snow--lots and lots of snow.
In this early chapter book, a young Cree soapstone carver and his dog learn about a porcupine after an unfortunate encounter. Part of the Orca Echoes series - Orca Echoes are lively, entertaining short chapter books aimed at readers between ages seven and nine. These popular classroom favourites are well suited for social responsibility and character building programs.
This nonfiction book examines how we can foster reconciliation with Indigenous people at individual, family, community and national levels.
Aspiring activist Sylvie Schwartz dreams of saving the world. If only the world would cooperate. This series will appeal to kids who want to make a difference, dream big, and want to do great things. (It will also appeal to anyone who loves ice cream sundaes or sweet slobbery puppies.) No matter what gets in Sylvie's way, your readers will root for Sylvie to succeed, project after project.
As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.
When the two most mismatched seniors at Walt Whitman High School find themselves locked in an aerobics room overnight, their confinement forces them to push past the labels they've assigned each other and they share a night they'll never forget.
In this sweet coming-of-age story bound up in summertime fun, a younger brother discovers newfound resolve and joy, thanks to the encouragement of his older brother.
When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness in their lives. Celebrated author Monique Gray Smith has written many books on the topics of resilience and reconciliation and communicates an important message through carefully chosen words for readers of all ages. Beautifully illustrated by artist Nicole Neidhardt, this book encourages children to be kind to others and to themselves.
This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other's well-being in their everyday actions.