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Angel Fire Paperback In book two of L. Angel in Beijing Hardback In a lost-and-found tale that soars far beyond just a happy ending, Taiwanese fine artist Belle Yang pays affectionate homage to the city of Beijing. Angry Cookie Hardback Famed spoken-word poet Laura Dockrill's hilarious read-aloud about an outraged baked good! Animalium Welcome to the Museum Hardback Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled talent.

Animalium Activity Book Paperback Informative, imaginative, and artistic activities for young naturalists everywhere. Animalium Coloring Book Paperback A beautiful coloring book from the creators of the celebrated book Animalium. Animals Hardback Know someone who loves creatures? Animal lovers will fixate on this giant book presenting thirty-two big, bold images of friendly beasts.

Animals with Tiny Cat Board Book With her trademark visual humor, Vivian Schwarz invites little ones to make animal sounds along with a most inventive feline. Included in this appealing boxed set is everything you need to create a stop-motion movie using your cell phone or digital camera. Animazes: Extraordinary Animal Migrations Hardback Follow fascinating journeys of animal migration in this beautiful book of mazes. Annie and Simon Paperback "Interactions between patient Simon and exuberant Annie are both credible and comical. Would that all sib relationships were so harmonious.

Another Faust Trade Paperback A devilish debut by a brother-sister team invites us into the world of the elite Marlowe School, where some gifted students are having a hell of a year. Another Faust EBook A devilish debut by a brother-sister team invites us into the world of the elite Marlowe School, where some gifted students are having a hell of a year. Another Faust Hardback A devilish debut by a brother-sister team invites us into the world of the elite Marlowe School, where some gifted students are having a hell of a year.

Another Pan Paperback In this pulse-quickening sequel to Another Faust, an ancient Egyptian spell is turning the tony Marlowe School into a sinister underworld. Will all hell break loose? Another Pan Hardback In this pulse-quickening sequel to Another Faust, an ancient Egyptian spell is turning the tony Marlowe School into a sinister underworld. Brian Karas. Anxious Charlie to the Rescue Hardback A friend in need causes an anxious pup to confront his fear of change in this thoughtful and encouraging tale.

Anywhere Farm Hardback For any anywhere farm, here's all that you need: soil and sunshine, some water, a seed. Ape Paperback "White makes an intense emotional connection between subject and reader. The great apes have found their John Singer Sargent. Apollo 8 The Mission That Changed Everything EBook A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon. Apollo 8 The Mission That Changed Everything Hardback A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon.

April Fools', Mr. Todd has a trick or two of his own planned in this Judy Moody tale for newly independent readers. Todd has a trick or two of his own planned in the latest Judy Moody tale for newly independent readers. Archon Hardback As the powerless and the powerful clash, allies and enemies are not always who they seem to be in this dynamic sequel to the dystopian novel Freakling. Archon EBook As the powerless and the powerful clash, allies and enemies are not always who they seem to be in this dynamic sequel to the dystopian novel Freakling. Are You My Mommy?

Board Book Lift the flaps and join the peek-a-boo fun with a little pup searching for his mommy. Are You Sure, Mother Bear? Hardback Will everything I love still be there when I wake? Argus Hardback From the author of the best-selling Library Lion comes a funny, heartfelt picture book about embracing the unusual, green scales and all.

Around America to Win the Vote Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10, Miles Hardback The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word: Votes for Women! A delightful way to introduce two fascinating historical figures. Around the Table That Grandad Built Hardback A beautifully illustrated celebration of bounty and gratitude, family and friendship, perfect for the holidays and every day.

Around the World Hardback A Scott O'Dell Award-winning graphic novelist follows three dauntless adventurers on a Jules Verne-inspired challenge: circling the world, solo! Around the World in 80 Puzzles Hardback Puzzles, intricately detailed worlds, and stylish scenes are sure to appeal to readers of all ages. Arriba, Abajo y Alrededor Paperback "An inviting introduction to the wonder of plants, food, and gardening. Will be a favorite of teachers, students, and home readers alike. This is an excellent way to start sharing the world of art with your baby. Miriam Stoppard.

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Artcards: Fashion Paperback. Arthur's Dream Boat Hardback From the talented Polly Dunbar comes an imaginative adventure that will have children sailing away on their own flights of fancy. But what if Amy needs boy tips of her own? A witty, genuine take on the ups and downs of friends, family, and first romance.

A witty take on the ups and downs of friends, family, and first romance. Ask Amy Green: Dancing Daze Hardback Ballet intrigue, a best friend predicament, and a bullying problem to solve keep Amy plenty busy in this adventure. But from boy troubles to wardrobe dilemmas to embarrassing parentals, Amy and her cool aunt, Clover, have their hands full. Astrid the Unstoppable EBook Pippi Longstocking meets Heidi meets Anne Shirley in this tale of an irrepressible girl in a mountain village who navigates unexpected changes with warmth and humor. Astrid the Unstoppable Hardback Pippi Longstocking meets Heidi meets Anne Shirley in this tale of an irrepressible girl in a mountain village who navigates unexpected changes with warmth and humor.

Aunt Mary's Rose Hardback A best-selling author and illustrator team up to cultivate a heartwarming, true story of a family linked through time by the tending of a beloved rosebush. Aunt Nancy outwits four unwelcome guests in these trickster tales from a masterful storyteller. Baa Baa Smart Sheep Hardback Kids who love wicked humor will gobble up this tale of a trickster sheep and a comically gullible turkey. Baabwaa and Wooliam Hardback A hilarious and satisfying tale of literacy, dental hygiene, and friendship from David Elliott and Melissa Sweet that is sure to have readers in stitches from start to finish.

Baba Yaga's Assistant Hardback Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless. Babies Don't Walk, They Ride! Baby Animal Farm Board Book Toddlers will be happy to join in the quacking and chirping as five little friends explore the baby animal farm. Baby Duck and the Cozy Blanket Novelty Book Baby Duck faces blanket separation in this heartwarming, touch-and-feel tale for the youngest of readers.

Young listeners will delight in getting to know Baby and his mama. Baby Goes to Market Hardback Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers. This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers HAPPY. This must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers happy. Now in a dual language Spanish-English edition, this must-have toddler title sheds light on some concepts with a comical flair that will make readers HAPPY.

Stack them like blocks! Baby's Got the Blues Hardback Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of an infant is really like? In this bluesy story, sometimes being a baby is enough to make you cry. Babylonne Hardback Exotic and exciting, this unflinching coming-of-age tale featuring a headstrong heroine weaves a vivid tapestry of life in the Middle Ages.

These gleefully naughty frogs are certain to tickle the inner imp in reader and listener alike. Hardback A timely retelling of A Christmas Carol for the whole family about a smartphone-obsessed dad. Offers vivid descriptions of the animal's flight, its navigational skills, and the hunt for food. In a waterproof format, this irresistible Lucy Cousins character makes a splash at bath time, high-chair time, or anytime.

Be Quiet, Mike! Hardback Digga-digga-digga-digga, zat, zoom, crash! Leslie Patricelli's lovable but noisy! Bear and Bunny Hardback From the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater comes a funny and disarmingly sweet tale of two forest friends musing on the nature of a good pet. Bear Hug Hardback Watch life unfold as the seasons change. Bear in Love EBook Could the bear have a secret friend? Who is leaving him surprises? The ever-lovable Daniel Pinkwater spins a funny and sweetly offbeat story. Bear in Love Hardback Could the bear have a secret friend?

Bear Make Den Hardback Bear has made a wonderful den for himself, but is something missing? A warm, playful story about what truly makes a home. Bear Moves Hardback In a high-energy sequel to I Am Bear, the dance-loving star rolls out a variety of dance moves and inspires kids to try some of their own. Bear's Book Hardback A story about stories, writing, reading, and friendship. Gentle and full of charm, this is a nice selection for toddlers and very young readers.

Bears and Blossoms Hardback The springtime trees are flowering, and the adorable bears from Bears on Chairs are ready for a picnic under the blossoms. Bears in Beds EBook "These little bears will soon be part of many a bedtime routine. Bears in Beds Board Book "These little bears will soon be part of many a bedtime routine.

Bears in Beds Hardback Those adorable bears from Bears on Chairs return in an irresistibly sweet bedtime story. Bears in the Bath EBook Splish! Or are they? Features an audio read-along! Bears in the Bath Hardback Splish! Guaranteed to break down resistance to bathtime. Bears in the Forest Paperback Deep in a forest cave, a mother bear gives birth to two tiny cubs.

Read the story of how they grow. Bears in the Snow Hardback Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure. Bears in the Snow EBook Features an audio read-along! Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure. Bears in the Snow EBook Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure.

Bears in the Snow Board Book Shrieks of joy ensue when Big Brown Bear devises a clever sled that can carry four bears in this quintessential winter adventure. Bears on Chairs Hardback Can five bears share four chairs? The infectious rhymes and easy charm of this winsome read-aloud will make young listeners sit up and take notice.

The happy ending is the perfect finish to a sweet exercise. Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge EBook Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen's multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever after. Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge Hardback Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen's multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever after.

Beat the Band EBook Get ready for riffs on hot girls, health class, and social hell! Beat the Band Hardback Get ready for riffs on hot girls, health class, and social hell! The outrageously funny boys from Swim the Fly return to rock their sophomore year. This charming tale emphasizes the importance of finding the right book for the right reader.

Because Amelia Smiled Hardback Just try not to smile! Powerfully moving as it braids together baseball, family, and the Italian-American experience. Beep Beep Board Book Hop in! The bold illustrations and playful sound words in this board book with die-cut pages will beckon to preschoolers who love things that go. Beep, Beep, Maisy! Board Book Kids who love vehicles and the sounds they make will steer toward this interactive book featuring dozens of flaps.

Before After Hardback Which came first? No words are necessary in this beautiful, artfully humorous book, in which every turn of the page offers a surprise. Can she reunite her family and find her way back? Beige EBook "Castellucci mixes details of the L. Consider this pure Nirvana. Can this summer be saved? Beige Paperback "Castellucci mixes details of the L. Believe A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities Pop-up Book Consummate pop-up master Robert Sabuda offers an elegant ode to possibility that will inspire anyone setting off on a new life chapter.

Belladonna EBook A lyrical coming-of-age story about a boy, a girl, and a horse - and how a chance encounter can lead to a life of intrigue and learning, a life beyond imagining. An intergenerational story filled with heart and soul. Below EBook Secrets have a way of floating to the surface. Mystery, compelling characters, and an abandoned town beneath a lake make for a must-read adventure. Below Hardback Secrets have a way of floating to the surface.

Beowulf Paperback This exhilarating graphic-novel edition of an ancient classic honors the spirit of the original as it attracts modern readers.


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Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland Hardback Ancient, rich, and strange, these magical and eerie tales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation. An astonishing and inspiring survey. A necessary, exemplary book. Big Kid Bed EBook. Clever pairings, bold graphic art, and an expressive toddler in diapers make the concepts fun.

But if he wants to keep them, he will need to change his ways! Hardback The star of Faster! More, please! In a brilliant collaboration, best-selling authors Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, along with acclaimed illustrator Tony Fucile, introduce an outrageously funny pair of friends. Celebrate the tall and short of a marvelous friendship with another Bink and Gollie adventure. Bink and Gollie: Two for One Paperback "Utterly chuckle-worthy, charming, and thank goodness still refreshing.

Binky Board Book A comically expressive tot pays tribute to the all-important Binky in a bright, playful board book sure to have instant toddler appeal. Bird Builds a Nest A First Science Storybook Hardback A gentle, sweetly illustrated concept book takes on physical forces as young children learn about pushing and pulling. Birds Hardback Brilliant graphic illustrations and a gentle, thought-provoking text pay homage to birds and their wonder-inspiring ways.

Birds of a Color Board Book Brightly hued secrets burst forth from a flock of black-and-white birds in this lift-the-flap look at colors. Bizzy Bear: Fire Rescue! Board Book With chunky sliders to push and pull, this robust little board book is perfect for active toddlers. Rich in visual detail and with touches of humor, it is sure to become a classic in the family library. In no time at all, Bizzy is ready for some real jousting. Bizzy Bear: Let's Get to Work! Bizzy Bear: Let's Go and Play!

Bizzy Bear: Off We Go! Bizzy Bear: Pirate Adventure Board Book With chunky sliders to push and pull, this robust little board book is perfect for active toddlers. Bizzy Bear: Spooky House Board Book "An excellent read for little ones learning about the holiday as well as those who can't wait for Halloween to arrive. Black Beauty Hardback Over fifty stunning illustrations from acclaimed artist Christian Birmingham bring this treasured classic new life. Black Helicopters EBook A teenage girl.

A survivalist childhood. And now a bomb strapped to her chest. See the world through her eyes in this harrowing and deeply affecting literary thriller. Harrowing and unforgettable. Black Meets White Novelty Book Crisp, die-cut artwork and a spare, sprightly text lure readers on a playful exploration of opposites. Black Spring EBook Inspired by the gothic classic Wuthering Heights, this stunning new fantasy from the author of the Books of Pellinor is a fiercely romantic tale of betrayal and vengeance.

Black Spring Hardback Inspired by the gothic classic Wuthering Heights, this stunning fantasy from the author of the Books of Pellinor is a fiercely romantic tale of betrayal and vengeance. Blankie Board Book A comically expressive tot pays tribute to the all-important Blankie in a bright, playful board book sure to have instant toddler appeal. Blessed Paperback With a wink and a nod to Bram Stoker, best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith unites the casts of Tantalize and Eternal in a delicious dark fantasy her fans will devour.

Unique and original, believable and poignant, this is a book with power of its own. Bluefish Hardback Thirteen-year-old Travis has a secret: he can't read. But a shrewd teacher and a sassy girl are about to change everything in this witty and deeply moving novel. Bluefish EBook Thirteen-year-old Travis has a secret: he can't read. Bluffton My Summers with Buster Hardback Matt Phelan, graphic novelist extraordinaire, presents a rollicking tribute to vaudeville, small-town dreams, and Buster Keaton as a boy.

Bob the Railway Dog The True Story of an Adventurous Dog Hardback Discover the true story of a wandering dog who had adventure in his heart and the rattling of rails in his soul. Boo Who? EBook The inimitable Baby brings a humorous spin to the holidays in a cheerful e-book perfect for Halloween. Board Book The inimitable Baby brings a humorous spin to the holidays in a cheerful board book fit for trick-or-treat bags. From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book. Born Scared EBook Elliot has lived his first thirteen years confined to his home, incapacitated by fear.

A terrifying thriller from Carnegie Medalist Kevin Brooks. Born Scared Hardback Elliot has lived his first thirteen years confined to his home, incapacitated by fear. Botanicum Hardback Discover more than exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours. Box Hardback What would you do with a box? A witty YA novel from the author of Sophomore Switch. Bramble and Maggie Give and Take Hardback Maggie and her mischievous horse, Bramble, are back for another spirited romp through the ins and outs of friendship.

Highly satisfying. Bramble and Maggie: Snow Day Hardback Bramble the horse and her devoted girl, Maggie, face a major snowstorm in their fourth adventure. A beautifully crafted book for beginning readers. Bravo, Kazam! Breakfast in the Rainforest A Visit with Mountain Gorillas Paperback "First in a planned Traveling Photographer series, this will delight armchair explorers and animal lovers. Breakfast Served Anytime EBook A coming-of-age debut evokes the bittersweet joys and pangs of finding independence in one unforgettable summer away at "geek camp. Breakfast Served Anytime Hardback A coming-of-age debut evokes the bittersweet joys and pangs of finding independence in one unforgettable summer away at "geek camp.

There is much to be savored in this book for those who want a story about real life and real friendship. Brontorina Paperback "A hugely sympathetic heroine. Can they get past their differences? Bugs Galore Board Book "Squirmy and educational. Bum Bum Board Book Japanese illustrator Taro Miura brings his bold, whimsical graphic style to a board book for the very young. Burger Wuss EBook "Savaging young love, male adolescence, and the fast food business. Did somebody say McSatire? A devastatingly intense story, this work is a must-have for all collections.

Burn Baby Burn Hardback While violence runs rampant throughout New York, a teenage girl faces danger within her own home in Meg Medina's riveting coming-of-age novel. Buster and the Baby Hardback What could be more endearing than the bond between a baby and a puppy? A sweet and spirited tale from two picture-book masters.

Butterfly Paperback "Exquisitely written. Butterfly Hardback In masterful prose, the author of Surrender tells a quiet but powerful tale about the shifting bonds and psychological perils of adolescence. Button Down Hardback As football fever hits Goodhue, Iowa, Ned Button steps into the lineup in a funny adventure about a small-town family living in Button Down EBook As football fever hits Goodhue, Iowa, Ned Button steps into the lineup in a funny new adventure about a small-town family living in Bye-Bye Baby Brother!

Call the Shots EBook And. Emotional, visceral, and lyrical. Can We Help? Kids Volunteering to Help Their Communities Hardback Real kids make a real difference in their communities in this vibrantly photographed chronicle by George Ancona. Can We Save the Tiger? Can You Say It, Too? Case Bound Board Book. Case Bound Board Book "A pleasant spring read for emerging speakers.

Case Bound Board Book Lift the flaps to reveal the animal and learn its noise in this fun and interactive series. Case Bound Board Book Sturdy flaps and simple texts combine with friendly artwork to make this a fantastic first book for children who are just starting to talk. Can't Catch Me! Can't You Sleep, Little Bear? Trade Paperback A beloved bedtime story lights up the dark all around us. Cars Galore Board Book "This book for those obsessed with all things automotive will also make them laugh. The rhyming text is upbeat and offbeat.

Cassandra's Sister Hardback "Blends romance and tart courtship commentary successfully enough to create new Austen fans, gratify existing ones, and send both back to the stacks for more. Cat Calls EBook. Caterpillar and Bean A First Science Storybook Hardback Observe the ways plants and insects interact in a gentle introduction to growing for budding scientists. Open out the petal-shaped pages, one by one, and watch a transformation unfold. Caterpillar, Caterpillar Trade Paperback "The text does an excellent job of describing the metamorphosis of a swallowtail butterfly, and the closeup, vibrant drawings of each developmental stage are outstanding.

Catherine and Laurence Anholt's Big Book of Little Children Hardback An affectionate and amusing look at the everyday world of little and not so little children. Certain Poor Shepherds A Christmas Tale EBook A dog, a goat, and their flock follow the sight and scent of a star in a beautifully illustrated, keenly observed Nativity story. Certain Poor Shepherds A Christmas Tale Hardback A dog, a goat, and their flock follow the sight and scent of a star in a beautifully illustrated, keenly observed Nativity story. Chameleon Hardback "Kids will grab this for the immediacy in the scenes, the brutal standoffs, the fast talk at the ball court, and the elemental conflicts of coming-of-age.

Chameleon EBook "Kids will grab this for the immediacy in the scenes, the brutal standoffs, the fast talk at the ball court, and the elemental conflicts of coming-of-age. Chameleon Paperback Set to the beat of an urban summer, this street-smart novel follows an L. Chancey: Horses of the Maury River Stables Paperback On the night that Chancey is born, a "fire star" gallops across the sky, a signal that a great horse has entered the world. But it will take many years of slights and hardships before the orphaned albino will believe that the prophecy is truly meant for him.

Chancey: Horses of the Maury River Stables EBook On the night that Chancey is born, a "fire star" gallops across the sky, a signal that a great horse has entered the world. Age 9 and up. Charley's First Night Hardback Two of our most beloved picture book creators team up to tell a classic story of a child, his new puppy, and a first night home. Charley's First Night EBook Two of our most beloved picture book creators team up to tell a classic story of a child, his new puppy, and a first night home.

Chasing Orion EBook When a beautiful teen with polio enters their lives, a girl and her older brother find themselves drawn into a web of lies in this compelling novel by a best-selling author. Age 10 and up. Chasing Orion Hardback When a beautiful teen with polio enters their lives, a girl and her older brother find themselves drawn into a web of lies in this compelling novel by a best-selling author. Cheese Belongs to You! Hardback Venture into the untamed world of Rat Law!

Kids will laugh at this funny, frenetic look at group dynamics from an innovative picturebook team. Cherry Money Baby EBook Hollywood glitz collides with workingclass aspirations in this satirical tale of an impulsive starlet and a sharp-witted small-town teen. Cherry Money Baby Hardback Hollywood glitz collides with workingclass aspirations in this satirical tale of an impulsive starlet and a sharp-witted small-town teen.

Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot! Hardback From Newbery Honor winner Cece Bell comes an offbeat, pitch-perfect storybook for beginning readers that will have them in fits of giggles. Chik Chak Shabbat Hardback Celebrate Shabbat, community, and diverse traditions with this lyrical tale, illustrated with a lively and whimsical touch.

Child Convicts Hardback A stark and intriguing portrayal of life for the youngest convicts who populated the Australian colonies more than two hundred years ago. Children Growing Up with War Hardback Through personal narrative and candid photographs, a photojournalist chronicles young lives upended by violence and strife. Chilly Milly Moo Hardback As a quirky cow discovers, when life gives you a penchant for cold, make. A comical ode to individuality. Choo Choo Board Book What could be more fun than an old-fashioned train ride? Christmas Tree Board Book Sweet illustrations and simple language bring the holidays to life for the youngest of children.

Christmas Tree Paperback Sweet illustrations and simple language bring Christmas to life for the youngest of children in this delightful sticker book. Chuck and Woodchuck Hardback From award-winning talent Cece Bell, a sweetly offbeat story about two shy first-graders and the woodchuck who helps them become friends. Ciao, Baby! In the Park Board Book Ciao!

A pair of cute and colorful board books from Carole Lexa Schaefer and Lauren Tobia introduce a curious, lovable tot eager to explore the world. Ready for a Ride Board Book Ciao! With simple child-friendly text and bright, modern artwork with lots of fun details, makes for a perfect read-aloud. Circle Hardback With entrancing collages and lyrical narration, the creator of the acclaimed Mirror follows the epic flight of an extraordinary bird.

Who is Abby now? An unsettling psychological thriller, seen through a lost girl's eyes. Circle Nine Hardback Who was Abby then? City Hardback From the designer behind Animals comes another eye-catching oversize offering: thirty-two vivid images honoring the sights and staples of our cities. Clackety Track: Poems about Trains Hardback Queue up for a whistle-stop tour of trains of all kinds, narrated in lively verse and featuring dynamic retro artwork. Clarice is quickly stepping out from behind the shadow of other witty characters such as Junie B.

Clarice Bean, Guess Who's Babysitting? Classic Poetry An Illustrated Collection Paperback "Few anthologies for this age group include such a fine selection of works, introduce the poets so vividly, or provide such a rich collection of haunting illustrations. Clockwork Fagin Free Preview of a story from Steampunk!

EBook In the first major YA steampunk anthology, fourteen top storytellers push the genre's mix of sci-fi, fantasy, history, and adventure in fascinating new directions. Cloud and Wallfish EBook Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems. Cloud and Wallfish Hardback Slip behind the Iron Curtain into a world of smoke, secrets, and lies in this stunning novel where someone is always listening and nothing is as it seems.

Edgy, dramatic, and emotionally rich historical fiction that provides a vivid look into an extraordinary moment in history. Cody and the Fountain of Happiness Hardback Middle-grade readers drawn to Judy Moody or Clementine will find a funny and charismatic companion in Cody, star of this delightful series. Cody and the Fountain of Happiness EBook Middle-grade readers drawn to Judy Moody or Clementine will find a funny and charismatic companion in Cody, star of this delightful new series.

A deep, satisfying reading experience. Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe EBook Not everything turns out to be as it first appears when Cody and her best friend, Spencer, navigate a neighborhood mystery and the start of a new school year. Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe Hardback Not everything turns out to be as it first appears when Cody and her best friend, Spencer, navigate a neighborhood mystery and the start of a new school year. Cody and the Rules of Life Hardback Doing the right thing can be hard! Color for Baby Boxed Set. Color, Snap, App!

Here is a truly innovative coloring book designed to bring pictures to life with the help of a free Blink Book app. Coming Home Hardback Longing carries a lone robin home for Christmas in a tender, universal tale that will resonate with families anticipating a joyful holiday reunion. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen EBook Dyan Sheldon's vain, melodramatic, and utterly lovable Lola will appeal to any young reader who has angled for acceptance. Construction Hardback Thonk! The team behind Roadwork and Demolition returns to the construction site, where big machines and busy workers dig, hoist, and hammer away.

Construction Crew Slipcase of Editions Perfect for kids who love building, tearing things down, and noisy machines! It will be a hit whether shared with a group or one-on-one. Contrary Dogs Board Book Lift the flaps to learn about opposites from the lovable dogs in this humorous board book. Copy Cat Hardback. Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep! Hardback Cluck, cluck, cheep, cheep! Count from one to ten with Maisy in a farmyard game of hide-and-seek.

Counting Farm Board Book Familiar farm animals make this sweet board book a sure delight for babies. Counting with Tiny Cat Hardback The talented Viviane Schwarz brings a feline spin to counting in this very funny concept book. Why was their story never told? Crab Moon Trade Paperback Like a perfect day at the beach, Crab Moon leaves an indelible memory of a special adventure, and a quiet message about doing our part to preserve earth's oldest creatures. A Math Tale Hardback How do these blocks stack up?

Gentle math concepts go down easy in this fun and accessible story for very young children by the esteemed Robie H. Crazy Hair Day Paperback "A crackerjack read-aloud with a great finish. This delightful tale of confusion and compassion is just the ticket to defuse potential teasing. Crazy Hair Day Paperback In a cheering tale of kindness and friendship, Stanley's worst day ever takes a surprising turn when his classmates concoct a creative show of solidarity.

The three best-selling, award-winning picture books in the Creatrilogy by Peter H. Reynolds celebrate the power of original thinking. Crocopotamus Board Book Mix and match the front and back of wild animals to produce silly and magnificent new species! Crouching Tiger Hardback A Chinese-American boy gains a new understanding of his Chinese grandfather in this celebratory story of family, martial arts, and the Chinese New Year.

Gabriel in this climactic chapter of the Evil Librarian series? Daisy Dawson and the Big Freeze Paperback Cozy up to this enticing adventure starring Daisy Dawson, an ordinary girl with an extraordinary gift: she can talk to and understand animals! Daisy Dawson and the Secret Pond Paperback Talking to animals is handy when you have a project about habitats! Daisy sets off in search of otters with the help of her four-legged friends. Daisy returns in a summer adventure, meeting new friends from surfing rabbits to a dancing crab.

Daisy Dawson at the Beach Paperback Rescuing a dolphin is easier when you can talk to animals! Daisy Dawson Is on Her Way! Paperback "This charmer, long on whimsy and adventure, is sure to appeal to newly independent and reluctant readers. Daisy Dawson on the Farm Hardback It's a barnyard full of fun and mischief as Daisy Dawson and her animal friends star in the perfect read for a hot summer day.

Daisy Dawson on the Farm Paperback It's a barnyard full of fun and mischief as Daisy Dawson and her animal friends star in this perfect read for a hot summer day. Daisy Saves the Day Hardback Beloved author-illustrator Shirley Hughes portrays the life of a young scullery maid in England as she stumbles and scrabbles toward her true place in life. Perfect for the most reluctant of readers, this book is a sure-fire hit. Dandelion's Dream Hardback What if a dandelion became a real lion? With enchanting, ethereal art, this wordless story shares a world where reality can be transfigured by imagination.

Darby EBook "Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate. Darby Trade Paperback "Darby's first-person narrative is frank and immediate. Dateline: Troy Trade Paperback Perhaps the ultimate model for making history relevant. A superb and often inspiring work. Daughter of Winter Hardback As the ground of her past shifts, a girl finds her way to an unexpected future in this compelling historical novel about survival and strength. Dave's Cave Hardback Dave loves his cave. From an explosive escape out of captivity to a muchanticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of action.

From an explosive escape out of captivity to a much anticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of action. But James's illustrations are the best feature of this inviting collection. Deadville Hardback Ron Koertge's spot-on repartee highlights the wry, poignant tale of a teen who is numbed by loss but finds an unusual route to reclaiming his life.

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Demolition EBook "This is all about as good as it gets for truck-obsessed preschoolers. Demolition Board Book "This is all about as good as it gets for truck-obsessed preschoolers. Diabolical Paperback "Plenty of camp and a healthy dose of dry humor. Fans of the first three will thrill to this latest. Dickens His Work and His World Hardback "The worlds of Charles Dickens, both his personal one and the ones he created, come alive in this terrific book, which will entice readers to his works.

Did My Mother Do That? Hardback What was I like when I was born? The perennial question receives a fanciful response in a tale that takes an interspecies tour of mothers and babies. Different Like Coco Hardback The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine.

Dig, Dump, Roll Hardback Wham-a-hammer, bam-a-slamma! Digby O'Day and the Great Diamond Robbery Hardback Put on your detective hat for the second adventure from a dynamic mother-daughter team: beloved author Shirley Hughes and talented illustrator Clara Vulliamy. Digby O'Day in the Fast Lane Hardback Hang on to the wheel for the first of three adventures from a dynamic mother-daughter pair: beloved author Shirley Hughes and talented illustrator Clara Vulliamy.

Digger, Dozer, Dumper EBook. Dingo Hardback Poetic language and glorious illustrations follow a dingo from the comfort of her pack into the darkening landscape in search of food for her family. Dino Hardback. Dinosaur Dig! Board Book "With a stegosaurus driving a dump truck, a T. Dinosaur Farm! Dinosaur Pirates! Hardback "Rousing dino adventure with enough tooth-to-claw fighting for an exciting climax.

Dinosaur Rescue! Board Book "An exciting tale that will be requested more than once. Dinosaur Rocket! Hardback Join our fearsome dino friends as they prepare for their cosmic journey to the moon. A fast and furious adventure for anyone who loves dinosaurs and vehicles!

Dinosaur Zoom! Dinosaurium Welcome to the Museum Hardback The newest title in the Welcome to the Museum series focuses its attention on the impressive beasts that once ruled the world: dinosaurs. Dinosaurology Hardback Could dinosaurs still roam the earth? Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes! Dinosaurs on the Go! Slipcase of Editions Three racing, chasing, revving, roaring stories for anyone who loves dinosaurs and vehicles!

Dinosaurs: Panorama Pops Hardback The ideal gift for dinosaur lovers! Unearth twelve prehistoric creatures with a pop-up pocket guide that comes complete with a handy case. Do Like a Duck Does! Trade Paperback "Story hour alert! Supremely satisfying. Do You Believe in Unicorns? Hardback Is believing in magic the key to seeing a unicorn? If you keep your eyes open to wonder, the possibilities are endless. A fascinating look at Japanese culture. Here is a moving addition to the Friendship Dolls series. Readers of the Friendship Dolls series will definitely want to read this addition.

A moving addition to the Friendship Dolls series. Dolphin Baby! Don't Call Me Choochie Pooh! Don't Shoot! Don't Wake Up the Tiger Hardback. Don't Want to Go! Don't You Feel Well, Sam? Dot Unplugged Hardback Can Dot and her family make it through a rainy day without any tech? Janeczko reveals the truth about the strategic lies of war. Sleepovers, poetry projects, and new haircuts are in play as seven-year-old Arlene and Ilene start coming into their own.

Double Take! Lively text and fun retro art engage kids in the finer points of a favorite concept. Dove Song Trade Paperback "Two young people take on more than they can handle in this anguished, reflective story set on the home front during the Vietnam War. Down Sand Mountain Hardback In a tale full of humor and poignancy, a sheltered twelve-year-old boy comes of age in a small Florida mining town amid the changing mores of the s.

Down Sand Mountain EBook In a tale full of humor and poignancy, a sheltered twelve-year-old boy comes of age in a small Florida mining town amid the changing mores of the s. Down Sand Mountain Paperback "A classic loss-of-innocence story. Readers will be haunted by the drama of harsh secrets close to home. Dracula Hardback Enter the realm of Count Dracula! Grab your markers or colored pencils and bring these dragons to life.

DragonQuest Hardback A mission to find the last dragon winds through a perilous landscape, but the knight sees no trace of the creature. Can the eagle-eyed reader spot it? Drawn from Nature Hardback An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna. Dreamland Hardback Bedtime surroundings mingle with dream imagery as a little girl drifts into peaceful slumber.

Druthers Hardback With warmth and humor, award-winning author-illustrator Matt Phelan follows a child as she leads her daddy on some rainy-day flights of fancy. Du Iz Tak? Hardback A Caldecott Honor Book The creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language. Duck for a Day Hardback What would you do to take care of the class duck for a day? A genuine, warm, and witty tale of determination and unlikely friendship. Duck Gets a Job Hardback A career-minded duck conveys an important message about finding your own way in this funny, quirky story.

Hardback In this funny nod to Chicken Little, a quiet afternoon on the farm might be the scene of a barnyard disaster waiting to happen. Dungeonology Hardback A treasure trove of lore for new adventurers! Eagle Strike: An Alex Rider Graphic Novel Paperback Teen superspy Alex Rider faces a pop star bent on world destruction and a lethal group of assassins in graphic novel adaptations of two of his thrilling adventures. Seventeen short syllables? Earth Science haiku! Thought-provoking and quietly captivating. Edna Elephant Brand New Readers Slipcase of Editions These funny stories about an entertaining elephant are just right for new readers.

Replete with details of daily life. Eight Rivers of Shadow Paperback "Whopping good suspense in the netherworld. Eight Rivers of Shadow EBook In a high-stakes sequel, reluctant necromancer Luke Manchett must call upon the most wicked and eerie ghosts of his dispelled Host to save two innocent souls. Eight Rivers of Shadow Hardback In a high-stakes sequel, reluctant necromancer Luke Manchett must call upon the most wicked and eerie ghosts of his dispelled Host to save two innocent souls. A thought-provoking read-aloud. This title is also available in French as L'arbragan.

Fourteen-year-old Paige, adopted from China by Canadian parents, decides to avoid school bullies by taking a shortcut along railroad tracks. When she turns back for her best friend, Jazz, Paige is hit by a train, and is transported to a surreal world where she meets Kim, her friend who died seven years earlier. Dog walker extraordinaire Stephen Nobel calms his anxiety by counting his daily mistakes.

How can Stephen save everyone? To solve the mystery, Stephen will have to count on all of his new friends. For humans to truly thrive, we need more than food and water, we need a sense of community, and when we work together in groups — from family, friends and neighbourhoods to global organizations building on a foundation of common human experience — we can be a powerful force for change.

This title explores the many ways we are the same, no matter where we live. Russell asks his father to build a tree fort. But a slick bookie befriends Jack and introduces him to illegal betting. Helen Betty Osborne, following her dream of becoming a teacher, left her home to attend residential school in Manitoba. On November 13, , Betty was abducted and brutally murdered by four young men.

Initially met with silence and indifference, her tragic murder resonates loudly today. Betty represents one of almost 1, Indigenous women in Canada who have been murdered or have gone missing. She targets the mega-wealthy, yet damaged, Olivia Sumner as the one to take her there. Then handsome and whip-smart Mark Redkin joins the administration and charms his way into students' lives — especially Olivia's.

It becomes clear that Redkin poses a threat to Kate — or should she beware of Olivia? Elia is a fugitive, on the run from the Imperial Guards who have launched a city-wide manhunt and offered a reward for her capture. Hokk is also on Elia's trail — one step behind and all too aware of the mortal danger she is in. As their worlds drift ever further apart, Elia and Hokk will have to decide where it is they truly belong and what it means to be reunited. This book features stunning Native Northwest Coast illustrations of animals both big and small common to the region.

Artists from five different Northwest Coast First Nations contributed to the creation of this visually appealing board book featuring animals such as the owl, bear and whale. An entertaining tale, featuring a girl who doesn't want to share her mom. She sits her father down for a talk, presenting her idea that he should sleep in a camping cot!

A comical twist on the classic parental struggle not to let kids sleep in their bed. In , a blue whale washed ashore in PEI and in , her skeleton was transported 6, kilometres and reassembled for display at the new Beaty Biodiversity Museum in BC. From the Torngat Mountains of Newfoundland to the pingos of the Northwest Territories, this captivating title explores many of the fascinating places that make up Canada. Historian Christopher Moore brings each province and territory to life, drawing together the history, politics, people, places and industries that have defined a nation.

With an introduction by Janet Lunn and lavishly illustrated by award-winning illustrator Bill Slavin, this title was originally published in Our Choice Starred Selection. This bestselling volume has been redesigned, revised and updated! This second edition includes updated stats and records, new content about careers in hockey, the latest on equipment, expanded information on women's hockey plus twice as many photos as the original edition! After a fire destroys the orphanage, Malou follows a single clue that takes her to the small town of Parry Sound.

There she finds many young brown faces like hers. Are they relatives? Meet Maximus Todd! He's the kid who can't sit still! Of course, as soon as the match starts, Max gets a case of the Super Fidgets. If Max can't invent a secret game to calm those fidgets, it might cost his team the championship. Has fame changed Georgie forever? Will true friendship win out? Seventeen-year-old Christina, grieving the loss of her twin to consumption, has run away from home. But a violent storm rises on Georgian Bay, and the steamship sinks. Now Christina and the only other survivor, a brooding young man with a criminal past, must work together to survive.

The last time Thomas saw his mother was on his fifth birthday, when she made him poutine in which she stuck five green candles. On his 12th birthday, Thomas decides to win a Guinness World Record for the biggest poutine in the world, in order to bring his mother back. This title is also available in French as La plus grosse poutine du monde. Many people are interested in adopting, and soon two puppies are placed in loving homes. But will they find a home for shy little Bijou? This title is also available in French as Bijou cherche une maison. Billy Stuart, a young raccoon, aspires to be like his globe-trotting grandfather.

When Billy learns that his grandfather is leaving on a time-travelling adventure, he and the Zintrepids decide to sneak along. Biomedical engineering is a fast-growing engineering field. This book explores the ways biomedical engineers help diagnose, treat and prevent problems found in human body systems. Real-life examples bring the engineering design process to life for readers.

Practical, hands-on activities encourage an understanding of scientific and engineering principles. Welcome to the amazing world of biometrics, where many of the things that make you unique — your fingerprints, voice or eyes — can prove your identity! Biometrics can even identify people based on ear shape, scent and vein pattern! This fascinating book explores the science and its possibilities, as well as concerns about what this technology means for our privacy!

In this title, young readers are introduced to the story of the Black Loyalists of Birchtown, from slavery to the American Revolution to settlement and struggle on Nova Scotian soil in Birchtown, and finally to mass exodus to Freetown, Sierra Leone. Their legacy, carried on through Black Loyalist descendants, is an enduring spirit despite a history marked by hardship and loss.

Alexander Milton Ross was no ordinary ornithologist. Bright blue feet? Long pink legs? Part bird book, part guessing game, this title gives young readers a chance to identify birds by just one of their distinctive parts! Playful illustrations and informative text will have budding ornithologists chirping for more! Gordon's birdy senses are tingling like crazy! All over the city of Fowladelphia, chickens are acting strangely. Evil villain Birdbrain has been snatching citizens and putting zombie-like clones in their places. Kung Pow Chicken is hot on Birdbrain's tail feathers — until an army of free-range zombie clones birdy-snatches him!

Everyone has a birthday — but not everyone celebrates the same way. Meet 17 children from around the globe who share their own birthday traditions, including how they say happy birthday in their native language. Young readers are invited to compare their own birthday traditions with the ones they've learned about in the book.

There are so many ways to have a happy birthday! Everybody has a birthday, but not everyone celebrates it in the same way! In fact, there are many different birthday customs and traditions around the world. In this bright and accessible title, readers will learn about the Name Day celebrations in Greece, special birthday festivals in Japan, different coming-of-age traditions and more about how children across the globe celebrate their birthdays!

Bloodthirsty creatures are real well, maybe not Dracula , and there are trillions of vampires creeping, crawling, swimming, buzzing and even flying among us. Vampires come in a variety of shapes, sizes and species. You may know about fleas, vampire bats and leeches, but how about bloodsucking birds, butterflies and snails?

Sink your teeth into the world of these important creatures! But in her new home, away from all she knew, Hannah feels only bitterness. Then the glow of the Shabbat candles and a new friend help Hannah discover that sweetness can come from unexpected places. British Columbian-born Tsimshian artist and mother Morgan Asoyuf makes her publishing debut using familial crests of the Pacific Northwest that depict the deeper story of familial ranks and migratory paths as her artistic inspiration. This book of high-contrast images of Northwest Coast art is designed to stimulate brain growth and visual development in young babies.

He remembers beating Shaun up the night of his death, but nothing else — except the nightmares. Falling in love might just be the card that knocks the whole house down. Two is trying to understand why her bright and talented brother has taken his own life. During school detention, she meets three other teens who seem as lost as she is. They each grapple with depression and anxiety and become an unlikely source of comfort to one another.

As the four unite to battle teachers, parents, therapists and their own demons, their promising futures begin to reveal themselves. In this third book featuring the adventures of Cyrus and Rudy on the farm, the brothers are spending the last days of summer running a roadside stand. When a friendly neighbour gives them a bin of red wrigglers, earthworms that break compost down into fertilizer, Cyrus and Rudy become worm moguls as they discover just how in demand the Eisenia fetida are!

This informative title explores the causes of the stock market crash on October 29, , and the resulting Great Depression. For more than 10 years, the effects of Black Tuesday were felt worldwide. Fascinating source material, including posters, political cartoons, books, interviews and articles reveal the devastation of the mass unemployment, epidemic real estate foreclosures and crushing poverty of those years. Artist Naomi M. These are inspiring and indomitable black women whose stories need to be told. Her moods range from confusion and sadness, to fear and rage.

Returning to school is a nightmare. When a new friend presents an alternative to staying in her old life, Jessica must confront the reality of what it means to leave her past behind. This graphic novel explores the grace of family and the power of the Great Mystery. December 6, , Halifax. Twelve-year-old Livy and her older brother, Will, still mourning the loss of their father, are in separate parts of the city when there is a flash of light, thunder from underground and then an explosion.

Instantly, Halifax is unrecognizable. Alone in the dark, destroyed city, can the siblings find each other? Where is their mother? How will they rebuild their shattered lives? Jakub and Lincoln are best friends and graffiti artists. Then Jakub is targeted and Lincoln must decide — save his friend or embrace his life as a gangster.

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Alice, caught drinking underage, and Caleb, who assaulted his abusive stepfather, are dropped off on a remote island for a week-long treatment program with six other troubled teens, a psychologist, a social worker and an ex-cop. When a girl goes missing and then the radio is sabotaged, panic sets in. Now the kids must take matters into their own hands. She let nerve and imagination defy critics and doubts! As a little girl in Rome, her own mamma called her brutta. So, Elsa decided to seek out beauty around her, and she found it everywhere — then used art and her imagination to make creative, marvellous fashion.

When Tuk is born on the mountain, life is simple for a young bighorn. However, the herd is in jeopardy and soon it will be up to Tuk to lead them to a mountain he has seen far to the west. It will be a long journey filled with dangers, but Tuk has seen the blue mountain and his herd mates are counting on him. On a crowded city sidewalk, a child discovers a book. At home, in her apartment, the child begins to read and is immediately carried beyond the repetitive sameness of an urban skyscape into an untamed natural landscape, sparking a transformation of the cityscape.

This wordless book speaks volumes about how art can transform us beyond the sometimes-dreary world of the everyday. From tugboats to ferry boats, cargo ships to clippers, children discover 15 different nautical crafts. Each two-page spread includes a brightly illustrated maritime vessel with a simple description written as read-aloud text.

The boats and ships also display a nautical flag, whose message is decoded as a secondary text. Bob wants a dog for his birthday, but instead he gets a ghost named Fluffy. Fluffy doesn't sit or fetch, but he does eat everything, and soon all of Bob's things and even Bob himself end up in Fluffy's belly. After reading this story, everyone will want a birthday ghost! Heam is the hottest drug around.

It smells like strawberries and looks like liquid silver. People say when you take Heam your body momentarily dies and you catch a glimpse of heaven. Faye was only 11 when drug dealers forced Heam on her and her best friend, Christian. And her only friend died. When year-old Hallie is hit by an SUV, her life ends before it ever really began. At an otherworldly carnival, she meets the elderly driver, Susan, who claims a malfunctioning accelerator caused the accident.

Two bodies, two souls switch places in search of justice — before time runs out. Bog journeys into human territory with Small, a huge forest troll, and Hannie, a human girl. There, the three friends learn of a rock said to bring a stone troll back to life. Their quest becomes a race of cunning, trickery and wits. While hiding his own lack of circus skills, Seb discovers he is not the only one with secrets, and that the school is falling apart. Dylan and his friends win a science fair and the prize is a trip to the badlands of Alberta and Dinosaur Provincial Park. Bridges are fascinating structures and they come in all forms.

Whether they are covered or moveable, stone or wood, bridges connect countries, neighbourhoods and even families! Twins Piper and Quinn meet for the first time at their mother's funeral. Each is aware that there is a darkness inside her. One has been pampered, the other, punished. One wants to uncover the truth hiding behind the lies, the other wishes to possess the power to turn lies into truth — and a dark and deadly inheritance will destroy one of them.

Inside is a mysterious leather-bound book, and, when Becca tries to read it, she triggers an ancient magic — her spirit is sent to an ancient world and she falls into a coma. Crys vows to save her… but from what? Henry has found the most awesome book ever.

The problem is, he keeps getting interrupted by the school bell. But what if Henry decides to ignore the bell and keep reading? By not springing up with the ringing of the bell, Henry sets off a chain reaction unlike anything his school or town has ever seen. Will a louder bell make Henry move? But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin must take her nose out of her book and do something. But what can she do? With the help of friends, family and neighbours, Yasmin launches a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard.

A fascinating read for fans of the team and the game, this book features appealing historic and contemporary images, and mixes informative text with quick-reference infographic charts for statistics buffs. And the reward money for cracking the case would be a big help at home. But as the clues careen in all directions and the suspects mount up, Duncan finds that wrestling with the truth may be harder than wrangling a gator. On the night of a blue moon, a boy and his cat set out for a walk and find themselves on an enchanted adventure.

They are carried to the blue moon, but the blue planet, Earth, calls the explorers home. Safely back in bed, the boy wonders — was it only a dream? The wind, with its many names, is a powerful, borderless force that whistles and whines, and sings and roars. Follow along with a young boy on an imaginative dance around the world upon the shoulders of the planet's most celebrated winds — Chinook, Papagayo, Shamal and the Cape Doctor — as they blow across the Earth.

An evocative journey around the globe and home again. Respect, determination and the sheer thrill of the game brought Bobby Orr from a small northern town in Canada to the NHL. This picture book celebrates hockey — from the backyard rinks to the big leagues. A book for hockey enthusiasts of all ages! Evelyn and Queen become friends and, although she cringes when he draws attention to himself, he is the most interesting person Evelyn has ever met.

When suspicious disasters suddenly start happening all over the globe, Conrad and Piper McCloud join with their former classmates and create a secret group that use their gifts to save people in trouble. Can Conrad bring them together to save themselves… and the world? Jarrod can view the memories of any bug — he just has to eat it. But, when Jarrod swallows a fly while biking, he sees a room stacked full of sick dogs and puppies in crates.

Can Jarrod save them? All the Icehogs are excited to hit the ice except Gregory. He doesn't want to play and he won't say why. Brady Brady discovers that Gregory can't afford new skates, so he comes up with a plan to help — and winds up helping the whole community! Our Choice Brady Brady loves hockey and decides to build his own backyard rink! With no help from his family, he has to make it by himself. Building a rink is tougher than he thought, but Brady Brady's hard work is about to pay off in a way he never imagined. Originally published in , by Stoddart Publishing Our Choice Brady Brady is proud of his backyard rink and loves when friends come over for a game of shinny.

But when Freddy's grandfather makes a bigger rink and the game moves there, feelings are hurt and friendships are tested. Can the Icehogs stay together or will it be rink vs. Originally published in , by Brady Brady Inc. Frightened of playing a mean and undefeated opposing team, the Icehogs' goalie Chester gets an attack of nerves and goes missing! It's up to Brady Brady and his team to find their netminder and help him find the courage to face the dreaded Dragoons.

Ashley hates getting her hair braided. It looks nice when it's done, but it takes ALL day and Ashley never has time to do anything fun. When Grandma arrives, they turn the tables and braid Mom's hair! With augmented reality, magazine content comes to life! Using fun ways to explore math, science, language, geography, history, music and art beyond the curriculum, this educational magazine engages kids through what they love — their mobile devices.

Featuring articles on current science trends and tech gadgets, great books to read, contests, ideas and experiments to try at home, this is cool learning! This fully interactive magazine offers extra digital content for kids to read, listen to and watch with the use of a mobile device and the free Blippar app. Offering a multi-sensory journey, fusing digital and print media in a dynamic and compelling way, this magazine allows kids to explore topics such as space, Earth sciences, biology, math and technology on a deeper level. When an ice storm snaps a small girl's favourite branch from the tree in her yard, she's crestfallen.

Her neighbour, Mr. And so, with imagination and Mr. Frank's guidance and tools, the girl transforms the branch into something new, giving it another purpose, and her another place to treasure! This book encourages young readers to discover the world of trees. Profiling 11 different trees from around the world, including familiar ones such as the red maple as well as lesser-known trees like the tall-stilted mangrove, it highlights the many complex ways trees are part of our society, culture and economy. The symbiotic relationship between trees and animals is also explored.

In his daydreams, Jensen is a hero, saving his friends and the world daily. But in his middle school reality, everything is hard — from math to friendships. Can Jensen find real solutions to his real-life problems? What does it mean to be brave? This is the sequel to Awkward. Join Chris, Wallow, Beth and Danny, four year-old heroes-for-hire, as they travel through the galaxy helping those who need it Enjoy these brand new missions as the Bravest Warriors go solo! From little Beth, to poor choices regarding werewolves and magic, the Bravest Warriors have never been more helpful Eleven-year-old Parvana lives in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.

When her father is arrested, conditions grow desperate for her family. Forbidden to earn money as a girl, Parvana must transform herself into a boy, and become the breadwinner. This 15th-anniversary edition includes a new cover, a foreword, a map and an updated author's note. Hockey is a very popular sport around the world.

But how and where did hockey originate? When was hockey first added to the Olympics? Have women and girls always played? In this book, these and many more questions are answered for hockey fans. Before her mother leaves. Before her sister betrays her. The determination to find love and comfort that lures Faith to drugs is the same force that can drive her to recover. This book highlights the achievements of Canadian women's sports stars and their fight for the right to compete in sports traditionally dominated by men.

Proving that women's sports are just as competitive and exciting to watch as men's, this book focuses on seven sports and the women who made them their own. It only takes one: one coral gamete to start a colony, one person to make a difference, one idea to change the world. The ongoing effort to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs is the living legacy of Ken Nedimyer, founder of the Coral Restoration Foundation.

This book is a tribute to the wonders of nature and the power of human hope. The American alligator, which escaped extinction 65 million years ago, was nearly wiped out in the marshes and swamps of Louisiana and Florida in the last century. Today, it is thriving. This insightful book tells the story of how government protection, habitat preservation and a campaign to reduce the demand for alligator products helped bring back this fierce-looking predator.

The survival of the giant panda depends on the survival of its only food: bamboo. Habitat loss from the destruction of bamboo forests in south central China where it lives made the giant panda a vulnerable species. This book tells how habitat conservation and the creation of borrowing-and-breeding programs with zoos around the world have kept this beloved bear from extinction.

Humpback whales are a true ecological success story. Readers will be enthralled by the story of these masters of the deep, listed as endangered in Protected by an international ban on hunting all whales in , the humpback recovered so well it was no longer listed as endangered in most of the world by The only remaining wild population of whooping cranes breeds in Canada and winters in the United States. Explore the fascinating story of its recovery — a tale of cross-border cooperation and the work of a team of international biologists. Readers will be able to chart their course and determine the elements of this successful recovery plan.

Nothing takes the place of splashing in a puddle or jumping into a pile of autumn leaves. Along with the mud and sand that get tracked indoors come memories that live forever! Mary McKenna Siddals has written a joyous anthem that celebrates playing in sunshine, puddles, leaves and snow — and the treasures that get collected along the way.

An ode to outdoor play. This riveting prequel to the Malediction trilogy takes readers back to the world of Trollus. Except being together may turn out to be the greatest risk of all. The year is , and seven children from England embark on a summer sailing adventure in British Columbia. They soon discover the true story of Brother XII, a shadowy figure who is rumoured to have buried treasure on one of the coastal islands. Their vacation turns into a treasure hunt — but will they find the loot before a band of pirates does?

Britain has blockaded the fortress, and supplies for the 4, inhabitants are running short. The young men are sent on scouting missions that provide valuable information about the British troops. This is the tale of two wolf cubs found and raised in a village on the Pacific coast as human children. The wolf cub brothers are very different from one another. They undergo a supernatural transformation that turns one into a Sea Wolf and the other into a Timber Wolf.

Although separated, their howling voices unite monthly, waking up Moon and saving the world from darkness. This child-friendly volume is a wonderful introduction to an iconic Canadian artist. Includes a preface by the late Ted Harrison and many beautiful full-colour reproductions of his artwork. A dog who likes to play by the rules meets a hedgehog who knows no limits!

But when the small, prickly creature says he is a pirate — and that Buddy is a pirate, too — the two mismatched friends are off on a grand adventure. Buddy tries to explain the ins and outs of babydom to Earl, but neither of them is prepared for the havoc the small creature will wreak! Buddy and Earl, transformed into superheroes Wonder Buddy and Super Earl, come face to face with the new neighbours, Mister the bulldog and Snowflake, a fluffy white cat.

When Snowflake slips from a branch while showing off to an admiring Buddy, Super Earl flies into action to save the day… and the cat. Buffy Sainte-Marie is a singer-songwriter, visual artist, activist, educator, public speaker and philanthropist. An orphan from a reserve in Saskatchewan, Sainte-Marie has become an international icon. Although she has experienced censorship because of her vocal activism against war and on behalf of native peoples, she continues to create music and art, speak out and support life-long learning through educational and scholarship programs.

A bug flies into a house Sucked into a vacuum bag, this little bug moves through the five stages of grief — cleverly illustrated as household products — as it comes to terms with its fate. Will there be a light at the end of the tunnel? Will there be dust bunnies in the void?

This title is also available in French as La mouche dans l'aspirateur. When you use digital technology, you are part of a community of digital users called digital citizens. This engaging title helps readers find out how to use digital resources responsibly to build knowledge, answer questions, solve problems and demonstrate their learning to others.

Accessible text and authentic examples model effective research strategies and support readers as they learn. However, after an incident in the schoolyard, the principal makes him an ambassador at an upcoming open house. Now Daniel must work with Jeff Kover, the nastiest bully in the school. Hanging out with Jeff will change Daniel's perspective on bullying and force him to examine his own behaviour. Kids deal with bullying in its many forms on a daily basis. This newly revised and updated title includes resources, checklists, quizzes and comics to give kids the know-how to deal with bullying — as targets, witnesses or even bullies themselves.

An engaging approach to a complex and all-too-common problem. Originally published in , by James Lorimer Our Choice Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are building a bungee jump off a conduit connecting his backyard to a family-owned island. But rumours of hauntings on the island, once the site of a hospital for children with leprosy, are getting out of control. And there are mysterious mishaps on the bridge; if the bungee jump isn't a success, his family will lose everything.

Lavinia the badger loves vegetables and tends her garden with care, but one morning she discovers that her lettuce, her potatoes and her beans have disappeared! Lavinia sets a trap and catches the thief, a bunny who promises to reward her if she lets him go. A rhyming romp of a tale about a badger and a band of bunnies. This poignant picture book is based on the true story of a police horse named Bunny and his riders, brothers Bud and Tom Dundas, who were sent to the European front in World War I. This quiet, powerful tale explores many of the hardships soldiers endured, but by focusing on the tender relationship between Bunny and the brothers, the author makes the grim details easier for young readers to absorb.

This title is also available in French as Bunny, cheval de guerre. Lydia is a kindly maternal mouse who has taken Burt in, loving him unconditionally. Together Burt and Lydia tell a heart-touching tale of home and belonging from two different perspectives. Busy Baby can play, share, paint and help clean up. Whatever Busy Baby does, the most important thing is to make some new friends along the way. This simple, interactive book features a swivelling head so that Busy Baby can show a happy or sad expression, keeping the very youngest readers busy reading, playing and learning.

This little book, packed with facts and beautiful full-colour photographs, takes children on a fascinating journey into the world of butterflies. Young readers will learn about the parts of a butterfly, the differences between butterflies and moths, the butterfly life cycle and the different families of butterflies. Children are encouraged to help protect butterfly habitats by building butterfly gardens. When a little girl moves to a new town, she finds a place called Butterfly Park. But when she opens the gate, there are no butterflies.

Determined to lure the butterflies in, she inspires her entire town to help. Soon the butterflies — and the girl — feel right at home. Luminous paper-cut illustrations and an enchanting story encourage community, friendship and wonderment at the beauty of everyday life. Dekker and his sister Riley are living with their weird great-aunt in Button Hill for the summer.

Dekker discovers an old grandfather clock with a skull face and he inadvertently opens a door between Dayside, land of the living, and Nightside, realm of the dead. Then Riley disappears, and Dekker learns that to save her he must follow her into Nightside and make a difficult sacrifice. In this colourful board book, the search for a lost button takes a little girl on an adventure to a store filled with buttons. This charming story shows toddlers how imagination and creativity can make anything possible. The lilting text makes for a great read-aloud, while every page provides an opportunity to explore both numbers and colours.

In , the Edict of Expulsion is signed, giving all Jews three months to leave Spain. Joseph, 12, escapes to Portugal with his parents and younger sister, Gracia. Clancy, the family's lovable chocolate Lab, has disappeared and Kenzie starts to hear stories about other dogs going missing. Then Kenzie finds Clancy's ID tag and a van loaded up with dog food. With the help of Gayle, a courageous schoolmate whose dog has also disappeared, Kenzie uncovers an illegal operation that grabs dogs off the street and turns them into bloodthirsty killers.

Years later, Roa, married to Dax and now Queen, has one chance to save her sister… all she has to do is kill the king. Caillou is bullied at daycare by a much bigger and stronger boy named Theo. Sometimes, Theo uses his strength to get what he wants. Caillou is afraid of him. In this story, Caillou learns to stand up for himself and say no to bullying.

Feeling like a big kid, Caillou packs a school bag and is off to first grade. He likes recess, lunch hour and drawing on the blackboard, but not all the bells and rules! With the help of his friend Sarah, Caillou makes his first snowman. The snow is perfect, but Caillou lacks experience. Sarah proves to be a very patient teacher. They finish with a delicious snack made by Mommy, and Caillou makes sure the snowman is not left out! This title is also available in French as Caillou et le bonhomme de neige.

Caillou has a busy day playing outside and getting dirty. Now it's bath time! Splashing in the tub turns out to be just as much fun as playing in the garden. Now Caillou is all clean, at least until tomorrow! Caillou is confused when Emma is allowed to have extra snacks at preschool until he learns that Emma has type 1 diabetes. Caillou worries and tries to protect her. But when Emma outruns him in a race, Caillou realizes that Emma is managing her diabetes and still having lots of fun, just like other kids.

But soon, the evening turns into an indoor camping adventure, complete with marshmallows roasted in the fireplace. Caillou is especially delighted when he gets to sleep by the hearth in his sleeping bag. This title is also available in French as Caillou: La panne de courant. The alphabet soup is much too hot! Daddy thinks of a learning game to help Caillou wait for it to cool off. Young readers can learn all the letters of the alphabet along with Caillou. Each letter is illustrated with a variety of words and pictures. Have some fun with a game of alphabet soup!

Grab your carry-along book and discover the world with your friend Caillou. Packed with illustrations from Caillou's universe and a wide variety of words organized by theme, this book will help young ones expand their vocabulary. Children will learn the words to designate animals, objects around the house, colours and much more. Kateiko doesn't want to be Rin anymore — not if it means sacrificing lives to protect the dead. Her only way out is to join another tribe.

Killing a colonial soldier and falling for Tiernan isn't part of the plan. Now she must choose between leaving Tiernan or abandoning others to die and decide what's worth dying — or killing — for. After being shipwrecked, Christopher wakes up alone in Devonshire, his memories gone. He learns about dark events — children disappearing without a trace. Villagers fear the White Lady is stealing the children to consume their souls. Calvin has always known his fate was linked to the comic strip, Calvin and Hobbes.

As the hallucinations persist, Calvin struggles to regain control of his own mind and destiny — with one grand, incredible adventure. Will Cammie learn why she was abandoned and be able to start her new life? Or will she find more secrets? Can she ever put the past behind her? Max knows his mom can't afford to send him to summer camp, but he really needs a break from looking after his autistic brother, Duncan. When his mom says that he can go after all, there's a catch.

There are spots available at the camp for families with special needs, and Max could attend at no charge — if he goes as Duncan's companion. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, use this fictional set-up to delve into different experiences of race in a relatable way. This remarkable collaboration invites readers to join the dialogue by putting their own words to their experiences. This book explores how and where clothes are made, how the people who make the clothes are treated and how the companies who sell the clothes affect the health of our planet.

Follow the book's guide to spending your money in a responsible and eco-friendly way — your outfits have more power than you realize! A 21st-century activist's guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone. This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for social justice.

From zero degrees and one flag to 10 sled dogs and 25 fishing boats, the youngest readers will delight in counting their way across Canada! Paul Covello's brilliantly bold artwork counts up all things Canada and Canadian in this board book that will be enjoyed by readers young and old. From the author of the beloved Canada ABC. From A is for Arctic to Z is for Zamboni , Paul Covello's gloriously bright and detailed board book for the very young highlights Canada's iconic symbols, animals and events.

Cheery scenes of Canadiana include dogsledding, outdoor hockey and celebrating Canada Day, while Canadian symbols such as the inuksuk, the loonie and a totem pole are vibrantly depicted. From the author of the beloved Toronto ABC. The music to this soothing lullaby is available online at babylullaby. Take a tour of Canada's fascinating history! This timely title highlights a milestone for every year from Confederation in , up to our Sesquicentennial in O Canada!

Along with featured stories, the pages are filled with short biographies, important firsts, quotes and trivia. This is a compelling snapshot of the people, places and events that have shaped our country — one year at a time. Partly a geography lesson and partly a socio-cultural journey, this charmingly illustrated volume is chock-full of fascinating Canadiana and brimming with extension activity possibilities.

An exploration of what it is to be uniquely Canadian! Threats to biodiversity, such as invasive species, loss of habitat due to agricultural chemicals, mining waste, overfishing and hydroelectric dams are examined. Every Canada Day, monsters from each province and territory based on Canadian folklore and First Nations legends gather for a picnic. The monsters play games like swamp hockey and eat blackfly pie and banana slug sundaes. How does a beaver warn of danger? Where do walruses like to live? This lively poem will engage youngsters as it introduces them to a variety of Canadian animals, their habits and their habitats.

Mixed-media illustrations with vibrant colours will delight readers young and old. Candyville is ruled by the Juicy Jelly Worm, who leaves a daily path of sugary destruction for the children to repair. And the candy? They never get even a bite! Together the children sow a delicious plot to tempt the Juicy Jelly Worm — can they spark the sweetest trade ever?

Grizzly Tales: Freaks of Nature: Cautionary Tales for Lovers of Squeam!

In an ode to Newfoundland weather, this is the story of Kate, who is eager for summer to begin, but whose plans for bonfires and picnics are squelched by relentless rain, drizzle and fog. Doody captures perfectly the long pause that Newfoundlanders know so well as they await the capelin small food fish whose arrival is said to signal the return of summer. Monty the Malodorous is a daring pirate. He is brave! He is bold! But when his crew jump in the ocean for their Saturday scrub, Monty stays on deck bellowing, "Real pirates don't bathe!

So, what or who will it take for this putrid pirate to take the plunge? Readers will discover that the natural element, carbon, is found in all living things, including people. Detailed diagrams and an experiment help explain photosynthesis, respiration and how human activities can disrupt the cycle's balance. All the birds tease old Crow for his scraggly feathers and harsh call, especially proud Cardinal. But when Cardinal gets into trouble, only Crow is smart enough to get him out. Will Crow choose to help the boastful bird? This thoughtful picture book reminds us all that pride and foolishness often go hand in hand, or in this case, "claw in claw.

Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying kilometres across British Columbia in his father's plane so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is one of the most recognizable figures in hockey! Throughout his incredible career, Carey has taken every opportunity to encourage all young people, especially those who share his Indigenous background, to follow their dreams.

Canada is a multicultural society that benefits from its ethnic diversity. This book explores Caribbean immigration to Canada both historically and now. Barriers to immigration and Canadian immigration policy are discussed. Readers learn about life in Canada for immigrants from the many different Caribbean islands and countries, and the racism and discrimination that many continue to face. In this hint-and-reveal board book, babies and toddlers will enjoy discovering and guessing what breed of cat is hiding on the next page.

Playful rhyming text and inviting illustrations combine to create a fun reading experience for cat lovers of all ages! Annie and her dog Carson, who live in Tofino, British Columbia, are setting out to visit her sister in Newfoundland. There they are greeted by Elsie — with a special surprise for Carson! Tank and Fizz go snout to snout with the ancient dragon, Firebane Drakeclaw!

Thieves have stolen the Crown of Peace and Tank and Fizz saw the whole thing. Now the detectives must track down the thieves and find the crown, or their whole class will become dinner for one very hungry dragon! Third-grade detective Myron and his detective partner, Hajrah, have their work cut out for them.

Multiple suspects and a tight deadline have the West Meadows Detectives scrambling to figure out who is behind this case of maker mischief before time runs out. But the case leads to a mysterious hacker who threatens all the monsters of Rockfall Mountain. With the help of their wizard-in-training partner, Aleetha, Tank and Fizz dodge deadly battle bots and sinister spell books in a race to stop an angry ancient demon. Myron, the third-grade detective, gets the chance to crack a third case when Hajrah discovers the school garden has been trampled and the strawberry plants are missing. Are raccoons to blame?

Did the baseball team sabotage the garden to take back their outfield? When neighbourhood gardens are also found short of strawberries, Myron and Hajrah are on the case. The Wollstonecraft Girls have a new case! A famous dinosaur-fossil hunter is being blackmailed, forced to authenticate fake dinosaur bones to get her beloved dog back. Working fast, Ada and Mary must track down the fossil fakers, find the dog and save the integrity of science!

This quirky caper involves an asthmatic pug, smoke bombs, diabolical disguises and wicked wordplay. When Shadow Tower professors disappear, it's up to monster sleuths Tank and Fizz to solve the mystery and find the missing mages. Using detective skills, a pinch of magic and a trickle of technology, the friends stumble into a dangerous battle.

Can Tank and Fizz overcome their fears and track down the missing mages before the black magic makes them disappear for good? Lady Ada Byron, 11, is an awkward, mildly rude genius. Mary Godwin, 14, is an adventurous, kind romantic. Together they form the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency — a secret constabulary for the apprehension of clever criminals.

Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession and an array of fishy suspects. Ada's grandmother has shut down the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency — until they get a royal case! The princess Alexandrina Victoria, age nine, has only one thing of her own — a sketchbook she uses as a secret diary. And that sketchbook has disappeared.

This clandestine case will involve breaking into Kensington Palace and uncovering a host of surprising royal secrets. Meet Myron: a third-grader whose unique perspective from the autism spectrum makes him a top-notch sleuth. But when the school kitchen is burgled, Myron is on the case! Helping him are his classmates from Resource Room 15, whose creative problem-solving skills and unique talents come in handy!

Fourteen-year-old Ava is thrilled to land the role of Lily in a play based on the true story of orphans sent to Canada in the s. But as rehearsal pressures rise, Ava struggles with her character, with the demands of a professional production and with the annoying ego of a cast mate. Then one bad decision jeopardizes Ava's chances of being able to perform. On Israel's West Bank, a hungry stray cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house that has just been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers for surveillance.

The house appears to be empty, until the cat realizes that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. Should she help him? After all, she's just a cat. Or is she? Miri and Lucy have a dilemma. Their dad's been turned into a cat, and their closet is a garden full of goblins. There is only one thing for them to do — grab their friend Phil the frog and dive headfirst into a wild, woolly and wacky adventure. In this visually engaging book, a duck and a mouse go on a wild adventure, Tim the cat golfs on a whale and paints, and a girl named Connie goes through her day in a mechanical house!

Every page is an adventure to be pored over again and again in this whimsical collection of mostly wordless comics for the young reader. In this short, fast-paced novel, Pat and his friends are being hassled for skateboarding on the street. Cathy is a talented young artist growing up in tiny Mariners Cove, yearning for acceptance. Her struggle with literacy is impeding her dream of enrolling in art school. Hutch is everything Cathy is not: charismatic, popular, smart. But, one icy evening, his world is upended and his plans for the future are swept away.

A story of the power of human connection and overcoming circumstances. Kind-hearted Piujuq loves to take walks on the tundra surrounded by butterflies. One day, a stranger asks for a favour and Piujuq obliges. That kindness leaves Piujuq stuck in the body of a caterpillar. Thinking no one could love her now and afraid of frightening her family, Piujuq lives a lonely life on the tundra. Until the day another stranger appears Ryan finds freedom in the water, where he isn't bound by gravity and his wheelchair.

He never imagined he'd become a hero by saving a schoolmate from drowning. For Jack, water promises a more permanent escape from being dogged by rumours about his sexuality. He's terrified about coming out. Ryan saves Jack's life, but also keeps his secret… and their friendship leads them in unexpected directions.

Adult and child readers will learn all about cats together in this new co-reader from National Geographic Kids! From where cats live to how they communicate, readers will learn all about their favourite furry felines, both wild and tame. Co-readers are a perfect shared reading experience for the youngest readers and a parent, caregiver or sibling! Did you know a Canadian invented basketball? Do you know who won the first NBA championship? When did the WNBA start?

Find out all about the history of the game of basketball in this jam-packed title. Jake Burnett is attending a prestigious prep school to pursue his hoop dreams. But things aren't as advertised at the school, and Jake finds himself struggling both on and off the court.

He plays harder and ignores the warning signs until he discovers that the head coach is a scam artist, putting kids at risk for his own gain. Now Jake faces a difficult choice — advance his basketball career or do the right thing. Ironheart and the Unstoppable Wasp join the Champions! The team has grown, but the mission stays the same — fighting to make the world a better place. The Champions are pushed beyond their limits with an icy Antarctic adventure that will challenge everything they believe in! Don't miss this first chapter of a new era of Champions — and the birth of a brand new hero!

In , a young African American, Lanier Phillips, tried to escape the racism and segregation of his home by joining the navy. But tragedy struck one February night off the coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier was the lone Black survivor of a terrible shipwreck. This title uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce readers to the properties of liquids and solids, and how these properties change between states of matter.

Readers are then provided with strategies to start their own creative projects, using the scientific ideas they have learned. Tips and hints encourage kids to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team. Charlie and his dad follow their neighbours through the local park to a big pile of dirt! Martino tells Charlie about all the neighbourhood gardens and the delicious vegetables they grow. Charlie is determined to become a gardener as well — and grow something special to make Mr.

Chipper is on the run from a sinister organization determined to bury the truth about what he really is. Jeff is a year-old orphan living with his unkind aunt and working at her fishing camp. When Chipper and Jeff's paths collide, they find themselves tangled up in a dangerous game of chase. Can Chipper keep them both alive? Chemists study matter and its properties, helping to produce a wide variety of things, from medicines we use to the chairs we sit on and the vehicles we drive. Find out how chemists apply scientific principles in the real world as they work to understand substances and their uses.