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Caged Eagles
Author: Eric Walters
Format: Paperback
  • This story is a sequel to War of the Eagles, is about a boy who has to leave his home in a tiny fishing village off British Columbia shores to move into an internment camp with his family for the duration of the World War II. Dealing with racism and fear, this 14 year old maintains his strong sense of justice.

$10.95

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Call of the Fiddle
Format: Paperback
  • Book 3 in the trilogy: Fiddle Dancer, Dancing In My Bones, Call of the Fiddle.

    Call of the Fiddle completes the trilogy of a young boy as he embraces his Métis heritage and carries on his family’s traditions. Wilfred Burton and Anne Patton capture Batoche’s history and significance with their words, while Sherry Farrell Racette brings the land and Métis culture to life with her vibrant illustrations. Join Nolin one last time as he hears the rollicking rhythm of the “Red River Jig,” learns of tearful memories, and experiences the excitement of jigging at Batoche!

    Includes a CD with English and Michif Narrations of the Story and Fiddle Music!

$12.95

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Calm-Down Time: Toddler Tool
Format: Hardcover
  • Every parent, caregiver and young child knows the misery that comes with meltdowns and temper tantrums. Through rhythmic text and warm illustrations, this gentle, reassuring book offers toddlers simple tools to release strong feelings, express them, and calm themselves down. Children learn to use their calm-down place - a quiet space where they can take time out. After a break, toddlers will feel like new - and adults will, too. It features a dynamic, award-winning author/illustrator team of the best-selling "Best Behavior" series. The books engage toddlers in facing daily routines and transitions with confidence. Tips for parents and caregivers are included at the end of each book. It is ideal for both home and childcare settings.

$11.95

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Camas & Sage
Author: Dorothy Patent
Format: Paperback
  • In Camas and Sage: A Story of Bison Life on the Prairie, kids are invited to explore and discover the northern plains in a truly unique way: through the eyes and ears of a bison calf. From Camas's first attempt to stand on wobbly legs, this tale of an adventure-filled first year will have young readers hooked. Full-color illustrations splash across the page, illuminating each of Camas's firsts, including encounters with rascally prairie dogs, a crackling and booming thunderstorm, and irritable bulls. Kids won't want to wait to turn the page to see what happens next!
    Seasoned writer Dorothy Patent doesn't leave anyone out of the fun. Sidebars brimming with interesting historical and natural history tidbits about the plants, animals, and humans with which the bison shares the prairie will intrigue older kids and adults. Topics range from the usefulness of dewclaws to the threat of wolves to the answer to whether the animals are actually bison or buffalo. Part fun narrative, part natural history, Camas and Sage: A Story of Bison Life on the Prairie clearly illustrates why the bison is North America's most iconic prairie animal.

$12.00

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Canada Close Up: Northwest Territories
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Format: Paperback
  • Furs and fuels; the mighty Mackenzie and the city of Yellowknife; Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake; caribou and diamonds: It''s all about the Northwest Territories!

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Canada Close Up: Yukon
Format: Paperback
  • Mountains and rivers; forests and tundra; grizzlies and caribou; trapping and whaling; the Klondike gold rush and the Yukon Quest: It?s all about Yukon!

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Canadian Heroes
Author: Maxine Trottier
Format: Paperback
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Canadian Jingle Bells
Author: Troy Townsin
Format: Hardcover
  • “Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, from Victoria to Halifax, across the Hudson Bay"

    Whether read or sung aloud, this book is designed as a fun learning tool that will instigate discussion about all things Canadian.

    Learn about each province and territory as Santa travels across Canada delivering gifts on Christmas Eve in this delightful Canadian rendition of a holiday favourite.

    In Manitoba, Santa has a scare when he almost lands on a sleeping polar bear and in PEI he finds Mounties in the stables eating turkey dinner with Anne of Green Gables.

$19.95

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Canoe Crossings: Understanding the Craft that Helped Shape British Columbia
Format: Paperback
  • Often called one of the Seven Wonders of Canada, the canoe has played a particularly important role in British Columbia. This seemingly simple watercraft allowed coastal First Nations to hunt on the open ocean and early explorers to travel the province’s many waterways. Always at the crossroads of canoe culture, BC today is home to innovative artists and designers who have rediscovered ancient canoe-building techniques, as well as community leaders who see the canoe’s potential to bring people together in exciting, inspiring ways.

    The story of Canoe Crossings begins some fifteen thousand years ago, when, as compelling new evidence suggests, the first humans to reach the Americas did so by canoe down the West Coast. It continues through the centuries, chronicling the evolution of the canoe and its impact on the various people who used it to explore, hunt, trade, fight, race, create, and even heal. The book contains dozens of stories of colourful, passionate people who have contributed to the province’s canoe culture, including a teenager who lived ninety feet up in a tree house while designing and building the world’s longest kayak; a group of high school students who practised on a tiny lake and went on to win several World Dragon Boat Championships; and at-risk Aboriginal youth who reconnected with their traditional culture through annual “big canoe” trips.

    Canoe Crossings will appeal to anyone who has ever sought adventure, found solace, or seen beauty in a canoe or wondered about the origins of its design and use in British Columbia and beyond.

$19.95

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Caribou Song
Author: Tomson Highway
Format: Paperback
  • Joe and Cody are young Cree brothers who follow the caribou all year long, tucked into their dog sled with their Mama and Papa.To entice the wandering herds, Joe plays the Kitoochigan, his accordion, and Cody dances, whirling like a young caribou.They are so busy playing and dancing, they don't hear the rumble of the caribou.Bursting from the forest, ten thousand animals fill the meadow like a lake.Joe is engulfed; he can barely see Cody a few yards away, perched like a doll on the caribou moss. Their parents seem to have disappeared.

    And yet what should be a moment of terror turns into something mystical and magical, as the boys open their arms and their hearts to embrace the caribou spirit.

    A tale that is perfectly simple and satisfying, yet infused with layers of wonder that will open both children's and adults' minds to the intriguing possibilities of independence, separation and the strength of the spirit, Caribou Song is the first in a three-book series about Joe and Cody.

$14.95

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Caring For Me series: Eyes, Ears, Nose and Mouth
Author: Karen W. Olson
Format: Paperback
  • What happens when you get a bead stuck up your nose? Tony's visit to the doctor's office shows how to take care of eyes, ears, nose and mouth.

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Caring For Me series: Living Safe, Playing Safe
Author: Karen W. Olson
Format: Paperback
  • Tony, Rainey, Jennifer, and Mavis love playing, with the help of their parents, they learn important safety lessons at school, in the kitchen and in the playground.

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Caring For Me series: Looking After Me
Author: Denise Lecoy
Format: Paperback
  • A sweet story about a young Quail who learns life lessons about laughing, crying, anger, hurt, happiness, fear, trust, love and standing up for one self.

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Carry Me
Author: Rena D Grossman
Format: Board Book
  • Whether they are tucked in a blanket, peeking out of a basket, or wrapped in a parent's arms, babies worldwide are carried in unique ways. The simple, rhyming text and beautiful photographs in this board book introduce children to the ways their global neighbors travel. Part of the Babies Everywhere™ series.

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Carry Me, Mama
Author: Monica Devine
Format: Paperback
  • Katie views life from the warm hood of her mother's parka. From her safe vantage point, she watches as her mother catches salmon, picks plump, red berries, and leads the family's dog team across the snow. Then one spring day, Mama decides it is time for her little girl to walk on her own.

    The first time Katie walks, it's a short distance - just as far as you can throw a stone. The next time it's as far as a rabbit runs, then as far as a bear roams! But trying to keep up with Mama takes all of Katie's energy. "Carry me, Mama!" she begs, even though Mama knows it's time for Katie to make her own way.

    Carry Me, Mama is a charming story about growing up. Young children will understand Katie's mixed feelings about standing on her own two feet. Here, too, is a perfect bedtime story, as young readers follow Katie and her mother through their walks until it is time for Katie to be tucked in.

    Charming illustrations by Pauline Paquin are full of life, and reflect the beauty of the northern tundra. Pauline's unique artistic style incorporates faceless figures. Remarkably expressive, these images reflect her desire for young children to see themselves as the characters in the story.

$9.95

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