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Amanda Sandland

Amanda Sandland is an illustrator living in the Toronto area. She studied illustration at Seneca College, eventually specializing in comic arts and character design. When not drawing, she can be found studying, designing characters, creating costumes and replica props, or burying her nose in a comic.

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Animals Illustrated: Caribou
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Hardcover
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

Animals Illustrated mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s non-fiction books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains first-hand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal.

In this book, kids will learn how caribou raise their babies, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting information, like how fast caribou can run—up to 50 miles per hour!

Reviews
"Animals Illustrated is a significant series for young animal lovers who are interested in reading for themselves about the animals of the Arctic" - CanLit for Little Canadians

Educator & Series Information
This book is part of the non-fiction Animals Illustrated series, which mixes fun-filled animal facts suitable for the youngest of readers with intricately detailed illustrations to create a unique and beautiful collection of children’s non-fiction books on Arctic animals. Each volume contains firsthand accounts from authors who live in the Arctic, along with interesting facts on the behaviours and biology of each animal.

Recommended Ages: 5-7

Additional Information
28 pages | 6.75" x 9.25"

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$15.95

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Getting Dressed (English/Inuktitut)
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Preschool;

What do you need to wear to keep warm in the winter?

In this book, a child puts on different winter clothing to get ready to play outside.

Educator & Series Information
A bilingual picture book delivered in English and Inuktitut.  

This book is part of Arvaaq, a series intended for infants and very young children. Books in this series are designed to help children explore the world around them and develop physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills.

Recommended for ages 0-3.

Additional Information
12 pages | 8.50" x 8.50"

Authentic Canadian Content
$13.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series Big Book: Sometimes I Feel Jealous
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Siksik is jealous when she hears her parents are going to have another baby. Explore a number of emotions as Siksik's friends try to cheer her up.

Arctic Hare is excited for all the fun Siksik can have with the new baby. Snowy Owl thinks babies are boring. And Husky Puppy is curious as to what type of person Siksik's new sibling will grow up to be.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Jealous is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Jealous is a F&P Level J book.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

This is a Big Book. Its large print and colourful, large images make it ideal for read-alouds and shared readings.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 18.00" x 18.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$24.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series Big Book: Sometimes I Feel Sad
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Ptarmigan is so excited to go berry picking with Muskox. But when it starts to snow, her plans are ruined, and she becomes sad!

See how Muskox helps Ptarmigan imagine all of the fun activities they can do in the snow in order to cheer Ptarmigan up.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Sad is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Sad's F&P Level is K.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

This is a Big Book. Its large print and colourful, large images make it ideal for read-alouds and shared readings.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 18.00" x 18.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$24.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Being a Friend
Authors:
Jessie Hale
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

How can you be a good friend?

This book features characters from the Emotional Literacy series and shows what it means to be a good friend.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Being a Friend is a Level 10 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. This book's F&P level is L.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

Curriculum Connections: Language and literacy; Identity; Roles and responsibilities.

Recommended ages: 5-7.

Additional Information 
20 pages | 8.00" x 8.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: How I Am Feeling
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten;

What are some things that you feel?

This illustrated book teaches simple words that describe emotions using animal characters from the Nunavummi Emotional Literacy series.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. How I Am Feeling is a Level 5 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. How I Am Feeling's F&P Level is A.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion. 

Curriculum Connections: Language and literacy; Identity; Self-image.

Recommended for ages 3-5. 

Additional Information 
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Bored
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

Ukpik finds everything boring, even playing! Natti tries to change her perspective.

Ukpik is always bored and restless. Natti helps Ukpik find creative and fun things to do.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Bored is a Level 9 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. This book's F&P Level is J.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion. 

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information 
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Frustrated
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

Tiu-tiu is frustrated when school starts getting harder. Vivi helps her with some tricks to cope with it.

See how Vivi helps Tiu-tiu stay positive when she is feeling frustrated with her school work.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Frustrated is a Level 10 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. This book's F&P level is J.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion. 

Curriculum Connections: Language and literacy; Identity; Self-image.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information 
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Jealous
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Siksik is jealous when she hears her parents are going to have another baby. Explore a number of emotions as Siksik's friends try to cheer her up.

Arctic Hare is excited for all the fun Siksik can have with the new baby. Snowy Owl thinks babies are boring. And Husky Puppy is curious as to what type of person Siksik's new sibling will grow up to be.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Jealous is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Jealous is a F&P Level J book.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Lonely
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Ptarmigan feels sad and lonely. She just moved to a new community and doesn't have any friends yet.

Follow along as Walrus helps Ptarmigan see how she can be a little less lonely, and see how Walrus and Ptarmigan become good friends in the process!

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Lonely is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Lonely's F&P Level is I.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Nervous
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Caribou is nervous about his first day of school tomorrow! Luckily his good friend Seagull helps him get ready. Seagull is very happy about starting school.

By sharing all the wonderful things they can look forward to at school, Seagull helps Caribou cope with his nervousness and teaches young readers how to deal with new situations.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Nervous is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Nervous has an F&P Level of M.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Sad
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 2;

Ptarmigan is so excited to go berry picking with Muskox. But when it starts to snow, her plans are ruined, and she becomes sad!

See how Muskox helps Ptarmigan imagine all of the fun activities they can do in the snow in order to cheer Ptarmigan up.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Sad is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Sometimes I Feel Sad's F&P Level is K.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

Quantity:
Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Scared
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

Tuka and Miki go out on the and with their school. When the qamutiik hitch comes off the snowmobile, the driver doesn't notice but keeps driving away!

Tuka is scared and thinks they're lost. Miki is calm and is sure they will be picked up soon.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Sometimes I Feel Scared is a Level 9 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. This book's F&P Level is J.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion. 

Curriculum Connections: Language and literacy; Identity; Self-image.

Recommended for ages 5-7. 

Additional Information 
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Taqu Learns to Listen
Authors:
Inhabit Education
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: Kindergarten; 1; 2;

Taqu is curious to learn new things, but sometimes she asks too many questions. When she finds Aqi looking sad, Taqu tries to find out what’s wrong.

See how Aqi teaches Taqu that it’s not nice to be nosy, but that it’s nice to have help.

Educator Information 
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Taqu Learns to Listen is a Level 11 book in the series. 

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. This book's F&P level is K.

This book is part of the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The delightful cast of anthropomorphic animal characters each personify a different emotion. 

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information 
24 pages | 9.00" x 9.00"

Authentic Canadian Content
$10.95

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Nunavummi Reading Series Big Book: Out on the Ice
Authors:
Jenna Bailey
Artists:
Amanda Sandland
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: 2;

Tyson and Neevee are so excited to go ice fishing with their parents. How many fish will they catch?

This story introduces children to the Inuit tradition of jigging for fish. It infuses a family trip out on the ice with the essential early numeracy skills of composing and decomposing numbers, quantity awareness, and working with the part/part/whole relationship of numbers. A guide at the back of the book helps parents and educators ask questions to reinforce the numeracy learning in the text.

Educator Information
This book is part of the Nunavummi Reading Series, a Nunavut-developed series that supports literacy learning while teaching readers about the people, traditions, and environment of the Canadian Arctic. Out on the Ice is a Level 9 book in the series.

Nunavummi Reading Series books have also been officially levelled using the Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient™ Levelling System. Out on the Ice's F&P Level is J.

This is a Big Book. Its large print and colourful, large images make it ideal for read-alouds and shared readings.

Recommended for ages 5-7.

Additional Information
32 pages | 19.00" x 14.25"

Authentic Canadian Content
$23.95

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