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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
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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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Arctic Animals (English/Inuktitut)
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Format: Board Book
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Preschool;

What does polar bear fur feel like?

This sensory book features illustrations of familiar animals found in the North, such as the caribou, polar bear, and ermine, and includes soft fur-like fabric for children to touch and explore.

Educator Information
This is an Arvaaq Book. Books in this series are intended for infants and very young children and are designed to help children develop physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills.

This is a sensory book, which allows children to explore with their sense of touch as well as sight. This multi-sensory experience helps children create connections between what they see and what they feel while building early literacy skills.

Recommended Ages: 0 to 3

Dual-Language: English and Inuktitut

Additional Information
16 pages | 8.25" x 8.25"

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

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Clothing (English/Inuktitut)
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Format: Board Book
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Preschool;

What do duffle socks feel like?

This sensory book allows children to feel the texture of different types of clothing worn in the Arctic, such as a sweater, duffle socks, and kamiik.

Educator Information
This is an Arvaaq Book. Books in this series are intended for infants and very young children and are designed to help children develop physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills.

This is a sensory book, which allows children to explore with their sense of touch as well as sight. This multi-sensory experience helps children create connections between what they see and what they feel while building early literacy skills.

Recommended Ages: 0 to 3

Dual-Language: English and Inuktitut

Additional Information
16 pages | 8.25" x 8.25"

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

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Getting Dressed (English/Inuktitut)
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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 the Arvaaq series. This series is 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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Making a Qamutiik (English/Inuktitut)
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Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Inuit;
Grade Levels: Preschool;

Learn how to make a qamutiik!

This wordless picture book features colourful illustrations showing the steps of how to make a qamutiik.

Educator Information
This is an Arvaaq Book. Books in this series are intended for infants and very young children and are designed to help children develop physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills.

This is a Sequence Book. These wordless picture books help young children develop early book-handling behaviours and use vocabulary as they interact with the book. Developing sequencing skills can also help children recognize patterns that make the world around them more predictable.  

Recommended Ages: 3 and under

Additional Information
20 pages | 8.00" x 8.00"

Authenticity Note: This book has received the Authentic Indigenous Text label as the author of this wordless story is Indigenous and the story, although containing no words, reflects Indigenous topics and themes.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$13.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series Big Book: Sometimes I Feel Jealous
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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
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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 Gradientâ„¢ 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Lonely
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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
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Nervous
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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
$8.95

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Nunavummi Emotional Literacy Series: Sometimes I Feel Sad
Authors:
Artists:
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
$8.95

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