Browse Books for Kids

1 - 15 of 60 Results (Kids Books Starting With "B")
Sort By
Go To   of 4
>
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
B is for Basketball
Format: Hardcover
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; First Nations;

This is the official book of the 2011 All Native Basketball Tournament. These games have been held in Prince Rupert, British Columbia for over 50 years. Since its inception, the Tournament has become an important cultural gathering.

B is For Basketball was created in collaboration with the students and teachers of School District No. 50 on Haida Gwaii. It is a tribute, and it is a labour of love.

Finally, this is also an alphabet book that includes a Foreword by Governor General Award-Winning Artist Robert Davidson, and is filled with captivating illustrations, which is sure to be enjoyed by all!

B is For Basketball was recently featured on the CBC's North By Northwest! Congrats to the Students and Teachers of School District #50 (Haida Gwaii), and to Judy!

Educator Information
B is For Basketball was created in collaboration with the students and teachers of School District No. 50 on Haida Gwaii. It is a tribute, and it is a labour of love. 

Authentic Canadian Content
$12.99

Quantity:
Babs' Adventures: Christmas on the Trapline
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Cree;

Ten-year-old Babs Thompson’s dad is missing, and Babs and her brother, James, are determined to find him. With two of their sled dogs, Brutus and Kona, they set off on snowshoes into the forest, traveling many miles before finding their father – injured and surrounded by a pack of wolves!

Christmas on the Trapline is a children’s historical fiction set in the 1950’s near the Cree community of Norway House, Manitoba.

Educator Information
This book is the third book in the Babs' Adventures series, a chapter book series about a young Cree girl and her adventures.

Additional Information
69 pages | Paperback

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$14.95

Quantity:
Babs' Adventures: Stranger at the Creek
Format: Hardcover
Text Content Territories: Cree;

When eight-year-old Babs Thompson and her brother, James, encounter a stranger in a secluded creek, they find a mystery, and many questions that have no answers. In the wilderness, miles away from civilization, a man has lived for twenty years, his desire for privacy earning him the title of hermit. With a gift for healing, his unknown past shrouded in mystery, the stranger at the creek has only one friend, Babs’ grandfather.

This beautifully bound hard-cover edition makes an excellent gift for librarians, teachers, parents and of course, children, who wish to learn more about Cree culture. Set in the 1950’s in a fictional Cree community, this book is an excellent example of how parents and grandparents of long ago taught a lot of lessons through local folklore, history, and story telling, weaving virtues throughout them. It was a good time when families were connected daily, especially in the evenings when they would spend time together.

Reviews
"Babs' Adventures is sure to be a hit with teachers and parents, as children enjoy Babs' exciting adventures while learning about Cree culture and life in the 1950s." - M. D. Meyer

Educator Information
This book is the first book in the Babs' Adventures series, a chapter book series about a young Cree girl and her adventures.

Additional Information
88 pages | Hardcover

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$19.95

Coming Soon
Babs' Adventures: The Storm on the Lake
Format: Hardcover
Text Content Territories: Cree;

Nine-year-old Babs Thompson and her ten-year-old brother James are so excited to be going for a trip on the S.S. Keenora with their mother and grandmother. Departing from Warren’s Landing, they will sail to Winnipeg where they will shop and visit a relative, Grandma’s sister, whom she hasn’t seen in years.

Aboard the S.S. Keenora, they meet and make a friend, a student who is going to residential school. The famous ten day heat wave of 1953 causes many on the ship to suffer from heat exhaustion – but it is nothing compared to what is in store for them on their way home!

Educator Information
This book is the second book in the Babs' Adventures series, a chapter book series about a young Cree girl and her adventures.

Additional Information
127 pages | Hardcover 

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
$19.95

Coming Soon
Baby Bears
Authors:
Bobbie Kalman
Format: Paperback

Large, captivating photographs fill this delightful new book for primary students on the basic facts of bear cubs. Children will be amazed to discover how tiny a bear is when it is born! Easy to read text provides brief, simple descriptions of the parts of a cub's body, how the mother bear cares for her cubs, the different kinds of habitats in which different bears live, how some bears sleep during winter, and how bears find their food.

Educator Information
Reading Level: Gr. 1-2
Interest Level: Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level: J

Series Information
This book is from the It's Fun to Learn About Baby Animals series.  This beautiful series uses adorable pictures of baby animals to introduce basic curriculum concepts, such as animal classification, color and pattern, habitats, animals anatomy, sense, diet, family structures, the role of play, and life cycles. Children will love the pictures of the cute baby animals and will be thrilled to learn about how each animal lives.

Additional Information
24 pages | 8.20" x 9.10" | Glossary and Index

$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Birds in the Wild
Artists:
Damon Calderwood
Donald E Waite
Format: Paperback

This delightful book, with its vivid photos and simple text, will introduce young children to the enchanting world of newly born birds and the anxious dotings and feeding techniques of their moms and dads. Highlighting over forty bird species, this collection invites birdwatchers everywhere to get kids started early in enjoying North America’s most popular pastime. Baby Birds in the Wild is the perfect companion for aspiring birders of all ages.

Additional Information
48 pages | 5.87" x 5.87"

 

Authentic Canadian Content
$6.95

Quantity:
Baby Black Bear
Authors:
Aubrey Lang
Artists:
Wayne Lynch
Format: Paperback

In the winter den a sleepy black bear mother cares for her three cubs. But while their mother still wants to nap, the babies are awake and full of energy. When at last their mother leaves the den to search for food, one cub can't wait any longer. So she steps out, followed by her brothers, to explore the sights, tastes and smells of an exciting - and sometimes scary - new world.

Did you know... bears prepare for winter by eating and eating. They may put on over two pounds (one kilogram) of fat every day. If you wanted to eat as much, you would have to gobble down forty-three hamburgers and twelve large orders of fries...every day!

Reviews
Praise for the Nature Babies series:
"With texts that read like stories, these inviting volumes provide introductions to fascinating animals...Excellent photos showcase these creatures in their natural habitats..." — School Library Journal

"Lynch's sharp, color photographs bring children up close and give insight into baby animals' early experiences in the wild." — Booklist

Educator Information
This book features:
- Simple, informative stories about the first year in a wild animal's life.
- A 'Did You Know?' Section of interesting facts.
- Introduction, table of contents, and index.
- Unique photographs taken in the wild.

Series Information
This book is part of The Nature Babies Series, which is targeted at the next generation of naturalists and depicts baby animals in their natural environment.

Additional Information
36 pages | 8.00" x 7.00" | colour photographs throughout

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Deer
Authors:
Bobbie Kalman
Format: Paperback

Deer and their fawns, or babies, live in forests across North America. Children will be delighted by the wonderful photographs in this simple introduction to these loveable hoofed animals. Easy-to-understand text explains how a fawn is born, how the color and spots on its coat help camouflage it in the forest, and how some mothers care for their fawns for up to two years. Beautiful images feature white-tailed deer and mule deer and introduce a few lesser-known deer, such as pudus, which are the smallest deer in the world!

Educator Information
Reading Level: Gr. 1-2
Interest Level: Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level: J

Series Information
This book is from the It's Fun to Learn About Baby Animals series.  This beautiful series uses adorable pictures of baby animals to introduce basic curriculum concepts, such as animal classification, color and pattern, habitats, animals anatomy, sense, diet, family structures, the role of play, and life cycles. Children will love the pictures of the cute baby animals and will be thrilled to learn about how each animal lives.

Additional Information
24 pages | 8.30" x 9.30" | Glossary, Index included 

$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Fox
Authors:
Aubrey Lang
Artists:
Wayne Lynch
Format: Paperback

In northern Alaska a female red fox is busy with her newborn litter, while her mate hunts for them both. As the first five pups grow, they are eager to venture farther outside the den. But for now the biggest challenge is to decide who's boss. So the siblings begin weeks of fighting that will determine their place in the order. Only then can the lively youngsters play, developing their survival and hunting skills as they prepare to leave home one day.

Educator Information
This book features:
- Simple, informative stories about the first year in a wild animal's life.
- A 'Did You Know?' Section of interesting facts.
- Introduction, table of contents, and index.
- Unique photographs taken in the wild.

Series Information
This book is part of The Nature Babies Series, which is targeted at the next generation of naturalists and depicts baby animals in their natural environment.

Additional Information
36 pages | 8.00" x 7.00" | colour photographs throughout

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Mountain Sheep
Authors:
Aubrey Lang
Artists:
Wayne Lynch
Format: Paperback

It is spring in the mountains of Alaska, and a female Dall's sheep is born on the high cliffs, sheltered from predators and the worst of the blowing snow. The lamb has a weak leg, but her heart is strong, and she scrambles over the cliffs after her mother and seeks out the company of other lambs that have also settled in the mountain meadow. Over the short summer months, the lamb will need experience in running up the cliffs when grizzlies and other predators make their way to the meadow. Only then will she be safe from harm as she continues to grow to adulthood in the cold months ahead.

Reviews
"Aubrey Lang and Wayne Lynch have combined their talents to create an informative book on baby mountain sheep that would appeal to readers aged six through ten... Uses age appropriate vocabulary in this story making it accessible to young readers and larger read-aloud audiences. Recommended." — CM Magazine

"Written with a storylike tone and style, the simple yet informative details of the Dall sheep's life are presented in a warm voice sure to please youngsters. . . Overall, a fine presentation." — School Library Journal

"The photographs taken by Wayne Lynch are superb. Full page spreads are supplemented with smaller pictures balancing the text on the opposite page creating a visually pleasing arrangement." — Resource Links

Educator Information
This book features:
- Simple, informative stories about the first year in a wild animal's life.
- A 'Did You Know?' Section of interesting facts.
- Introduction, table of contents, and index.
- Unique photographs taken in the wild.

Series Informaiton
This book is part of The Nature Babies Series, which is targeted at the next generation of naturalists and depicts baby animals in their natural environment.

Additional Information
36 pages | 8.00" x 7.00" | colour photographs throughout

Authentic Canadian Content
$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Polar Bears
Authors:
Bobbie Kalman
Format: Paperback

Children will be delighted by images of these giant mammals of the Arctic. Fascinating text explains how a polar bear’s body is suited to living in an icy climate and swimming in freezing oceans. Young readers will learn how baby polar bears are raised by their mothers and how the melting of pack ice is threatening their way of life.

Educator Information
Reading Level: Gr. 1-2
Interest Level: Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level: J

Series Information
This book is from the It's Fun to Learn About Baby Animals series.  This beautiful series uses adorable pictures of baby animals to introduce basic curriculum concepts, such as animal classification, color and pattern, habitats, animals anatomy, sense, diet, family structures, the role of play, and life cycles. Children will love the pictures of the cute baby animals and will be thrilled to learn about how each animal lives.

Additional Information
24 pages | 4.92" x 8.84" | Glossary and Index

$7.95

Quantity:
Baby Rattlesnake
Artists:
Mira Reisberg
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Native American; Pawnee;

A Native American (Pawnee) tale of family love and forgiveness.

Baby Rattlesnake wants a rattle like his older siblings have. His crying keeps the rattlesnake elders up all night so his parents give him a new rattle. Sure enough, he misuses his new rattle. When he tries to scare the chief's daughter, she steps on his rattle and crushes it. Sad and defeated, he returns to his forgiving family who give him "big rattlesnake hugs."

Educator Information
Guided Reading: K
Lexile: AD550L
Interest Level: Grades K - 3
Reading Level: Grades 3 - 3

Additional Information
32 pages | 9.25" x 11.25" | Told by Te Ata, Adapted by Lynn Moroney

Authentic Indigenous Text
$15.95

Quantity:
Baby Wild Animals
Authors:
Dennis Schmidt
Esther Schmidt
Format: Paperback

One of the first steps in knowing more about the family life of wild animals is to know what the animals, both young and old, look like. Do you want to know what an elk calf looks like? Or a mountain goat kid? How about a young woodpecker? Featuring very cute baby pictures of some of North America's best-known wild animals, this book helps young readers to identify them by name. A fun read and a great teaching tool. For ages 4-8.

Additional Information
48 pages | 5.75" x 5.75"

 

Authentic Canadian Content
$6.95

Quantity:
Baby Wolves
Authors:
Bobbie Kalman
Format: Paperback

Children will love learning about these cute members of the dog family. Easy-to-understand text and appealing photos show the different parts of a wolf’s body, where wolves live, how babies are cared for by their mothers, and how they are raised in a pack, or family. A fun activity asks readers to identify which photos on the page are of wolves and which are not.

Educator Information
Reading Level: Gr. 1-2
Interest Level: Gr. K-3
Guided Reading Level: J

Series Information
This book is from the It's Fun to Learn About Baby Animals series.  This beautiful series uses adorable pictures of baby animals to introduce basic curriculum concepts, such as animal classification, color and pattern, habitats, animals anatomy, sense, diet, family structures, the role of play, and life cycles. Children will love the pictures of the cute baby animals and will be thrilled to learn about how each animal lives.

Additional Information
24 pages | 7.82" x 8.48" | Glossary and Index

$7.95

Quantity:
Backyard Habitats
Authors:
Bobbie Kalman
Kelley MacAulay
Format: Paperback

A Backyard Habitat takes children on a journey through their own backyards and teaches them about the many living things that are leading fascinating lives all around them. This informative book uses easy-to-read text to help children learn about the variety of plants and animals that survive in backyard habitats. Young readers will discover

  • backyard food chains
  • how migration and hibernation affect the animals living in a backyard at different times of the year
  • how animals make homes in backyards

Series Information
A habitat is a natural area in which plants and animals live. Bobbie Kalman’s exciting series Introducing Habitats presents a variety of habitats in a simple way that very young readers will understand. From the exotic to the local, children will be delighted to learn about these habitats! Each book uses beautiful pictures, precise illustrations, and simple, straightforward text to teach young readers about basic concepts such as

  • which plants and animals live in each habitat 
  • the weather in each habitat 
  • photosynthesis and adaptations

Reading Level: Gr. 1-2    Interest Level: Gr. K-3

Additional Information
32 pages | 8.50" x 9.50"

$9.95

Quantity:
Sort By
Go To   of 4
>

    Contact Us:

  • Suite 1 - 1970 Island Diesel Way
    Nanaimo, BC, Canada, V9S 5W8
    Phone: 250.758.4287
    Toll Free: 1.888.278.2202
© Copyright 2005 - 2018 Strong Nations Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Shipping Policy.