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Wait For Me!
Author: Karin Clark
Format: Paperback
  • This is a touching little book about the importance of noticing the world. Charlie's brother and sister call him "Turtle" because he's always stopping to look at something interesting instead of keeping up with them. Charlie is intensely interested in everything he sees and wants to share his interest with them, but they are impatient, in a hurry. While Granny knows Charlie's ways and draws him out, Grandpa draws a lesson from the conversation, confirming Charlie's perspective, and the sibs come to admire him.

$12.00

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Walk on the Wild Side
Format: Hardcover
  • This clever picture book tells readers right away what to expect. "There once was a bear, a moose and a beaver who loved adventure. But sometimes their competitive natures got in the way of having fun." One day, the three set off to climb a mountain together. But on the way there, they decide to make it more exciting by turning the climb into a race to the top. It's only after being sidelined by a series of mishaps -- a boulder tumbling down the path, the moose hanging off the side of the cliff, the bear hanging off the moose hanging off the side of the cliff -- that the three friends realize competitions don't always make for a good time. "At the end of the day, the bear, the moose and the beaver agreed that reaching the top of the mountain was great, but enjoying the journey together was even better."

    This funny, contemporary fable is from Nicholas Oldland's popular Life in the Wild series. The wonderful fun here is the comedy that highlights the adventure, in both the dry humor of the text as well as the simple, earth-toned illustrations that provide a humorous visual play-by-play of the action. This would make a terrifically entertaining storytime title, easily promoting the importance of teamwork, kindness and friendship. It could also be used in the early grades as part of a classroom discussion of woodland animals and their habitats. Another lesson here is the pleasure of getting outdoors for recreation.

$16.95

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Wampum Belts of the Iroquois
Author: Tehanetorens
Format: Paperback
  • Guided by their teacher, Tehanetorens, students of the Indian Way School at Akwesasne Mohawk Nation present their authentic replicas of sacred Iroqouis wampum belts and strings, along with descriptions of the meanings of each piece and how they fit into the history of the Iroquois People.

$12.95

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War of 1812: Highlighting Native Nations
Author: Zig Misiak
Format: Paperback
  • Review by: Major John R. Grodzinski, CD, PhD, Assistant Professor
    Department of History, The Royal Military College of Canada

    Zig Misiak’s intent was to create an easy-to-read general overview for the “casual consumer of history” (p. 13). Misiak photographed 29 historic locations between Detroit to the Niagara Frontier, and then added commentaries, maps and drawings for each site, to create a beautifully illustrated work, that is useful in a number of ways.

    Teachers and students will find it an excellent source for use in the classroom, while general readers will enjoy exploring these locales from the comfort of their homes; however, everyone will recognize this book as a wonderful guide for visiting these historic sites - travels that are assisted by the “Route 1812 Map,” and the GPS coordinates that are provided for each historic location.

    War of 1812: Highlighting Native Nations, is a well-presented and useful publication that offers an excellent introduction to the history of the First Nations in the War of 1812.

$29.95

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War of 1812: Western Hooves of Thunder
Author: Zig Misiak
Format: Paperback
  • In 1800, on the Grand River Six Nations Territory, a young Mohawk boy and his non Native friend were born on the same day. The two children were of different backgrounds and enjoyed the best of both their cultures.

    When the War of 1812 erupted the children’s fathers, and many of their friends and neighbours, took up arms to defend their homes.

    Unexpectedly, in 1814, over 700 mounted American soldiers descended from the west and plundered their way to the banks of the Grand River. During this attack our young hero, Ayewate, takes on the role of a warrior out to save his friend, Catherine, who went missing during the battle.

    McArthur's raid against the Six Nations along the Grand River Territory was the deepest American military penetration and the last military action north of the Great Lakes during the War of 1812.

    Western Hooves of Thunder is wonderfully illustrated. Suitable for all ages and is supported by additional photos and questions and answers for school use. The two characters are fictitious but the historic content and Native references are authentic and validated.

    Includes an Audio Book CD.

$19.99

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War Of The Eagles
Author: Eric Walters
Format: Paperback
  • The journey into adulthood for a young Tsimshian boy.
    During WWII, Jed's English father serves as a fighter pilot overseas, while Jed and his mother move back to her Tsimshian community on Canada's west coast. When the military sets up a naval base in town, Jed is hired to help out, honored it seems, for both his father's bravery and his own native skills as a hunter. Presented with a military jacket, Jed finds an allegiance to his country and a pride in his mixed heritage that he's never felt before.

    But one day Jed's world is shattered. His best friend Tadashi, along with the other members of the nearby Japanese village, are declared enemy aliens and told to prepare to leave their homes. Now Jed must ask himself where his allegiance really belongs to his country's rigid code, or to the truth that is buried in his Tsimshian soul

$12.95

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Warren Whistles at the Sky
Format: Paperback
  • The first book in the Under a Blanket of Stars: First Nations Constellations series, Warren Whistles at the Sky is about a young boy who remembers a story an Elder told him about the northern lights. But are they really spirits dancing? And will they come down and take him away if he whistles at them?

    The sky is our oldest picture book, and people have been telling stories about it since the beginning of time. In this series you’ll journey with Warren as he remembers First Nations legends about the northern lights and constellations. This collection is sure to delight any curious stargazer’s imagination.

$12.95

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Water Habitats
Format: Paperback
  • Water Habitats features breathtaking photographs, detailed illustrations, and text that is easy to read, yet comprehensive. Young readers will enjoy learning about the different types of water habitats, including oceans, lakes, rivers, and swamps. This book also discusses
    • the differences between saltwater habitats and freshwater habitats
    • plant and animal life in each water habitat
    • how animals find food and protect themselves

$9.95

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Wave
Author: Suzy Lee
Format: Hardcover
  • In this evocative wordless book, internationally acclaimed artist Suzy Lee tells the story of a little girl's day at the beach. Stunning in their simplicity, Lee's illustrations, in just two shades of watercolor, create a vibrant story full of joy and laughter.

    'New York Times' Best Illustrated Children's Book 2008

$21.99

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Way Up in the Arctic
Author: Jennifer Ward
Format: Paperback
  • Jennifer Ward and Kenneth Spengler have teamed up to create another wonderful, joyful, counting romp. This time they prance and dance readers through the Arctic and introduce kids to the fascinating animal mamas and babies that call the Arctic home. Set to the beloved tune of Over in the Meadow, read again and again this book will have kids singing along from one to ten with polar bears, beluga whales, Arctic foxes and more! Hey, kids! Look for the number hidden on each page!

$20.95

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Ways to Carry A Métis Baby
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Level 18

    Back cover book introduction:
    Métis mothers have many ways to carry their babies.
    This book will show you some of the ways that Métis mothers carried their babies long ago.

    Book Dimensions: 6in x 9in
    Pages: 16
    ISBN: 9781771740746

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$7.50

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Ways to Carry A Métis Baby (6-pack)
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Level 18

    Back cover book introduction:
    Métis mothers have many ways to carry their babies.
    This book will show you some of the ways that Métis mothers carried their babies long ago.

    Book Dimensions: 6in x 9in
    Pages: 16
    6-Pack ISBN: 9781771740913

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$45.00

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We All Count: A Book of Cree Numbers
Author: Julie Flett
Traditional Territory: Cree
Format: Board Book
  • In this basic counting book from 1 to 10, this bilingual board book introduces Plains Cree (y-dialect) and Swampy Cree (n-dialect) written in Roman orthography. Artist and author has a simple graphic style using bold and clear text to introduce counting with appropriate cultural images from contemporary Cree society. An excellent introduction to counting to ten in Cree and English using authentic Cree imagery.

$10.00

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We Are All Connected: Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living in one of these same areas, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the same land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

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$19.95

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We Are All Connected: Haisla, Rivers and Salmon
Traditional Territory: Haisla
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living in one of these same areas, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the same land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

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