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Orca Winter 2019 (January to May)

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    The Animals of Chinese New Year Dual language (English & Simplified Chinese) Board book Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459819023 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Jan 08, 2019
    Drawing on the myth of the Chinese zodiac, The Animals of Chinese New Year follows twelve animals as they speed across a river, competing to represent the imminent new year in a race held by the Jade Emperor, the most powerful Chinese god. Each animal competes in its own unique way. The ox works hard, the tiger is brave, the dog smiles kindly, but who will win? Bright photographs of babies demonstrating the same traits as the animals in the text, complemented by traditional Chinese graphic elements, accompany Sookfong Lee's lively text. Orca B... + Read More
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    My Love is For You Board book Susan Musgrave 9781459818460 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Mar 26, 2019
    Celebrated poet Susan Musgrave weaves the purity, strength and sweetness of love with simple joys from nature experienced through the seasons. Marilyn Faucher's vibrant illustrations are a lovely complement to Musgrave's prose, and together these elements introduce babies and toddlers to the delight of cold summer plums, a shower of cherry blossom petals and the endlessness of love. A perfect read-aloud, this poetic board book will foster warmth and closeness with the littlest ones in your life
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    One Patch of Blue Board book Marthe Jocelyn 9781459820739 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Mar 12, 2019
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    One Yellow Ribbon Board book Marthe Jocelyn 9781459820760 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Mar 12, 2019
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    Pride Colors Board book Robin Stevenson 9781459820708 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Mar 12, 2019
    Through gentle rhymes and colorful photographs of adorable children, Pride Colors is a celebration of the deep unconditional love of a parent or caregiver for a young child. The profound message of this delightful board book is you are free to be whoever you choose to be; you'll always be loved. Celebrated author Robin Stevenson ends her purposeful prose by explaining the meaning behind each color in the Pride flag: red = life, orange = healing, yellow = sunlight, green = nature, blue = peace and harmony, and violet = spirit.
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    Babies of the Great Bear Rainforest Board book Ian McAllister 9781459821668 $10.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Feb 26, 2019
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    Great Bear Rainforest A Giant-Screen Adventure in the Land of the Spirit Bear Hardcover Ian McAllister 9781459822795 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Feb 12, 2019
    In the northwest corner of British Columbia, between the Alaska–BC border and the northern tip of Vancouver Island, lies a land of forest green and sparkling blue. From massive whales to tiny herring, spirit bears to sea wolves, an incredibly diverse array of wildlife calls this land home. Part of the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one the last untouched places on Earth. Experience this magical place through the power of IMAX® and the giant screen. Learn about the people who make their home in th... + Read More
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    You Hold Me Up / ê-ohpiniyan Dual Language (English & Plains Cree) Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459821750 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Sep 04, 2018
    This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other's well-being in their every-day actions. Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about Reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about build... + Read More
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    The Girl and the Wolf Hardcover Katherena Vermette 9781926886541 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Feb 05, 2019
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    Series: schchechmala children's series Zoe and the Fawn Hardcover Catherine Jameson 9781926886534 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Feb 05, 2019
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    The Magic Boat Hardcover Kit Pearson 9781459814325 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Mar 19, 2019
    Every summer morning, Ellie and her Nonna go to the beach. They swim and build sandcastles, and while Nonna reads, Ellie watches the other children play. One day Ellie builds up the courage to approach an older girl playing on her own in a beached rowboat. Piper has a gift, an imagination so great that she whisks Ellie off on grand adventures, going high in the air, deep below the ocean and everywhere in between in their little blue boat, their magic boat. When Piper has to leave, Ellie discovers she has her own vivid imagination.
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    Le bateau magique Hardcover Kit Pearson 9781459823242 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Mar 19, 2019
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    The Invisible Garden Hardcover Marianne Ferrer 9781459822115 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Apr 09, 2019
    A young girl and her family travel from the city to the country to celebrate her grandmother's birthday. Someone suggests that Arianne, as the only child at the party, might enjoy exploring the garden more than listening to the adults chat. Arianne is unsure what to do in the quiet garden, and she soon lies down out of boredom. But then she spots a pebble . . . and a grasshopper . . . and flies away on a dandelion seed pod into the cosmos as she discovers the freedom of her imagination. With very little text, this book lets the illustrations t... + Read More
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    A Plan for Pops Hardcover Heather Smith 9781459816145 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Feb 19, 2019
    "A positive and realistic representation of both a wheelchair user and an elderly, interracial gay male couple." —Kirkus Reviews "A beautiful and uplifting book." —School Library Journal Lou spends every Saturday with Grandad and Pops. They walk to the library hand in ?hand, like a chain of paper dolls. Grandad reads books about science and design, Pops listens to rock and roll, and Lou bounces from lap to lap. But everything changes one Saturday. Pops has a fall. That night there is terrible news: Pops will need to use a wheelchair, not just ... + Read More
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    Une idée pour Papi Hardcover Heather Smith 9781459822054 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Feb 19, 2019
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    The Silence Slips In Hardcover Alison Hughes 9781459817067 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Mar 05, 2019
    When the party's over and the baby finally falls asleep, when the dog is all barked out and the screens are dark, the Silence pads in on soft, furry feet. A warm, comforting presence, the Silence curls up in a sun-beam like a cuddly cat and helps you read, think and be still. The Silence is friends with the Dark. Together they soothe the jagged edges left when the Noise has rolled on and gently launch the boats of your dreams into the night. When the day becomes overwhelming or other feelings become too big, the Silence slips in. With soft illu... + Read More
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    Le Silence se glisse près de toi Hardcover Alison Hughes 9781459822085 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Apr 02, 2019
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    Through the Elephant's Door Hardcover Hélène De Blois 9781459821934 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Apr 02, 2019
    It's a rainy day so the boy and his elephant, Émile, decide the perfect way to pass their time is with a trip to the museum. Their problems start before they even walk through the doors. First, what door does an elephant fit through? And second, why does the grumpy guard assume they are going to cause problems? It seems like as soon as they start to enjoy an exhibit, he's right there yelling at them not to touch anything. Like they would ever do that! Then, in a flash everything changes and suddenly Émile and the boy find themselves in a very p... + Read More
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    Series: The World Around Us On the Playground Our First Talk About Prejudice Hardcover Dr. Jillian Roberts 9781459820913 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Feb 19, 2019
    On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice focuses on introducing children to the complex topic of prejudice. Crafted around a narrative between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book will help children shape their understanding of diversity so they are better prepared to understand, and question, prejudice witnessed around them in their day-to-day lives and in the media. Dr. Jillian Roberts discusses types of discrimination children notice, what prejudice means, why it's not okay, how to stand up against it an... + Read More
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    Series: The World Around Us On the Internet Our First Talk About Online Safety Hardcover Dr. Jillian Roberts 9781459820944 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Feb 19, 2019
    On the Internet: Our First Talk About Online Safety introduces children to the basics of online safety in a story-based, conversational style. Using real-world examples set within the context of a child who is using the Internet for the first time and watching an older sibling interact with social media, Dr. Roberts takes readers through several common scenarios around parental supervision, online bullying and anonymity. She also includes examples of people who use the Internet to make the world a better place. On the Internet addresses common ... + Read More
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    Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature Hardcover Margriet Ruurs 9781459819924 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Nov 13, 2018
    Celebrated artist Robert Bateman is renowned internationally for bringing the natural world to life on the canvas. A naturalist and painter from his youth, Robert has for decades used his recognition to shed light on environmental issues and advocate for animal welfare. Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature is the story of how a young child achieved his dream of painting the world around him and became one of Canada's most famous artists. Using Robert's own personal photographs, sketches and artwork, author Margriet Ruurs weaves a simple ... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Echoes Badir and the Beaver Paperback Shannon Stewart 9781459817272 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Apr 16, 2019
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    Series: Orca Echoes Lark and the Dessert Disaster Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459820678 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Apr 02, 2019
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    Series: Orca Echoes Princess Angelica, Part-Time Lion Trainer Paperback Monique Polak 9781459815476 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Feb 19, 2019
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    Series: Orca Echoes Beatrice More and the Perfect Party Paperback Alison Hughes 9781459817098 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Mar 19, 2019
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    The Vegetable Museum Paperback Michelle Mulder 9781459816794 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 26, 2019
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    Eight Times Up Paperback John Corr 9781459818613 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 09, 2019
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    Series: Billy Stuart Billy Stuart in the Minotaur's Lair Paperback Alain M. Bergeron 9781459818408 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Mar 12, 2019
    Billy Stuart, the young raccoon leader of the Zintrepids Scout troop, aspires to be just like his grandfather, a globe-trotting adventurer who knows no fear. After accidentally traveling through time in pursuit of Grandpa, Billy and friends find themselves on the island of Crete, snout to snout with King Minos's Minotaur. It's a formidable challenge; Billy and his buddies have to escape the Minotaur, the labyrinth and King Minos's wrath and maybe, just maybe, find their way home! Brightly illustrated and enhanced with games and puzzles, this s... + Read More
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    Series: Tank & Fizz Tank & Fizz: The Case of the Tentacle Terror Paperback Liam O'Donnell 9781459819528 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 16, 2019
    When valuable cargo ships vanish from Rockfall Mountain's busiest port, crime-fighting goblin detective Fizz Marlow and his troll sleuthing partner, Tank Wrenchlin, know Detective Hordish is going to need their help (whether he wants it or not). But it's Tank's mom, the harbor master who is really feeling the heat. It's her responsibility to keep the harbor safe, and the lost ships quickly cost her her job. Determined to help, Tank, Fizz and their wizard pal, Aleetha, dive into this new mystery, only to get tangled up with a terror from below ... + Read More
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    Series: Amber Fang Amber Fang: Hunted Paperback Arthur Slade 9781459822696 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Apr 16, 2019
    Amber Fang enjoys life's simple pleasures. A perfect evening for her includes a good book, a glass of wine and, of course, a great meal, preferably straight from the jugular. Raised to eat ethically, Amber dines only on delicious cold-blooded killers. But confirming that her chosen victims deserve to die takes time. And patience. So it's a good thing Amber is studying to be a librarian. Her extraordinary research skills help her hunt down her prey, seek out other vampires and stay on the trail of her mother, who has been missing for over two ye... + Read More
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    Trail of Crumbs Paperback Lisa J. Lawrence 9781459821217 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Mar 26, 2019
    After moving into a dank and drafty basement suite in West Edmonton with her truck- driving father, nasty stepmother and taciturn twin brother, Ash, seventeen-year-old Greta doesn't have high expectations for her last year of high school. When she blacks out at a party and is told the next day that she's had sex, she thinks things can't get any worse. She's wrong. While Greta deals with the confusion and shame of that night, her stepmother and father choose that moment to disappear, abandoning Ash and Greta to the mercy of their peculiar landl... + Read More
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    Series: Accidental Series How to Become an Accidental Genius Hardcover Frieda Wishinsky 9781459816763 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 02, 2019
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    Series: Orca Footprints Home Sweet Neighborhood Transforming Cities One Block at a Time Hardcover Michelle Mulder 9781459816916 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 19, 2019
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    Orca Footprints Teacher Guide Paperback Tasha Henry 9781459822207 $29.95 EDUCATION Nov 06, 2018
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    Series: Orca Issues I Am a Feminist Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times Paperback Monique Polak 9781459818927 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 07, 2019
    What is feminism? Why does it still matter? What exactly does intersectionality mean? In order to answer these (and many other) questions, I Am a Feminist first examines the history of feminism and then addresses the issues girls and women continue to face today. The book also looks at the ways in which people, especially young people, are working together to create a world where gender equality is a reality, not a dream. The author shares stories about the courageous individuals who have made a difference in the lives of women and girls worldw... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Issues My Body My Choice The Fight for Abortion Rights Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459817128 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 May 07, 2019
    ?“Required reading for teens of every gender.”—Booklist, starred review Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, ?and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences. Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every year. People who support abortion rights have been fighting hard to create a world in which the right to access safe and leg... + Read More
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    Speaking Our Truth Teacher Guide Paperback Tasha Henry 9781459822221 $29.95 EDUCATION Nov 06, 2018
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    Series: Orca Teacher Resource Orca Origins Teacher Guide Paperback Tasha Henry 9781459822443 $29.95 EDUCATION Apr 09, 2019

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