Orca #OwnVoices through December 2019

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    May We Have Enough to Share Electronic book text, PDF Richard Van Camp 9781459816251 $4.99 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Oct 01, 2019
    This beautiful photographic board book was written in thanks. Award-winning author Richard Van Camp wanted to express his gratitude for all that surrounds him and his family. The strength of their connections, the nature that provides for them, the love that is endless. Complemented by photos from photographers who celebrate their own gratefulness on the collective blog tea&bannock, the simple verse in May We Have Enough to Share is the perfect way to start or end your little one's days in gratitude.
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    Series: schchechmala children’s series Blueberry Patch / Mayabeekamneeboon Dual language (English & Anishinaabemowin) Hardcover Jennifer Leason 9781926886589 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
    Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves there with him, boarding the trail of wagons from surrounding communities and heading east toward the blueberry patch. The Elder's stories offer a journey back in time and are complemented by images of fields of plump blueberries, tall green grass, bannock baking over... + Read More
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    Series: schchechmala children’s series The Bear's Medicine / Sus You Dual language (English & Dakelh) Hardcover Clayton Gauthier 9781926886572 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 24, 2019
    A mother bear shares with her cubs how to be grateful for all they have in the natural world. The Bear's Medicine shows the interconnectedness of all things in the world they live in and how each season brings changes and blessings for the bears. It is a story of a mother's love for her children as she teaches them how to survive.Written in English and Dakelh.
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    Picking Up the Pieces Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket Hardcover Carey Newman 9781459819955 $39.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 10, 2019
    Picking Up the Pieces tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a living work of art conceived and created by Indigenous artist Carey Newman. It includes hundreds of items collected from residential schools across Canada, everything from bricks, photos and letters to hockey skates, dolls and braids. Every object tells a story. Carey takes the reader on a journey from the initial idea behind the Witness Blanket to the challenges in making it work to its completion. The story is told through the objects and the Survivors who donated t... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Kung Fu Master Paperback Marty Chan 9781459822467 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 27, 2019
    Everyone assumes that because he's Chinese, Jon Wong must be good at math and science and a first-class nerd. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to shake the stereotypes. After a kung fu action movie, Jon and his best buddy pretend to be martial-arts warriors. Word soon spreads that Jon is a kung fu master, and the kids begin to treat him differently. Rather than correct the mistake, Jon plays up the role and basks in the positive attention from his classmates. But when the school bully challenges him to prove his skills, Jon must figur... + Read More
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    Series: schchechmala children’s series Neekna and Chemai 3rd edition Paperback Jeannette Armstrong 9781926886435 $14.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Drop-inMay 28, 2019
    Neekna and Chemai are two little girls growing up in the Okanagan Valley in the time before European contact. Through these two friends, we learn about the seasonal life patterns of the Okanagan First Peoples. The girls spend time with Great-Grandmother, who tells them about important ceremonies, and they gather plants with Neekna's grandmother. Grandmother explains how bitterroot came to be an important food source, and why the people give a special ceremony of thanks at its harvest. Grandmother also tells the story of how a woman was changed ... + Read More
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    Series: IndigLits Inconvenient Skin / nayêhtâwan wasakay Dual language (English & Cree) Hardcover Shane L. Koyczan 9781926886510 $29.95 POETRY Drop-inMay 28, 2019
    Inconvenient Skin challenges how reconciliation has become a contested buzzword filled with promises and good intentions but rarely any meaningful follow-through. While Canada's history is filled with darkness, these poems aim to unpack that history to clean the wounds so the nation can finally heal. Powerful and thought-provoking, this collection will draw you in and make you reconsider Canada's colonial legacy. The cover features the art of Kent Monkman, and the interior features work by Joseph Sanchez, a member of the Indian Group of Seven.W... + Read More
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    Series: IndigLits Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator 3rd edition Paperback Dr. Ellen Rice White 9781926886558 $19.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Drop-inMay 28, 2019
    Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator is the final book by celebrated Indigenous educator Ellen White. She died in 2018 at the age of ninety-four. White was a cultural knowledge keeper, author, linguist, herbalist, healer, traditional midwife, political activist and advocate who spent her life seeking knowledge and understanding to help peoples and nations better understand themselves and each other. She was invested into the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada for her many accomplishments. Her last book features an excitin... + Read More
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    Pride Colors Board book Robin Stevenson 9781459820708 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P 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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    Series: Orca Currents Embrace the Chicken Paperback Mahtab Narsimhan 9781459819733 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 29, 2019
    Even though she only left Mumbai a few months ago, Shivani isn't feeling like such an outsider anymore. She likes her new school. She finally has a best friend. But when her mother volunteers for the school's annual fundraiser, Shivani is sure she will completely embarrass her. Especially if she cooks one of the "stinky" dishes that Shivani loves but is too ashamed to eat in front of her friends. On the day of the fair, the moment Shivani walks into the gym she knows her worst fears have come true: the unmistakable scent of Indian spices is in ... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Soundings Cub Paperback Paul Coccia 9781459820821 $9.90 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Jan 29, 2019
    In the gay community, a young, husky man is known as a "cub" Seventeen-year-old Theo fits the definition perfectly, but he is very self-conscious about his body. So when his best friend signs him up for a cooking competition at Heat, the city's newest trendy restaurant, Theo is nervous. He's confident in his baking ability, and dreams of opening his own bakery one day, but he's not a chef, and he hates being in the spotlight. As Theo survives round after round, he gains the admiration of both the audience and the restaurant owner, a sexy celebr... + Read More
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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 Grade (CAN) from P - P 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 Bo... + Read More
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    Kiss by Kiss / Ocêtôwina A Counting Book for Families Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459816213 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Sep 18, 2018
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    Little You / Kîya-K'apisîsisîyân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820067 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon 'Tawâw Nipepîmis' Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820104 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    We Sang You Home / Ka Kîweh Nikamôstamâtinân Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Richard Van Camp 9781459820142 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    My Heart Fills With Happiness / Ni Sâkaskineh Mîyawâten Niteh Ohcih Dual language (English & Plains Cree) Paperback Monique Gray Smith 9781459820180 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 18, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up / Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna Dual Language (English & Plains Cree) Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459821750 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Sep 04, 2018
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    Diwali Lights Board book Rina Singh 9781459819085 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Aug 28, 2018
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    Series: Orca Origins Ramadan The Holy Month of Fasting Hardcover Ausma Zehanat Khan 9781459811812 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 27, 2018
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    Holi Colors Board book Rina Singh 9781459818491 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Feb 13, 2018
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    Passover Family Board book Monique Polak 9781459818521 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Feb 13, 2018
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    You Hold Me Up Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459814479 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Oct 31, 2017
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    Miriam's Secret Paperback Debby Waldman 9781459814257 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 17, 2017
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    Series: Orca Origins Chinese New Year A Celebration for Everyone Hardcover Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459811263 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 03, 2017
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    Speaking Our Truth A Journey of Reconciliation Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459815834 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 19, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights He Who Dreams Paperback Melanie Florence 9781459811027 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 31, 2017
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    Mooncakes Paperback Loretta Seto 9781459814318 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Jan 17, 2017
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    We Sang You Home Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459811782 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Oct 18, 2016
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    Series: Orca Origins Diwali Festival of Lights Hardcover Rina Singh 9781459810075 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 27, 2016
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    Pride Celebrating Diversity & Community Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459809932 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 19, 2016
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    My Heart Fills with Happiness Board book Monique Gray Smith 9781459809574 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Mar 01, 2016
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    Series: Orca Soundings Under Threat Paperback Robin Stevenson 9781459811317 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Mar 01, 2016
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    Series: Orca Origins Passover Festival of Freedom Hardcover Monique Polak 9781459809901 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Feb 16, 2016
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    Tag Along Paperback Tom Ryan 9781459802971 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 01, 2013
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    Him Standing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781459801769 $9.95 FICTION Apr 01, 2013
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    Little You Board book Richard Van Camp 9781459802483 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Apr 01, 2013
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    Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust Paperback Leanne Lieberman 9781459801097 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Apr 01, 2013
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    Way to Go Paperback Tom Ryan 9781459800779 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Apr 01, 2012
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    The Next Sure Thing Paperback Richard Wagamese 9781554699001 $9.95 FICTION Oct 01, 2011
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    Kishka for Koppel Hardcover Aubrey Davis 9781554692996 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Oct 01, 2011
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    The Littlest Sled Dog Paperback Michael Kusugak 9781554691746 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Oct 01, 2010
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    Series: Orca Soundings Learning to Fly Paperback Paul Yee 9781551439532 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 01, 2008
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    What World is Left Paperback Monique Polak 9781551438474 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 01, 2008
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    Welcome Song for Baby Board book Richard Van Camp 9781551436616 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - P Oct 01, 2007
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    Series: Orca Soundings Crush Paperback Carrie Mac 9781551435268 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Mar 01, 2006
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    Series: Orca Young Readers Belle of Batoche Paperback Jacqueline Guest 9781551432977 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2004
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    Series: Orca Young Readers Jesse's Star Paperback Ellen Schwartz 9781551431437 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 01, 2000

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