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Animals Can Be So Speedy

Animals Can Be So Speedy

by Swanson, Dianne

Do you ever play tag or run for a ball? Animals love to run, too. They might chase after food or leap away from trouble. A bald eagle can sweep through the air, scanning the ground from far above. A sea lion can plunge towards the seafloor then ride the ocean waves to shore. From charging cheetahs to zooming dragonflies, Animals Can Be So Speedy is one fast read!

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Baby Sloth

Baby Sloth

by Lang, Aubrey

High in the thick mangrove trees, a baby sloth clings to his mother. As he grows, the young sloth learns what leaves are best to eat, and where to climb the treetops to bask in the sunshine after frequent rains. But the sleepy sloth never leaves the safety of the trees. It isn't until his mother finially deserts him that the lonely young sloth must discover the world below all by himself.

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Breath of a Ghost

Breath of a Ghost

by Horrocks, Anita

Ever since his little brother died, Darien has been practically invisible to his parents.  Their pain echoes his, but the only one who notices is Darien's dog, Ringo.  The loss of Jeri is hard enough, but then there is the recurring nightmare, always terrifying, always the same - until now.  Now it has begun happening while Darien is awake and the dangers are real...

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Canada Continuity & Change Teacher's Guide

Canada Continuity & Change Teacher's Guide

by Quinlan, Don

Canada Continuity & Change Teacher's Guide is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Canada: Exploring New Directions

Canada: Exploring New Directions

by Swatridge, Leonard A.

Charts, graphs, statistics updated to 1998 New pictures and maps. New material including: the new diversity of ethnic groups in Canada, the 1998 ice storm in eastern Canada, the decline of the cod fishery, the Voisey Bay mineral deposit, new relations between Canada and the world, the role of Canada's peacekeepers. Over 400 pages of up-to-date information...

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Celebrating Atlantic Canada

Celebrating Atlantic Canada

by Chiang, Jack

In Canada's Atlantic provinces it is often said - by visitors and locals alike - that you can point a camera in almost any direction, click, and take home a picture-perfect memory...

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Chestnut Dreams

Chestnut Dreams

by Below, Halina

A little girl and her grandmother discover a horse chestnut tree while on a walk in the park. The little girl yearns to have some chestnuts to play with as toys but her grandmother explains that she must be patient...

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Christmas Orange

Christmas Orange

by Gay, Marie-Louise

Santa didn't make many mistakes. But he made a big one when he asked what Anton Stingley wanted for Christmas. . . . . . Anton's list was sixteen pages long. On Christmas morning, there was one thing under the Stingley's tree. It was an orange. Anton was not pleased. He and his lawyer decided to sue Santa Claus. Everyone came. It was the trial of the century...

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City Dogs

City Dogs

by Goertzen, Glenda

After a surprise encounter with their old enemy Bull, Pierre and Dare are dognapped and taken to the big city, where they are kept with other stolen dogs awaiting purchase from an unscrupulous pet store owner. Meanwhile, the rest of the Prairie Dogs hop on a train to find their friends...

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Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President

by Roberts, Chris

"I bet it is hard to run the world...

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The Fear Of Angelina Domino

The Fear Of Angelina Domino

by Wilson, Budge

Fear Of Angelina Domino is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Focus on Flies

Focus on Flies

by Dixon, Norma


Ontario Library Association's Silver Birch Express Nominee, 2010On Resource Links Best Books of 2009 list"It's hard to like a house fly. It buzzes around your ears, lands on your dirty dog, and then heads for your lunch. The feet of the fly that settle on your lunch are covered with hordes of bacteria carried from all its landing spots in the neighborhood...

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The Ghost Dance

The Ghost Dance

by McLerran, Alice

When the bountiful world of their ancestors was no more, the Paiute prophets had visions of a dance that would restore it. The ghost dance movement began in hope as native peoples came together to to dance for their shared dream. The dream failed and they tried again. Again the dream failed tragically. But the vision and the dream still call out to all people. It is a story that has not yet ended.

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Leon's Song

Leon's Song

by Simpson McLellan, Stephanie

We all have a special gift!Leon is an old frog. In truth, he is not much to look at and he can be a little timid. But Leon is content with his quiet life on the pond. Other frogs are more handsome and can swim faster and leap higher. Leon is all right with that; he loves to watch the others and admire their talents...

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Long White Scarf

Long White Scarf

by Trottier, Maxine

Long before she becomes Queen of England, Princess Victoria rides out in an open coach with her mother. Around her neck the child proudly wears her new silk scarf — long, white, and embroidered with her initial. But the scarf will not belong to the young princess for long. A mischievous breeze will tug at the scarf, uncoil it from the little girl's neck, and lift it into the air...

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Matthew and the Midnight Pirates

Matthew and the Midnight Pirates

by Morgan, Allen

Matthew is back! This time he's teamed up with the silliest gang of water-fearing pirates that ever roamed the dry seas. But when they're captured by a desperate band of midnight librarians, they either have to pay their overdue fines or walk the plank. Only Matthew's quick thinking can save the day.

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Menace and Mischief

Menace and Mischief

by Gunnery, Sylvia

The atmosphere is tense at Haliburton Junior High. Hobo the hamster and Miss Hiss the boa constrictor have escaped from their cages. The students and the teacher are frantic to find them before tragedy strikes. But amidst the menace that slithers the halls, there's more than a little mischief. C.J. and Raymond are best friends so, when C.J...

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New Girl

New Girl

by Scott, Mary Ann

New Girl is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Of Things Not Seen

Of Things Not Seen

by Aker, Don

"...a warning sounded at the base of his brain. BE ALERT! BE ALERT!"Ben Corbett is desperately struggling to keep his life together. Grades Eleven should be fun for a sixteen-year-old boy. But a chance of a lifetime threatens to reveal something that Ben has been hiding for nine years...

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Only a Cow

Only a Cow

by Hamilton, Arlene

Chocolate Lily nominee 2007-2008Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice, 2009

A horse is a horse, of course, of course.

(Except maybe when it's a cow!)Lucille isn't like the other cows on Charlie's farm. Not for her, standing around chewing her cud all day. She yearns to run in a real race, just like Thunder, Farmer Charlie's prize racehorse...

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Parenting Crisis

Parenting Crisis

by Wooding, Dr. G. Scott

Parenting Crisis is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Rebound

Rebound

by Walters, Eric

"It's like I said, it isn't what you do with the shots you make, but with the ones that don't go in. The rebounds."
° Winner of the Red Maple Award
Sean vows that this year will be different: he'll stay out of trouble and make the basketball team, even if it means ditching his old friends. David also needs to make a new start...

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Sandwiches for Duke

Sandwiches for Duke

by Sadler, Judy Ann


On the Notable List for the 2001 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award
Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice starred reviewWhen the skinny collie limped into Josie's life two years ago, it was love at first sight. The vet had mended his injured paw, and Josie had mended his broken heart...

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Surfers Of Snow

Surfers Of Snow

by Askew, Kim

Snowboarding, the internet, and the resourcefulness of his friends, help Tanner, a young snowboarder, apprehend the saboteurs who are jeopardizing the resort town of Sighing Pass, in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

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This Is The Dog

This Is The Dog

by McFarland, Wysotski

This Is The Dog is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Tiny Kite Of Eddie Wing

Tiny Kite Of Eddie Wing

by Trottier, Maxine

This delightful story for children ages four and up tells the story of a poor boy with a vivid imagination. The Festival of Kites will award a prize to the person with the smallest kite. Though he cannot afford a kite, Eddie Wing flies a make-believe one with such precision that everyone is sure they can see it...

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Visions

Visions

by Walters, Eric

Twin brothers Rob and Mark are helping their scientist mother with her institute's muskox-observing mission. No one can figure out why no muskox can be found - until Rob and Mark get some strange information that leads them to a mysteriously etched human bone and an old Inuit man who seems to have appeared from nowhere to entrance them with eerie folk legends...

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Who's Who In Canadian Sports

Who's Who In Canadian Sports

by Ferguson, Bob

Who's Who In Canadian Sports is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Zero

Zero

by Tullson, Diane

Kas fights to conceal her dangerous secret. Kas has everything a teenager could possibly want. Away from home for the first time, and attending a prestigious art school, she makes friends with a model and aspiring actress, Marin, and meets Jacob, a handsome young musician. Her future is bright and promising...

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Similar Titles

  • Baby Sloth
  • Breath of a Ghost
  • Canada Continuity & Change Teacher's Guide
  • Canada: Exploring New Directions
  • Celebrating Atlantic Canada
  • Chestnut Dreams
  • Christmas Orange
  • City Dogs
  • Dear Mr. President
  • The Fear Of Angelina Domino
  • Focus on Flies
  • The Ghost Dance
  • Leon's Song
  • Long White Scarf
  • Matthew and the Midnight Pirates
  • Menace and Mischief
  • New Girl
  • Of Things Not Seen
  • Only a Cow
  • Parenting Crisis
  • Rebound
  • Sandwiches for Duke
  • Surfers Of Snow
  • This Is The Dog
  • Tiny Kite Of Eddie Wing
  • Visions
  • Who's Who In Canadian Sports
  • Zero
  • Animals Can Be So Speedy
 

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