No one knows great reads like the staff at your local library. These Canadian children’s books have been carefully chosen to get your kids started on their summer reading adventures.
Becker, Helaine, author
This comprehensive compendium of fun activities and games will help kids stay active and enjoy all that the outdoors have to offer. It is full of handy how-tos for fun things to make and do for every kind of kid. Whether at the local park or on a camping trip, around the town or in the country, or even inside on a rainy day, kids won't need a lot of special materials or too much planning to be able to enjoy these engaging activities.
Shea, Bob, author, illustrator
Mr. McMonkey hosts a game in which the reader is invited to guess whether a stunt will result in a crash, a splash, or a moo.
Gerber, Alyson, author
Twelve-year-old Clea wants to do her homework, follow instructions, pay attention in school, and play chess on the school team, but somehow she cannot focus on whatever is in front of her, and the other kids at school are starting to notice and make fun of her; when her worried parents take her to be tested she finds out that she has ADHD (only without the hyperactivity)--and with help from the psychiatrist who seems to really understand her she is determined to learn how to focus.
Kinew, Wab, 1981- author
Using rhyming lyrics from a previously written rap song, Midewin author, Manitoba politician, and creator Kinew tells the stories of diverse Indigenous heroes both historical and contemporary from the U.S. and Canada.
Birdsong, Bea, author
It's a brand-new day, and a young girl decides to take on the world like a brave explorer heading off on an epic fairytale quest.
Johnston, Thomas Anguiti, author
Learn all about Inuit games and why they are important for staying healthy and strong for life in the Arctic.
Presents simple facts about lacrosse, including equipment, rules, goalkeeping, and defending.
Bow, Erin, author
Twelve-year-old Aisulu defies the expectations of her Kazakh family and tradition to train an eagle in order to save her brother, Serik, and prevent her family from giving up their nomadic life forever.