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Primary K-3 Collection

Amazing Sights in the Sky

What is a solar eclipse? Where can you see the northern lights? Find these answers and more in these fact-filled books. Amazing Sights in the Sky introduces the unique, natural wonders in the sky. Bright, colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Animals Eat What?

From puke and poop to blood and guts, animals will eat almost anything. Delve into some of the most disgusting meals in the animal kingdom and learn about the creatures that live off of these unusual diets. Colour photos and fascinating facts will keep readers turning the pages to learn more gross details!

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Billy Stuart

In this illustrated novel for middle-grade readers, Billy Stuart and his loyal scout group get lost on a hike and, inadvertently, travel through time. Brightly illustrated and enhanced with games and puzzles throughout, Billy Stuart and the Zintrepids is sure to amuse readers of all ages.

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Canadian Celebrations

Canadians have many reasons to celebrate, and they enjoy gathering throughout the year to observe many uniquely Canadian holidays. Canadian Celebrations provides readers a closer look at the history of these events, the reasons for each holiday, and the ways in which Canadians gather to celebrate them.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra has a gift: she can see what animals are thinking. After keeping her talent a secret at first, Cassandra realizes she can use her gift to make a difference and sets out to help pets and their people.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Cooking Across Canada!

An informative and entertaining series about cooking with fun facts and recipes from across the country. These titles will touch on the traditions and history of the food and include healthy choices and fun facts.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Danger Below!

This graphic narrative nonfiction series about underwater attacks will make you think twice before getting into the water. Fascinating information and amazing graphic illustrations will keep readers engaged as they learn about the natural habitats, physical characteristics, diets, and behaviour of these extremely dangerous-and sometimes deadly-creatures.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Fairy Tale Science

In many fairy tales, characters must rely on quick thinking to overcome challenges. But science and engineering could also help these characters. In this fun series, readers complete hands-on activities to help beloved fairy tale characters.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Go Green with Sesame Street

This fun introduction to the basics of caring for our planet arrives just in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020. From conserving energy and water or fighting litter and pollution to the history of Earth Day, each book offers simple ways to care for the earth, with fun asides and commentary from your friends on Sesame Street.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Holiday Recipe Box

It's time to take your celebrating to the next level. Impress your friends and family with delicious holiday treats. They're as fun to make as they are to eat.

Black Rabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Orca Echoes

Orca Echoes are lively, entertaining short chapter books aimed at readers between ages seven and nine. These popular classroom favourites are well suited for social responsibility and character building programs.

Orca Book Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Plant Life Cycles

Survey the life cycle of many common plants, from seed and sprout to flower and fruit. These nonfiction titles will help build literacy skills for emergent readers through levelled text and vivid, carefully matched photos.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Uncharted: Stories of Survival

Action-packed, graphic depictions of disaster survival stories will keep readers turning the pages of these engaging books! Firsthand accounts of some of the world's most destructive disasters through the eyes of the people who survived them will keep students coming back for more.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Unicorns of the Secret Stable

There are unicorns behind Magic Moon Stable, but no one except Iris and Ruby know they exist. As Unicorn Guardians, it is their job to protect the unicorns and their magic to keep them safe from the outside world.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Video Game Heroes

Press start and jump into action with today's most popular video game heroes like Super Mario, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Lara Croft! Thrilling spreads and exciting, simple text will delight young readers while they learn! Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Elementary K-6 Collection

Ancient Civilizations

Our modern world still benefits from the work of ancient civilizations! Everything from how we communicate to what we eat is based on the discoveries of ancient people. This fascinating series introduces readers to the daily lives and innovations of ancient societies. Narrative openings give way to chapters on the rulers, daily life, beliefs, and fall of each ancient society. Each title includes profiles, a cause and effect graphic, a time and place matrix, a timeline, and a thought-provoking question. Readers will gain a new appreciation for the ancients!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Canadian Eh!

Canadian Eh! celebrates items and food from around the country. Fun facts and engaging photos show how people have made these things true symbols of Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Game On!

This playful and informative series reveals the inner workings and impact of today's most popular video games. Each title explores the inception and evolution of a particular game, highlighting key creators, super players, and cultural crazes inspired by the game. Special features include side-by-side comparisons of the game over time and a behind-the-screen look into the franchise. Colour photos and action-packed screenshots will transport readers to the heart of each video game empire and have everyone excited to learn more!

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Healthy Kids Canada

Books in this series deliver key information about current issues facing Canadian kids, the impact that it has, and where to turn for help. Learn about each issue and how to deal with it in your daily life.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future

Indigenous peoples have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. From the past and into the future, Indigenous Life in Canada reveals the challenges Indigenous peoples face, celebrates their diverse cultures, and highlights the contributions they make in Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Individual Fiction Titles

LernerClassroom (Gecko Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Long-Lost Secret Diary

The hilarious Long Lost Secret Diary series put readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history struggling to carry out their roles and getting things horribly wrong. The accessible, irreverent stories will keep young readers laughing as they learn the importance of not being afraid to learn from one's mistakes.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

Makerspace Cardboard Challenge

From castles and armour to rockets and robots, an object's design relates directly to its purpose. By understanding the purpose of an object, people can create plans for building the object. This fun series guides readers in planning, building, and improving their own cardboard models of castles, roller coasters, and more. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, a supply list, Think About It critical thinking questions, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Pop! is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

POP! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Mindful Me

Social and emotional learning (SEL) helps children manage emotions, establish positive habits in communication, create and achieve goals, and make good decisions. Each title in Mindful Me introduces readers to the concept of mindfulness and how it can be easily incorporated into their daily lives to help them grow emotionally and make good decisions.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

My Minecraft

From surviving mobs (mobile monsters) to building cities, this series describes some of Minecraft's most popular aspects. Jump into the creative world of Minecraft!

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Ninja Mania

Dive into the exciting and mysterious world of the ninja in this action-packed series! Explore the history behind well-known ninja myths, from the weapons they used to their training methods. Readers will also discover the fun ways that ninja relate to the modern age.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Rap Your World

There are creatures all over, out there roaming the planet, And good friends like Steve and your bestie named Janet. Whether talkin 'bout the body, outer space, or your school, Rapping is the way to learn and also stay cool.

Black Rabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

She's Got Game

Women have always excelled as athletes, but they often receive less attention than men. This series celebrates female athletes and the sports they champion. Each book also showcases how the sport has developed over time and offers a look ahead to the future of the sport.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-5

The STEM Files

The STEM Files graphic novel series focuses on the hilarious, top secret stories of ambitious, but inept, would-be evil villains. These blundering cast of characters try their hardest to take over the world and unleash their evil plan only to fail miserably due to their lack of STEM understanding. It's hard to take over the world using science, technology, engineering, or math if you don't know the basics! Each book in the series focuses on a key STEM concept. Includes educational callouts, sidebars, and backmatter material. Supplemental activity also included.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

The Big Game

From the Super Bowl to the Summer Olympics, this action-packed series dives into the fascinating history, thrilling moments, and greatest champions of the world's biggest sports events.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Elementary K-8 Collection Option 1

Character Education

It''s important for children to learn about responsibilities and how to treat their friends, family, and acquaintances. These titles continue to help young readers understand these concepts through relatable and realistic everyday situations. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Dead Max Comix

Middle school can be a survival of "fitting-in,"at best. In Dead Max Comix, Derrick discovers that his secrets aren't really unusual. This series offers a light-hearted touch at accepting yourself and finding your own "pack.

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Discover Your Senses

Introduce young readers to the five senses of the human body. Friendly text, simple diagrams, and supportive photos combine to explain how our senses work and how we use them to explore the world.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Internet Animal Stars

Cute animals are everywhere on the internet! Learn about the lives of cats, dogs, and other creatures when they aren't starring in hilarious online videos. These guides showcase each animal's life cycle, diet, and more alongside fun graphics inspired by social media.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Makers Make It Work

This series of fun, easy-to-read stories ties into the popular Makers Movement by focusing on problem-solving and hands-on action. With bright, eye-catching art and explanatory sidebars with additional information on each topic, these books show kids how to use their hands, their heads, their creativity, and their problem-solving skills to overcome all kinds of challenges. Each book also includes an activity for young makers to try themselves. With the Makers Make It Work series, any kid can be a maker!

LernerClassroom (Kane Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Manners Matter

Each title in this series gives a friendly explanation of good manners in a specific situation, helping readers think through how their actions affect others.

POP! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Marvelous Migrations

From the monarch butterfly to the humpback whale, Earth's creatures, both big and small, travel hundreds of miles each year on magnificent journeys. Follow their trails from beginning to end in the Marvellous Migrations series. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage young readers to think, create, guess, and ask questions. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Monster Math

Is the math monster biting at your brain? Charming, simple illustrated stories with cute monster characters introduce counting and concepts such as measuring, shapes, and patterns.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Orca Echoes

Orca Echoes are lively, entertaining short chapter books aimed at readers between ages seven and nine. These popular classroom favourites are well suited for social responsibility and character building programs.

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

The Secret Society of Monster Hunters

Zombies and dragons and krakens, oh my! Join Elena, her big brother Jorge, and their friends Marcus, Fiona, and Amy as they travel through time, from the 20s to the 90s, hunting for mythical monsters and keeping them safe from the eyes of history! This graphic novel series includes monster profiles and survival tips as well as in-depth content on the social and political climate, entertainment, fashion, and popular idioms of that decade. Backmatter includes an activity page.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Soft Skills Sleuth: Investigating Life Skills Success

Each title in the Soft Skills Sleuth series tackles an essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way. The series offers the perfect antidote to simply lecturing students about good behaviour by drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of each skill illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Titles invite readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to concepts like listening, talking, body language, and writing.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Sylvie

Aspiring activist Sylvie Schwartz dreams of saving the world. If only the world would cooperate. This series will appeal to kids who want to make a difference, dream big, and want to do great things. (It will also appeal to anyone who loves ice cream sundaes or sweet slobbery puppies.) No matter what gets in Sylvie's way, your readers will root for Sylvie to succeed, project after project.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

What Happened?

Crack open a What Happened? book to investigate a preposterous mystery from four different perspectives. See what the witnesses get right . . . and what they get hilariously wrong. Bet you'll never guess what really happened!

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-7

Where Does It Go?

What happens to garbage after it is picked up? Where does water go? Discover what happens to garbage, recycling, water, and mail after it leaves the home. Infographics use descriptions and real-life photos to show the steps in each cycle, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Who Are You?

What's your sign? Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Is Mercury in retrograde? Or is it just your personality? The Who Are You? series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. This hi-low series uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone illustrates fun, simple yoga poses readers can do anywhere as part of their everyday routines. Step by step instructions, illustrations, and helpful tips and techniques make each pose fun and easy to learn. Titles also present wellness, mindfulness, and helpful breathing practices to introduce young readers to the basics of the practice.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Elementary K-8 Collection Option 2

Amazing Animals

The world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and expanded series continues travelling the planet to study fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviours, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behaviour.

Creative Education © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-2

Billy Stuart

In these illustrated novels for middle-grade readers, Billy Stuart and his loyal scout group get lost on a hike and, inadvertently, travel through time. Brightly illustrated and enhanced with games and puzzles throughout, Billy Stuart and the Zintrepids is sure to amuse readers of all ages.

Orca Book Publishers © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Character Education

Kindness, honesty, respect, and responsibility: we value all these traits in ourselves and in others. This series helps young readers understand each of these qualities and learn how to use them in their everyday lives. With second-person opening narratives that place the reader into a relevant situation and examples of how they can exhibit each trait, these books can help young students build positive character!

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Cogheart Adventures Trilogy

With her friends – Robert, the clockmaker’s son, and Malkin, her mechanical fox – Lily is plunged into a murky and menacing world. Too soon Lily realizes that those she holds dear may be the very ones to break her heart…Murder, mayhem and mystery meet in this gripping Victorian steampunk adventure series, featuring two friends, murder and mayhem, airships and automata, and an over-opinionated mechanical fox!

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-7

Explorers of Canada

Follow in the footsteps of some of Canada's greatest explorers in this high-interest series. Each title chronicles the timeline of an explorer, explains the motivation behind their journey, and examines their relationship with Indigenous Peoples. A combination of modern and historic maps and colourful images highlight the places visited and discovered by these adventurers.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Franchise

Every sports franchise has its face-the star of the show, the player fans can't take their eyes off of, the one whose talent determines the fate of the entire operation. The Franchise series explores these athletes' stories, taking readers into the players' lives on and off the field of play. Learn about your favourite athletes' early days, the challenges they've overcome to reach the top, and the qualities that make them truly incomparable.

Flux (Press Box Books) © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-8

Incredible

The Incredible series tells engaging, exciting, and touching recent and historical stories about people and animals doing brave, daring, and surprising things. This is a high-interest page-turner series about animal feats, athletic feats, daredevil stunts, suspenseful mysteries, epic rescues, and extreme survival stories that will keep readers engaged.

Bookstaves © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-5

Indigenous Communities in Canada

Approximately 1.4 million Indigenous people live in Canada today. They come from a large number of communities, each with its own history, language, and cultural practices. Indigenous Canadian Communities in Canada will explore the lives of Indigenous people, both in the past and in current times.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

PrimeTime: Basketball

The bright lights are shining, the cameras are rolling, and the fans are cheering. PrimeTime is when the world's biggest stars step up and perform at the top of their game. This series offers an exciting look at today's greatest athletes, taking readers through their journeys from childhood to the top of their sport, highlighting the skills and abilities that make them truly stand out.

Press Box Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

PrimeTime: Hockey

The bright lights are shining, the cameras are rolling, and the fans are cheering. PrimeTime is when the world's biggest stars step up and perform at the top of their game. This series offers an exciting look at today's greatest athletes, taking readers through their journeys from childhood to the top of their sport, highlighting the skills and abilities that make them truly stand out.

Press Box Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Ultimate Supercars

This series introduces readers to some of the coolest, fastest, and most technologically advanced cars on the road today. Each title features informative side bars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.

Kaleidoscope © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Walden Lane

Walden Lane is a quintessential small city. And the Moors are a typical American family. The books describe a tightknit family, with busy schedules and the usual problems. The series explores suburban life in a fun way, with topics appropriate for younger readers. These gentle reads are innocent, hopeful, and sometimes funny, with no unsettling surprises or storylines.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

What Happened?

Crack open a What Happened? book to investigate a preposterous mystery from four different perspectives. See what the witnesses get right . . . and what they get hilariously wrong. Bet you'll never guess what really happened!

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-7

Intermediate 4-8 Collection

50 Things You Didn't Know About

This fun series lets readers explore a new topic, broaden their knowledge on a favourite subject, or just have a few laughs. Each book is filled with facts and trivia about historical eras, ranging from daily life to unusual customs.

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Guide to Covid-19

In late 2019, health officials noticed a new disease spreading in Wuhan, China. They named it COVID-19. Within a few months, it became a pandemic that dramatically changed life for nearly everyone on Earth. Millions of people became sick, and hundreds of thousands died. Leaders ordered whole countries to stay home to slow the disease’s spread. Companies closed or went out of business. Meanwhile, health-care workers on the front lines saved lives and raced to find treatments. In the Core Library Guide to COVID-19, readers will learn about the disease, how it spread across the globe, and the ways it has changed society.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-5

All-Time Sports Records

From huge homeruns to super soccer stats, the world of sports is full of amazing records. Lace up your sneakers and race through the best sports records of all time.

Black Rabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Ancient Civilizations

Our modern world still benefits from the work of ancient civilizations! Everything from how we communicate to what we eat is based on the discoveries of ancient people. This fascinating series introduces readers to the daily lives and innovations of ancient societies. Narrative openings give way to chapters on the rulers, daily life, beliefs, and fall of each ancient society. Each title includes profiles, a cause and effect graphic, a time and place matrix, a timeline, and a thought-provoking question. Readers will gain a new appreciation for the ancients!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Canada's Changing Climate

Canada is a big country with a diverse climate. This series investigates the impact of climate change on our people, place and lifestyle. Explore how you can help and adapt to climate change in Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Chapter Books

Orca/Lerner/Flux © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-7

Future Tech

When we think of the future, we imagine hover boards and holograms-but what kinds of technology will we actually have in the future? Explore how communication, entertainment, medicine, cities, food, and transportation are changing with the help of cutting-edge technology.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Garfield's® Guide to Digital Citizenship

Colour comics featuring Garfield and friends help readers navigate the world of cyber safety. Activities at the end of each story challenge young digital citizens to think critically about staying safe and secure online.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Mindful Mentality

Learn how to actively practice empathy, patience, perseverance, respect, tolerance, and good listening skills and apply them to everyday situations with Mindful Mentality. All six titles present engaging and motivating introductions to the importance of these positive character traits and illustrate how shaping these social and emotional learning (SEL) skills can build mindfulness and social awareness.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

My Minecraft

From surviving mobs (mobile monsters) to building cities, this series describes some of Minecraft's most popular aspects. Jump into the creative world of Minecraft!

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Regions of Canada

In this series learn more about the vast regions of Canada and what makes them unique. Explore current issues and learn how to respect our biodiversity by being stewards of its future.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Saving Earth's Biomes

People have negatively affected many of Earth's biomes, but human ingenuity can help care for our planet and all its inhabitants. This series examines four biomes that are in danger and investigates the various ways that people are attempting to restore them.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-5

Team Earth

Around the world, animals work with other living things to create unique and balanced ecosystems. Bees help plants make seeds. Birds scatter seeds so plants can grow. Gophers loosen the soil, letting water and nutrients easily reach roots. Cleaner fish keep other fish healthy by eating parasites. But today, some of these systems are at risk of disappearing. Team Earth investigates the amazing ways that animals help their environments and humans, and shows what people can do to protect them.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-5

YouTubers

Young readers will learn all about their favourite social media stars in YouTubers! This contemporary series explores the lives and careers of some of today's most popular celebrities. Each title features a different individual or group, providing a biographical look at their childhood, family, and career, including how the stars got their starts on YouTube, rose to fame, and became influencers in pop culture. Fun facts about viral videos, popular posts, and subscriber counts enrich the text while dynamic photos give readers a behind-the-screens look at each YouTube sensation.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Young Adult Collection

A House Divided

Henrietta Achilles inherits the home of her uncle, a notorious wizard, only to discover it's filled with feuding bands of thieves, soldiers, and monsters that refuse to leave. Now she must unite rivals, fend off supernatural threats, and uncoil many mysteries. A House Divided is a fantasy adventure series with humour and intrigue behind every door.

Lerner Classroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Achieving Social Change

This series tells the stories of important social reforms brought about in history by activism, and which are still of concern today. Each book takes a revealing new approach to social activism, seen from the perspective of those inside the campaigns and describing the changing tactics used to achieve change at different times. Stories of key movements and change-makers will motivate readers to think about the achievements of activists from the past and consider how they can be applied to activism today.

Crabtree Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Athletes Who Made a Difference

This graphic non-fiction series presents true sports stories of grit, leadership, and resistance. Dynamic visuals highlight impactful events on and off the field, as legendary athletes inspire social change.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Black History in Canada

Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Exploring the Internet of Things

What makes something "smart"? In the Exploring the Internet of Things series, readers discover how inanimate objects, from watches to home speakers to even t-shirts, help people get things done better, faster, and smarter. How can a ring book an Uber? How are smart contact lenses saving lives? The series on the practical application, technological and future advancements, and innovation of IoT. Includes informative sidebars, data-focused text, and 21st Century Skills backmatter content.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Graphic Science Biographies

Explore the lives of scientists who changed how people see the world. The books follow famous scientists from their childhoods onward, inspiring young readers to value of their own curiosity and creativity. The storylines examine the pivotal moments of scientific breakthroughs, as well as how competition, feuds, and the events of the time affected the scientists' work. Author and cartoonist Jordi Bayarri also reveals surprising events in the scientists' lives, such as Marie Curie's medical work during World War I and Isaac Newton's role in combatting counterfeiting on behalf of England's Royal Mint.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Life on Earth

In this sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi, a group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a classmate's possible alien abduction and mysterious return. The headstrong Emily, the aloof Brett, the insecure Nigel, and the awkward Paula are all learning how to deal with life's challenges-and an alien presence might be affecting them too. Different chapters focus on different characters, and MariNaomi adopts a distinct visual style with each change in point of view.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
7

Orca Currents

Orca Currents are short high-interest novels with contemporary themes, written expressly for middle-school students reading below grade level.

Orca Book Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-8

Out of This World

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Where do black holes lead? Are we alone in the universe? These and other fascinating questions are discussed using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Road Trip

The road trips in this series don't go quite as expected. To deal with problems ranging from natural disasters to personal drama, characters have to rely on their instincts and quick thinking to make it through.

Lerner Classroom (Darby Creek) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Canadian Studies

Canada Turns 150

Journey through 150 years of Canadian history in this celebratory series. Canada Turns 150 highlights important people and events that helped shape the nation between 1867 and 2017. Readers will explore key moments in politics, social issues, sports, arts, conflicts, and more.

Beech Street Books © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6-7

Canada's Hockey Teams

No two hockey teams are the same, and this series highlights the qualities that make each Canadian team special through short, punchy sections that leave readers with no shortage of material for playground trivia. With sections ranging from the vital to the obscure, and from short stories to single stat lines, the content comes together to tell the whole story of your favourite hockey team in a fun and engaging way.

Press Box Books © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Canadian Celebrations

Canadians have many reasons to celebrate, and they enjoy gathering throughout the year to observe many uniquely Canadian holidays. Canadian Celebrations provides readers a closer look at the history of these events, the reasons for each holiday, and the ways in which Canadians gather to celebrate them.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Canadian Families

Canadians come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Many parts of our lives are similar to those of neighbours, but we might do other things very differently. Canadian Families explores the different ways that people from diverse backgrounds live their day-to-day lives.

Beech Street Books © 2017

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Canadian Science: Technology and Sustainability

Books in this series will each examine Canadian technology as it relates to sustainability and stewardship. Books will describe what is happening in Canada today as well as provide a look forward into the future of these technologies.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Canadian Structures

From coast to coast, Canada is filled with marvels of modern-day architecture and engineering. Canadian Structures takes readers on a tour of different structures across the country, exploring where, how, and why they were built. Readers also will learn more about the scientific and technological forces acting upon the structure.

Beech Street Books © 2017

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Disasters in Canada: Prepare and Be Safe

Disaster can strike at any time. Communities across Canada have felt the effects of wildfires, floods, ice storms, and other natural disasters. Disasters in Canada: Prepare and Be Safe teaches readers the science behind these disasters, how Canadian communities prepare for them, and what families can do to stay safe.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

The Great Canadian Road Trip

Get ready to explore Canada like never before-from coast to coast to coast. This highly visual series takes readers on a road trip across the Canadian provinces and territories. Visit major cities, and head off the beaten path to explore the people, environment, foods, cultures, and history of each region. Detours add fun trivia and jokes to the road trip, while maps show the route travelled.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

Immigration to Canada: Then and Now

Books in this series will each examine different groups that have immigrated to Canada throughout Canadian history, including when, where, and why they settled. What was life like for immigrants when they arrived, and how did it change for subsequent generations? Books will also explore the groups' contributions to Canadian society and culture, and highlight key figures from history.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Indigenous Communities in Canada

Approximately 1.4 million Indigenous people live in Canada today. They come from a large number of communities, each with its own history, language, and cultural practices. Indigenous Canadian Communities in Canada will explore the lives of Indigenous people, both in the past and in current times.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future

Indigenous peoples have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. From the past and into the future, Indigenous Life in Canada reveals the challenges Indigenous peoples face, celebrates their diverse cultures, and highlights the contributions they make in Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada

This series will examine the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to Canada, in the topic areas given. The books will touch on the contributions of individuals, such as famous or noteworthy Indigenous People who contributed in these areas, as well as more general ideas or events, such as the sport of lacrosse in the Sports book.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

NBA All-Time Greats

From the pioneers of the 1950s to the global superstars of today, the NBA has always been home to supremely talented players. Get to know the best of the best from your favourite teams through the years. This compelling series is sure to hook readers from the start.

Press Box Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Relationships and Responsibilities

All Canadians have relationships and responsibilities that impact their lives. Whether at school, at home, or in the community, these roles engage Canadians with the world around them. Relationships and Responsibilities offers readers a closer look at how these roles are connected to one's identity, culture, and sense of self.

Beech Street Books © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Settler Life in Canada

This series examines life in pioneer times, 1780-1890. These titles concentrate on how and why things were built certain ways, also discussing how things varied across the country and why. Each book includes a hands-on project to extend learning.

Beech Street Books © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

To Be Canadian

Many factors mold and shape the Canadian identity. From our diverse backgrounds to our cultural beliefs, it's important that every Canadian feels accepted. To Be Canadian explores the essence of what it means to be a Canadian, and how everyone can make the country a better place to live.

Beech Street Books © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Understanding Canadian Government and Citizenship

This dynamic series introduces young readers to the three levels of government in Canada and its impact on daily life. It also explores the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Colourful flowcharts and diagrams illustrate government processes, while sidebars examine contemporary issues and invite readers to think critically about modern Canadian politics.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Welcome to British North America

Canada's colonial history is rich with conflict and progress. Welcome to British North America offers a wide-ranging look at life in Upper Canada after it was settled by the British. Readers will learn how the British colonies were established and governed and see what life was like for both settlers and Indigenous Peoples between 1713 and 1850.

Beech Street Books © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Welcome to New France

The colonial era is a fascinating and much studied era in Canadian history. Welcome to New France will offer a comprehensive look at life in New France. Readers will learn how the colonies were explored and settled, and what life was like in the time period spanning from the early 1500s into the nineteenth century.

Beech Street Books © 2017

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-6

Working in Canadian Communities

People go to work every day throughout Canada. Whether you live in a small town or a big city, on a farm or in the suburbs, there are all kinds of jobs you can do. Working in Canadian Communities will tell you more about the people who live and work in different parts of Canada and the types of jobs you can find there.

Beech Street Books © 2017

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Black History in Canada

Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Canada's Changing Climate: Problems and Solutions

Canada is a big country with a diverse climate. This series investigates the impact of climate change on our people, place and lifestyle. Explore how you can help and adapt to climate change in Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Canadian Eh!

Canadian Eh! celebrates items and food from around the country. Fun facts and engaging photos show how people have made these things true symbols of Canada.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Cooking Across Canada!

An informative and entertaining series about cooking with fun facts and recipes from across the country. These titles will touch on the traditions and history of the food and include healthy choices and fun facts.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Explorers of Canada

Follow in the footsteps of some of Canada's greatest explorers in this high-interest series. Each title chronicles the timeline of an explorer, explains the motivation behind their journey, and examines their relationship with Indigenous Peoples. A combination of modern and historic maps and colourful images highlight the places visited and discovered by these adventurers.

Beech Street Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Healthy Kids Canada

Books in this series deliver key information about current issues facing Canadian kids, the impact that it has, and where to turn for help. Learn about each issue and how to deal with it in your daily life.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Regions of Canada

In this series learn more about the vast regions of Canada and what makes them unique. Explore current issues and learn how to respect our biodiversity by being stewards of its future.

Beech Street Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Kindergarten to 1st Grade Nonfiction

The Amazing Adventures of Abby McQuade

Some would call Largo Bay quirky. Others would call it downright strange. To Abby McQuade it's just home. Abby has a big imagination. And her curiosity always leads to trouble. Every adventurer has a sidekick. Holmes had Watson. Batman had Robin. Abby has her bestie, Clara Erickson. Clara is regimented, hyper-scheduled, and disciplined. Abby is à not. Abby is yin to Clara's yang. Would her bestie be bored without Abby's curious mind? Totally.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Amazing Animals

The world of animals is wonderfully diverse. This popular and expanded series continues travelling the planet to study fascinating animals. Beautiful photos are paired with accessible text to examine the featured creature's appearance, habitat, behaviours, and life cycle. Each book also presents a folk story that people have used to help explain the animal's appearance or behaviour.

Creative Education © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-2

Animal Homes

Where does a fox raise its young? Where does a bird lay its eggs? Readers will learn what animals live in burrows, trees, dens and more! Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Backyard Bugs

There are so many insects to view just outside your door! Help children develop reading skills while exploring the world and insects around them with Backyard Bugs. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work together with crisp and colourful photographs to create a reading experience that is engaging and supportive.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK
Accelerated Reader
0.9

Comparing Directions

Differentiating opposites is fundamental for learning. Comparing Directions helps children visually recognize opposing directionals with fun themes and vibrant photos. Comparing Directions titles include tools for teachers and caregivers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

Jump! © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Crayola® World of Color

Celebrate colour with Crayola®! Crisp photos and engaging text encourage readers to notice the colours all around us. Back matter includes art prompts using shades of a single colour and Crayola colours found in photos.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Fun First Concepts

Help your youngest readers learn to read with Fun First Concepts! Vibrant, real-life photographs and simple text introduce letters of the alphabet, colors, shapes, and counting concepts to beginning readers. Repetitive text patterns, clear photo/text matches, and labels create a reading experience that is engaging and easy to follow.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Helping Out

The Helping Out series explores the ways little readers can help out in their own world. The series utilizes social emotional based text to get children comfortable with reading. Each book uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colourful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book. Books include teaching guides.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Little Blue Readers: Animals Live Here

From deserts to rain forests, animals live all over the world. This exciting series offers young readers a look into the many animals that live in Earth’s diverse climates.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Little Blue Readers: Colors in My World

From blue sky to green plants, colors are all around us every day. This fun series helps young readers spot the different colors in the places they live. Each book includes easy-to-read text and vibrant photos, making it a great choice for beginning readers.

Focus Readers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK-1

Little Blue Readers: My Family

Everyone has a family, but all families are different. This series explores similarities and differences in where families live, who makes up a family, and what they eat and celebrate.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Little Blue Readers: Things I Like

Some people like dancing or building. Others like cats and dogs. This high-interest series will help young readers explore the things they like.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK-1

My Healthy Habits

The My Healthy Habits series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in developing healthy habits. Topics range from brushing your teeth to getting exercise. Simple sentence structure and word usage help readers develop word recognition and reading skills.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

My Itty-Bitty Bio

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. These books examine the lives of famous historical men and women in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

My Mindful Day

Early readers are introduced to a foundation of daily mindfulness practices in the My Mindful Day series. Books encourage social emotional learning, empathy, compassion, and personal peace and mindfulness. This engaging early approach to mindfulness helps readers develop word recognition and reading skills.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Picture Books

Danny Dino is not feeling well. What can he do to protect himself and others from getting sick? Dr. Pterosaur tells Danny Dino and his friends how to prevent the spread of germs and viruses.

LernerClassroom (Little Steps Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Pond Animals

From beavers to ducks to frogs, this series introduces early readers to animals found in ponds. Students learn about each animal's physical characteristics, behaviour, life cycle, and habitat. labelled diagrams of each animal and fun facts further young readers' learning.

Pop! © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Science Questions

This series offers simple explanations to some of kids' most pressing science-related questions. Students learn about the basic science behind flight, rainbows, migration, and more. labelled diagrams and fun facts further young readers' learning.

Pop! © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Seasons

We experience different sights, activities, and weather each season. Books in this series introduce and label the unique sights of each season, helping new readers learn to read while also learning about the four seasons. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work together with crisp and colourful photographs to create an engaging and supportive reading experience.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Seasons All Around Me

What do you love about each season? With carefully levelled text and vibrant illustrations, emergent readers follow the characters of these fictional stories as they experience the joys of the four seasons.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Seedlings: On the Go

Hello, freight trains and trams. Hello, monorails and passenger trains. Hello fun! The popular Seedlings series now offers irresistible introductions to six types of trains. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books touch upon the parts and roles of trains in communities. Each book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge!

Creative Education © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Sesame Street® Welcoming Words

Sesame Street characters help readers connect to new friends who speak different languages. Simple words and phrases relating to everyday life and a colourful approach help readers learn a new language to become smarter, kinder friends.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Spot Arctic Animals

Bundle up! It's time to discover the unique animals that live at the top of the world. This search-and-find series lets young readers explore the arctic and the animals that live there. Find out how their bodies are adapted to the frigid climate and what they do to survive.

Amicus (Spot) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Spot Wild Cats

Animal lovers will pounce on these levelled readers about furry, fantastic wildcats. A search-and-find feature helps early readers learn new vocabulary about body parts, habitat, and behaviour. Support visual literacy with awesome photography, photo clues, and an answer key.

Amicus (Spot) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Spring Is Here

From baby animals to rain showers, the spring season brings many changes. This charming series explores the activities and natural wonders that people can enjoy in spring.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

The World of Dinosaurs

Movies and television shows have turned people of all ages into dinosaur fanatics. But what were these prehistoric creatures really like, and what wiped them out? This high-interest series explores the lives of world-famous dinosaurs, from diets to defenses, and examines what drove these great beasts to extinction. Maps, size comparisons, and other special features help bring the exciting world of dinosaurs to life!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

This Is My Family

Families come in all shapes and sizes. This series makes sure that all kinds of families are represented in your library. Simple, sweet text introduces a family and is followed by fun, everyday activities and interactions that all types of families experience. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Tween Emergent Reader Libraries

Tween Emergent Reader Libraries will motivate struggling readers to pick up a book, start reading, and keep reading. But this new series features topics and genres particularly of interest to upper elementary and middle school students. Planned as a three-box set, with books written at emergent and beginning reader levels, this unique new collection contains the books you have been searching for: high-interest fiction and non-fiction selections in sets that include both literary genres and content-specific themes. GO! Excel, includes 64-page books written at true emergent levels with colour photographs on every page to support comprehension and engage struggling readers. Two additional sets, Engage and Excel, will feature slightly higher reading levels and word counts to allow students to progress in reading step by step.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Boxed Set
Reading Level
1-2

Watch It Grow

Watch It Grow appeals to early readers interested in learning more about how plants grow and the steps in their life cycles. Each title features a life cycle diagram, picture glossary, table of contents, and index. Bright, detailed photographs and labels help readers easily identify each step.

Jump! © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Welcoming Words

Sesame Street characters help readers connect to new friends who speak different languages. Simple words and phrases relating to everyday life and a colourful approach help readers learn a new language to become smarter, kinder friends.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Your Body Systems

The human body is a complex being made up of systems that keep us alive and moving! In this series, readers will dive into the body's systems though engaging, levelled text and related diagrams that follow the parts and functions of each system. Get a microscopic view inside the body with ôA Closer Look,ö and put new knowledge into action with a hands-on activity. Check out what is happening inside the body with each title!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Character Education

It’s important for children to learn about responsibilities and how to treat their friends, family, and acquaintances. These titles continue to help young readers understand these concepts through relatable and realistic everyday situations. Inviting covers and fun images throughout will keep readers engaged.

North Star Classroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Discover Your Senses

Introduce young readers to the five senses of the human body. Friendly text, simple diagrams, and supportive photos combine to explain how our senses work and how we use them to explore the world.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Go Green with Sesame Street®

This fun introduction to the basics of caring for our planet arrives just in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020. From conserving energy and water or fighting litter and pollution to the history of Earth Day, each book offers simple ways to care for the earth, with fun asides and commentary from your friends on Sesame Street.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Manners Matter

Each title in this series gives a friendly explanation of good manners in a specific situation, helping readers think through how their actions affect others.

POP! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Mindful Me

Social and emotional learning (SEL) helps children manage emotions, establish positive habits in communication, create and achieve goals, and make good decisions. Each title in Mindful Me introduces readers to the concept of mindfulness and how it can be easily incorporated into their daily lives to help them grow emotionally and make good decisions.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Monster Math

Is the math monster biting at your brain? Charming, simple illustrated stories with cute monster characters introduce counting and concepts such as measuring, shapes, and patterns.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Plant Life Cycles

Survey the life cycle of many common plants, from seed and sprout to flower and fruit. These nonfiction titles will help build literacy skills for emergent readers through levelled text and vivid, carefully matched photos.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Tip and Tucker

Meet Tip and Tucker! These hamsters are best friends and like to stick together. But while little Tip is sometimes nervous about new situations, Tucker likes to explore and see new things.

Sleeping Bear Press © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Where Does It Go?

What happens to garbage after it is picked up? Where does water go? Discover what happens to garbage, recycling, water, and mail after it leaves the home. Infographics use descriptions and real-life photos to show the steps in each cycle, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

2nd to 3rd Grade Nonfiction

Arena Events

Grab your ticket and enjoy the show with these exciting and informative books. Learn all about the world's most entertaining events like rodeos, concerts, and the Super Bowl. With easy text and thrilling pictures, these hi-lo books will have all young readers shouting for an encore!

North Star Classroom © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest warriors from two different time periods and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Caring for Your Magical Pets

Owning a pet is a huge responsibility, especially when that pet breathes fire or bursts into flames! Putting a spin on classic pet guides, this series details how to care for magical pets through witty, conversational text that explores life cycles, how much food and exercise, and special care each pet needs along with information about the joys and potential hazards each pet brings. With humorous imagery that works hand in hand with the text, this series is sure to spark young readers' imaginations and prove that reading can be fun.

Blackrabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Coding Is CATegorical™

Meet your coding instructors-computer-savvy cats! Playful rhyming verse introduces young readers to key coding concepts like syntax and algorithms, and fun illustrations further clarify the topics.

Millbrook Press © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Colorful Crayola® Crafts

Explore science, the outdoors, and more with these Crayola crafts! Easy-to-follow instructions and photos guide readers. QR codes for each project link to a digital landing page showing more detailed steps and photos.

LernerClassroom © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Could You Survive?

Could you survive a zombie apocalypse? What about being hunted by predators? Or an AI uprising? This book could save your life. Each book in this series contains five survivalist hacks from everyday objects, monsters don't stand a chance! Hacks are paired with a STEM connection that explains the science behind how the hack works. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these super engaging, high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Crawly Creatures

They're creepy, they're crawly, and this series brings readers up close and personal with them. Through infographics, gross fun facts, and carefully levelled text, readers will learn about the lives of these creatures and the important roles they play in nature.

Blackrabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Fiction

After his grandfather dies, Cooper invents obsessive rituals to protect his loved ones from harm. But when his strange behaviour causes family relationships to fray, Cooper vows to cure himself and bring his damaged family back together.

LernerClassroom (Carolrhoda Books) © 2017

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Garfield's® Fat Cat Guide to STEM Breakthroughs

Garfield introduces readers to the most noteworthy STEM discoveries, breakthroughs, and inventions with his trademark laugh-out-loud commentary. From the beginning of numbers to computer chips, Garfield explores it all...with only a few snack breaks along the way.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

How to Outsmart...

The humour shines in this witty series about tricking, teasing, and tickling some of the worst characters you could meet. Reluctant readers will find much to love in these quirky titles.

Blackrabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Individual Nonfiction Titles

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Let's Fly

Let's Fly gives readers a dynamic look at some of world's most fascinating aircraft. This engaging series will appeal to both airplane enthusiasts and technology fans. Each book includes the history of the vehicle, a description of the vehicle's most important parts, and a look at the latest technology that makes each vehicle faster and safer than ever before.

Focus Readers © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Making Good Choices

During conflict will you use your hands or words? If you're angry, will you throw a fit or talk it out? Learning how to make good choices is an important and essential part of growing up. With multiple endings, each book allows the reader to make choices and read what happens next, learning how good or bad choices lead to different consequences.

Amicus (Amicus Illustrated) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Monarch Jungle

This series of books was designed specifically for struggling teen readers. The contemporary fiction is written at accessible levels and provides substantive content without being edgy. The relatable plots appeal to teens, especially those who are reluctant to read. The characters' lives are suddenly on the edge—of fame, fear, or even sanity. What starts out as fun or routine becomes a nightmare, real or imagined. As characters are tested in mind, body, and spirit, readers have a sense of being there to experience the adventure.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

My Minecraft

From surviving mobs (mobile monsters) to building cities, this series describes some of Minecraft's most popular aspects. Learn the basics of mining for materials, planting crops, and changing the game with mods (modifications). Jump into the creative world of Minecraft.

LernerClassroom © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Natural Disasters

Natural disasters happen all around the world. From wicked winds to scorching lava, take a look at some of the most dangerous events in human history.

Blackrabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

On the Paranormal Hunt

The world is full of mysterious stories. A monster in Loch Ness? Ghosts in graveyards? No one knows if the stories are true. But hunting for answers is spooky fun.

Blackrabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Out of This World

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, an exciting series for struggling readers. Where do black holes lead? Are we alone in the universe? These and other fascinating questions are discussed using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Planets

Planets are incredible space bodies, so incredible that life can survive on at least one of them! Each title in this series is information-packed, and covers everything from the size of the planet, to what its atmosphere is made of, to the missions that have explored it! This is a Level 3 series and is specifically for transitional readers.

North Star Classroom © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Red Rhino Nonfiction

This series features high-interest topics in every content area. Visually appealing full-colour photographs and illustrations, fun facts, and short chapters keep emerging readers focused. These books include pre-reading comprehension questions and a 20-word glossary for comprehension support.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

The Sky's the Limit

The Sky's the Limit helps readers create constructive attitudes, build confidence, and foster positive peer networks. Each title empowers the reader, detailing specific practices and mindfulness activities they can participate in daily to help achieve their goals, while reinforcing the concepts of social and emotional learning (SEL).

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Sports' Greatest of All Time

This series highlights the greatest athletes across the world's most popular sports in a fun, top-ten format! Packed with colour photos, exciting stats, and thrilling action, each book is sure to appeal to sports fans.

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Ultimate Supercars

This series introduces readers to some of the coolest, fastest, and most technologically advanced cars on the road today. Each title features informative side bars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.

Kaleidoscope © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Who Are You?

What's your sign? Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Is Mercury in retrograde? Or is it just your personality? The Who Are You? series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. This hi-low series uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

50 Things You Didn't Know About

This fun series lets readers explore a new topic, broaden their knowledge on a favourite subject, or just have a few laughs. Each book is filled with facts and trivia about historical eras, ranging from daily life to unusual customs.

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

All-Time Sports Records

From huge homeruns to super soccer stats, the world of sports is full of amazing records. Lace up your sneakers and race through the best sports records of all time.

Blackrabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Amazing Sights in the Sky

What is a solar eclipse? Where can you see the northern lights? Find these answers and more in these fact-filled books. Amazing Sights in the Sky introduces the unique, natural wonders in the sky. Bright, colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Animals Eat What?

From puke and poop to blood and guts, animals will eat almost anything. Delve into some of the most disgusting meals in the animal kingdom and learn about the creatures that live off of these unusual diets. Colour photos and fascinating facts will keep readers turning the pages to learn more gross details!

LernerClassroom © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Danger Below!

This graphic narrative nonfiction series about underwater attacks will make you think twice before getting into the water. Fascinating information and amazing graphic illustrations will keep readers engaged as they learn about the natural habitats, physical characteristics, diets, and behaviour of these extremely dangerous-and sometimes deadly-creatures.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Fairy Tale Science

In many fairy tales, characters must rely on quick thinking to overcome challenges. But science and engineering could also help these characters. In this fun series, readers complete hands-on activities to help beloved fairy tale characters.

Focus Readers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Holiday Recipe Box

It's time to take your celebrating to the next level. Impress your friends and family with delicious holiday treats. They're as fun to make as they are to eat.

Blackrabbit Books © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Internet Animal Stars

Cute animals are everywhere on the internet! Learn about the lives of cats, dogs, and other creatures when they aren't starring in hilarious online videos. These guides showcase each animal's life cycle, diet, and more alongside fun graphics inspired by social media.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Makers Make It Work

This series of fun, easy-to-read stories ties into the popular Makers Movement by focusing on problem-solving and hands-on action. With bright, eye-catching art and explanatory sidebars with additional information on each topic, these books show kids how to use their hands, their heads, their creativity, and their problem-solving skills to overcome all kinds of challenges. Each book also includes an activity for young makers to try themselves. With the Makers Make It Work series, any kid can be a maker!

LernerClassroom (Kane Press) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2