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Primary K-3 Collection Option A

All Kinds of People

In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbours' lives. Critical-thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Crayola® Art of Coding

Young readers will love delving into some of the most important basics of computational thinking and coding. From sequencing to debugging, readers will learn concepts through unplugged activities that empower them to think like coders.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Drive Thru

Do you like salt on your fries? What about sugar on your cereal? There are so many tasty things to eat, but did you know that the food you eat comes from all over the world? Let's Drive Thru the world and learn about where food comes from and how it grows.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Early Bird Readers-Gold

In this series, early fluent readers will improve on their reading independence with these quirky stories featuring levelled text and charming characters.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Graphic Novels

Various © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Health Smarts

What are your healthy habits? Young readers will meet diverse characters and learn about a variety of ways to stay healthy. These appealing stories feature critical-thinking and comprehension questions to encourage reader engagement.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Jesse Steam Mysteries

Ten-year-old Jesse Steam's curiosity about how the world works leads her to one mystery after another as she pedals around town with Mr. Stubbs, her tabby cat, keeping her company in the bike basket. Using simple scientific tools and their powers of observation, Jesse and her friends analyze, test hypotheses, and conduct experiments. If the kids get stuck, they know they can count on Professor Peach, a retired science educator, to step in with a clear explanation. In this series focuses on one STEAM subject including science, technology, engineering, the arts, or math. Each book also features a culminating hands-on makerspace activity to help kids solve their own STEAM-based questions!

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Machines to the Rescue

How do planes help put out forest fires? What are the different kinds of tow trucks? Find answers to your questions about emergency vehicles in Machines to the Rescue! A diagram supplements the content, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Bright, colour photographs and photo labels complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.

Jump! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Money Smarts

How do you handle your money? These entertaining, illustrated stories follow diverse characters as they learn about borrowing, earning, and saving money. Each book features critical-thinking questions and fast facts to further reading engagement.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

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 © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Patterns in Nature

Striped shells on the beach. Spots on ladybugs in the garden. All kinds of patterns can be found in nature! Spot bright and fun patterns all around you with this new series. Children will develop reading skills while learning about the wildlife around them and how to identify patterns. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work with crisp and colourful photographs to create a reading experience that is fun, engaging, and supportive. Patterns in Nature 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. A Let’s Review! feature presents a photo and question to help readers review and expand learning on the topic.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Spreading Kindness

No matter what's going on in the world, individuals can choose to act with kindness and respect. This series introduces young readers to eight ways they can make a difference in their families, schools, and communities.

Focus Readers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

What's Up with Water?

Every living thing on Earth needs water to survive. But why do we need it, where does it come from, and how do we save it? This valuable series answers these questions and more while introducing early science concepts to emergent readers. Vibrant photographs and diagrams will aid readers in learning about the water cycle, how people use water, and what that means for the environment.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Primary K-3 Collection Option B

All Kinds of People

In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbours' lives. Critical-thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

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

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

Crayola® Art of Coding

Young readers will love delving into some of the most important basics of computational thinking and coding. From sequencing to debugging, readers will learn concepts through unplugged activities that empower them to think like coders.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Early Bird Readers-Gold

In this series, early fluent readers will improve on their reading independence with these quirky stories featuring levelled text and charming characters.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Graphic Novels

Various © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Health Smarts

What are your healthy habits? Young readers will meet diverse characters and learn about a variety of ways to stay healthy. These appealing stories feature critical-thinking and comprehension questions to encourage reader engagement.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

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

Jesse Steam Mysteries

Ten-year-old Jesse Steam's curiosity about how the world works leads her to one mystery after another as she pedals around town with Mr. Stubbs, her tabby cat, keeping her company in the bike basket. Using simple scientific tools and their powers of observation, Jesse and her friends analyze, test hypotheses, and conduct experiments. If the kids get stuck, they know they can count on Professor Peach, a retired science educator, to step in with a clear explanation. In this series focuses on one STEAM subject including science, technology, engineering, the arts, or math. Each book also features a culminating hands-on makerspace activity to help kids solve their own STEAM-based questions!

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
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 © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

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

Elementary K-6 Collection Option A

Agent Danger

Will Washington plays a secret agent in the hit kids? TV show Code Name Danger, based on the bestselling book series. What no one realizes is that he?'s also a real-life undercover spy. Juggling filming, spy missions, and-ugh!-schoolwork is tough business. But Agent Danger is up for the task!

Jolly Fish Press © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Alien Invasion: Sports Edition

A spaceship full of alien athletes who crash-landed on Earth offer advice to their new human friends. Whether it's confidence building, dealing with a bully, or just figuring out how to be a good teammate, Alien Invasion: Sports Edition will give readers the clues they need to deal with whatever comes their way.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Beginning Science: Gross Body

These Beginning Science titles will focus on topics having to do with body functions. Sometimes, a body does gross things! Each title will introduce the topic and explain it in the simplest language possible. Carefully chosen photographs (labeled when needed) will promote subject comprehension. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Colorful Minds: Tips for Managing Your Emotions

Our minds are full of colour. But what do you do when one colour shines brighter than the others? This series is the ultimate mindfulness toolkit packed with tips and activities that help readers manage strong emotions. Beautiful and engaging visuals replicate a hand-drawn doodle style while the content aids in self-awareness and personal development for young children, allowing them to find their own ways of dealing with anger, sadness, excitement, and nervousness.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

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 © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

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) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

My Life in 2055

Explore the possibilities for what life will look like in the future. From cars that drive themselves to holographic projections, readers will discover how technology and innovations will change school, cities, houses, and more.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Nature's Neighborhoods: All about Ecosystems

Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, the reader will discover connections and interactions between the plants, animals, and other living things that make each habitat their home.

LernerClassroom (Ruby Tuesday Books) © 2016

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

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 © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Orca Footprints

Orca Footprints are nonfiction books for young readers. Kids today inhabit a world full of complex and often mystifying environmental issues. The Footprints series aims to help kids answer their questions about the state of the natural world with well-researched, simply-expressed information and powerful images.

Orca Book Publishers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-7

Picture Books

Art can be painting, singing, playing pretend, and more! Friends from Sesame Street help introduce readers to the many forms of art while prompts and hands-on activities inspire kids to get creative.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Saving Animals from the Brink

In these true tales of wildlife survival, readers discover how some of America?'s most beautiful and fascinating animals came face-to-face with the threat of extinction. Yet through the heroic efforts of people who stepped in, these endangered animals not only came back from the brink, but also began to thrive once again.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Spy Secrets

Readers are in for a thrill as they uncover true fascinating stories of spies, the people they worked for, the methods they used to complete their missions.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Super Potato

This hilarious, irreverent graphic novel series is perfect for fans of Captain Underpants. Spanish cartoonist Artur Laperla presents the adventures of a costumed crime-fighter who gets turned into a potato and becomes a bigger hero than ever.

Graphic Universe © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Surviving History

Would you have survived aboard the Titanic? What about lost in the pyramids of Ancient Egypt? Read the books in the Surviving History series and tally up your score to find out! While flipping through, learn wild facts and survival tips. Written at a lower reading level with considerate text, these high maturity books are sure to grab struggling readers as they engage and play along. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

The Secret Society of Monster

Sphinxes and dragons and witches, oh my! Join Elena, her big brother Jorge, and their friends Marcus, Fiona, and Amy as they travel through time to ancient civilizations 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 structure, government, and fashion of that ancient time.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Elementary K-6 Collection Option B

Agent Danger

Will Washington plays a secret agent in the hit kids? TV show Code Name Danger, based on the bestselling book series. What no one realizes is that he?'s also a real-life undercover spy. Juggling filming, spy missions, and-ugh!-schoolwork is tough business. But Agent Danger is up for the task!

Jolly Fish Press © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Beginning Science: Gross Body Functions

These Beginning Science titles will focus on topics having to do with body functions. Sometimes, a body does gross things! Each title will introduce the topic and explain it in the simplest language possible. Carefully chosen photographs (labeled when needed) will promote subject comprehension. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

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 © 2022

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

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

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) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

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

My Life in 2055

Explore the possibilities for what life will look like in the future. From cars that drive themselves to holographic projections, readers will discover how technology and innovations will change school, cities, houses, and more.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Nature's Neighborhoods: All about Ecosystems

Like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, the reader will discover connections and interactions between the plants, animals, and other living things that make each habitat their home.

LernerClassroom (Ruby Tuesday Books) © 2016

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

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 © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Orca Footprints

Orca Footprints are nonfiction books for young readers. Kids today inhabit a world full of complex and often mystifying environmental issues. The Footprints series aims to help kids answer their questions about the state of the natural world with well-researched, simply-expressed information and powerful images.

Orca Book Publishers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-7

Spy Secrets

Readers are in for a thrill as they uncover true fascinating stories of spies, the people they worked for, the methods they used to complete their missions.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Super Potato

This hilarious, irreverent graphic novel series is perfect for fans of Captain Underpants. Spanish cartoonist Artur Laperla presents the adventures of a costumed crime-fighter who gets turned into a potato and becomes a bigger hero than ever.

Graphic Universe © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

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

Elementary K-6 Collection Option C

Ancient Egypt

With its impressive pyramids, colourful gods, and intriguing mummies, the ancient Egyptian civilization has captivated people for millennia. This series delivers these Egyptian delights to early elementary readers, using straightforward text and appealing images.

POP! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Farmer Llama's Farm Machines

Now hiring new farmhands! Aggie, your farmer llama friend, is here to teach you everything you need to know to get the job done at Happy Valley Farm. Farmers feed the world. But with 7 billion people to feed, how do they get the job done? Let Aggie be your guide as you learn the basics (the history of hay) right through to advanced lessons (just stay out of the way of the self-driving tractors) and don't forget to get your llama-diploma! Cute illustrations and photographs help readers learn about different machinery and the history of farming.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

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 © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Get In the Game

Katie, Lucy, Isabella, Keith, Artie and Tony are best friends at Peabody Middle School. Join them as they learn about life through playing the sports they love! Titles include discussion prompts and a quiz and fun facts for each title’s sport.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Helper Hounds

An early chapter book series about specially trained emotional support dogs who help the kids who need them most. Meet these uncommon heroes with wet noses and big hearts. These stories are told from the point-of-view of the helper hound so that young readers can easily relate to the story. Each book centers around a different emotional support dog, and how the dog helps kids process emotional experiences and overcome obstacles. The helper hounds are here to assist kids dealing with bullying, grief, making new friends, and facing their fears!

Red Chair Press © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Helpful Habits

Follow along as Jordan plans ahead, Paco sets a goal, Lola and Lupe work together, and more as the children in each book model good habits and social-emotional skills. These fiction stories pair with nonfiction counterparts to build literacy skills for emergent readers.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Little Blue Readers: Math Basics

Counting, adding, and measuring are valuable skills that all children must learn. This informative series uses high-interest topics to guide young readers through a variety of math basics. 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

Math Academy

Enrol in Math Academy and get ready-they're counting on you! Join the pupils of class 301 and their robot classmate as they add, subtract, group, and place value their way to success! Brrrrrring! Get set for Math Class! Free downloadable Teacher’s Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Picture Books

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: ""Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!"" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as they gather for the autumn wind's harvest in preparation for the long winter.

Millbrook Press © 2018

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Planet Explorer

Introduce readers to our solar system's eight planets. From Jupiter's moons to Neptune's winds, the books reveal key planetary information and the technology scientists use to study them. Page Plus QR codes lead to downloadable 3D printer models from NASA.

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Rescued! Animal Escapes

When disasters strike, people aren't the only ones in danger. Tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, and more also threaten the lives of animals. In this graphic narrative nonfiction series, readers meet heroes who risk their lives to save animals--from cats and dogs to pelicans and pigs! As readers relive the dramatic events surrounding famous disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, they will witness the courageous rescue attempts that saved the lives of thousands of innocent pets and wild animals. Back matter includes information about other devastating disasters and daring missions to save animals.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

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 © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

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) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Intermediate 4-8 Collection Option A

A Stranger World

Immerse yourself in the world of the paranormal with stories inspired by true events. Each book is ready to scare with an account of creatures and events that are truly strange-and often terrifying! Do human fear and superstition explain the existence of zombies and ghosts, or can science offer an explanation? Check out this series and decide for yourself!

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Beware! Killer Plants

Plants might look harmless, but they can be killers. This narrative nonfiction series features some of the most amazing--and deadly--plants on the planet, from carnivorous plants to burning plants.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Crayola

Take a look at the many ways that teams use STEAM to solve problems. From developing smartphones to capturing images of black holes, there's nothing teams can't do when they work together!

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

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".

Red Chair Press © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Get In the Game

Katie, Lucy, Isabella, Keith, Artie and Tony are best friends at Peabody Middle School. Join them as they learn about life through playing the sports they love! Titles include discussion prompts and a quiz and fun facts for each title’s sport.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

In the Know: Influencers and Trends

We're spilling the tea on the latest trends. Curious about the lives of influencers? Want to know more about the popular sneakerheads and hypebeasts? Read more to be in the know. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Each book includes educational sidebars, throwback biographies of "OG" influencers, fast facts, and social media challenges, as well as a table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Individual Non-Fiction Titles

Various © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Jett Ryder

Jett Ryder is the biggest name in freestyle motocross stunts. Not only can he pull off the biggest air and most death-defying tricks, but his stunts are in extreme places: Niagara Falls, the Space Needle, Mount Etna-even over the wreck of the Titanic. Plus, he'?s only 12 years old.

Jolly Fish Press © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Olive Oh

Olive Oh is going to be a famous artist when she grows up. Right now, she?'s in third grade, using her creative thinking to find solutions to all kinds of problems. Her ideas often lead to unexpected adventures for her family and friends. But as any good artist knows, messiness is often part of the process.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

STEM Body

This STEM-based high-low series chronicles scientific breakthroughs that change, heal, or improve the human body. Each book features three technologies, a research-based activity, diagrams, scientist profiles, and more!

Lerner Publishing Group (Full Tilt Press © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

The World of Ocean Animals

The World of Ocean Animals presents a high-interest STEM introduction to our oceans' mammals, detailing which oceans each species inhabits and its appearance, diet, life cycle, and behaviours. Vivid and engaging colour photographs complement the text and show how these animals live and survive in the ocean. Two Take a Look! infographics in each title highlight and label each mammal?s range and habitat as well as its anatomy.

Jump! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

True Survival Stories

Would you survive a shark attack? How far would you go to survive a plane crash? In this thrilling graphic nonfiction series, readers meet true survivors of these deadly situations. They?'ll learn what it took to battle the elements, outlast enemies, and make it to safety. Detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue relate each journey, and actual quotes help survivors tell the story in their own words. Maps, timelines, and additional facts highlight even more details of these amazing stories of true survival!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Unofficial Guides

The Unofficial Guides series explores the various aspects of today's most popular games and programs including LEGO Mindstorms and Minecraft. Each collection covers topics ranging from basic to advanced. This series is perfect for the hands-on techie.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Young Adult Fiction

Thirteen-year-old Houston Williams is smart. Very smart. So no one is surprised when he earns a scholarship to attend a prestigious NASA space camp. At the training facility he immediately bonds with his new team, including a girl named Teal. He also clashes with a girl on a rival team named Ashley, who matches or beats him in every exercise. The three of them impress the directors so much they are invited to join a top-secret research project that studies how space travel affects people of different ages. But only two of them will actually be going into space. Houston will do whatever it takes to make sure he's picked.

Orca Book Publishers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-7

Intermediate 4-8 Collection Option B

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

Crayola

Take a look at the many ways that teams use STEAM to solve problems. From developing smartphones to capturing images of black holes, there's nothing teams can't do when they work together!

LernerClassroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

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."

Red Chair Press © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

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

Get In the Game

Katie, Lucy, Isabella, Keith, Artie and Tony are best friends at Peabody Middle School. Join them as they learn about life through playing the sports they love! Titles include discussion prompts and a quiz and fun facts for each title’s sport.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Graphic Novel

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe’) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

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

Individual Non-Fiction Titles

© 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Jett Ryder

Jett Ryder is the biggest name in freestyle motocross stunts. Not only can he pull off the biggest air and most death-defying tricks, but his stunts are in extreme places: Niagara Falls, the Space Needle, Mount Etna-even over the wreck of the Titanic. Plus, he?'s only 12 years old.

Jolly Fish Press © 2022

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

STEM Body

This STEM-based high-low series chronicles scientific breakthroughs that change, heal, or improve the human body. Each book features three technologies, a research-based activity, diagrams, scientist profiles, and more!

Lerner Publishing Group (Full Tilt Press © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

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

True Survival Stories

Would you survive a shark attack? How far would you go to survive a plane crash? In this thrilling graphic nonfiction series, readers meet true survivors of these deadly situations. They?'ll learn what it took to battle the elements, outlast enemies, and make it to safety. Detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue relate each journey, and actual quotes help survivors tell the story in their own words. Maps, timelines, and additional facts highlight even more details of these amazing stories of true survival!

Bellwether Media © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Young Adult Collection Option A

Graphic Novels

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.

Graphic Universe © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Individual Non-Fiction Titles

Before most people had thought about pollution, Elizabeth May was an anti-pollution activist. Before most people had heard about environmentalism, she was an environmentalist. As a young girl, Elizabeth was worried about the health of the planet. She believed it was her job to protect it. ""I have to do something"" became the principle she lived by. Growing Up Elizabeth May: The Making of an Activist tells the story of Elizabeth's life and what motivated her to take action for the environment. Co-written by Elizabeth's daughter Cate, this book is full of quotes, art and poetry from young activists as well as tips for making change in your own community. Part biography and part blueprint for activists in the making, this book shows how Elizabeth continues to inspire young people today to stand up for the planet.

Orca Book Publishers © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-7

Invisible Six

Six secret operatives are the military'?s top experts in covert ops and rescue missions. But this elite special force doesn?'t exist-at least not in the public eye. No one knows where they come from or to where they return. The group gathers for the most dangerous, most difficult, and most important missions and often operates in extreme conditions. They are known only by their code name: Invisible Six.

North Star Classroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Queer History Project

Join author Lee Wind on a fascinating journey through LGBTQIA+ history, as he delves into primary sources to reclaim the lives, loves, and identities of historical figures around the world.

LernerClassroom (Zest Books’) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Seekers of the Aweto

In this poetic adventure across medieval China, roguish bands of ""seekers"" chase a plant like treasure that may lead to fortune and even eternal life. Acclaimed artist and storyteller Nie Jun (My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder) presents an environmental fantasy rich with mystery, betrayal, and an adorable baby deity.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
7

Stand UP, Speak OUT

The Stand UP, Speak OUT series hopes to empower a new generation of activists. Books delve deeper into different issues in our world today, from animal rights to racial justice. Each book takes a global look at the history of these movements, showcases the big players and activists involved, and celebrates some of the victories! Chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This series is written at a high interest level with a lower reading level for struggling readers. Considerate text and engaging art and photographs are sure to grab even the most reluctant readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

The Outfit

Join the Outfit, a band of mystery-solving teens, as they investigate chilling ghost stories and strange happenings around their hometown. Fast-paced action and interesting characters in this high/low series add excitement for reluctant young adult readers.

LernerClassroom (Darby Creek) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Young Adult Fiction

Orca Book Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
7-9

Young Adult Collection Option B

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.

LernerClassroom (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

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

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.

Graphic Universe © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Invisible Six

Six secret operatives are the military'?s top experts in covert ops and rescue missions. But this elite special force doesn?'t exist-at least not in the public eye. No one knows where they come from or to where they return. The group gathers for the most dangerous, most difficult, and most important missions and often operates in extreme conditions. They are known only by their code name: Invisible Six.

North Star Classroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

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

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.

LernerClassroom (Darby Creek) © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Stand UP, Speak OUT

The Stand UP, Speak OUT series hopes to empower a new generation of activists. Books delve deeper into different issues in our world today, from animal rights to racial justice. Each book takes a global look at the history of these movements, showcases the big players and activists involved, and celebrates some of the victories! Chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This series is written at a high interest level with a lower reading level for struggling readers. Considerate text and engaging art and photographs are sure to grab even the most reluctant readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

The Outfit

Join the Outfit, a band of mystery-solving teens, as they investigate chilling ghost stories and strange happenings around their hometown. Fast-paced action and interesting characters in this high/low series add excitement for reluctant young adult readers.

LernerClassroom (Darby Creek) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Canadian Studies

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 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 © 2020

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

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

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

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

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

Kindergarten to 1st Grade Nonfiction

1, 2, 3...Count with Me

Young readers will build counting skills and content knowledge with these delightful counting books! Each book increases number familiarity and counting skills, while also introducing fun facts about popular early childhood topics. Each spread clearly displays the featured number, plus photos to depict that number of objects. Simple text and high-impact photos develop basic math skills.

Amicus © 2016

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K
Accelerated Reader
E

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

Beginning Science: Gross Body Functions

These Beginning Science titles will focus on topics having to do with body functions. Sometimes, a body does gross things! Each title will introduce the topic and explain it in the simplest language possible. Carefully chosen photographs (labeled when needed) will promote subject comprehension. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Healthy Living

The Healthy Living series utilizes social emotional based text to get children comfortable with reading, and 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.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Machines to the Rescue

How do planes help put out forest fires? What are the different kinds of tow trucks? Find answers to your questions about emergency vehicles in Machines to the Rescue! A diagram supplements the content, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Bright, colour photographs and photo labels complement the carefully levelled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun.

Jump! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

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 Life Cycle

Explore the life cycles of creatures large and small, from the simple mayfly to Africa's proud lion. Told from the creature's perspective, early readers get a first-hand experience of their life stages. Simple sentences help develop word recognition and improve reading skills. Each book in this series includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

On the Go

Hello, bicycles and snowmobiles. Hello, jet skis and skateboards. Hello, ... fun! The popular Seedlings series now offers irresistible introductions to personal transportation devices. 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 unique vehicles. 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

Patterns in Nature

Striped shells on the beach. Spots on ladybugs in the garden. All kinds of patterns can be found in nature! Spot bright and fun patterns all around you with this new series. Children will develop reading skills while learning about the wildlife around them and how to identify patterns. Tightly controlled vocabulary and repetitive text patterns work with crisp and colourful photographs to create a reading experience that is fun, engaging, and supportive. Patterns in Nature 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. A Let’s Review! feature presents a photo and question to help readers review and expand learning on the topic.

Jump! © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Saving Our Planet

Human actions have had a large impact on the world around us. This series explores how people have harmed our planet in the past, and how we can make changes to protect Earth in the future.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Shapes

The Shapes series uses familiar shapes to help beginning readers identify concepts such as opposites, colors, counting, and more. Books use the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition that builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colourful photographs correlate directly to the text to help guide readers as they engage with the books.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK

Show Me the Money

We need money to buy everything from wants to needs. But what does it take to earn money, and how can we be smart about our money? Explore the basics of money to build smart citizenship from the start. Each 24-page book features controlled text paired with bright photos to bring this curricular topic to life.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

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

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 © 2021

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: GO!

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

What's Up with Water?

Every living thing on Earth needs water to survive. But why do we need it, where does it come from, and how do we save it? This valuable series answers these questions and more while introducing early science concepts to emergent readers. Vibrant photographs and diagrams will aid readers in learning about the water cycle, how people use water, and what that means for the environment.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Where Do I Live?

Do you live in a town or a city? Each book in the Where Do I Live? series focuses on defining an area that people live in. Using colourful photographs that connect to simple sentences and relevant sight words, each book builds confidence in reading skills and helps define the places we live in. Every book in this series also includes a page for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK-1

Word Families

Learning about word families is an essential skill for helping young readers become familiar with both the sounds and the spellings of words. These silly stories highlight common rhyming words with endings that are spelled the same way. The Word Families series is a fun way to introduce kids to phonics and early literacy skills.

Amicus © 2015

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

2nd to 3rd Grade Nonfiction

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

Ana & Andrew

Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there's always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture.

North Star Classroom © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Ancient Egypt

With its impressive pyramids, colourful gods, and intriguing mummies, the ancient Egyptian civilization has captivated people for millennia. This series delivers these Egyptian delights to early elementary readers, using straightforward text and appealing images.

POP! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

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

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

Colorful Minds: Tips for Managing Your Emotions

Our minds are full of colour. But what do you do when one colour shines brighter than the others? This series is the ultimate mindfulness toolkit packed with tips and activities that help readers manage strong emotions. Beautiful and engaging visuals replicate a hand-drawn doodle style while the content aids in self-awareness and personal development for young children, allowing them to find their own ways of dealing with anger, sadness, excitement, and nervousness.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

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

Deconstructed Diets

Take a look at a burger, peer at a pizza and sniff at your sandwich. Do you what know what's inside? How about what your food is made of and where it comes from? Let's deconstruct dishes, break them down and slice them up to find out what they're made of and if they're good for us! This series is a fun mix of illustrations and photographs that introduces readers to nutrition and health concepts as well as exposing them to food from around the world.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Drive Thru

Do you like salt on your fries? What about sugar on your cereal? There are so many tasty things to eat, but did you know that the food you eat comes from all over the world? Let's Drive Thru the world and learn about where food comes from and how it grows.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Explore Space!

Space is full of incredible objects. The Sun shines bright at the center of the solar system. Planets and asteroids orbit the Sun. Explore Space! introduces readers to the amazing features of space, from the smallest moons and asteroids to an entire galaxy.

North Star Classroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Farmer Llama's Farm Machines

Now hiring new farmhands! Aggie, your farmer llama friend, is here to teach you everything you need to know to get the job done at Happy Valley Farm. Farmers feed the world. But with 7 billion people to feed, how do they get the job done? Let Aggie be your guide as you learn the basics (the history of hay) right through to advanced lessons (just stay out of the way of the self-driving tractors) and don't forget to get your llama-diploma! Cute illustrations and photographs help readers learn about different machinery and the history of farming.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Foundations of Physics

With a high-interest, STEM-focused approach, Foundations of Physics introduces foundational physics concepts. Each book covers a concept?, functions and laws, everyday applications, and key scientists involved in its development. Bright, full-colour photographs complement the carefully levelled text to make reading easy and fun.

Jump! © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Giants of the Sea

This series gives readers an exciting look at eight giant animals of the sea, describing where they live, how they hunt, and the unique features that help them survive in the ocean. Each book pairs short paragraphs of easy-to-read-text with plenty of colourful photos to make reading engaging and accessible. Apex books have low reading levels (grades 2-3) but are designed for older students, with interest levels of grades 3-7.

Apex © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Helping the Environment

People are connected to the environment in many important ways. This series examines how humans have affected our planet, along with the actions people are taking to help protect the environment.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3