Browse Our Collections

Primary K-3 Collection Option A

Be a Good Sport

Play soccer, take turns on the playground, count for hide-and-seek, and more in this fiction series about good sportsmanship. Each story features carefully levelled text to support emergent readers while tackling key topics.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Canada's Pandemic Heroes

Across Canada people responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the important role Canadian workers had in fighting COVID-19. Discover how the research and services they provided kept Canadians safe from coast to coast to coast.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Colorful Minds: Tips

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 every emotion in the rainbow.

Bearport Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Early Bird Readers-Red

Emergent readers will delight in these silly, simple, and carefully levelled stories, featuring guided reading level C-D. With two tales in each book and charming illustrations, readers will have fun while developing reading skills.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

First Experiences

First experiences can be intimidating, and children may have a hard time navigating their emotions and reactions to these situations. In First Experiences, beginning readers will follow young characters who are experiencing new situations or relationships for the first time. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts aid the reader in understanding the specific emotions and body sensations that can accompany each and help them prepare for the experience, while sight words, tightly controlled vocabulary, and repetitive text patterns and sounds help develop reading skills.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK-K

Green Machines (Bearcub Books)

They zoom and zip! Some fly high in the sky and others cruise down the highway. They’re green machines! Explore the vehicles that are better for our planet, making a difference one trip at a time. It’s STEM curriculum featuring high-interest vehicle content with an environmental twist. Carefully levelled text and engaging photos will have even the youngest readers going green.

Bearport Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Let's Communicate

This engaging series uses illustrated stories to help children develop language and communication skills in a fun, imaginative way. Notes for caregivers and parents offer supplemental activities and ideas for every spread. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Life Works! (Fusion Books)

Highlight early social and emotional learning concepts with this series that teaches young readers how Life Works! From building trust and tackling teamwork to navigating emotions and setting goals, each book features hands-on activities, fun illustrations, and engaging text.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Little Blue Readers: I Got a P

A pet can be a wonderful addition to a family, and this adorable series offers young readers a look at ten of the most popular animals. Each book discusses the animal's behaviour along with the type of care that owners must provide. Each book includes simple text and vibrant photos, making this series a perfect choice for beginning readers. Each book also has a table of contents, picture glossary, and index.

Focus Readers © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Little Blue Readers: Living Gr

From planting trees to reusing clothes, there are many ways children can help the environment. This engaging series empowers children to make a difference in their communities by living green. Each book includes easy-to-read text and vibrant photos, making this series a great choice for beginning readers. Each book also has a table of contents, picture glossary, and index.

Focus Readers © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Magic Postcards: Blossoms Read

In this engaging series for early readers, twins Camila and Carlos receive postcards from children around the world. Able to magically travel in the blink of an eye, they visit their new friends and find out all about their countries. Every book 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
3

Reading Gems Phonics

Reading Gems Phonics is for children who are learning their letters and sounds. Simple, engaging stories provide gentle phonics practice. Each book includes phonics-based activities and games to aid comprehension and extend learning. Designed to support a child’s learning at school. Featuring original stories, delightful characters and humorous illustrations, these books have been designed to put the fun back into reading.

LernerClassroom (QEB) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Unicorns of the Secret Stable

There are unicorns behind Magic Moon Stable, but no one except Iris and Ruby knows 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) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

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

Be a Good Sport (Pull Ahead Re

Play soccer, take turns on the playground, count for hide-and-seek, and more in this fiction series about good sportsmanship. Each story features carefully levelled text to support emergent readers while tackling key topics.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Canada's Pandemic Heroes

Across Canada people responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the important role Canadian workers had in fighting COVID-19. Discover how the research and services they provided kept Canadians safe from coast to coast to coast.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Colorful Minds: Tips for Manag

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 every emotion in the rainbow.

Bearport Publishing © 2023

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

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

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!

LernerClassroom (Red Chair Press) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Let's Communicate

This engaging series uses illustrated stories to help children develop language and communication skills in a fun, imaginative way. Notes for caregivers and parents offer supplemental activities and ideas for every spread. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Life Works! (Fusion Books)

Highlight early social and emotional learning concepts with this series that teaches young readers how Life Works! From building trust and tackling teamwork to navigating emotions and setting goals, each book features hands-on activities, fun illustrations, and engaging text.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Little Blue Readers: Math Basi

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

Magic Postcards: Blossoms Read

In this engaging series for early readers, twins Camila and Carlos receive postcards from children around the world. Able to magically travel in the blink of an eye, they visit their new friends and find out all about their countries. Every book 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
3

Nature's Neighborhoods: All ab

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

Picture Books

LernerClassroom (Little Steps Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1

Unicorns of the Secret Stable

There are unicorns behind Magic Moon Stable, but no one except Iris and Ruby knows 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) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-3

Elementary K-6 Collection Option A

Amazing Adventures of Abby Mc

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 not. Abby is yin to Clara's yang. Would her bestie be bored without Abby's curious mind? Totally.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Building My Social-Emotional T

Told in narrative nonfiction, this series teaches young readers how to build their social skills and self-awareness. These books help build a foundation for students to develop into capable and compassionate individuals and, through examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow their soft skills. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to LOOK, THINK, MAKE A GUESS, ASK QUESTIONS, and CREATE.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Detective Daisy (Crabtree Blos

In this beginning reader mystery series, Daisy wears her detective hat to solve perplexing mysteries in Classroom 202. She doesn’t stop until every case is cracked! Every book 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
1

Early Bird Readers-Green (Earl

Emergent readers at guided reading levels G-I will delight in these books that blend charming, levelled text and illustrations. Silly characters will delight children and a reading quiz helps readers with text comprehension.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Facing Life's Challenges (Blue

Life throws us many challenges, often without warning. Facing Life’s Challenges describes the very real issues today’s youth experience and confront daily. Each title illustrates specific situations and the emotions they can elicit, as well as how we can cope with them mindfully and learn from them. Readers will learn to recognize, reflect on, and communicate their feelings, ask for help, and advocate for themselves and others who may be experiencing these challenges.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Felix and Calcite

Artur Laperla, creator of the hit Super Potato series, presents a new set of laugh-out-loud adventures perfect for first-time readers of graphic novels. When Felix discovers a tunnel in his toy chest, he finds a land of trolls and a new best friend: Calcite! Felix learns that trolls are named after their favourite rocks, love munching on their favourite snacks (also rocks), and have really runny noses. Together, Felix and Calcite will encounter confused gnomes, cranky giants, talking frogs, and much more!

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Financial Literacy in Canada (

This series explores the importance of financial literacy as a life skill for all young Canadians. Learn about how to handle money and the benefits and pitfalls of borrowing and investing. Practical examples, infographics, and case studies help the reader to begin their journey to financial literacy.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-5

I Care (Pull Ahead Readers Peo

Learn ways to be a good sibling, friend, community member, and more in this fiction series about connecting with others. Each story's carefully levelled text and delightful illustrations support young children learning to read.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
PK-1

Life Cycles (Bullfrog Books)

Life Cycles introduces beginning readers to the incredible life cycles of a diverse set of animals. Learn about the unique life stages of butterflies, dolphins, frogs, and more in this engaging series!

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Malcolm's Martians: Exploring

Malcolm and his friend Daniela are having the coolest summer ever. Malcolm's dad, Dr. Thomas, has brought them to his work-on Mars! Exploring the unexplored up close is every young scientist's dream. The planet's craters, dust storms, and volcanoes lead them on one adventure after another-but not without risk and danger! Being the first to see the sights also sparks Malcolm's imagination. The Martians he draws on paper come to life inside his mind, combining the biology of Earth animals with the geology of Mars. Malcolm's Martians: Exploring Mars blends science fiction with science fact as the explorers delve deep into the Red Planet.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Severe Weather

From forest-wide infernos to howling winds and rain, severe weather continues to inspire both awe and fear. This exciting series provides fascinating facts about several types of severe weather, including how they form, the most extreme weather events in history, and how science and technology help keep people safe. 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 © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Stand Alone Nonfiction Titles

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

The Super Starz (Leaves Chap

This first chapter book series follows the members of the Super Starz gymnastics team. The six girls are teammates and friends who try to help each other overcome problems at the gym and in life. The relatable stories help young readers build character. Notes to caregivers and teachers provide question prompts to encourage reader comprehension and extension. Downloadable Teacher’s Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Timothy Dinoman

Introducing Timothy Dinoman: a super spy, iguanodon, and good friend with good manners. When master criminals threaten the planet, Timothy jet-packs to the rescue. With elite combat skills, a positive outlook, and help from his tech-expert pal Jen, he is Earth's best defense against its worst, rudest bad guys. In this middle-grade graphic novel series, cartoonist Steve Thueson presents blockbusters in book form, complete with over-the-top action and sweet, irreverent humour.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe¾) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Unofficial Guides (21st Centur

The Unofficial Guides series explores the various aspects of today's most popular games, including The Legend of Zelda, Super Smash Bros., Super Mario Party, and Mario Kart. Now featuring titles on gaming PCs, the series also includes titles on Fall Guys, Among Us, Animal Crossing, Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft, and LEGO Mindstorms. Covering 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

The Wolf in Underpants

In the Wolf in Underpants books, a wolf's fearsome reputation has other forest animals running scared . . . until the wolf shows up wearing a comfy striped pair of underpants. These hilarious graphic novels are fables for the modern age, showing early readers how to look past rumours and appreciate the differences among us.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe¾) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Elementary K-6 Collection Option B

Amazing Adventures of Abby Mc

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 not. Abby is yin to Clara's yang. Would her bestie be bored without Abby's curious mind? Totally.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

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

Chapter Books

Lucas is on the trip of a lifetime, travelling through Europe, but he wants nothing more than to be home in Texas rather than stinking, overrated Rome. But when his teachers tell him to either turn in a phenomenal last project or fail the eighth grade, Lucas has to decide whether to give up or give in to the mystery of Rome.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-9

Detective Daisy (Crabtree Blos

In this beginning reader mystery series, Daisy wears her detective hat to solve perplexing mysteries in Classroom 202. She doesn’t stop until every case is cracked! Every book 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
1

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

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

Felix and Calcite

Artur Laperla, creator of the hit Super Potato series, presents a new set of laugh-out-loud adventures perfect for first-time readers of graphic novels. When Felix discovers a tunnel in his toy chest, he finds a land of trolls and a new best friend: Calcite! Felix learns that trolls are named after their favourite rocks, love munching on their favourite snacks (also rocks), and have really runny noses. Together, Felix and Calcite will encounter confused gnomes, cranky giants, talking frogs, and much more!

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Financial Literacy in Canada (

This series explores the importance of financial literacy as a life skill for all young Canadians. Learn about how to handle money and the benefits and pitfalls of borrowing and investing. Practical examples, infographics, and case studies help the reader to begin their journey to financial literacy.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-5

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

Life Cycles (Bullfrog Books)

Life Cycles introduces beginning readers to the incredible life cycles of a diverse set of animals. Learn about the unique life stages of butterflies, dolphins, frogs, and more in this engaging series!

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K

Malcolm's Martians: Exploring

Malcolm and his friend Daniela are having the coolest summer ever. Malcolm's dad, Dr. Thomas, has brought them to his work-on Mars! Exploring the unexplored up close is every young scientist's dream. The planet's craters, dust storms, and volcanoes lead them on one adventure after another-but not without risk and danger! Being the first to see the sights also sparks Malcolm's imagination. The Martians he draws on paper come to life inside his mind, combining the biology of Earth animals with the geology of Mars. Malcolm's Martians: Exploring Mars blends science fiction with science fact as the explorers delve deep into the Red Planet.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

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. Backmatter includes information about other devastating disasters and daring missions to save animals.

Bearport Publishing © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Timothy Dinoman

Introducing Timothy Dinoman: a super spy, iguanodon, and good friend with good manners. When master criminals threaten the planet, Timothy jet-packs to the rescue. With elite combat skills, a positive outlook, and help from his tech-expert pal Jen, he is Earth's best defense against its worst, rudest bad guys. In this middle-grade graphic novel series, cartoonist Steve Thueson presents blockbusters in book form, complete with over-the-top action and sweet, irreverent humour.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe¾) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

The Wolf in Underpants

In the Wolf in Underpants books, a wolf's fearsome reputation has other forest animals running scared . . . until the wolf shows up wearing a comfy striped pair of underpants. These hilarious graphic novels are fables for the modern age, showing early readers how to look past rumours and appreciate the differences among us.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe) © 2021

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Elementary K-6 Collection Option C

Amazing Women in Canada (True

Throughout history women have shaped the culture, politics, and people of the land we know as Canada. The women in this series have had a lasting impact on our daily lives. Explore their stories and learn how they have made a difference.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Early Bird Readers-Blue (Early

Fuel the imaginations and reading skills of emergent readers! These fun stories combine age-appropriate text and kid-friendly illustrations perfect for reading levels E-G.

LernerClassroom © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

Emotion Ocean

Helping kids name, understand, and express their emotions is an important part of social and emotional learning. These entertaining stories feature ocean animal characters experiencing big feelings in situations kids will relate to. Readers will discover strategies to help manage their own emotions.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Exploring Biomes (Pogo Books)

Where can you find Earth’s different biomes? Which biomes are the coldest, wettest, and warmest? Learn about the climate, geology, geography, wildlife, and resources of each biome in this high-interest STEM series. Each book highlights a specific biome, highlighting its vital role on Earth and the importance of protecting and preserving it.

Jump! © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Hello, Body!

How much do young readers know about their bodies? From circulatory and nervous systems to skeletal and muscular systems, it's time to explore body basics and more. Titles provide incredible facts and stories about how bodies work--and what happens when systems fail!

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Life Works! (Fusion Books)

Highlight early social and emotional learning concepts with this series that teaches young readers how Life Works! From building trust and tackling teamwork to navigating emotions and setting goals, each book features hands-on activities, fun illustrations, and engaging text.

Bearport Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

The Limits of Survival (Bear

Follow the thrilling true stories of people who faced isolation in extreme environments and lived to tell the tale. Bold graphic nonfiction brings life to the dramatic narrative while a feature on how to survive in each location takes the reader to the limits right alongside these incredible survivors. From the rain forest to the Antarctic, would you make it out alive?

Bearport Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Little Blue Readers: Dealing w

From the death of a loved one to moving to a new city, growing up involves changes, new experiences, and challenges. This thoughtful series affirms children in the complex emotions involved with change, and offers ways of building resilience in the face of life's many challenges. Each book includes easy-to-read text and vibrant photos, making this series a great choice for beginning readers.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
K-1

MLB All-Time Greats

From the legends of the game to today’s superstars, Major League Baseball has always been home to supremely talented players. This series introduces readers to the best of the best from their favourite teams through the years.

Press Box Books © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Nadia & Nadir (Calico Kid)

Nadia and Nadir are a pair of young Muslim-American siblings living in Houston, Texas, with their mom and dad. Like all kids, they enjoy staying busy. Nadia and Nadir are quick to make learning fun in their day-to-day lives. And with grandparents coming to visit and trips to Pakistan in their schedules, the kids enjoy exploring their family's culture and traditions.

North Star Classroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Phantom Finders (Spellbound)

Abby and Theo have the coolest family. Rather than gather at barbeques or plan beach vacations, the Winstons investigate the spooky stories and unsolved mysteries of their town, Murky Creek. Grandpa Winston started the tradition, and now he’s passing it on to Abby and Theo! When odd goings-on and suspicious happenings plague the citizens of Murky Creek, it’s up to the two kids to dig up clues and crack the case before things get any creepier.

North Star Classroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Powwow Mystery

Indigenous twins Jaime and Marie Longbow love solving mysteries, and that is exactly what they get to do travelling around from powwow to powwow.

Reycraft Books © 2020

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-4

Super Potato

This hilarious, irreverent graphic novel series will entice fans of Captain Underpants and The Lego Batman Movie. Spanish cartoonist Artur Laperla presents the adventures of a costumed crime-fighter who turns into a potato and becomes a bigger hero than ever. He faces off against sinister scientists, slugs from space, giant chickens, and more in a series of graphic novels perfect for reluctant readers.

LernerClassroom (Graphic Universe™) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Weird Animal Diets (Beacon)

Animals eat a variety of foods, from plants and other animals to poop, soil, or blood. This series examines four of the most interesting animal diets and explores the reasons why animals eat those particular foods.

Focus Readers © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Intermediate 4-8 Collection Option A

Biggest Names in Sports (Navig

Biggest Names in Sports introduces young readers to some of the brightest stars in sports today. These exciting narratives summarize each player's life and career to date, drawing attention to their accomplishments on the field and career highlights, while also including biographical information such as family life and charity work.

Focus Readers © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-5

Camp Creepy Lake (Leaves Chapt

Once upon a time, there was a camp on the shores of pretty Sleepy Lake. One summer, the kids who came to camp were so BAD, the counsellors hired a witch to put a curse on the camp. Camp Sleepy Lake became Camp Creepy Lake. This first chapter book series follows three friends as they spend summer vacation fighting the creeps at summer camp. Notes to caregivers and teachers provide question prompts to encourage reader comprehension and extension. Downloadable Teacher’s Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Canada at War (Expedition)

Canada has participated in battles that have shaped our nation and the world. Explore the history of these battles and learn about ways in which Canada has made a difference in times of conflict. This series honours Canadians who have answered the call in times of need to defend our country.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Cole Champion: STEM Superhero

As the only "normal" at a school for the superpowered, Cole Champion is often challenged to prove why he deserves to be there. But with the help of his robot Sidekick and fellow STEM lover Mireya Morales, can he save the day his own way?

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Declassified: The ET Files (To

The truth is out there, and the Star Gazers is looking for it! Follow friends Erin, Mateo, and Noel as they follow clues that lead them through Area 51, deep under the sea, and even into outer space. On the way, they meet some out-of-this-world aliens and learn that Earth holds more than meets the eye. This graphic novel series includes STEM-focused sidebars and callouts, activity, character profiles, and original illustrations.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Esports (Fly!)

Log in and learn about the exciting world of esports with these thrilling and informative books. Readers will learn about the history, league highlights, and top teams for games like Fortnite, Rocket League, and NBA 2K! With easy text and breathtaking photos, these hi-lo books will make any kid game to read more!

North Star Classroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Floored! Supercars (45th Paral

Tech and innovation are at the forefront of luxury supercars. This series explores the cool features that make these high-performance vehicles some of the best in the world. From the history of the brand, to fast facts, and awesome photos--these books have enough to keep any car enthusiast engaged. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Genius Kid's Guides

From home runs and touchdowns to three-pointers and more, each Genius Kid’s Guide covers part of the thrilling world of professional sports. These exciting and information-packed books brim with fascinating facts about the top leagues and competitions.

North Star Classroom (North Star Kids) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

The Histronauts

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) © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

In the Clutch

It all comes down to this: The final buzzer. The bases loaded. The last chance to break a tie. In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from little league sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

Malcolm's Martians: Exploring

Malcolm and his friend Daniela are having the coolest summer ever. Malcolm's dad, Dr. Thomas, has brought them to his work-on Mars! Exploring the unexplored up close is every young scientist's dream. The planet's craters, dust storms, and volcanoes lead them on one adventure after another-but not without risk and danger! Being the first to see the sights also sparks Malcolm's imagination. The Martians he draws on paper come to life inside his mind, combining the biology of Earth animals with the geology of Mars. Malcolm's Martians: Exploring Mars blends science fiction with science fact as the explorers delve deep into the Red Planet.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Mind Blowing! The Brain

The human brain is incredible, controlling everything you do--from skipping and thinking to making memories and dreaming. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Students will uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about our brilliant brains!

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Red Rhino Books

Hi-Lo Chapter Books for Children. This series of short novels was designed to engage a broad spectrum of struggling readers. No longer will upper-elementary students have to read material junior to their maturity and interests. Characters are age appropriate and come from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Science fiction, sports, paranormal, realistic life, historical fiction, and fantasy are just a few of the many genres. Books are no higher than a 1.5 reading level, with illustrations on every spread that support visual literacy and draw kids into the text.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Ultimate Predators

Discover some of the fiercest predators in the animal kingdom with remarkable photographs of animals hunting! Readers will be fascinated by how these animals hunt and train their young to track and kill prey.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Intermediate 4-8 Collection Option B

Biggest Names in Sports (Navig

Biggest Names in Sports introduces young readers to some of the brightest stars in sports today. These exciting narratives summarize each player's life and career to date, drawing attention to their accomplishments on the field and career highlights, while also including biographical information such as family life and charity work.

Focus Readers © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-5

Camp Creepy Lake (Leaves Chapt

Once upon a time, there was a camp on the shores of pretty Sleepy Lake. One summer, the kids who came to camp were so BAD, the counsellors hired a witch to put a curse on the camp. Camp Sleepy Lake became Camp Creepy Lake. This first chapter book series follows three friends as they spend summer vacation fighting the creeps at summer camp. Notes to caregivers and teachers provide question prompts to encourage reader comprehension and extension. Downloadable Teacher’s Guide available.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Canada at War (Expedition)

Canada has participated in battles that have shaped our nation and the world. Explore the history of these battles and learn about ways in which Canada has made a difference in times of conflict. This series honours Canadians who have answered the call in times of need to defend our country.

Beech Street Books © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4-6

Cole Champion: STEM Superhero

As the only "normal" at a school for the superpowered, Cole Champion is often challenged to prove why he deserves to be there. But with the help of his robot Sidekick and fellow STEM lover Mireya Morales, can he save the day his own way?

Flux (Jolly Fish Press) © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Declassified: The ET Files (To

The truth is out there, and the Star Gazers is looking for it! Follow friends Erin, Mateo, and Noel as they follow clues that lead them through Area 51, deep under the sea, and even into outer space. On the way, they meet some out-of-this-world aliens and learn that Earth holds more than meets the eye. This graphic novel series includes STEM-focused sidebars and callouts, activity, character profiles, and original illustrations.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Genius Kid's Guides

This exciting and information-packed series is filled with fascinating facts, and the text also helps readers explore interesting topics, and learn plenty of fun trivia to impress their friends.

North Star Classroom (North Star Kids) © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

The Histronauts

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) © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-6

Malcolm's Martians: Exploring

Malcolm and his friend Daniela are having the coolest summer ever. Malcolm's dad, Dr. Thomas, has brought them to his work-on Mars! Exploring the unexplored up close is every young scientist's dream. The planet's craters, dust storms, and volcanoes lead them on one adventure after another-but not without risk and danger! Being the first to see the sights also sparks Malcolm's imagination. The Martians he draws on paper come to life inside his mind, combining the biology of Earth animals with the geology of Mars. Malcolm's Martians: Exploring Mars blends science fiction with science fact as the explorers delve deep into the Red Planet.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Mind Blowing! The Brain

The human brain is incredible, controlling everything you do--from skipping and thinking to making memories and dreaming. Your brain allows you to learn about and explore the world. Students will uncover fascinating facts and strange stories about our brilliant brains!

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Red Rhino Books

Hi-Lo Chapter Books for Children. This series of short novels was designed to engage a broad spectrum of struggling readers. No longer will upper-elementary students have to read material junior to their maturity and interests. Characters are age appropriate and come from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Science fiction, sports, paranormal, realistic life, historical fiction, and fantasy are just a few of the many genres. Books are no higher than a 1.5 reading level, with illustrations on every spread that support visual literacy and draw kids into the text.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
1-2

Space (Beacon)

For as long as humans have existed, we've turned our gazes to the sky and wondered what was out there. This fascinating series explores some of the natural and human-made objects in space, along with the technological advances that have allowed us to explore beyond our home planet. Each book also includes a table of contents, one infographic, fun facts, a That’s Amazing special feature, quiz questions, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.

Focus Readers © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2-3

Ultimate Predators

Discover some of the fiercest predators in the animal kingdom with remarkable photographs of animals hunting! Readers will be fascinated by how these animals hunt and train their young to track and kill prey.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Young Adult Collection Option A

Blue Delta Books

Blue Delta Books, a Hi-Lo Books biography series, tell the stories of people who have changed our world in profound ways. This series features a diverse group of people. Some are more well-known than others, but all deserve to be highlighted for the positive impact they have had. Each Blue Delta Book features full-colour images on every page and tells the person?s story from childhood throughout their life. These books are sure to inspire young teen readers. Each book is 48 pages long.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3-4

Conspiracy Theories: DEBUNKED

Do you think students can tell fact from fiction? In a world where social media reigns supreme and tweets and posts go viral, discerning what's fact from fiction can be more difficult than it seems. The Conspiracy Theories: DEBUNKED series takes a closer look at the most popular theories people believe, why they spread, and where they originated. Books use considerate text that's written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage and accommodate struggling readers.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
2

Gateway Biographies

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures, and descriptions of the inspirational sources and experiences that influenced the person's achievements. Detailed timelines and indexes make these valuable reference resources.

LernerClassroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Life Skills Handbooks

Combining practical content with visual appeal, the Life Skills Handbooks read more like magazines than books. These 120-page handbooks are designed to teach life skills to today’s teens in an approachable and non-threatening way. Realistic scenarios help teens grasp the relevance of the information in these books, along with graphs, and charts add to students’ understanding. Essential vocabulary is featured to help students build real-world literacy.

Saddleback Educational Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Shakespeare Illustrated Classi

She wears her heart on her sleeve. Parting is such sweet sorrow. Something wicked this way comes! We're all familiar with these sayings. But where did they come from? Introduce young readers to the treasures of William Shakespeare with Shakespeare Illustrated Classics. Each title tells the tale of a popular play and is sure to inspire further Shakespearian study!

North Star Classroom © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
3

Train Your Brain

Your brain is amazing. It develops as you learn and you have the power to teach it to think in different ways. This series explores creative careers to inspire your future and will help you to train your brain to think like a professional.

Crabtree Publishing © 2022

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
6

Two Sides of an Argument: Spee

There are always two sides to every argument. Advocating for issues that matter to you is important but what's equally as important is understanding those issues from the other perspective. The Two Sides of an Argument: Speech and Debate series provides readers with the tools and strategies to think critically and analyze highly debated topics through an unbiased lens. Readers will learn how to use logic and facts to defend and argue against both stances while also learning how to stay empathetic and civil. Books encourage, promote, and help build social-emotional learning (SEL) and highlight key 21st Century Skills and Content.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2023

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5

Unofficial Guides (21st Centur

The Unofficial Guides series explores the various aspects of today's most popular games and programs including Apex Legends, LEGO Mindstorms, Fortnite, Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Among Us and more! 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

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

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

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

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

Just for Laughs

Hilarious graphics, creative illustrations, and fun facts work together to bring jokes about everything from pirates to pets to pterosaurs to life. With directions on how to make original jokes, this colourful, engaging series will have reluctant and beginning readers laughing out loud, rushing to share the jokes with their classmates, and asking for more.

Blackrabbit Books © 2022

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

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

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

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 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

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

Nailed It!

High interest edgy sports, fill each book's pages in this series- Nailed It! Carefully written, considerate text will hold the readers' interest and allow for successful mastery and comprehension. Written in the high-low format, this series has a HIGH interest level to appeal to a more mature audience but maintains a LOW level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Nailed It! presents the thrills and spills of the most intriguing extreme sports.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2016

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.

Ruby Tuesday Books © 2016

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