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Primary K-3 Collection

Primary K-3 Collection

Community Helpers

There are some jobs that keep our communities' wheels spinning. Doctors and dentists help us stay healthy and strong. Police officers keep our streets safe. Teachers prepare us for our changing world. This series explores the community helpers of today and how their work keeps our communities running safely and smoothly.

Bellwether Media © 2019

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
1

Growing Character

Books in the Growing Character series teach young readers about strong character and important values. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced binding
Reading Level
3

It's the End of the World!

All things must come to an end. The clock is ticking, and our final days may be right around the corner! This series explores several scenarios that could lead to the end of life on Earth. Through engaging text and thought-provoking features, readers will discover the chain reaction of destruction, past catastrophes, how the media portrays the end, and much more! Can you survive the end of the world?

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

Kids Living Green

The future of our planet is in our hands. It is up to us to take action and care for it every day. What can kids do? Kids Living Green showcases environmentally-friendly ways early readers can care for the Earth. Active examples and photographs detail specific projects readers can easily partake in.

Jump! © 2019

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
K

Make Your Own Fun

Rocket makerspace to a whole new level with this series as it details how to make awesome crafts and explores all of the fun that goes with them. With friendly, step-by-step instructions, clear imagery, and helpful hints, this series will lead readers to finished products they'll be proud of.

Blackrabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
2-3

Okanagan and English Dual Language Book

Zoe and her father find a lone fawn in the forest in this picture book for young readers.

Orca Book Publishers (Theytus Books) © 2019

Binding Type
Hardback
Reading Level
PK-1

Swimming with Sharks

From the mighty great white to the alienlike goblin shark, earth's oceans are full of sharks. With speed, strength, and stealth, they make the perfect predators. They also make the ideal reading topics for young readers. Through diagrams, labeled images, and other graphics, this series emphasizes visual literacy while diving into the lives, habitats, and diets of the creatures children love to learn about.

Blackrabbit Books © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
2-3

World Around Us

The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural and social issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming with school-aged children who are just beginning to observe the world around them.

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Hardback
Reading Level
K-3

Elementary K-6 Collection A

Elementary K-6 Collection A

Car Crazy

Climb into the driver's seat of one of these luxury cars. Equipped for the streets and the racetrack, these cars are powerful, sleek, and fast. This series will introduce young readers to the behind-the-scenes action of a supercar. Buckle up!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

Growing Character

Books in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about strong character and important values. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Junior Library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced binding
Reading Level
3

Hands-On Science

The Hands-On Science series is perfect for budding scientists keen to find out why things fizz, how Romans made soap or how to make it rain. Each experiment uses easy-to-find ingredients and objects.

Lerner Publishing Group (QEB Publishing) © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Individual Non-Fiction

What's your dream job? Certain careers capture the hearts and imaginations of people from a young age. But what do astronauts and race car drivers really do? This high-interest series digs into the daily life of these careers, from tasks and goals to experience and training. Sidebars profile famous people in each career, and outline career paths and day-to-day tasks. Find out if your dream career is really as cool as it seems!

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

It's the End of the World!

All things must come to an end. The clock is ticking, and our final days may be right around the corner! This series explores several scenarios that could lead to the end of life on Earth. Through engaging text and thought-provoking features, readers will discover the chain reaction of destruction, past catastrophes, how the media portrays the end, and much more! Can you survive the end of the world?

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

Magic Tricks

You won't believe your eyes! This series teaches aspiring magicians to perform amazing optical illusions, disappearing tricks, prop tricks, and card tricks. Simple text, step-by-step instructions, and supporting photos engage and excite young readers.

Lerner Publications © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Picture Books

Readers of all ages will easily identify with the delightful cast of people, monsters, and animals featured in these charming stories. Just right for read-aloud, new readers, reluctant readers, and Chapter One programs.

Lerner Publishing Group (Carolrhoda Book © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
2

Raptor World

How do an owl's wings help it fly silently through the night to sneak up on prey? How fast does an eagle dive to catch fish? Each book in Raptor World highlights a different raptor, the hunting techniques of each, and the physical attributes that make it an expert bird of prey. Vibrant photographs and carefully levelled text work together to support early readers.

Jump! © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
K

Your Body Systems

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

Bellwether Media © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
1-2

Elementary K-6 Collection B

Elementary K-6 Collection B

100 Fun Things to Do to Unplug

Discover 100 creative projects you can do to unplug and reconnect with the world. Featuring both indoor and outdoor options, these activities will help readers develop new skills, uncover hidden talents, help others, and have fun with friends or by themselves.

Lerner Publishing Group (Hungry Tomato®) © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4

Biggest Names in Sports

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 © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3-5

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
Library
Reading Level
4-6

Happily Ever Crafter

Help creative crafters bring their most fantastical ideas to life! Step-by-step instructions and illustrations guide readers as they explore the expanses of their imagination. Each themed title uses everyday items and materials to create original costumes, treats, party games, and decorations.

Lerner Publishing Group © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Picture Books

The alphabet is all around us. And some days the ABCs want to take us on a holiday trip through the seasons: Spring in the forest, Summer at the beach, Fall at a haunted house, Winter on skis. Come join the fun!

Lerner Publishing Group (Red Chair Press © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
1

Ready, Set, Code!

Introduce young coders to the most popular coding programs and languages. Step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations guide readers, and fun activities help them apply what they've learned.

Lerner Publications © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Unofficial Guides Junior

The Unofficial Guides Junior series explores the various aspects of the enormously popular Minecraft program for younger readers. This collection covers topics across the Minecraft game in a clear and concise way. This series is perfect for the younger hands-on techie. Includes table of contents, glossary, and index--as well as sources for further reading.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2019

Binding Type
Reinforced Binding
Reading Level
3

The World Around Us

The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural and social issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming with school-aged children who are just beginning to observe the world around them.

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Hardback
Reading Level
K-3

Intermediate 4-8 Collection

Intermediate 4-8 Collection

Climate Change

Are the number of extreme storms increasing? What happens when sea levels rise? What impact will new energy technology have? This series introduces readers to the causes and effects of climate change and examines potential solutions.

Lerner Publications © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Fake News

These clear, helpful guides define what exactly fake news is for readers and explore the role fake news has played in current politics and throughout history. Readers will come away with important new skills in their media and digital literacy toolboxes.

Lerner Publishing Group © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
3

Guide to the Trades

Our homes, businesses, and other buildings would not exist without the expert craftsmanship of dedicated trade workers. In this book, readers will learn what skills and training it takes to work in different trade fields. They will find out what these workers do each day, what kind of education is required, and much more.

Cherry Lake Publishing © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced binding
Reading Level
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 © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
5-6

Individual Non-Fiction

Millbrook Press © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
5

Mission: Code

Dive into the fascinating world of coding languages! These titles walk new programmers through the basics of creating their own code. Hands-on learn-to-code activities accessed through an online Page Plus link add to the fun!

Lerner Publishing Group © 2020

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4

Paralympic Sports

The Paralympics are here and there's so much to see! From fast paced team sports to intense individual races, the world's best athletes with disabilities come together to compete in Olympic-style games. High-impact photography will keep readers engaged while learning about athletes who compete for a gold medal.

Amicus (High Interest) © 2020

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3

The Untold History of Ancient Civilizations

Bring some of the world's earliest cultures to life in The Untold History of Ancient Civilizations series where readers will explore some lesser-known facts about groups of ancient peoples. From the water-run clocks created by the Greeks to the myth of the Vikings two-horned hats, readers will explore the worlds of ancient civilizations beyond the history books and take a deeper look into the daily lives of families within each culture. Readers will travel this journey of forgotten pasts for an up-close look inside these ancient civilizations.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
5-8

Wild Art Projects

Be inspired to get wildly creative with art. Each title explores a different theme, packed with original, colourful ideas using various media and everyday items. Simple step-by-step instructions and photographs guide readers through the projects.

Lerner Publishing Group (Hungry Tomato®) © 2019

Binding Type
Library Bound
Reading Level
4

Women Who Changed the World

The Women Who Changed the World series profiles inspiring, influential women who challenged stereotypes, overcame barriers, and opened doors. Some were first women in their fields. Some rose to the top of companies (and nations) previously run by men. Some were activists, some were queens, some quietly did their jobs and had a lasting impact. Each book profiles 12 living and historical diverse women whose accomplishments in their field changed the world.

Bookstaves © 2019

Binding Type
Reinforced Library
Reading Level
3-5

Young Adult Collection

Young Adult Collection

Addicted

The trap of addiction ensnares millions. This series explores the struggles of those who have succumbed to addiction whether to opioids or social media or something else. It examines what it means to be addicted, how it occurs, the real-world effects, and the challenges of overcoming addiction. Personal accounts along with facts and quotes from authoritative sources are featured in every book as is an annotated list of organizations and websites where readers can get help and more information.

ReferencePoint Press © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
6-12

AI High

After the government officially recognizes androids as living beings, Fitzgerald High starts a program integrating human and android students, earning it the nickname AI High. Whether they're human or android, teenagers will always have drama.

LernerClassroom (Darby Creek) © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
4

Exploring Greek Mythology

The myths of ancient Greece live on in the Exploring Greek Mythology series. Villains, goddesses, gods, and heroes come to life in these volumes. The stories vividly illustrate the cultural values and customs of ancient Greek society. Side bars, fully documented quotes, and full-color images add depth and insight.

ReferencePoint Press © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
6-12

Music Scene

The Music Scene series focuses on what today's new musicians are doing, what they seek to convey through their music, and how they are using new techniques and technology to create and promote their work. Each book introduces readers to influential musicians and presents brief historical background as well as highlighting the work of a variety of contemporary musicians and their music.

ReferencePoint Press © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
6-12

Odysseys in Peace

In a world strained by conflict, we look to the past for models of peace. With historical and full-color photographs complementing documentary texts, Odysseys in Peace invites advanced readers along on a journey to experience the lives of important peace-seekers like never before. These titles feature a sophisticated design peppered with arresting photographs that illustrate key moments in each figure's life as well as the experiences that shaped their legacy. Side panels, coloured callouts, and first-person quotations assist in making the text accessible to a wide range of learners.

Creative Education © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
6-7

Orca Currents

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

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Paperback
Reading Level
5-8

YA Fiction

Orca Book Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Hardback
Reading Level
11

Careers with Earning Potential

Looking for a well-paying career that doesn't require a bachelor's degree? Readers of Careers with Earning Potential will discover seven well-paying careers, learn about their many subspecialties, and find dozens of suggestions on how to explore these careers while they're still in school. The final title in the series tells readers everything they need to know about presenting themselves effectively in life, on their cover letter and résumé, in the job interview, and in the workplace. As the cost of college skyrockets and more students than ever turn toward careers with earning potential, a new education is essential to meet the need.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
7-12

Evolution & Cultural Influences of Music

Where did rock music begin? What is the story behind EDM (electronic dance music)? Who started the hip-hop movement? To truly appreciate different genres of music, you have to look back in time to understand its roots and its creators who so passionately worked to make it. In Evolution & Cultural Influences of Music, readers will examine the history and development of popular musical genres and learn how they have contributed to and shaped American popular culture over the past half-century. Each title takes the reader on a journey to meet the people and see the places where each genre began, gaining a deeper understanding into the importance of each form of music on today's society.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
7-12

LGBTQ Life

There's never been a better time to be LGBTQ. To be sure, there's still important work to be done, but the future is promising. LGBTQ Life celebrates the strength and diversity of the LGBTQ community today. The overarching message is that there's a place for everyone to be LGBTQ and be themselves-whether they're a sports fan, science geek, artistic soul, black, white, Asian, Latino, rich, poor, disabled, liberal, or conservative. Whatever your background, personality, passions, and abilities, being LGBTQ is just part of who you are. Providing authoritative and up-to-date information from trusted sources, such as GLAAD and Human Rights Campaign, this series will be both practical and empowering. Each volume will include inspiring side bars on role models in the LGBTQ community.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
7-12

Opioid Education

In Opioid Education, readers will examine various aspects of opioid use and treatment in the United States and the rest of the world. The use of opioids has become a crisis in our culture, as tens of thousands become addicted every year. As lawmakers debate policy changes and law enforcement, and first responders fight the battle on the ground each day, it's imperative for young people to become educated early on this crisis. Books in this series provide young readers with a greater understanding of the ongoing opioid crisis, the role of first responders and doctors, and traditional and alternative treatment options for those who are suffering from opioid addiction.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2020

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
7-12

Women's Soccer Today

Women's Soccer Today entertains and informs both readers who love soccer in all forms and those just discovering the sport or the women's game. It introduces the best female players in the world and the top soccer nations in the women's game. Women's Soccer Today looks at the growth and development of the sport for women, and examines the issues facing the women's game today and in the future.

Mason Crest Publishers © 2019

Binding Type
Library
Reading Level
7-12