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|March 23, 2010

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From two cats waltzing to twenty cats in a conga line, dancing felines take to the streets, the fire escapes, and the rooftops in this charming concept picture book that is part counting and part introduction to music, dance, and rhythm. The short rhyming text…
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|April 1, 1997

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Winner of the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award Simon discovers that catching a salmon is more difficult than it looks. A simple, touching and multi-award-winning story with evocative…
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|March 26, 1999

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In his final quest, Gilgamesh, still mourning the death of his dear friend Enkidu, sets out to find the key to immortality. His journey is perilous. He must fight ferocious serpents and wild lions. He travels through bitterly cold caves, across scorching deserts,…
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|September 15, 1999

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Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award In this urban adventure story, Khyber, a smart, bold, eleven-year-old girl from a poor neighborhood, sets out to find her friend X, a mysterious homeless woman who has gone missing. The desperate search takes…
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|October 1, 2008

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Kit Byrne's family is a strong one, but their strength and unity are being severely tested, as life becomes more and more desperate in 19th century rural Ireland. Lord Fraser is the wealthy landowner, from which the Byrne's and many other families rent their…
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Dennis Lee has created a magical word in verse, recounting the story of Lizzy and the very real and grownup pet Lion she keeps in her bedroom.
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|February 14, 2010

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Teen violence, bullying and the burning quest to fit in are presented in the poems of 4 unforgettable high school students. High School. Four lives caught up in a game. The problem with games like this is that there may be winners, but there are always losers.…
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|February 1, 1992

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Governor General's Award for Illustration Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator's Award It's a rainy day, boring as can be, until Victor and Joey decide to make their own fun. Soon chairs turn into castles, bumblebees turn into tigers, and whales and…
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|March 1, 1990

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Hockey is the only game worth playing in the rough-and-tumble prairie town of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. When sixteen-year-old A.J. Brandiosa makes the Triple A team of his dreams, he can hardly believe that his life is finally coming together. And then it falls…
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|September 1, 2007

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Visions in Poetry is an innovative and award-winning series of classic poems re-interpreted for today's readers by outstanding contemporary artists in distinctively beautiful editions. The sixth Visions in Poetry book is The Owl and the Pussycat, a nonsense poem…

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Using humour and the humdrum of everyday life, Murphy intuitively moves backwards in time to the fateful day when Jean, the only ray of hope in this working-class family, escaped the massacreâ-¦ or thought he did. This searing drama on courage, heroism, and…
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|June 1, 1996

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Winner of the Governor General's Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award This powerful, unforgettable and multi-award-winning tale is based on the lives of the Chinese who…