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In this chilling graphic novel, Truman, the prime suspect in his girlfriend's murder, struggles to find the truth.
Uncle Wally's Old Brown Shoe, inspired by the familiar nursery rhyme The House that Jack Built, follows the course of one very unusual shoe as it travels through a fascinating, imaginative world to encounter an assortment of quirky characters. The inventive text and cumulative story are sure to enthral young readers, as will the detailed illustrations. Children and adults will delight in finding the whimsical objects and hidden meanings in the layered, colourful artwork, reminiscent of Wallace E
A travelling artist takes the reader through a collection of illustrations of fantastical hybrid creatures.
Partout dans le monde, des phénomènes géologiques transforment la nature et créent de magnifiques paysages. Dans un langage adapté aux jeunes géologues, Vive la Terre! explore les formations géologiques et des phénomènes, en expliquant les causes de leur apparition ainsi que les dommages qu'ils peuvent causer. Le texte est illustré de photos des lieux ou des événements célèbres et, à la fin de chaque ouvrage, une activité est proposée pour encourager le jeune lecteur à mettre en application ses
An old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea, tends his garden and waits. Only when the whales return each year to the bay in front of his cottage is his loneliness eased. Until, one day, an unexpected visitor arrives. Waiting for the Whales illuminates the unique friendship between grandparent and child and celebrates the restorative power of the natural world. Originally published twenty-five years ago, this award-winning picture book is sure to enchant a whole new generation of reade
In this sweet coming-of-age story bound up in summertime fun, a younger brother discovers newfound resolve and joy, thanks to the encouragement of his older brother.
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.
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.
What happens when one small boy picks up one small piece of litter? He doesn't know it, but his tiny act has big consequences. From the miniscule to the universal, What Matters sensitively explores nature's connections and traces the ripple effects of one child's good deed to show how we can all make a big difference.
Sixteen-year-old Whisper, who has a cleft palate, lives in an encampment with three other young "rejects" and their caregiver, Nathanael. They are outcasts from a society that kills or abandons anyone with a physical or mental disability. Whisper?s mother visits once a year. When she dies, she leaves Whisper a violin, which Nathanael teaches her to play. Whisper?s father comes to claim her, and she becomes his house slave, her disfigurement hidden by a black veil. But when she proves rebellious,