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Boy

Sometimes the biggest message comes from the smallest voice.

The king's battles with the dragon were always mighty and loud . . . CLING CLANG CLONG! ROAR!

But Boy lived in a silent world and couldn't hear the fighting. Though he could not hear, Boy could see the fear around him . . . and how everyone would be much happier without it.

From the CBCA Honour Award-winning team of Phil Cummings and Shane Devries comes this tender tale of power and perception.

The big bath house

A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

You'll walk down the street / Your aunties sounding like clip-clopping horses / geta-geta-geta / in their wooden sandals / Until you arrive... / At the bath house / The big bath house.

Banana Fox and the secret sour society

Eisner Award-winning cartoonist James Kochalka brings his trademark humor to Banana Fox, an uproariously funny series from Graphix Chapters!

Wowie Pow!

The great detective Banana Fox is called back to duty to find a missing turtle. But the deeper he digs, the more he discovers, and it's worse than he thought! The Secret Sour Society is back, and they're mixing up a bunch of trouble. Can Banana Fox and his sidekick, Flashlight, put an end to the Secret Sour Society once and for all?

Genius Camp

"Chris Grabenstein just might be the smartest writer for kids in the universe." --James Patterson

The Smartest Kid in the Universe goes to genius camp in book two of this action-packed series from the New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library !

Jake McQuade is the smartest kid in the universe--and he's back to defend his title! This time, he is heading off to a camp for geniuses sponsored by billionaire tech mogul (and brilliant inventor) Zane Zinkle.

The one thing you'd save

If your house were on fire, what one thing would you save? Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park explores different answers to this provocative question in linked poems that capture the diverse voices of a middle school class. Illustrated with black-and-white art.

Blueberry patch = Meennunyakaa

Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves there with him, boarding the trail of wagons from surrounding communities and heading east toward the blueberry patch.

Upstream, downstream : exploring watershed connections

Do you know your watershed address? We all have one, whether we live high up in a mountain, on an inland prairie or near the coast. A watershed is an area of land that channels rain and snowmelt into streams, rivers and oceans. Our lives are deeply intertwined with land and water and all the connections between them. Day-to-day activities--like brushing our teeth, eating a meal, getting a ride in a car or even using an electronic device--have consequence for our own or someone else's watershed.

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