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Tag Archives: Children’s Bookshelf

 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Reading List

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools – the impacts of which are still being felt in communities across Canada. The books outlined in this list will help us to dig deeper and present a starting point for the conversation we may have with […]

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SCIENCE LITERACY WEEK READING LIST

This year Science Literacy Week was focused on Mathematics! As we bring the week to a close, here are a few books focused on science and other areas in our life where we can embrace it. One Tiny Bubble The Story of Our Last Universal Common Ancestor Krossing, Karen and Lo, Dawn Meet LUCA–our Last […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL READING LIST

It’s time to head back to school! This week we look at books focused on going back to school and some for those just starting in kindergarten. School’s First Day of School Rex, Adam and Robinson, Christian When we think about back to school, often our minds are on the students. But what about the […]

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SUMMER READING: MELLOW MARSH

In Mellow Marsh, sounds and textures come to life. Take the sensory experience home with these fun books exploring the world around us and what it has to teach us.  Outside You Notice Alladin, Erin and Blinick, Andrea Time spent in the outdoors stirs a child’s imagination. Nature sparks wonder, wonder leads to curiosity, and […]

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SUMMER READING: MILK MACHINE

Our summer reading fun continues with an animal focus tailored around our Milk Machine gallery. This week we look at stories about animals, farms, funny barnyard dancing and a chicken who has magic powers. Or does she?  Petal The Angry Cow Fergus, Maureen and Demidova, Olga Meet Petal, a cow with a very bad temper. […]

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SUMMER READING: LASAGNA LOOKOUT

Our Lasagna Lookout gallery is all about food and, more importantly, playing in it. If this is one of your favourite spots to visit in the museum, you’ll enjoy these books about food, how it’s produced, recipes to try, and how enjoying food with others makes the experience better. Every Night Is Pizza Night Lopez-Alt, […]

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SUMMER READING: TUMBLE ZONE

Our summer reading fun continues with a Tumble Zone theme. If your little one enjoys building with blocks and operating the crane at Tumble Zone then they’ll love these stories focused on building, smashing, crashing and construction. Build! Red Nose Studio Bulldozers, dump trucks, and cranes are just a few of the vehicles working together […]

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SUMMER READING: ILLUSION TUNNEL

Last week our books were based on our Engine House gallery. This week we dive into the world of illusions with stories based on Illusion Tunnel. Jim Curious and the Jungle Journey Picard, Matthias In Jim Curious and the Jungle Journey, a young boy goes on an adventure in an old-fashioned diving suit. After waking up […]

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SUMMER READING: ENGINE HOUSE

Let’s gear up for some fun summer reading! This week our partners at McNally Robinson Booksellers chose two books based on our beloved Engine House.  Trucks On Trucks  Fairbank, Sorche and Henderson, Nik  What’s better than a truck? A truck on top of another truck! Trucks on Trucks hits the highways and the byways while exploring basic […]

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CANADA DAY READING LIST

Happy Canada Day! Celebrate Canada Day by diving into the stories in these books.  Canadian Animals ABC Valerio, Geraldo Between the beaver building branch by branch, the loon laughing on the lake, and the powerful, playful polar bear, Canada is home to a spectacular array of animals. This board book celebrates the country’s diverse wildlife […]

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