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Tag Archives: Children’s Bookshelf

NEW YEAR READING LIST

It’s a New Year & we have a new reading list.  Explore the pages of these lovely books as they highlight the themes of family, being together, embracing the past, and looking forward to the future. Snow Horses MacLachlan, Patricia and Archer, Micha From Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a cozy picture book of […]

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CHRISTMAS READING LIST

This week’s reading list explores how people celebrate during this season. Dive into these books with your little ones and gain insight into celebrations worldwide and how we can respect those traditions. The Little Toymaker Min, Cat We all know about the guy in the red suit at the North Pole. But what if the […]

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WINTER READING LIST

We are back with another reading list and this one is all about snow. Thanks to our friends and partners at McNally Robinson Booksellers, we get to explore the pages of these fun books as they welcome winter. Once Upon A Northern Night Pendziwol, Jean and Arsenault, Isabelle In this exquisite lullaby, the beauty and […]

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REMEMBRANCE DAY READING LIST

In honour of Remembrance Day, we reflect on the sacrifice that many have made through the stories told in these books. These books are sure to introduce you to some unlikely characters and how they made an impact during unprecedented times. The Eleventh Hour Goldstyn, Jacques Jim and Jules are childhood friends, born on the […]

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FAIRYTALES READING LIST

Our special exhibition – The Eaton’s Fairytale Vignettes – opens very soon. As we prepare to welcome a world of fairytales this holiday season, let’s enjoy this reading selection of fairytales from our friends and partners at McNally Robinson Booksellers. When you’re done, come and explore the last original Eaton’s Fairytale Vignettes – fully restored […]

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HALLOWEEN READING LIST

Tomorrow, we celebrate Halloween Howl, but let’s start the fangtastic family entertainment today with these spooky and fun titles. Leila The Perfect Witch   Drago, Flavia Leila Wayward is a little witch who excels at everything she does. She’s the fastest flier, the most cunning conjuror, and the most superb shape-shifter. She has won trophies […]

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MINI MONDAYS READING LIST

It’s time for another Mini Mondays reading list. Listed below are titles tailored to our little VIPS (children under 4 years old). We hope they bring laughter, curiosity and fun while sparking creative learning. Bookscape: We Love Books!   Arrhenius, Ingela P. Discover a world of books and stories and learn first words with this […]

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THANKSGIVING READING LIST

We’re closing out Thanksgiving week with some fun book recommendations. There’s so much to be thankful for but some of the characters in these stories have lots to get done before they start giving thanks. Whether baking pies, making sure to remember everyone to thank and honouring family traditions. Let’s dive in to see how […]

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MINI MONDAYS READING LIST

It’s time for another Mini Mondays reading list. Listed below are titles tailored to our little VIPS (children under 4 years old). We hope they bring laughter, curiosity and fun while sparking creative learning. You’re All Kinds of Wonderful Tillman, Nancy We’re not all the same. Thank goodness we’re not. Life would be boring, and […]

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 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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