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Tag Archives: Literacy Resources

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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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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