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Best of the Year 2006

Audio-visual Resources / Fiction Grade 3-6 / Fiction Grades 7-12 / French Resources / Nonfiction K-Grade 6 / Nonfiction Grades 7-12 /
Professional Resources

Picture Books


ABRAMSON, Beverly. Off We Go! Tundra Books, 2006.

ALDA, Arlene. Did you say pears? Tundra Books, 2006.

ATWOOD, Margaret. Up in the Tree. Groundwood, 1978, 2006.

AUGER, Dale. Mwâkwa - Talks to the Loon: A Cree Story for Children. Heritage House Publishing, 2006.

BAILEY, Linda. Stanley’s Wild Ride. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Kids Can Press, 2006.

BROWNING, Kurt. A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet. Illustrated by Melanie Rose. Sleeping Bear Press, 2006.

CHARLES, Veronika Martenova. The Birdman. Illustrated by Annouchka Gravel Galouchko & Stephan Daigle. Tundra Books, 2006.

COOK WALDRON, Kathleen. Roundup At The Palace (A Northern Lights Book for Children Series). Illustrated by Alan and Lea Daniel. Red Deer Press, 2006.

D’LACEY, Chris & Thomas Taylor. Franklin’s Bear (Red Go Bananas Red Series).Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

DUNGWORTH, Richard. The Way of the Wolf. Illustrated by Nicki Palin. Scholastic Canada, Ltd., 2005.

ELLABBAD, Mohieddin. The Illustrator’s Notebook. Translated by Sarah Quinn. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2006.

ELLIS, Sarah. The Queen’s Feet. Illustrated by Dušan Petri i . Northern Lights Books for Children/Red Deer Press, 2006.

FERNANDES, Eugenie. Busy Little Mouse. Illustrated by Kim Fernandes. Kids Can Press, 2006.

GAY, Marie-Louise. Caramba. Groundwood Books, 2005.

GILLMOR, Don. Sophie and the Sea Monsters. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada, 2005.

GILMORE, Rachna. When-I-was-a-little-girl. Illustrated by Renné Benoit. Second Story Press, 2006.

GOODHART, Pippa & Philip Hurst. Fire Cat (Red Go Bananas Red Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

GORMAN, Lovenia. A Is For Algonquin: An Ontario Alphabet. Ilustrated by Melanie Rose. Sleeping Bear Press, 2005.

HEIDBREDER, Robert. Crocodiles Say. Illustrated by Rae Mate. Tradewind Books. 2005.

HOOD, Susan. Pup and Hound Lost and Found (Kids Can Read Series)Illustrated by Linda Hendry.Kids Can Press, 2006.

HOOD, Susan. Pup and Hound at Sea (Kids Can Read Series)) Illustrated by Linda Hendry. Kids Can Press, 2006.

HOWE, James. Houndsley and Catina. Illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay. Candlewick Press, 2006.

HOWELL, Lauren. If I was the Mayor. Illustrated by Sheldon Dawson. Three Bears Publishing, 2005.

JENNINGS, Sharon. Franklin has the Hiccups (Kids Can Read Series).Illustrated by Sean Jeffrey, Sasha McIntyre and Shelley Southern. Kids Can Press, 2006.

JENNINGS, Sharon. Franklin’s Picnic (Kids Can Read Series).Illustrated by Sean Jeffrey, Sasha McIntyre and Shelley Southern. Kids Can Press, 2006.

JENNINGS, Sharon. The Happily Ever Afternoon. Illustrated by Ron Lightburn. Annick Press, 2006.

JOLLY, Jane. Limpopo Lullaby. Illustrated by Dee Huxley. Simply Read Books, 2006.

KOTZWINKLE, William, Glenn Murray and Elizabeth Gundy. Walter the Farting Dog Goes on a Cruise. Illustrated by Audrey Colman. Dutton Children’s Books/Penguin Group, 2006.

KOVALSKI, Maryann. Omar’s Halloween. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

KRYKORKA, Ian. Carl the Christmas Carp. Illustrated by Vladyana Krykorka. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

LAWSON, Sue. My Gran’s Different. Illustrated by Caroline Magerl. Simply Read Books, 2005.

LEGER, Diane Carmel. Who’s in Maxine’s Tree? Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

LEVERT, Mireille. Eddie Longpants. Groundwood Books, 2005.

LITTLE, Jean. Listen Said the Donkey: Tales of the First Christmas. Illustrated by Werner Zimmermann. North Winds Press/Scholastic Canada, 2006.

MCINTOSH, Patti. The Remarkable Maria. Illustrated by Tara Langlois. Maggie & Pierrot - A Children’s Book Publisher, 2005.

MALONE, Beni & Marian Frances White. The Sights Before Christmas. Illustrated by Darka Erdelji. Tuckamore Books, 2005.

MONTEJO, Victor. White Flower . Illustrated by Rafael Yockteng. Groundwood Books, 2005.

MONTGOMERY, L. M. The Way to Slumbertown. Illustrated by Rachel Bédard. Lobster Press, 2005.

MOON, Nicola, & Mark Oliver. Margarine and Marbles (Red Go Bananas Red Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

MULDER, Michelle. Theodore Too and the Too-long Nap. Illustrated by Yolanda Poplawska. Nimbus Publishing, 2006.

MULLER, Robin. Moon and Star: A Christmas Story. North Winds Press/ Scholastic Canada, 2005.

MUNSCH, Robert. I'm So Embarrassed . Scholastic. 2005.

MUNSCH, Robert. Munsch More! A Robert Munsch Collection. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko, Alan and Lea Daniel, and Eugenie Fernandes. Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2004.

NEJIME, Shoichi. Bit by Bit. Illustrated by Heather Castles. Annick Press, 2005.

NEWHOUSE, Maxwell. Let’s Go for a Ride. Tundra Books, 2006.

NICELY, Adam. Naptime for Thaddeus. Simply Read Books, 2006.

NUNN, Bruce. Buddy The Bluenose Reindeer. Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2005.

OHI, Ruth. Clara and the Bossy. Annick Press, 2006.

OHI, Ruth. The Couch was a Castle. Annick Press, 2006.

O’LEARY, Sara. When You Were Small. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. Simply Read Books, 2006.

PAPINEAU, Lucie. Christmas Eve Magic. Illustrated by Stéphane Poulin. Kids Can Press, 2006.

PEARSON, Debora. Big City Song. Illustrated by Lynn Rowe Reed. Holiday House, 2006.

PEARSON, Debora. Kids Do, Animals Too (A Book of Playground Opposites). Illustrated by Nora Hilb. Annick Press, 2005.

PRATT NICOLSON, Cynthia. Discover Space Rocks (Kids Can Read Series).Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Kids Can Press, 2006.

PRATT NICOLSON, Cynthia. Discover the Stars (Kids Can Read Series). Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Kids Can Press, 2006.

RAE, Lisa. A Distinguished Old Bentley Drove Down to the Sea. Illustrated by Peter Pickersgill. Tuckamore Books, 2006.

RUSKIN, John. The King of the Golden River. Illustrated by Iassen Ghiuselev. Simply Read Books, 2005.(11:4

RUURS, Margriet. Emma at the Fair. Illustrated by Barbara Spurll. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2005.

RUURS, Margriet. Wake up, Henry Rooster! Illustrated by Sean Cassidy. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

SCHWARTZ, Roslyn. Tales from Parc la Fontaine (Parc La Fontaine Series). Annick Press 2006.

SETTERINGTON, Ken. Clever Katarina: A Tale in Six Parts. Illustrated by Nelly and Ernst Hofer.Tundra Books, 2006.

SKIRVING, Janet. P is for Puffin: A Newfoundland and Labrador Alphabet. Illustrated by Odell Archibald. Sleeping Bear Press, 2006.

SMITH, Blanche. Digger Donald. Illustrated by Carmel Smith. Pennywell Books/ Flanker Press Ltd., 2005.

SPRINGETT, Martin. Jousting with Jesters: An ABC for the Younger Dragon. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

STEER, Dugald. Thank you, Little Mouse. illustrated by Caroline Anstey. Scholastic Canada, 2005.

STEVENSON, Richard. Alex Ankelbone & Andy the Dog. Illustrated by P.J. Masi. Bayeux Arts Inc., 2005.

STINSON, Kathy. Bare Naked Book (20th Anniversary Edition). Annick Press, 2006.

STINSON, Kathy. Red is Best (25th Anniversary Edition). Illustrated by Robin Baird Lewis. Annick Press, 2006.

SYDOR, Colleen. Raising a Little Stink . Illustrated by Pascale Constantin. Kids Can Press, 2006.

THORNHILL, Jan. Folktails: Animal Legends from Around the World. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

TOEWS, Marj. Black-And-White Blanche. Illustrated by Dianna Bonder. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

WARD, David. The Hockey Tree. Illustrated by Brian Deines. North Winds Press, 2006.

WATT, Melanie. Scaredy Squirrel. Kids Can Press, 2006.

WHITE, Kathryn & Ruth Rivers. Snowshoe The Hare (Red Go Bananas Red Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

WORDSWORTH, William. I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Read Me a Poem Classic Poetry for Modern Children). Illustrated by Sami Soumalainen. Lobster Press, 2006.

YEE, Paul. Bamboo. Illustrated by Shaoli Wang. Tradewind Books, 2005.



Fiction Grades 3-6


BELL, Alison. Zibby Payne and The Wonderful, Terrible Tomboy Experiment. Lobster Press, 2006.

BRADFORD, Karleen. Ghost Wolf. illustrated by Allan Cormack and Deborah Drew-Brook Cormack. Orca Book Publishers, 2005.

BROUWER, Sigmund. Sewer Rats (Orca Currents Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

BRUCHAC, Marge. Malian’s Song. Illustrated by William Maughan. Vermont Folktale Center, 2005.

CARTER, Anne Laurel. Elizabeth: Book Three: A Hornbook Christmas (Our Canadian Girl Series). Puffin Canada, 2005.

CURTIS, Christopher Paul. Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money. Wendy Lamb Books/ Random House of Canada, 2005.

DOYLE, Malachy. Long Gray Norris (Yellow Bananas Series). Illustrated by Sholto Walker. Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

DRAWSON, Blair and Anne Marie. Witches in the Kitchen: A Year in the Life of a Junior Witch. Puffin Canada, 2006.

FINE, Anne. Countdown (Yellow Bananas Series). Illustrated by Tony Trimmer. Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

FITCH, Sheree. If I Had A Million Onions. Illustrated by Yayo. Tradewind Books, 2005.

GAY, Marie-Louise. Travels With my Family. Groundwood Books, 2006.

HARRIS, Christie. Mouse Woman and the Muddleheads. Illustrated by Douglas Tait. Raincoast Books, 1979, 2006.

HARRIS, Christie. Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princess. Illustrated by Douglas Tait. Raincoast Books, 1976, 2005.

HARRIS, Dorothy Joan. Ellen: Book Three: The Waiting Time (Our Canadian Girl Series). Penguin Canada, 2005.

HOFFMAN, Mary. Dracula’s Daughter (Yellow Bananas Series). Illustrated by Chris Riddell. Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

HUNTER, Bernice Thurman. The Margaret Trilogy. Scholastic Canada, 2005.

KERRIN, Jessica Scott. Martin Bridge: On The Lookout. Illustrated by Joseph Kelly. Kids Can Press, 2005.

KORMAN, Gordon. The Face Off Phony (Slapshots #3). Scholastic, 2000, 2006.

LAWSON, Julie. No Safe Harbour: The Halifax Explosion Diary of Charlotte Blackburn (Dear Canada Series). Scholastic Canada, 2006.

LITTLE, Jean. Forward, Shakespeare! (Orca Young Readers). Orca Book Publishing, 2005.

MCCALL Smith, Alexander. Five Lost Aunts of Harriet Bean. Illustrated by Laura Rankin. Alfred A. Knopf Canada,2006.

MACGREGOR, Roy. Forever: The Annual Hockey Classic. Illustrated by Brian Deines. Red Deer Press, 2005.

MALTON, Mel. The Drowned Violin. Napoleon Publishing, 2006.

MATAS, Carol. Turned Away (Dear Canada Series). Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2005.

MENCHU, Rigoberta with Dante Liano. The Honey Jar. Illustrated by Domi. Translated by David Unger. Groundwood Books, 2006.

MORPURGO, Michael. Snakes and Ladders (Yellow Bananas Series). illustrated by Anne Wilson. Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

PEARCE, Jacqueline. Dog House Blues. Orca Book Publishers, 2005.

SCHWARTZ, Ellen. Stealing Home. Tundra Books, 2006.

SIAMON, Sharon. Swift Horse (Mustang Mountain Series #8). Whitecap Books, 2005.

SILVERTHORNE, Judith. Dinosaur Stakeout (Dinosaur Adventure Series). Coteau Books For Kids, 2006.

SKRYPUCH Forchuk, Marsha. Arams Choice (New Beginnings Series). Fitzhenry &Whiteside, 2 006.

SLADE, Arthur. Monsterology: Fabulous Lives of the Creepy, the Revolting, and the Undead. Illustrated by Derek Mah. Tundra Books, 2005.

SMITH, Linda. Kelly’s Cabin (Orca Echoes Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

STAUNTON, Ted. Super Move, Morgan (First Novels Series). Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Formac Publishing, 2006.(12:1

STEWART, Sharon. The Last Duchess (Beneath The Crown Series). Scholastic Canada, 2006.

TATE, Nikki. Jo’s Journey (Orca Young Readers Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

TAYLOR, Cora. Angelique: Book Three: Autumn Alone. (Our Canadian Girl Series). Penguin Canada, 2005.

TAYLOR, Cora. Julie. Scholastic Canada, 1985/2005.

THAYER, Ernest L. Casey at the Bat. Illustrated by Joe Morse. KCP Poetry/Kids Can Press, 2006.

WILSON, Budge. Izzie: Book Three - Patricia’s Secret (Our Canadian Girl Series). Penguin Canada, 2005.

WISHINSKY, Frieda. Dimples Delight (Orca Echoes Series). Illustrated by Louise-Andree Laliberte. Orca Book Publishers, 2005.



Non-Fiction Grades K-6

BAILEY, Katharine. Ferdinand Magellan: Circumnavigating the World (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

BATEMAN, Robert with Ian Coutts. Backyard Birds: An Introduction. Consultation by Nancy Kovacs. Scholastic/Madison Press, 2005.

BEALES, R.A. James Cook: The Pacific Coast and Beyond (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

BECKER, Helaine. Secret Agent Y.O.U. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

BOGART, Jo Ellen. Crazy for Puppies. Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2006.

BOWERS, Vivien. Crazy About Canada! Illustrated by Dianne Eastman. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

BOWERS, Vivien. Crime Scene. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

BRYANT, Jill. Backyard Circus. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern. Annick Press, 2006.

CHRISTIE, Peter. Well-Schooled Fish and Feathered Bandits. The Wondrous Way Animals Learn from Animals. Annick Press, 2006.

CLIBBON, Meg. Imagine You’re A Ballerina! (Imagine This! Series). Illustrated by Lucy Clibbon. Annick Press, 2006.

CROSSINGHAM, John. Judo in action. (Sports in Action Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

DONALDSON, Chelsea. Canada's Wetland Animals. Scholastic Canada, 2006.

DYER, Hadley. Fishing in action. (Sports in Action Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

EAGEN, Rachel. Ponce de Leon: Exploring Florida and Puerto Rico (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

ELLIOTT, Lynne. Medieval Medicine and the Plague (The Medieval World Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

FLATT, Lizann. The Nature Treasury: A First Look at the Natural World. Illustrated by Allan Cormack & Deborah Drew-Brook. Maple Tree Press, 1994, 2005.

FUNSTON, Sylvia & Jay Ingram. It’s All in Your Head: A Guide to Your Brilliant Brain. Illustrated by Gary Clement. Maple Tree Press, 2005.

GLEASON, Carrie, Henry Hudson: Seeking the Northwest Passage (In the Footsteps of the Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2005.

GODKIN, Celia. Fire! - The Renewal of a Forest. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

GROVES, Marsha. Manners and Customs in the Middle Ages (The Medieval World Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

GROVES, Marsha. Medieval Projects You Can Do! (The Medieval World Series) Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

HAMILTON, Garry. Rhino Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife (Firefly Animal Rescue Series). Firefly Books, 2006.

HAWKES, Chris. The Human Body (Uncovering Science Series). Firefly Books, 2006.

HENDRY, Linda. Horse Crafts (Kids Can Do It Series). Kids Can Press, 2006.

HICKMAN, Pamela. Animals Hibernating - How Animals Survive Extreme Conditions. Illustrated by Pat Stephens. Kids Can Press, 2005.

HUGHES, Susan. Coming to Canada: Building a Life in a New Land. Maple Tree Press, 2005.

JEFFERIS, David. Black Holes (Science Frontiers “New Series”). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

JEFFERIS, David. Extreme Structures. (Science Frontiers “New Series”). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

JEFFERIS, David. Green Power (Science Frontiers “New Series”). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

JEFFERIS, David. Micro Machines (Science Frontiers “New Series”). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KACER, Kathy. Hiding Edith: A True Story. Second Story Press, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie. Tropical Oceans (The Living Ocean Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Hadley Dyer. Endangered Manatees (Earth’s Endangered Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie and Hadley Dyer. The Life Cycle of an Ant (Life Cycle Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie and John Crossingham. The Life Cycle of a Shark (Life Cycle Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Kathryn Smithyman. Native North American Foods and Recipes (Native Nations of North America Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Kelley MacAulay. Dolphins and Other Marine Animals ((What Kind of Animal Is It? Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Kristina Lundbald. Endangered Bats (Earth’s Endangered Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Molly Aloian. Endangered Frogs (Earth’s Endangered Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Molly Aloian. Nations of the Northeast Coast (Native Nations of North America Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Molly Aloian. Nations of the Southeast (Native Nations of North America Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Niki Walker. Native North American Wisdom and Gifts (Native Nations of North America Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Reagan Miller. Guinea Pigs and Other Rodents (What Kind of Animal Is It? Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Rebecca Sjonger. Monkeys and Other Primates (What Kind of Animal Is It? Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Rebecca Sjonger. Skates and Rays (The Living Ocean Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.(11:4)

KALMAN, Bobbie and Rebecca Sjonger. The Life Cycle of a Bat (Life Cycle Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie and Rebecca Sjonger. The Life Cycle of a Polar Bear (Life Cycle Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Robin Johnson. Endangered Butterflies (Earth’s Endangered Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KALMAN, Bobbie & Robin Johnson. Koalas and Other Marsupials (What Kind of Animal Is It? Series). Crabtree Publishing Co., 2006.

KANER, Etta. Who Likes the Wind? Illustrated by Marie LaFrance. Kids Can Press, 2006.

LANG, Aubrey. Baby Grizzly (Nature Babies Series). Photography by Wayne Lynch . Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

LANG, Audrey. Baby Porcupine (Nature Babies Series). Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

LEVINE, Karen. Hana’s Suitcase on Stage. Play by Emil Sher. Second Story Press, 2006.

LEVINE, Shar & Leslie Johnstone. Extreme 3-D: Weird Animals (A Silver Dolphin Book). Photography by Elaine Humphrey. Illustrated by Roberto Campus, et al . Advantage Publishers/Raincoast Books, 2005.

LOVE, Ann & Jane Drake. Trash Action: a Fresh Look at Garbage. Illustrated by Mark Thurman. Tundra Books, 2006.

MACAULAY, Kelly. Karate in action. (Sports in Action Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

MACAULAY, Kelly. Yoga in action. (Sports in Action Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

MACDONALD, Beverley. It’s True! Crime Doesn’t Pay (It’s True Series). Illustrated by Andrew Weldon. Annick Press, 2006.

MACLEOD, Elizabeth. Harry Houdini: A Magical Life. Kids Can Press, 2005.

MASON, Adrienne. Skunks (Kids Can Press Wildlife Series). Illustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle. Kids Can Press, 2006.

MILLER, Tim. Vroom! Motoring into the Wild World of Auto Racing. Tundra Books, 2006.

MORGANELLI, Adrianna, Christopher Columbus: Sailing to a New World (In the Footsteps of the Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2005.

MORGANELLI, Adrianna. Samuel de Champlain: From New France to Cape Cod (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

OXLADE, Chris. Skyscrapers (Uncovering Technology Series). Firefly Books, 2006.

PASCOE, Elaine, Deborah Kops, and Jenifer Morse. Scholastic Kids Almanac, Scholastic Canada, 2006.

PATKAU, Karen. Creatures Great and Small. Tundra Books, 2006.

RODGER, Ellen, Lewis and Clark: Opening the American West (In the Footsteps of the Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2005.

ROMANEK, Trudee. Squirt: The Most Interesting Book You’ll Ever Read About Blood (Mysterious You Series). Illustrated by Rose Cowles. Kids Can Press, 2006.

Scholastic’s Children’s Atlas of Canada. Scholastic Canada, 2006.

SCHROEDER, Andreas. Thieves! True Stories From the Edge. Annick Press, 2005.

SILVEY, Dianne. The Kids Book Of Aboriginal Peoples. Illustrated by John Mantha. Kids Can Press, 2006.

SNIDER, Janet and Betty Sherwood. La Salle and the Rise of New France. Cancron Books, 2005.

STANBRIDGE, Joanne. Who Runs This Country Anyway? Scholastic Canada, 2005.

STEWART, Heather Grace. Sir Wilfred Laurier: The Weakling Who Stood His Ground (Canadian Prime Ministers: Warts and All Series #7) Illustrated by Anna Payne-Krzyzanowski. JackFruit Press, 2006.

SWANSON, Diane. A Crash of Rhinos, A Party of Jays: The Wacky Ways we Name Animal Groups. Illustrated by Mariko Ando Spencer. Annick Press, 2006.

SWANSON, Diane. The Wonder in Water. Annick Press, 2005.

SZPIRGLAS, Jeff. They Did What?! Your Guide to Weird and Wacky Things People Do. Illustrated by Dave Whamond. Maple Tree Press, 2005.

THOMAS, Kelti. Nature Shockers. Illustrated by Greg Hall. Maple Tree Press, 2005.

THOMAS, Keltie. Planet Earth Presents Super Humans. Illustrated by Greg Hall. Maple Tree Press, 2006.

TREMBINSKI, Donna. Famous People of the Middle Ages (The Medieval World Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

TREMBINSKI, Donna. Medieval Law and Punishment (The Medieval World Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

TREMBINSKI, Donna. Medieval Myths Legends and Songs (The Medieval World Series). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

VARMER, Hjørdis. Hans Christian Andersen: His Fairy Tale Life. Illustrated by Lilian Brøgger. Translated by Tiian Nunnally. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2005.

WARD, Nancy. Sir Walter Raleigh: Founding the Virginia Colony (In The Footsteps of the Explorers Series ). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

WARWICK, Ellen. Injeanuity (Planet Girl Series). Illustrated by Bernice Lum. Kids Can Press, 2006.

WILLIAMSON, Denise Gagné. My 25 Favorite Camp Fire Songs. Listening Voice Media, 2005.

ZELENYJ, Alexander. Marco Polo : Overland to China (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

ZRONIK, John. Daniel Boone: Woodsman of Kentucky (In The Footsteps of the Explorers Series ). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

ZRONKK, John, Francisco Pizarro: Journeys through Peru and South America (In the Footsteps of the Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2005.

ZRONIK, John. Radisson and des Groseilliers: Fur Traders of the North (In The Footsteps of the Explorers Series ). Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006.

ZRONIK, John. Sieur de La Salle: New World Adventurer (In the Footsteps of Explorers Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

ZWEIG, Eric. Hockey Trivia for Kids . Scholastic Canada, 2006.128p


 

Fiction Grades 7-12

BENNETT, Holly. The Bonemenders Oath. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

BIEN, Julianne. Color: Awakening the Child Within. Spectrahue Light and Sound, 2006.

BROWN, Chester. Louis Riel: A Comic-strip Biography. Drawn & Quarterly, 2003, 2006

BURTINSHAW, Julie. The Freedom of Jenny. Raincoast Books, 2005.

BUTCHER, Kristin. Chat Room (Orca Currents Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

CÁRDENAS, Teresa. Letters To My Mother. Translated by David Unger.Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2006.

CASTELLARIN, L & Roberts, K. Spike (Degrassi Junior High Series). James Lorimer & Company Ltd. 1981/2006.

CHOYCE, Lesley. Sudden Impact. Orca Book Publishers, 2005.

CRANE, Dede.. The 25 Pains Of Kennedy Baines. Raincoast Books, 2006.

CULLEN, Sean. Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates. Puffin Canada, 2006.

DEARY, Terry. Greek Legends ... As You’ve Never Read Them Before (Twisted Tales Series). Illustrated by Michael Tickner. Scholastic Canada, 1998, 2006.

DUNPHY, C. Caitlyn (Degrassi Junior High Series). James Lorimer & Company Ltd. 1990/2006.

DYER, Hadley. Johnny Kellock Died Today. Harper Collins, 2006.

ELLIS, Kathryn. Joey Jeremiah (Degrassi Junior High Series). James Lorimer & Company Ltd. 1989/2006.

FRIESEN, Gayle. The Isabel Factor. Kids Can Press, 2005.

GALLOWAY, Stephen. Finnie Walsh. Raincoast Books, 2005.

GOOBIE, Beth. The Dream Where Losers Go. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

GOOBIE, Beth. Hello,Groin. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

GRIGGS, Terry. Invisible Ink (Cat’s Eye Corner Series). Raincoast Books, 2006.

HENEGHAN, James. Safe House. Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

KROSSING, Karen. Pure. Second Story Press, 2005.

LANGSTON, Laura. Exit Point (Orca Soundings Series).Orca Books, 2006.

MAC, Carrie. Crush (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006. (12:1)

MAC, Carrie. The Droughtlanders: Triskelia Book I. Puffin Canada, 2006.

MCCLINTOCK, Nora. Snitch (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2005.

McCLINTOCK, Norah. Tell (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publishers. 2006.

MCCLINTOCK, Nora. You Can Run (A Robyn Hunter Mystery). Scholastic Canada, 2006.

MCNICOLL, Sylvia. Beauty Returns (Beauty Trilogy). Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

MAJOR, Kevin. No Man’s Land: A Play. Penneywell Books/Flanker Press, 2005.

MARTINI, Clem. The Plague (Feather and Bone Series - Book II). Kids Can Press, 2005.

MILES, Victoria. Magnifico. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

MURDOCH, Patricia. Exposure (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

NIELSEN, Susin. Snake (Degrassi Junior High Series). James Lorimer & Company Ltd. 1991/2006.

POHL-WEARY, E mily. Strange Times at Western High. Illustrated by Rose Cowles. Annick Press, 2006.

RUD, Jeff. High and Inside (South Side Sports). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

SCHWARTZ, Virginia Frances. Messenger. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2002, 2005.

SHIPLEY, Jocelyn. Seraphina’s Circle. Sumach Press, 2005.

SPAFFORD-FITZ, Karen. Dog Walker (Orca Currents Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2006.

SPRING, Debbie. The Righteous Smuggler. Second Story Press, 2005.

STEWART, Sharon. The Princess in the Tower. Scholastic Canada Limited, 1998, 2005.

TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord. The Lady Of Shallot. Illustrated by Geneviève Côté. Kids Can Press, 2005.

THAL, Lilli. Mimus. Translated by John Brownjohn. Annick Press, 2005.

TOTEN, Teresa. Me and the Blondes. Puffin Canada. 2006.

WALTERS, Eric. Shattered. Viking Canada, 2006.

WALTERS, Eric. Stuffed (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publshers, 2006.

WARD, David. Beyond the Mask. Scholastic Canada, 2006.

WEBER, Lori. Split (SideStreets Series). James Lorimer & Co., 2005.

WEBER, Lori. Tattoo Heaven. James Lorimer & C. Ltd., 2005.

WITHERS, Pam. Breathless (Orca Soundings Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2005.

WOOD, Beverley and Chris Wood. Jack’s Knife (A Patsy Ann Adventure). Raincoast Books, 2005.


Non-Fiction Grades 7-12


BALL, Heather. Magnificent Women in Music (The Women’s Hall of Fame Series). Second Story Press, 2005.

BARBER, Katherine. Six Words you Never Knew had Something to do with Pigs and Other Fascinating Facts About the Language From Canada’s Word Lady. Oxford University Press, 2006.

BERTON, Pierre. Canada Moves West . Fifth House Ltd., 2005.

BERTON, Pierre. Exploring the Frozen North. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2006.

BUCKLEY, James, Robert Stremme & Pat Hancock. Scholastic Canada Book of Lists. Shoreline Publishing Group/Scholastic Canada, 2005.

CATTRALL, Kim. Being a girl: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Teen Life. Key Porter Books, 2006.

DOUCET, Clive. Acadian Homecoming : Congres Mondial Acadien. Photography by Gaudet, Francois. Nimbus Publishing, 2005.

GORDON, Irene Ternier. The Battle of Seven Oaks: And the Violent Birth of the Red River Settlement. (Amazing Stories). Altitude Publishing, 2005.

GROUNDWATER, Jennifer. Alexander Graham Bell: The Spirit of Invention (True Canadian Amazing Stories). Altitude Publishing, 2005.

HAINES, Tim and Paul Chambers. The Complete Guide to Prehistoric Life. Firefly Books, 2006.

HALILBERGOVICH, Nadja. My Childhood Under Fire: A Sarajevo Diary. Kids Can Press, 2006.

HANCOCK, Lyn. Tabasco, The Saucy Raccoon. Sono Nis Press, 2006.

HICKMAN, Pamela. Turtle Rescue. Firefly Books, 2005.

HOTCHKISS, Ron. The Matchless Six: The Story of Canada’s First Women’s Olympic Team. Tundra Books, 2006.

HOYT, Erich. Whale Rescue. Firefly Books, 2005.

KALMAN, Bobbi. Refugee Child: My Memories of the 1956 Hungarian Rebellion. Illustrated by Barbara Bedell. Crabtree Publishing, 2006.

KENYON, Linda. Rainforest Bird Rescue (Firefly Animal Rescue Series). Firefly Books, 2006.

MACDONALD, Cheryl. Laura Secord: The Heroic Adventures of a Canadian Legend (Amazing Stories Series). Altitude Publishing/Saunders Books, 2005.

MCMILLAN, Beverly. Human Body: A Visual Guide. Firefly Books, 2006.

NEWLANDS, Anne. Clarence Gagnon: An Introduction to his Life and Art. Firefly Books, 2005.

PAULIN, Marguerite. Maurice Duplesis: Powerbroker Politician. XYZ Publishers, 2005.

PORTER, Michelle. Rebel Women of the East Coast (True Canadian Amazing Stories). Altitude Publishing, 2005.

POULTON, J. Alexander. Greatest Moments in Canadian Hockey. OverTime Books, 2005.

ROSS,Val. You Can’t Read This: Forbidden Books, Lost Writing, Mistranslations, and Codes. Tundra Books, 2006.

SAWA, Maureen. The Library Book: The Story of Libraries from Camels to Computers. Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Tundra Books, 2006.

Statistics Canada. Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division. Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. 5th Edition. Statistics Canada, 2006.

TANNER, Mike. Flat-Out Rock: Ten Great Bands of the ‘60s. Annick Press, 2006.

THOMAS, Keltie. Bear Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered wildlife (Firefly Animal Rescue Series). Firefly Books, 2006,

YOUNG, Ron. Dictionary of Newfoundland and Labrador. Illustrated by Mel D’Souza. Downhome Publishing, 2006.



Audio-Visual


At My Mother’s Breast. Directed by Heather Watson-Burgess. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

BROWNE, Colin. Linton Garner: I Never Said Goodbye. National Film Board of Canada, 2003.

CHURCHILL, Jane (writer and director) & Tamara Lynch (producer). I Can Make Art Series: I Can Make Art Like Emily Carr; I Can Make Art Like Kai Chan; I Can Make Art Like Marcelle Ferron; I Can Make Art Like Maud Lewis; I Can Make Art Like Ron Noganosh; I Can Make Art Like Andrew Oappik. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

DIAMOND, Charlette. Diamonds and Dragons. Hug Bug Music, Inc., 1989, 2006.

DNA and dollars. National Film Board of Canada, 2002.

Exiles in Lotusland. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

HAMILTON, Chris. Boogie Child. Amazing Christophan Music, 2006.

HICKLING, Meg & Elaine Gans. Sex Spelled out for Parents. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

Kids Talkin’ About Death. Written and Directed by Sue Huff. Produced by Graydon McGrea. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

My Father, My Teacher. Directed by Dennis Allen and Ken Malenstyn. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

OBOMSAWIN, Alanis. Sigwan. National Film Board of Canada, 2005.

Pajama Party! with Mary Lambert. Mary Lambert Productions, 2006.

SADU, Itah. Please Clean Up Your Room! (Tell Me A Story Series). Illustrated by Roy Condy. Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2006.

War On Disease. Directed by Staffan Berfquist & Mikael Agaton. National Film Board of Canada, 2003.

WONG, Michelle. Pieces of a Dream: A Story of Gambling. National Film Board of Canada, 2003.



Professional

COLOROSO, Barbara. Just Because it’s not Wrong Doesn’t Make it Right. Viking Canada, 2005.

GEAR, Adrienne. Reading Power: Teaching Students To Think While They Read. Pembroke Publishers, 2006.

JOHNSON, Paul. Get Writing! Creative Book-Making Projects for Children. Pembroke Publishers Ltd., 2005.

PATERSON, Kathy. Real Life Literacy. Pembroke Publishers, 2006.

REID, Janine, Betty Schultze and Ulla Petersen. What’s Next for this Beginning Writer? Mini-Lessons that take Writing from Scribbles to Script. Pembroke Publishers, 2005.

ROWSELL, Jennifer. Family Literacy Experiences: Creating Reading and Writing Opportunities that Support Classroom Learning. Pembroke Publishers, 2006.

SHIRRAN, Alex. Evaluating Students: How Teachers Justify and Defend their Marks to Parents, Students, and Principals

Pembroke Publishers, 2006.


French

BELLEFONTAINE, Kim. Canada 1,2,3. Illustrated by Per-Henrik Gürth. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BENTON, Jim. Mon journal full nul: Princesse ou Grenouille? (Mon Journal Full Nul, No. 3). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

BERGER, Melvin and Gilda. La forêt tropicale en question (Réponse à Tout Series).Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BERGER, Melvin and Gilda. Les animaux menacés en question (Réponse à Tout Series).Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BERGER, Melvin and Gilda. Les dauphins en question (Réponse à Tout Series).Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BERGER, Melvin and Gilda. Les papillons en question (Réponse à Tout Series).Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BERKES, Marianne. Au fond de l’océan. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

BLEVINS Wiley. Où va ce que tu manges? (Apprentis Lecteurs: Santé Series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

BREAKSPEARE, Andrew. Le dragon des neiges. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

BUEHNER, Caralyn. La vie secrete des bonshommes de neige. Illustrations by Mark Buehner. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

COREN, Stanley. Pourquoi les chiens ont-ils le nez mouillé? Translated by Groupe Syntagme Inc. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

CRONIN, Doreen. Ma vie de ver de terre. French translation by Marie-Josee Briere. Illustrated by Harry Bliss. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

CURRY, Don L. Comment fonctionne tes poumons? (Apprentis Lecteurs: Santé Series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

CURRY, Don L. Comment fonctionne ton cerveau? (Apprentis Lecteurs: Santé Series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

CURRY, Don L. Comment fonctionne ton coeur? (Apprentis Lecteurs: Santé Series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

D’AMICO, Carmela et Steven. Ella l’élégante. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

DONALDSON, Chelsea. Animaux de l’Artique. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

DONALDSON, Chelsea. Animaux des bois. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

DONALDSON, Chelsea. Animaux de terres humides. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

DUNGWORTH, Richard. Kolta, le jeune loup. Illustrated by Nicki Palin. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

FAULKNER, Megan. Allons aux pommes! Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

FAULKNER, Megan Faulker and Adam Krawesky. Allons aux citrouilles! Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

FOWLER, Allen. L’Afrique (Apprentis Lecteurs: Géographie Series). French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

FOWLER, Allen. L’Asie (Apprentis Lecteurs: Géographie Series). French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

FOWLER, Allen. L’Amérique du Nord (Apprentis Lecteurs: Géographie Series). French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

FOWLER, Allen. L’Amérique du Sud (Apprentis Lecteurs: Géographie Series). French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

FOWLER, Allen. L’Antartique (Apprentis Lecteurs: Géographie Series). French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

GORDON, Sharon. Tu es ce que tu manges (Apprentis Lecteurs: Santé Series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

HATKOFF, Isabella, Craig Hatkoff & Paula Kahumbu. Owen et Mzee: l’histoire vraie d’une amitie incroyable. French text by Claudine Azoulay. Photographs by Peter Greste. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

HELMER, Marilyn. Un Noel malgre tout. illustrated by Dianne Eastman. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

HIGGS, Scott. Cloe et Alix: Amies pour la vie. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

KANER, Etta. Mon ami le vent. Illustrated by Marie Lafrance. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

LEWIS, Jan. Mes 100 premiers mots: La ferme. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

LEWIS, Jan. Mes 100 premiers mots: Ma journée. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Pompier (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Infirmière (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Pilote (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Policier (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Médecin (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LIEBMAN, Dan. Vétérinaire (Je veux être series). French translation by Lior, Tsipora. Firefly Books, 2006.

LITTLE, Jean. Mes frères au front : Élisa Bates, au temps de la Première Guerre mondiale, Uxbridge, Ontario, 1916. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

MASON, Adrienne. Les forces, c’est quoi? Illusustrated by Claudia Dávila. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

MASON, Adrienne. Les matières, c’est quoi? Illustrated by Claudia Dávila. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

MASON, Jane B.& Sarah Hines Stephens. Belle sort ses griffes (L'Ecole des princesses series). Éditions Scholastic, 2005.(12:1

MAZER, Anne. Abby H. ou la vie en mauve - Loin des yeux, loin du coeur. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

MERCIER, Johanne. Dure nuit pour Delphine. Soulières Éditeur, 2005.

MULLER, Robin. Lunik et Mira: Un conte de Noël . Translated by Hélène Pilotto. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

MUNSCH, Robert. Bouh! Éditions Scholastic, 2004.

MUNSCH, Robert. L’histoire du livre La princesse dans un sac. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

PELLETIER, Dominique, Lyne Painchaud &Monique Fauteux. Mots mystères: Jeux et activités, 9. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

PICKERING, Jimmy. C’est l’automne. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

PICKERING, Jimmy. C’est l’hiver. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

RICHARDS, Lucy. Le ciel magique. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

RIPLEY, Catherine. Dis-moi pourquoi…: premier livre de questions et réponses pour les enfants de 5 à 8 ans. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

RIPPIN, Sally. Pareils, pas pareils. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

SHANNON, David. Ca pue, David! Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

SHANNON, David. Non, David! Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

SIMARD, Danielle. L’esprit du vent. Soulières Éditeur, 2005.

SIMARD, Danielle. Le mauvais coup du samedi (La vie avec Julien Potvin series). Soulières éditeur, 2006.

STUCHNER, Joan Betty. Gabi la Ballerine. Ilustrated by Bruno St-Aubin. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

THOMPSON, Lauren. Nuit de Noël . Illustrated by Buket Erdogan. Translated by Hélène Rioux. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

TIBO, Gilles. Jolie Julie (Ma petit vache a mal aux pattes). illustrated by Marie-Claude Favreau. Souliéres Éditeur, 2006.

TIBO, Gilles. La chambre vide. Illustratied by Genevieve Cote. Soulierès Éditeur, 2005.

Tous mes animaux préférés. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

TREMAINE, Jon. Échecs: Jeu et stratégies. Éditions Scholastic, 2005.

TROTTIER, Maxine. Le courage de Terry Fox. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

WATT, Melanie. Frisson l’ecureuil. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

WILKES, Debbi. Étoiles du patinage artistique. French text by Marie-Josée Brière. Éditions Scholastic, 2006.

Editor: Victoria Pennell