Boost language skills and get ready for reading with hours of fun and discovery!
100 First Words for Canadian Kidsis packed with colourful photographs to help curious kids learn about the world around them. With fun features on food, animals, family, things that go, playtime and hockey, the educator-approved vocabulary is perfect growing minds!
Meet smart, fearless and inspiring women from around the world.
5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girlsfeatures women who have pursued their dreams, changed our world, and shown everyone what women can do. From aviation pioneers to leading scientists and gold-medal athletes to princesses, these incredible stories areperfect for bedtimes and on the go!
Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey through the lives of 50 accomplished Canadians born in the 20th century who have changed-and often continue to change-the great wide world.
McGoogan profiles an astonishing array of activists, humanitarians, musicians, writers, comedians, visionaries, scientists and inventors, all of them transformative figures who have made an impact internationally. From Jane Jacobs, Deepa Mehta, Marshall McLuhan, Stephen Lewis and Romeo Dallaire to Samantha Nutt, David Suzuki, Margaret Atwood, Oscar Peterson, Leonard Cohen and forty others, McGoogan shows us why and how Canadians have made their mark globally as initiators and agents of progressive change.
Cutting-edge Canada, the focus of this book, is uniquely pluralistic-multicultural, multi-ethnic, and multinational. The diversity that emerges in these pages defines who we are as citizens, enabling and encouraging individuals to make a difference. Two thirds of the people celebrated in this spirited, accessible work are alive and thriving today, a demonstration of how 20th-century Canada continues to transform the 21st century.
Say hello to 50 Canadians who are shaping the future.
A stunning portrait of Canada from coast to coast to coast
Home to the majestic Rocky Mountains, vibrant cities, pristine wilderness and the world’s longest coastline, Canada is a photographer’s paradise. With more than 300 spectacular images from award-winning photographers,Canadacaptures the rugged beauty of the country in a timeless and beautiful treasury.
Paul Covello’s gloriously bright and detailed board book for the very young highlights Canada’s iconic symbols, souvenirs and events, including the Dogsled, Inuksuk, Loonie, Totem Pole and the Zamboni machine. From the author of the belovedToronto ABC.
The latest title in Paul Covello’s winning Canada board-book series features wondrously detailed illustrations for the very young, highlighting some of Canada’s most beloved and iconic creatures. From the author and illustrator of the national bestsellers Canada ABCand Canada 123.
From the author of the beloved and bestselling Canada ABCand Canada 123 comes this wonderful addition to the Canada board book series. Come explore some of the many special sports, games, activities and festivals that are a special part of how we love to have fun!
From Green Gables in Prince Edward Island to the rugged coast of British Columbia to the majestic North, colour your way across Canada with scenes that capture our country from coast to coast to coast.
Every Canadian town has a hockey story, and Ron MacLean has a hockey story for every town. A new book by the co-author of the national bestsellerCornered.
When you first meet Ron MacLean, he asks where you’re from, and he always comes back with a story. No one has crossed this country more than MacLean. In his 28 years onHockey Night in Canadaand now as host of Rogers’Hometown Hockey, Ron has met fascinating people from coast to coast and has great stories to tell. Now, in this new book, MacLean is back, with brand new tales from across the country.
These are stories you’ve never heard before. From London to Castlegar, Yellowknife to Cole Harbour, Medicine Hat to Trois Rivieres, from Bantam to Junior B to the NHL, our country is full of great characters: Players, coaches, hockey moms and hockey dads; rivalries, practical jokes, careers that grew out of nothing and "can’t lose" prospects who flamed out too soon; spectacular triumphs, heart-breaking tragedies and tales of friendship, betrayal, love and loyalty—all compelling, entertaining and inspiring.
Once again working with Kirstie McLellan Day, co-author of the blockbuster bestsellersPlaying With Fire, Tough GuyandCornered, this is MacLean at his finest.
Hours of word-hunting fun, perfect for puzzle lovers!
Searching for fun? You’ve found it right here! This collection of more than 120 word search puzzles is just right for grab-and-go play. Look up, look down and all around—puzzles start out easy and get trickier as you go. Challenge yourself with extra bonus riddles for even more fun, all in a package that’s just the right size to toss in a backpack!
Team Canada is facing the United States in a must-win game at the Vancouver Olympics. The score is 2-1 for Canada, and then disaster strikes—with only 24 seconds left in the game, the US scores. The game is tied and goes into overtime. The team that scores the next goal will win the Olympic gold medal. Seven minutes into overtime, Sidney Crosby gets the puck and shoots . . .
Ideal for young hockey fans and future stars, this level-2I Can Readbook is perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
If you could travel through time, who wouldyouwant to meet?
Lucas Finnigan eats, sleeps and breathes hockey. With his friends Edge, Swift and Crunch, Lucas plays on his hometown’s rink, dreaming of the day when he knows he’ll make the NHL. But lately money has been tight at home, and, after a major growth spurt, Lucas is forced to wear hand-me-down gear that doesn’t quite fit right. Now he’s not sure he’ll ever make it to the Hall of Fame like his hockey heroes.
And that’s not the only problem. With the community arena’s chiller on the fritz, and replacement parts too tough to come by, it looks like Lucas and his friends may be doomed to a season on a plastic rink—or worse, no hockey at all!
But with a magical discovery, and some help from one of hockey's greatest players (who was a kid once, too!), their final skate might turn into their first great adventure . . .