Walk on the Tundra, A, paper ed

$10.95

A Walk on the Tundra written by Rebecca Hainnu and Anna Ziegler for Inhabit Media is a 40-page picture book featuring a bored young Inuk girl who is waiting for her friends to come out of their homes to play. She carelessly throws away her empty pop can into the ditch wondering what she will do while waiting for her friends. Then she sees her grandmother out walking. Grandmother asks her to join her on the walk to pick plants for medicines and tea. As the two walk on the tundra grandmother shows her granddaughter the helpful tundra's colourful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens.

Price: $10.95

Sometimes I Feel Left Out, Level 10, paper ed

$8.95

Sometimes I Feel Left Out is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways.  In this story, three school friends have a project to work on by creating a play. Two of the friends are imaginative and develop a script in no time. But one friend is left out and he withdraws feeling left out and frustrated. In fact he is close to crying. But his friends realize one partner is not contributing.

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Sometimes I Feel Frustrated, Level 10, paper ed

$8.95

Sometimes I Feel Frustrated is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways.  In this story school is just beginning for the school friends and Tiu-tiu is frustrated and upset because she is having trouble reading aloud. As her discomfort grows with math concepts Tiu-tiu needs help but ignores her friend Vivi’s offer to help.

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Sometimes I Feel Bored, Level 9, paper ed

$8.95

Sometimes I Feel Bored is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. When summer arrives Ukpik finds all her close school friends are on vacation and many have left the community to go camping. Ukpik finds everything boring, even playing and having soup for lunch. At the playground she sees a classmate Natti. Natti tries to change her perspective. Ukpik is always bored and restless.

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Sometimes I Feel Scared, Level 9, paper ed

$8.95

Sometimes I Feel Scared is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. The writers at Inhabit Education have created charming cartoon-like characters based on animals from the Arctic region. Tuka is a large caribou-like character and his friend is a much smaller character similar to a lemming. Their story follows the pair as they prepare to travel out on the land with their teacher and classmates.

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Families, paper ed

$10.95

Families is a 32-page picture published by Inhabit Media about a grade two student who attends school in his home community of Iqaluit. The simple book explains a variety of families living in the town from single parent home, a home with a mother, father and child,  a girl with two mothers, a boy with two fathers, a girl living with her grandmother, and a boy with two families—a father in Iqaluit and a mother in Ottawa. The student begins to realize that no matter your own kind of family if there is caring and love that is what counts.

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Muskox and the Caribou, The, hardcover ed

$16.95

The Muskox and the Caribou is a 32-page picture book about a young muskox that becomes separated from his herd and his mother. But he is found by a young caribou and his mother becoming part of the caribou herd. Mother caribou felt concern for this young animal and she brought him into her herd taking care of him and encouraging her caribou son to play with the muskox. Days passed and muskox grew larger and his differences among the young caribou grew more visible. One day when mother caribou was searching for the muskox herd she came across a few muskox in the distance.

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Rez Rebel, paper ed

$12.95

Rez Rebel is the 2017 young adult novel by author Melanie Florence. In this book she writes with clarity and honesty about teen suicides in First Nations communities. Set in a fictionalized Cree reserve, main character Floyd Twofeathers, finds that his home community is undergoing devastating change and loss as young adults have attempted and succeeded suicide. His parents have their own approach that threatens to send his father into a depression.

Price: $12.95

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