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Launchpad: West Coast Wild Babies, by Deborah Hodge

by Kerry Clare

"There are a growing number of books for young children that celebrate and encourage an appreciation for the natural world. I am happy to add to this …

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RMB Kids Books!

list by RMB | Rocky Mountain Books

Seeing the Forest AND the Trees

by Andrea Curtis

When self isolation and physical distancing has got your family cooped up, the next best thing might just be reading picture books about trees.

Notes from a Children's Librarian: Catchy Beginnings

by Julie Booker

Great books with great starts.

Most Anticipated: Spring 2020 Books for Young Readers Preview

by 49thShelf Staff

We're excited to be looking ahead to books for young readers, including picture books, middle grade, and YA titles.

CanLit's Favourite Cakes

by Kerry Clare

For Family Literacy Day, we're celebrating delicious cakes (with recipes!) from classic Canadian picture books.

Notes From a Children's Librarian: Descriptive Language

by Julie Booker

Beautiful books that exemplify descriptive language for Grades 1–6.

Six Books that Demand to Be Read Aloud

by Fatma Faraj

Inspired by my recent reading of The Enchanted Hour by Meghan Cox Gurdon, I am always looking for the next great read aloud. It has always been a cherished …

Picture Books We Loved in 2019

by 49th Shelf Staff

Picture books...they're not just for kids. They make perfect books for readers of all ages.


The Chat with Governor General's Award Winner Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is this year’s Governor General’s Award winner for Young People’s Literature (Illustrated Book) for Small in the City, published by …

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