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Celebrate Family Literacy day

Family Literacy Day takes place every Jan. 27 to raise awareness about the importance of reading as a family. Celebrate the day by researching your family history, writing down a family story, or trying a new family recipe. End the day with a family story time. Here are some suggestions.  To see the entire list of titles, click here.

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We Sang You Home
Richard Van Camp
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Canadian fiction | Juvenile fiction
In this sweet and lyrical picture book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world.
In this sweet and lyrical picture book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world.
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I Love You More
Emil Sher
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Juvenile fiction
This gorgeous, playful book opens up infinite possibilities for a back-and-forth on saying I love you that carries on even after closing the book.
This gorgeous, playful book opens up infinite possibilities for a back-and-forth on saying I love you that carries on even after closing the book. Rich layers come through page to page, as we witness different relationships and a variety of people and moments – both the big ones and the everyday – bound together by love.
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My Two Grandmothers
Diane Carmel Léger
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Families | Juvenile fiction
Acadian Mémère and Scottish Nannie seem to have nothing in common but their grandchildren, but in this endearing picture book from bestselling author Diane Carmel Léger and noted illustrator Jean-Luc Trudel, difference is celebrated.
Acadian Mémère and Scottish Nannie seem to have nothing in common but their grandchildren, but in this endearing picture book from bestselling author Diane Carmel Léger and noted illustrator Jean-Luc Trudel, difference is celebrated.
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A Family is a Family is a Family
Sara O'Leary
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Families | family literacy | Juvenile fiction
When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways but the same in the one way that matters most of all.
When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways but the same in the one way that matters most of all. One child is worried that her family is just too different to explain, but listens as her classmates talk about what makes their families special.
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A Long Way Home
Jean Little
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Friendship fiction | Juvenile fiction
Jane and Maya are very different. Maya is a quiet girl and a refugee, new to this country, while chatty and outgoing Jane has lived in the same place her whole life.
Jane and Maya are very different. Maya is a quiet girl and a refugee, new to this country, while chatty and outgoing Jane has lived in the same place her whole life. The girls become instant friends. When they learn about endangered species in school, they decide to do their own small part to help by supporting migrating monarch butterflies.
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Everybody!
Élise Gravel
Public : Enfants
Langues : Anglais
Topic: Empathy | Juvenile fiction
An exploration of empathy and unity – featuring Élise Gravel's signature quirky monsters! Everybody is unique and different.
An exploration of empathy and unity – featuring Élise Gravel's signature quirky monsters! Everybody is unique and different. But we are all more similar than we think. Just like you: Everybody has fears. Everybody has moments of joy – and moments of sadness. Everybody makes mistakes – and can fix them.