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The Newbery Medal

The Caldecott Medal

The (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award

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Featured Book: Counting in Mi’kmaw / Mawkiljemk Mi’kmawiktuk

Counting in Mi’kmaw / Mawkiljemk Mi’kmawiktuk by Loretta Gould

Counting from one to ten in English and Mi’kmaw, baby is introduced to both the ancestral language of Mi’kmaki and to Mi’kmaw culture and legend, through beautifully rendered illustrations of important animals, like turtle, bear, and beaver, to concepts integral to the Mi’kmaw world view, like the Four (Ne’w) Directions, and the Seven (L’luiknek) Mi’kmaw teachings. - publisher

Published by Nimbus Publishing, this book features bright and detailed illustrations from celebrated Waycobah-based Mi’kmaw illustrator, Loretta Gould.

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Featured Book: It Can't Be True!

It can't be true [braille] : a hailstone bigger than a tennis ball! : incredible tactile comparisons / [senior editor, Fleur Star]

How big is the sun? What is the smallest bird? Where is the tallest building? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DK Braille: It Can't Be True.

Explore astounding facts and stories through high-impact and embossed images in this special book designed specifically for blind or visually impaired readers.

DK Braille: It Can't Be True combines braille, large print, and high contrast photography with clear and predictive layouts. Fact boxes offer instant information for readers, and the embossed images make new concepts as clear as possible for the tactile reader. Feel a hailstone three times wider than a tennis ball or a bird so small it can sit on the end of a pencil.

DK Braille: It Can't Be True is a unique book that shares incredible facts with curious young minds. - publisher

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