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Newly Evaluated – March 2018

Newly Evaluated – March 2018

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March 12, 2018

Check out more than 50 newly evaluated titles in this month’s newsletter. You’ll find novels as well as Science, French language, and Aboriginal resources. You can always find the most recently evaluated resources by going to the K-12 Resource Collection and clicking on the “NEW” filter near the top of the page.

Asking for It

Asking for It

Grades: 12
Supplier: Not Available

Emma, a beautiful, charismatic eighteen-year-old ties her self-worth into h…

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Book of Dust, The

Book of Dust, The

Grades: 7-12
Supplier: Not Available

Malcolm, who helps at his family’s pub and aids the nuns who live across th…

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Born a Crime

Born a Crime

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Comedian Trevor Noah details his childhood under apartheid in South Africa …

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Bronx Masquerade

Bronx Masquerade

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

This unique novel follows the voices, in prose and poetry, of students in a…

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Butterfly Park

Butterfly Park

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

This compelling picture book tells the story of a young girl who moves to a…

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Call of the Fiddle

Call of the Fiddle

Grades: K-7
Supplier: Not Available

A young boy attends a Metis Society event with his mother and grandfather a…

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Climate Change: Discover How it Impacts Spaceship Earth

Climate Change: Discover How it Impacts Spaceship Earth

Grades: 2-7
Supplier: Not Available

This current and visually interesting resource can help students develop an…

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Diamond Willow Walking Stick, The

Diamond Willow Walking Stick, The

Grades: K-7
Supplier: Not Available

This Canadian picture book tells of a young Metis boy who goes to live with…

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Do Not Say We have Nothing

Do Not Say We have Nothing

Grades: 12
Supplier: Not Available

This award-winning Canadian novel begins with young Li-Ling who lives in Va…

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Egg: Nature’s Perfect Package

Egg: Nature’s Perfect Package

Grades: K-7
Supplier: Not Available

This appealing non-fiction picture book will inspire curiosity and inquiry …

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Fifteen Dogs

Fifteen Dogs

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Greek gods Hermes and Apollo, while drinking in a bar in Toronto, decide to…

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Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film

Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Filmish is a journey through the history of film through comics and text th…

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Flight of the Hummingbird: A Parable for the Environment

Flight of the Hummingbird: A Parable for the Environment

Grades: K-9
Supplier: Not Available

This First Nations parable of the hummingbird is written as a legend and il…

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Flora and the Peacocks

Flora and the Peacocks

Grades: K-2
Supplier: Not Available

When Flora sees two beautifully coloured peacocks, she wishes to join their…

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Genius: The Game

Genius: The Game

Grades: 9-12
Supplier: Not Available

Three teen computer geniuses from China, Mexico, and Nigeria are online bes…

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Girl in Pieces

Girl in Pieces

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Seventeen-year-old Charlotte has experienced much loss in her life – her fa…

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Goodnight Hockey Fans

Goodnight Hockey Fans

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

A young boy is watching the hockey game with his family but before the game…

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Greenglass House

Greenglass House

Grades: 4-8
Supplier: Not Available

Twelve-year-old Milo is home for Christmas vacation with his adoptive paren…

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Hello Ruby, Adventures in Coding

Hello Ruby, Adventures in Coding

Grades: 1-5
Supplier: Not Available

This storybook introduces students in K-5 to coding through stories about R…

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Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

This compelling non-fiction book tells of a team of black female mathematic…

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In the Lake of the Woods

In the Lake of the Woods

Grades: 12
Supplier: Not Available

John Wade loses a Democratic primary for Senator when his secret is exposed…

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InvisiBill

InvisiBill

Grades: K-4
Supplier: Not Available

Bill has a very busy family, so busy that when they are at dinner and he as…

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Karma Khullar’s Mustache

Karma Khullar’s Mustache

Grades: 5-8
Supplier: Not Available

Karma Khullar’s life is falling apart – she is about to start middle school…

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Keepers, The: The Box and the Dragonfly

Keepers, The: The Box and the Dragonfly

Grades: 4-7
Supplier: Not Available

When twelve-year-old Horace discovers an underground warehouse full of stra…

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Les aventures de Pollux et d’Optimus

Les aventures de Pollux et d’Optimus

Grades: 4-8
Supplier: Not Available

Les Aventures de Pollux et d’Optimus : Le Château Noir est le premier tome …

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Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Grades: 7-12
Supplier: Not Available

This entertaining collection presents a brief, 2-5 page article on 20 key s…

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Madame Zoé et les olympiques

Madame Zoé et les olympiques

Grades: 1-7
Supplier: Not Available

C’est la fin de l’année scolaire et Madame Zoé a organisé une journée d’épr…

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Mahika, la planète n’attend pas!

Mahika, la planète n’attend pas!

Grades: 2-4
Supplier: Not Available

Mahika est née le jour de la Terre. Tous les ans, elle va dans une pépinièr…

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Manny's Memories

Manny’s Memories

Grades: 3-6
Supplier: Not Available

A grandfather tells his grandchildren about his life in the 1940s in the Me…

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Méchant Far West 1 : Le méchant qui voulait être pire

Méchant Far West 1 : Le méchant qui voulait être pire

Grades: 4-7
Supplier: Not Available

Le Méchant est un bandit qui terrorise les habitants de Blancheville en leu…

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My First Metis Lobstick

My First Metis Lobstick

Grades: 2-6
Supplier: Not Available

A young Metis boy in 1820 Manitoba tells of his first experience carving a …

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Name for a Métis, A

Name for a Métis, A

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

A young Metis boy longs for a new name and visits family and friends to ask…

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Nimoshom and his Bus

Nimoshom and his Bus

Grades: K-4
Supplier: Not Available

Nimoshom (my grandfather in Cree) drives the school bus and as he drives th…

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No Room for Baby

No Room for Baby

Grades: PreK-2
Supplier: Not Available

Leon is a new big brother for the first time and so long as the baby pengui…

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OCDaniel

OCDaniel

Grades: 4-8
Supplier: Not Available

Thirteen-year-old Daniel thinks he is going insane as it’s becoming harder …

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Orange

Orange

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

Naho receives a letter from herself, written ten years in the future, warni…

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Pants Project, The

Pants Project, The

Grades: 6-8
Supplier: Not Available

Liv, who is struggling with gender identity and identifies as a boy, attend…

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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

This deeply personal journey through the history of brain research and lobo…

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Peter Fidler and the Metis

Peter Fidler and the Metis

Grades: 3-7
Supplier: Not Available

Metis artist and author Donna Dumont reflects on her Metis ancestor Peter F…

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Powwow: Counting in Cree

Powwow: Counting in Cree

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

This Canadian concept book for early learners explores the traditions and c…

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Raindrops Roll

Raindrops Roll

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

This beautifully illustrated picture book presents readers with a microscop…

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Release

Release

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

Adam Thorn must deal with all the normal challenges of being a young adult,…

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Road Allowance Kitten

Road Allowance Kitten

Grades: 3-7
Supplier: Not Available

This Canadian picture book tells the story of two young Metis girls who wer…

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Roller Girl

Roller Girl

Grades: 4-8
Supplier: Not Available

Le passage de l’enfance à l’adolescence n’est pas toujours facile. Les amit…

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Roogaroo Mickey

Roogaroo Mickey

Grades: 1-7
Supplier: Not Available

Mamayr (grandmother) tells Louis and Charlie a traditional Metis story abou…

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Science Encyclopedia: Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!

Science Encyclopedia: Atom Smashing, Food Chemistry, Animals, Space, and More!

Grades: 3-9
Supplier: Not Available

This attractive and well-organized National Geographic resource provides sy…

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Scorpion Rules, The

Scorpion Rules, The

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

Earth is under the control of Talis, an artificial intelligence, who mainta…

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Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You

Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and You

Grades: 3-7
Supplier: Not Available

This comic book resource for grades 3-7 discusses male and female body part…

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Sleeper and the Spindle, The

Sleeper and the Spindle, The

Grades: 7-9
Supplier: Not Available

The night before her wedding day, a young queen sets out on a quest to resc…

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Sometimes I Feel Like A Fox

Sometimes I Feel Like A Fox

Grades: PreK-5
Supplier: Not Available

This award-winning Canadian picture book introduces the characteristics, tr…

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Star Trek Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Star Trek Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Grades: 9-12
Supplier: Not Available

This resource looks at over 25 futuristic, cutting-edge technologies used o…

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Stolen Words

Stolen Words

Grades: 1-7
Supplier: Not Available

A young First Nations girl who is walking home from school with her grandfa…

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This Is Where It Ends

This Is Where It Ends

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

This graphic and gripping novel details a minute-by-minute account of a hig…

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Turtles All the Way Down

Turtles All the Way Down

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Sixteen-year-old Aza suffers from many anxiety disorders, including obsessi…

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Un ami pour Kiwi

Un ami pour Kiwi

Grades: 2-7
Supplier: Not Available

Kiwi n’a rien d’ordinaire : c’est un chat vert qui se sert de sa queue comm…

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What Makes Us Unique Our First Talk About Diversity

What Makes Us Unique Our First Talk About Diversity

Grades: K-3
Supplier: Not Available

This Canadian picture book, aimed at children in K-3, introduces the topic …

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Why Am I Me?

Why Am I Me?

Grades: K-3
Supplier: Not Available

Two children, who do not know each other, find themselves traveling home on…

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Young Elites, The

Young Elites, The

Grades: 8-10
Supplier: Not Available

In this fantasy world, a blood fever has killed all adults who contracted i…

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