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Imagination in children

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    Ellis, Sarah, St-Aubin, Bruno
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    Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. For young Jack, life is tough at the Opportunities School for Orphans. But Jack is good at staying out of trouble. He has skipped over trouble, danced around...

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    Pearson, Kit, Farris, Katherine, Gould, Heather
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    Every summer morning, Ellie and her Nonna go to the beach. They swim and build sandcastles, and while Nonna reads, Ellie watches the other children play. One day Ellie builds up the courage to approach an older girl playing on her own...

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    Maclear, Kyo
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    While banished to a dusty study one day "to think things over", a boy pulls a book off a shelf and with great reluctance begins to read. As the afternoon passes, the story nabs him and carries him away. Before long, this good...

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    Daigneault, Claude, Daigneault, Mathieu, Jalette, Jocelyn
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    ’The novelist manages to skillfully alternate his narrative between the reflections of an adult and the musings of a child, resulting in a very entertaining back-and-forth. ‘The Child Who Dreamt of Becoming a Tree’ offers a wonderful...

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    Vernon, Steve
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    The tiny fishing community of Deeper Harbour is in deep trouble-and so is fourteen-year-old Roland MacTavish. Roland's mom wants to move with him to Ottawa, away from his father, his weird friend Dulsie, and his even weirder grandfather...

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    Lavoie, Marie-Renee, Grady, Wayne
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    Helen, alias "Joe," would rather be a boy and have all kinds of adventures like Lady Oscar, her favourite cartoon heroine. She daydreams about living in another time and achieving great things, but she must be content delivering...

  • Auteur:
    Maclear, Kyo
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    Un jour, un garçon très contrarié entre dans une bibliothèque pour tenter de se calmer. Il s'empare d'un livre et se met à le lire. Le voilà absorbé par son histoire et emporté dans des contrées éloignées. Le bon petit livre devient...

  • Auteur:
    Gill, Deirdre
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    Par une belle journée d'hiver, un jeune garçon s'ennuie. Son grand frère refuse de jouer avec lui, préférant son jeu vidéo. Alors, le jeune garçon décide d'aller jouer dehors. Dès qu'il ouvre la porte, il est emporté par son imagination...

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    Gay, Marie-Louise
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    "Fern and Horn are twins who look like two peas in a pod or two stars in the sky. But Fern and Horn have different ways of seeing the world. Fern loves to draw flowers and butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars and orange trees. Horn...

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