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L is for Land of Living Skies: A Saskatchewan Alphabet

Linda Aksomitis (author), Lorna Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307163

Why is Saskatoon called the "Bridge City"? Who were the first inhabitants of Saskatchewan? Where can you find rare plants such as the Prickly Pear Cactus and the Gumbo Evening Primrose? Discover the answers to these questions, along with other facts, in L is for Land of Living Skies: A Saskatchewan Alphabet. Readers young and old can visit the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, study the rare flora and fauna of the Cypress Hills Forest Reserve, enjoy the music at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest, or sample the delights of the Qu'Appelle Valley. From the healing waters of Little Manitou Lake to the otherworldly spectacle of the Northern Lights, everyone will enjoy this alphabetical journey that showcases the riches of Saskatchewan. Linda Aksomitis's young adult novel, Snowmobile Challenge, was a finalist for best children's book in the 2003 Saskatchewan Book Awards. L is for Land of Living Skies is her first picture book. Currently she lives in Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan. She travels frequently, giving author talks and lectures and researching future projects. Lorna Bennett attended Grant MacEwan College and the University of Alberta in the Arts/Fine Arts programs. In addition to L is for Land of Living Skies, she also illustrated C is for Chinook: An Alberta Alphabet and M is for Mountie: An RCMP Alphabet. Lorna lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

What Do Maps Show?

John Serrano (author), Kathleen Kuchera (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607194194

Some maps can show small places, and some maps can show you the whole world! Let's read some maps.

North, South, East, and West

John Serrano (author), Loren Mack (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193241

You can use directions to help the students in this book find their way to and around the zoo!

What Can a Bird See?

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193203

Things look different from above. When a bird looks down, what does it see? Read this book to find out!

Amazing Storms!

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193043

Some storms bring powerful winds and rain. This book shows some amazing storms!

The Water Cycle

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193012

Do you know where the water goes when a puddle dries up? Read this book to find the answer!

All Kinds of Weather

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607192992

Sometimes the weather is rainy. The weather can be snowy, too. See what people do in all kinds of weather.

Rabbit's Balloon Ride

Karen Walberg (author), Sandra Cammell (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190004

What will you see when you take a ride with Rabbit way up high?

My Maps

John Serrano (author), Kathleen Kuchera (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190479

Some maps can show small places, and some maps can show you the whole world! Let's read some maps.

A Visit to Town

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190363

Take a walk and learn about the places in a town.

What Would You Eat in the Rain Forest?

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190332

Meet animals that live in the rain forest. Find out what they like to eat and how they get their food.

What Season Is It?

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190301

When the seasons change, there are new activities to try. Learn what you can do in winter, spring, summer, and fall.

What Lives at the Pond?

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190264

What kinds of animals live at a pond? Learn about this amazing habitat.

What Can We Do in Winter?

Caroline Hutchinson (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190271

Do you like to sled? Have you ever skated on ice? Read about things people can do on a cold winter day.

In Our Town

Laura Verderosa (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196099

Towns have many different places to visit. What buildings do you see in your town?

Look at the Weather

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191407

What's the weather like today? Just look outside and see.

At the Shore

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191377

People can see many things at the seashore. What will we discover there today?

I Like the Spring!

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191384

There are many nice things in Spring. What is your favorite part of Spring?

I Sail the Sea!

Celeste Friedman

Publisher: MightyBook ISBN:

A colorful band of pirates sing much better than they sail. Also includes a fun geography games and a short history lesson.