MARIA'S PICKS - SPRING 2024

Spring is in the air! These lists represent my favourite new titles. If you can't find what you're looking for, just let me know and I'm happy to ...

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ONTARIO SCHOOL LIBRARIES ARE AT RISK

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WHOLESOME ROMANCE

💕 This is a list of first crushes and romance titles for gr 7+ students. While I haven’t read every title, I have checked in with publishers and researched ...

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FRENCH SPRING 2024 SELECTIONS

Welcome to the French Spring 2024 selections. These lists are comprised of new Quebecois, European and new to Tinlids titles. We are happy to source other French titles as well, please contact [email protected]

For your convenience, we've listed the books under two categories.

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FOREST OF READING 🌞 SUMMER READING

Every May, the winners of the Forest of Reading Awards are announced. In 2017 the Forest of Reading decided to start a summer reading list that is selected by young people themselves. Every Spring they pull together a group of incredible kids and teens to meet for a day long event to talk about the best books for kids and teens to be reading each ...

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MARIA'S PICKS FALL 2023 - GRADES K - 8

Fall is almost here and I'm excited about all the new books that are arriving every day. These lists represent my favourite new titles. If you can't find what you're looking for, just let me know and I'm happy to help. [email protected]

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Maria's Picks Fall 2023 - High School

This list contains my favourite new fiction, graphic novels, and non-fiction for High School. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, check out categories, themes and other lists on our website. I’m always happy to help you with collection development! Feel free to email me View List

French Fall 2023 Selections

Welcome to the French Fall 2023 selections. These lists are comprised of new Quebecois, European and new to Tinlids titles. We are happy to source other French titles as well, please contact [email protected]

For your convenience, we've listed the books under four categories.

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BEST CANADIAN BOOKS OF 2023

Tinlids is a supporter and a strong believer in the I Read Canadian initiative, which supports getting Canadian Books into the hands of young people across the country. 

Here are our choices of the best Canadian books of 2023:

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LITERATURE CIRCLES - ELEMENTARY GRADES

Here are some great suggestions for literature circles. These books cover a wide range of reading and interest levels, with a variety of themes for discussion. The titles can cross over into other grades if your students need something less or more challenging. This is a good starting point.

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Check out these great lists!

If there is a theme for another list you would like us to feature, please contact Maria Martella and she will create one! [email protected]  

Also be sure to check out this year’s Forest of Reading page for a list of White Pine titles. Great Canadian novels ...

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Culturally Responsive Books for Elementary Schools

Here is a list of inclusive books for elementary students. These books represent children from a variety of backgrounds, including different beliefs and ethnicities. I have made an effort to only list books that represent different people, and not those that deal with issues. 

We are seeing many new authors and illustrators ...

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