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Recommended Reads

Welcome to the recommended reads page. Here you will find lots of suggestions from the TD Summer Reading Club for books to read this summer. Visit the TD Summer Reading Club website to read eBooks in English or French. This page also has links to books that are available to read online with your library card, and you can also request books and pick them up at a Library. We hope that you will have fun finding something great to read. 

Spotlight on: Books for Babies

Yoga Baby by Amy Hovey
When I Grow Up…Sports Heroes by DK Children

Spotlight on: Early Readers

The Dragon Games! by Jaden Kent
I Can Read Hockey Stories: Hayley's Journey by Sarah Howden and Nick Craine
I Can Read Hockey Stories: What's in a Number? by Meg Braithwaite and Nick Craine

Spotlight on: Teamwork

Oddrey Joins the Team by Dave Whamond
Team Steve by Kelly Collier

Request these biographies from the Library catalogue

Anybody's game : Kathryn Johnston, the first girl to play little league baseball by Heather Lang
Carey Price: How a First Nations Kid Became a Superstar Goaltender by Catherine Rondina
Sisters: Venus and Serena Williams by Jeanette Winter
Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes by Wab Kinew and Joe Morse
Hayley Wickenheiser by Lorna Schultz Nicholson and D.A. Bishop
Her Fearless Run: Kathrine Switzer's Historic Boston Marathon by Kim Chaffee
Meet Tom Longboat by Elizabeth MacLeod and Mike Deas
Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon by Micha Archer
Muhammad Ali by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara
Wilma Rudolph by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara

Request these fascinating non-fiction books from the Library catalogue

Does it Fart? A Kid's Guide to the Gas Animals Pass by Nick Caruso, Dani Rabaiotti, and Alex Griffiths
Extreme Abilities: Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them by Galadriel Watson and Cornelia Li
In a Minute: Take the 60-Second Challenge by Claire Lowther and Ashlea O'Neill
I'm a JavaScript Games Maker: The Basics by Max Wainewright
See How We Move! A First Book of Health and Well-Being by Scot Ritchie
The Canadian Kids' Guide to Outdoor Fun by Helaine Becker and Claudia Dávila

Request these great graphic novels from the Library catalogue

Andrew the Seeker by Lee Nordling
Bird & Squirrel all tangled up by James Burks
Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls by Dav Pilkey
Game On in Ancient Greece by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin
Glitch by Sarah Graley
Mr. Wolf's Class: Mystery Club by Aron Nels Steinke

Request these wonderful picture books from the Library catalogue

You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith and Danielle Daniel
The Day Dad Joined My Soccer Team by Maureen Fergus and Mike Lowery
The Thing Lou Couldn't Do by Ashley Spires
The Dog Who Wanted to Fly by Kathy Stinson and Brandon James Scott
I Will Be Fierce! by Bea Birdsong
Dog vs. Ultra Dog by Troy Wilson and Clayton Hanmer
Hide-and-Seek: A first book of position words by R.D. Ornot and Sakshi Mangal
Crash, Splash, or Moo! by Bob Shea
Frida and Bear Play the Shape Game by Hanne Bartholin
How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk and Sara Palacios

Request these fantastic sports books from the Library catalogue

5-minute basketball stories by Sarah Howden
The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon by Meghan McCarthy
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Inuit Games by Thomas Anguti Johnston and Sigmunder Thorgeirsson
Hockey Superstars: 2019-2020 by Paul Romanuk
Basketballogy by Kevin Sylvester
My First Book of Lacrosse by Beth Bugler, Sam Page, and Bill Hinds
Scholastic Year in Sports 2020 by James Buckley Jr.

Request these awesome chapter books from the Library catalogue

Camp Average by Craig Battle
Stand on the Sky by Erin Bow
Eight Times Up by John Corr
No Girls Allowed by Natalie Corbett Sampson
My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer
Jay Versus the Saxophone of Doom by Kara Kootstra and Kim Smith
Focused by Alyson Gerber
The Creeper Diaries: The Overworld Games (Book 4) by Greyson Mann and Amanda Brack
Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game by Chris Grabenstein
Skateboard Sibby by Clare O'Connor

Read these TD Summer Reading Club recommended eBooks online, through Overdrive

Bird & Squirrel All Tangled Upby James Burks
Eight Times Up by John Corr
Extreme Abilities Amazing Human Feats and the Simple Science Behind Them  by Galadriel Watson Cornelia Li
Geronimo On Ice! by Geronimo Stilton
Go Show the World A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes  by Wab Kinew Joe Morse
No Girls Allowed Inspired by the True Story of a Girl Who Fought for Her Right to Play  by Natalie Corbett Sampson
Team Steve Steve the Horse  by Kelly Collier
You Hold Me Up / Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna by Monique Gray Smith Danielle Daniel

Request these great French books from the Library catalogue, and for more French recommendations check out the Français tab

Ce livre ne fonctionne pas! par Richard Byrne
Code toi-même! par Alexandra Bernard
La piscine par JiHyeon Lee
Unis par le jeu : Comment le soccer peut changer le monde par Katie Smith Milway
Voici Tom Longboat par Elizabeth MacLeod
Cercle par Mac Barnett
Un papa dans l’équipe de soccer! par Maureen Fergus
La Clique du camp : Le jeu du fantôme par Alain M. Bergeron, François Gravel, Martine Latulippe, Johanne Mercier