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Happy Holidays from Perma-Bound Canada!

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Wishing you a safe and happy holiday!  All the best from your friends at Perma-Bound Canada!  
Please enjoy this reading of "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg  (Read by Liam Neeson)







The Polar Express  (Includes Ornament)
Van Allsburg, Chris School Discount Price: $29.51

Annotation: A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. Genre:Fantasy fiction Catalog Number: #108699 Format: Perma-Bound Edition from Publisher's Hardcover

The Good Egg and The Bad Seed

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You've met the Bad Seed.... but do you know the Good Egg? 
The Good Egg
By Jory John and Pete Oswald

Catalogue #: 173015
School and Library Discount $28.72

When the other eggs in his carton behave badly, the good egg feels that he needs to be perfect.


Starred Review for Kirkus Reviews Being a good egg can be eggs-cruciatingly stressful. This earnest counterpart to John and Oswald's hilarious The Bad Seed (2017) opens with a direct address from an oval-shaped saint to readers: "Oh, hello! I was just rescuing this cat. Know why? Because I'm a good egg." Just how good is this egg? "Verrrrrry good." Without hesitation, the bespectacled egg offers to help others with carrying groceries, painting houses, and changing tires. The good egg even tries to "keep the peace" among the other 11 eggs in its dozen, who forgo their bedtime, eat sugary cereal, and break stuff. Rotten eggs indeed! When the pressure of being good proves too much, the beleaguered egg…

Character Education

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Got character? Here are ways to include this social-emotional learning key in the classroom

"Character education." That's a popular term now, under the umbrella of "social-emotional learning." What is it, and how can we bring it into the classroom? Character education is teaching students to behave in ethical ways that are respectful of others, build community, and help create positive, functioning members of society--what used to be called "moral education." How can we teach these desirable traits to kids in a world where "shared values" can seem elusive? Here are some tips:   1.) Model. Demonstrate positive character traits through your own behaviour. Kindness, tolerance, caring, honesty, inclusivity, respect--educators should demonstrate these behaviours consistently.   2.) Watch words. Part of modelling is highlighting and using positive language, including through speaking and by studying the ways language can unite or divide, heal or harm. 3…

It's Time for the Durham Book Sale!

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Visit Perma-Bound Canada at the Durham Book Sale! 
Showcasing the best new: Picture BooksEarly ReadersSets and SeriesGraphic NovelsSTEM CollectionsDate:November 27th, 2019
Time:8:30am-5pm
Location: Ajax Convention Centre                 550 Beck Crescent
This will be a "Tag" Sale for Perma-Bound.   Simply collect the tags from the books you would like to purchase and the order will be placed and shipped to the school for free!  

Niagara Book Sale

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Visit the Perma-Bound Booth!  
NIAGARA BOOK SALE
Date: Monday, November 25th
Location: Holiday Inn St. Catherine's
                 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines
Time: 8:30-4:00

And don't forget...

New Spanish & Bilingual Catalogue 2019/20

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Looking for Spanish and Bilingual titles?  We can help!
Perma-Bound has thousands of Spanish and bilingual titles for grades K-12!  Our 2019-2020 Spanish brochure is now available. The offering features new releases and popular favourites, as well as ALA Award-winning titles including the Caldecott, Newbery & the Pura Belprè winners. Graphic Novels, as well as fiction and non-fiction sections are also included, as well as books by Latino/Latina authors and illustrators.


View online here!

Don't miss the Dufferin-Peel Book Display!!

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Dufferin-Peel Book Display

Date: November 19th, 2019
Location: Mississauga Convention Centre - 75 Derry Road West
Time: 8:30am - 5pm

Check out all the amazing titles available from Perma-Bound! 

New Picture BooksSTEAMGraphic Novels And much, much more! 




Parents and Teachers: Partners in Education

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Keeping Parents Posted: Ideas to Help Teachers Communicate for Better Student Outcomes Want to improve student outcomes? Foster positive communication between school and home. Studies show students do better when parents or guardians are involved in learning. For teachers, here are some ideas to build effective school-family partnerships: Build trust. Parents need to know they can trust you to have their children's best interests at heart. Personal respect is part of this process; behave respectfully, and expect respect in return. Listen first. Like everyone else, parents want to be heard, not simply told. Show you're a cut above by really listening to parents and honestly discussing their concerns. Keep focused. Before getting in touch, be clear about your subject. Discipline issues? Ways to help kids learn at home? Classroom goals? Target your communication. Include the positive. Parents want you to share their kids' victories and achievements; doing so helps keep communicat…

TDSB Fall Take-Away Book Fair

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Visit Perma-Bound Canada at the TDSB Fall Take-Away Book Fair! Showcasing the best new: Picture BooksEarly ReadersSets and SeriesGraphic NovelsSTEM Collections
Date: November 12 & 13th, 2019
Time: 8:30am-5pm
Location: Exhibition Place, Queen Elizabeth Building
                      180 Princes' Blvd, Toronto



We Remember...

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Celebrating 50 Years of Sesame Street

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Sunny Day: A Celebration of Sesame Street

Raposo, Joe

School Discount  Price:  
$27.30

Superstar illustrators celebrate the iconic Sesame Street theme song with stunning original art in this one-of-a-kind picture book!

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Sesame Street, beloved picture-book artists have each created an artwork interpreting a different line from "Sunny Day," the iconic Sesame Street theme song. The range of their pieces demonstrates that Sesame Street can truly be found anywhere. The award-winning and bestselling roster of illustrators includes Christian Robinson, Tom Lichtenheld, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Leo Espinosa, and Dan Santat, among others. The result is a stunning tribute to Sesame Street and to the generations of children who have loved the show. Anyone who opens this beautiful book will be inspired to imagine their own perfect sunny day.

For half a century, Sesame Street has helped kids grow smarter, stronger, and kinder through its messages about in…

Visit us at the Peel Book Fair!!

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Join us at the Peel Book Fair November 6th and 7th at the Mississauga Convention Centre!  Check out our fabulous selection of Picture BooksEarly ReadersNovelsGraphic NovelsSets and SeriesSTEAM collections
Free Shipping on all orders and all books are in the patented and guaranteed Perma-Bound Binding! 


Tech Savy Teens

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Social Media Smarts
For many teens, maintaining a strong social media presence is all about sharing wacky videos with friends, posting fun photographs, or following their favourite bands and brands.  




What they may not realize is that corporations are mining Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media platforms for marketable data. Being too open on social media can also expose teens to other risks, such as identity theft. But this set has readers covered. They'll learn practical tips on how to be smart about personal privacy. A compelling, non-preachy main text and suggestions for further reading help teens get their social media fix while still playing it safe.  

Check out some of our other Tech Savy Selections:  Critical Thinking about Digital Media Series6-Book Set * Grades 7-12




Happy Halloween!

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Wishing you a Safe and Scary Halloween Night! 
No need to Trick your students into reading when you 
Treat them to a free printable bookmark!  Click on the bookmark images to print!
Many thanks to "Views from a Step Stool" for this Halloween Printable

Halton Book Display

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Join us at the Halton Book Display
Date: October 29th

Location: Burlington Convention Centre
1120 Burloak Drive
Burlington, ON

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

Come and visit Carol Bond as she showcases some of the best new books available in our patented and guaranteed Perma-Bound binding!  


Fantastic Finds 2019/2020

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Fantastic Finds 2019/2020Our new Fantastic Finds 2019/2020 catalogue is available for download.

This catalogue highlights titles only in the guaranteed Perma-Bound binding and includes Popular Authors, New Early Readers, Top 50 Novels, Series Starters, Graphic Novels and new titles for your STEAM classrooms.

All the books in this piece are in our Perma-Bound binding which are unconditionally guaranteed.

In our continued effort to minimize our environmental footprint, the catalogue will not be mailed and is only available as a download by clicking the link below.

We are excited about this new catalogue and hope you will be too.

Fantastic Finds 2019/20 Downloadable PDF


Visit us Today at the London Book Display!

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Showcasing the best new books of 2019/20!



Find everything you want in one location!   



London Take-Away Display

Time: 8:30am - 4pm

Location: Western Fairgrounds, Agriplex Building
                 845 Florence St, London

Featuring: 

New and Notable Picture BooksNew Graphic NovelsFavourite AuthorsClassroom ClassicsSets and SeriesSTEAM Materials
 Don't forget to check out our Fantastic Finds 2019/20 catalogue!

Focus Readers Special Offer

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Check out the latest from Focus Readers
PROMO FR19A (Buy 12 titles - pay for 8 - get 4 free)


Check out more non-fiction titles here!
PROMO FR19B (Buy 24 titles - pay for 16 - get 8 free)

Check out some of these Great Fiction Selections!


*Focus Readers are only available in Original Library Binding and not eligible for the Perma-Bound Binding Guarantee.

Wrecking Ball by Jeff Kinney

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Hitting November 5th! 


Diary of a Wimpy Kid #14: Wrecking Ball

By Jeff Kinney

Description: When an unexpected inheritance gives Greg Heffley's family a chance to make big changes to their house, they soon discover that renovations may not be worth the effort.

Catalogue #: 194046

Order your copy today!  

Discover the whole series!! 

York Region Book Fair

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The York Region Book Fair is on Now at the Markham Event Centre.  Come check out the Perma-Bound booth!  Highlighting the best new Picture Books and Novels for 2019!! 



Location:
Markham Event Centre
95 Duffield Drive
Markham, ON

Time: 8:30am to 4pm