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At Vimy Ridge

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ISBN: 9780439949828 Pages: 48 Ages: 8-12 Dimensions: 9" x 10.5"
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About this book

April 9, 2007 marks the 90th anniversary of the pivotal World War I battle — one that many historians view as the battle that defined Canada as a nation.


At Vimy Ridge, Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers from Britain and France could not — taking the strategic position of Vimy Ridge from the Germans. It was the battle that helped a young country discover its national pride, as for the first time, Canadians fought as Canadians, and achieved a significant victory.

Awards

Award Winner, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction 2008
Shortlisted, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Information Book Award 2007
Shortlisted, OLA Red Maple Award, Non-Fiction 2009
Shortlisted, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada) 2008
Shortlisted, Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta Children's Choice) 2009
Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre 2008
Commended, OLA Best Bets 2007

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