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A young sailor is caught up in the naval siege of Quebec leading up to the battle on the Plains of Abraham.Fourteen-year-old William Jenkins is working at a printing house when he comes to the attention of navigator and naval officer James Cook. Wi...
A young girl watches as the Métis life she knows is threatened by conflict and the men in her family are called to action by Louis Riel, the charismatic leader of the North West Resistance.Tension grips Batoche, Saskatchewan in 1885. Many Métis moved he...
Twelve original holiday stories from the top children's writers in the country!What an incredible gift book for Dear Canada fans! The twelve stories in this treasury are set around Christmas time and feature the young girls from a dozen previous Dear Canada books. Reade...
The first Dear Canada featuring a First Nations diarist, The Death of My Country is set at a pivotal point in Canada's history — the war between Britain and France for control of New France.Geneviève Aubuchon is born into an Abenaki tribe but is orphane...
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"Even if I don't finish, we need others to continue. It's got to keep going." —Terry FoxDozens of photographs and simple, evocative text combine to tell the story of Terry's life and legacy—how he grew up loving sports and competition, always determined to finish wh...
A wonderful seasonal anthology for Dear Canada readers, both old and new!A real treat for fans of this series, and all lovers of historical fiction! Eleven stories that each revisit a favourite character from books in the Dear Canada series are included in this s...
By Maxine Trottier, Illustrated by Brian Deines
A patriotic look at the Canadian flag. The maple leaf is a powerful symbol. Take a heartfelt look at what it means to everyday Canadians. Emotional text, beautiful illustrations, and sidebars that add fascinating details and facts about the history of our flag make this book perf...
By Maxine Trottier, Illustrated by Tony Meers
Meet five outstanding Canadian artists who reveal our country through their magnificent works of art. Learn about the lives of five renowned Canadian artists whose paintings represent Canada, each in a very different style. Loaded with full colour illustrations and photographs, t...
By Maxine Trottier, Illustrated by Tony Meers
Meet five amazing adventurers and learn about their historic Canadian journeys. Meet five explorers whose travels opened up our country! Packed full of illustrations and photographs, this book includes the biographies of Pierre de La Verendrye and Samuel Hearne, as well as Jacque...
This book is filled with illustrations and photographs, and is written at a level suitable for young Canadians to read to themselves. It includes a table of contents and is perfect for curriculum. Included are the lives of Prime Ministers Sir John A.Macdonald and Pierre Ellio...
Five fascinating biographies of some of the most famous Canadian inventors who ever lived. From Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone, to James Naismith and the game of basketball, this book is written in easy-to-understand language and is a terrific introduction to Canadians w...
Read the amazing true stories of five pioneers who helped shape our country. Follow Marie-Anne Gaboury as she treks across Canada with her husband. Learn how Louis Hébert became the first habitant as he made his living as a farmer. All the stories will make you appreciate how th...
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Young Hélène St. Onge and her older sister Catherine are orphans. When King Louis XVI orders all men in New France to marry, Catherine becomes a fille du roi, one of the many young women sent to the new world as brides. Hélène will accompany her on the long sea voyage and liv...

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