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Patriotic Holidays

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Election Day

by Peppas
edition: eBook
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: patriotic holidays

Election Day is an important day when citizens choose a leader. But not every country has elections. Young readers will learn about democracy and its history, how a polling station works, and how votes are counted on election day.

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Highway of Heroes

by Kathy Stinson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 17
tagged: patriotic holidays

A young boy has lost his father, a soldier killed in action overseas. He and his mother travel the stretch of Highway 401 between Trenton and Toronto, called the Highway of Heroes, marking the route of fallen soldiers who return to Canada. This photographic picture book pays tribute to the sacrifices of those Canadian men and women in our armed for …

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Veterans Day

by Robert Walker
edition: eBook
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: patriotic holidays

Veterans Day is a time to honor the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Young readers will learn about the soldiers this holiday celebrates and how the occasion is marked across the country on November 11th.

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Remembrance Day

by Aloian
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: patriotic holidays, post-confederation (1867-), military & wars

Each year on November 11th, millions of people in Canada and other countries in the Commonwealth take time to remember the men and women who served their countries during times of war. This book describes how people around the world hold similar services featuring poppies, poems, and special prayers.

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Columbus Day

by Aloian
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 7
  • Grade: 2
tagged: patriotic holidays

Each year on October 12th, millions of people in the United States celebrate Columbus Day. Easy-to-read text and colorful images help describe the events of Christopher Columbus' voyage, the discovery of the New World, and the activities and celebrations associated with this holiday.

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