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We Celebrate Easter

by Bobbie Kalman & Shaughnessy
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3
tagged: easter & lent, customs, traditions, anthropology

The magic of Easter comes alive in this colorful book. Join an Easter parade, take part in an egg hunt, find out about the origins of Easter and its many customs, and celebrate this special family time.

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The Mi'kmaq

How Their Ancestors Lived 500 Years Ago

illustrated by Kaulbach, Kathy, by Harold McGee & Ruth Holmes Whitehead
edition: Paperback
tagged: native canadian

Written for young people, this small book illustrated by Kathy Kaulbach is a perfect way to learn more about how the native people of the Maritimes lived before white people came to their land.

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Children of the Yukon

by Ted Harrison
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: polar regions, painting

Brilliant, colorful paintings depict children of the Yukon at work and play: snaring rabbits, feeding ravens, racing on snowshoes and hunting moose, panning for gold in famous Bonanza Creek, and exploring the ruins of Dawson City.

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A Prairie Boy's Winter

by William Kurelek
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: farm & ranch life, history

Since its first publication in 1973, this book has sold more than 250,000 copies in nine countries and it has won more awards than any other Canadian book.

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