Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Children's Fiction Military & Wars

Sur la route de l'Afghanistan

by (author) Linda Granfield

illustrated by Brian Deines

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Military & Wars, General, Multigenerational
Recommended Age
8 to 18
Recommended Grade
3 to 12
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price

Classroom Resources

Where to buy it



See below for English description.

Une femme soldat se souvient de trois générations de service militaire — La Première et la Seconde Guerre mondiale ainsi que le conflit en Afghanistan. L'album s'ouvre sur des réminiscences familiales pour devenir un vibrant hommage aux soldats ayant servi dans les forces canadiennes durant la dernière centaine d'années.


A soldier's recollection of three generations of military service — WWI, WWII, Afghanistan — begins with a family reminiscence and transforms into a moving tribute to all soldiers who have served with the Canadian forces for the past century. By one of Canada's key historical writers, coupled with evocative, glowing Illustrations.

Original Title: The Road to Afghanistan


About the authors

Linda Granfield has won many awards for her non-fiction/history titles for young readers and adults including the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. Her books include In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae, Pier 21: Gateway of Hope, Canada Votes and America Votes. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Linda Granfield's profile page

BRIAN DEINES has illustrated numerous books for children, including SkySisters


(written by Jan BourdeauWaboose), Dragonfly Kites (written by Thomson Highway),


and One Hockey Night (written by DavidWard). He has been nominated for

numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Ruth and

Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Literature Award, the Martha Baillie Picture Book

Award, and the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award. A native of Red Deer, Alberta,

Brian lives in Toronto.

Brian Deines' profile page

Other titles by Linda Granfield

Other titles by Brian Deines