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Biographie en images : Voici J. Armand Bombardier

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: science & technology, inventions, post-confederation (1867-)

 

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Cette série de biographies en format album illustré présente des textes simples et des illustrations à saveur de BD. Une chronologie détaillée et des photos historiques viennent compléter l’histoire à la fin des livres.

 

Voici Joseph-Armand Bombardier : un inventeur, innovateur et entrepreneur canadien! J …

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From Anna (50th Anniversary Edition)

by Jean Little, foreword by Katherine Paterson, illustrated by Joan Sandin
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: special needs, post-confederation (1867-)

A beloved Canadian favourite is available again with a fresh new cover and classic interior illustrations for its 50th anniversary.

 

Nine-year-old Anna has always been the clumsy one in the family. Somehow she can never do anything right. She bumps into tables, and she can't read the blackboard at her school. Her perfect brothers and sisters call he …

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My Name Is Seepeetza

30th Anniversary Edition

by Shirley Sterling, afterword by Tomson Highway
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: native canadian, prejudice & racism, post-confederation (1867-)

An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.

Seepeetza loves living on Joyaska Ranch with her family. But when she is six years old, she is driven to the town of Kalamak, in the interior of British Columbia. Seepeetza will spend the next several ye …

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Amo's Sapotawan

by William Dumas, illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, business, careers, occupations, girls & women, pre-confederation (to 1867)

Rocky Cree people understand that all children are born with four gifts or talents. When a child is old enough, they decide which gift, or mīthikowisiwin, they will seek to master. With her sapotawan ceremony fast approaching, Amō must choose her mīthikowisiwin. Her sister, Pīsim, became a midwife; others gather medicines or harvest fish. But n …

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Harvey Holds His Own

by Colleen Nelson, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, adolescence, self-esteem & self-reliance, post-confederation (1867-)

Governor General’s Award finalist Harvey Holds His Own delivers another satisfying story of heart, perseverance, and one incredible little dog, now in a new paperback format.

Harvey, the West Highland Terrier hero of Harvey Comes Home, is back with his beloved Maggie. He is also back at Brayside retirement home, where he and Maggie now volunteer a …

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Harvey Takes the Lead

by Colleen Nelson, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: dogs, adolescence, post-confederation (1867-)

The award-winning Harvey Stories are back with a new story of acceptance, understanding, and the loving comfort of everyone’s favorite Westie.

There’s nothing quite like the loving companionship of a loyal dog. When Harvey’s status as Brayside’s comfort dog comes into question, the elderly residents are quick to stand up for him.

Mr. Kowalski …

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Biographie en images : Voici Mary Ann Shadd

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: women, post-confederation (1867-), political

 

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Voici Mary Ann Shadd! Née dans un état esclavagiste de parents militants, Mary Ann était la plus âgée de treize enfants. Marchant dans les traces de ses parents, elle a décidé de militer pour la communauté noire et de s’installer au Canada. Des années plus tard, elle est devenue la première femme noire …

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The Gift of the Little People

A Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Story

by William Dumas, illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, diseases, illnesses & injuries, pre-confederation (to 1867), short stories

I don’t recall seeing books when I was a little boy. But the old people, they grew up listening to stories. And so, every night, when the old people were done their evening prayers, they would sit and they would tell us stories too.

At the time of the spring thaw, the Rocky Cree fill their canoes with furs, eager to trade with the new visitors in …

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