This colorful dictionary is a treasure trove of illustrated information that will become a standard for readers of all ages. Topics include • colonial houses• a plantation and its outbuildings• wood and metalworkers and their tools• shops and shopkeepers • transportation• the apothecary, milliner, wigmaker, and many more
Similar in themes to A Colonial Community, this book illustrates a different kind of life in the early 1900s. A Pioneer Community shows different homes, from the first dirt-floor house to the fancy Victorian-era home. A visual map of a pioneer community gives the young reader a quick overview of the buildings it contains. Other topics include• ea …
This illustrated dictionary introduces the way of life of the early Native peoples who lived across North America. Different nations are featured in spreads that show their way of life in their particular region. Themes include• homes• food• clothing• transportation• hunting techniques
From living on the ranch to life on the trail, this dictionary focuses on the life of cowboys. How was cowboy clothing practical for the work done by cowboys? How were western homes built? Which buildings were part of a ranch? This book also looks at topics associated with western settlers, boomtowns, and the gold rush.
This illustrated dictionary introduces readers to life in North America during the Victorian era, between 1837 and 1901. Beautiful illustrations show how the way of life of the early settlers in North America was influenced by the customs and traditions of Victorian England.
In Canada, sports aren’t just entertainment; they’re literally part of the landscape. We’ve named everything from parks and streets to schools and stadiums after some of our favourite pro athletes and sports figures past and present.
Wayne Gretzky Drive, Mike Weir Park, Roberto Luongo Arena, the Cindy Klassen Centre, Justin Morneau Field — C …