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A Poppy Is to Remember

by Heather Patterson, illustrated by Ron Lightburn

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Description

How did the bright red poppy that we all wear in November become Canada's symbol of honouring those who fought for our freedom on Remembrance Day?

Moving text coupled with stunning illustrations by Governor General's Award-winning artist Ron Lightburn explain the symbolism behind the poppy.

A bonus for teachers is the five-page spread all about the poem, "In Flanders Fields," Canada's wartime and peacekeeping endeavours, and the adoption of the poppy as our Remembrance Day emblem.

Contributor Notes

Heather Patterson is the author of three previous books, Thanks for Thanksgiving, I Am Canada and Pioneer Christmas Crafts. She has three Daughters and two Grandchildren. Her father served in the Canadian navy during World War 2, Captaining sub-chasers. Heather lives in Etobicoke, Ontario.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Awards
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada)
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice)

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