Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 12
- Grade: 4 to 7
What is a democracy? How does Canada's goverment work? What's the difference between the Senate and the House of Commons? And just what does a Prime Minister do, anyway? Discover the answers to these questions and more in Our Great Prime Ministers.
This Level 4 DK Reader will build reading skills and teach vocabulary while telling the story of Canada's government, how it is formed, how it works, and profiling 12 of Canada's Prime Ministers throughout history, including Sir John A. Macdonald, Louis St. Laurent, Lester B. Pearson, Pierre Trudeau, Stephen Harper, and more.
Perfect for 9-11 year olds reading independently, reading becomes a fact-discovering adventure with these Level 4 readers. Supporting and encouraging a lifetime love of reading, nonfiction subjects are clearly explained, described vividly, and brought to life with true stories, fascinating statistics, and photographic images. Additional information boxes are full of extra fun facts, and topics are developed with additional maps and charts.
About the author
est l'auteure de nombreux livres jeunesse primés. Elle a écrit plus de 80
livres, dont Raconte-moi les graphiques : L'histoire de William Playfair et
l'album illustré à succès Un porc-épic dans un sapin. Helaine
habite à Toronto, en Ontario.
HELAINE BECKER is the author of numerous of books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the best-selling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, The Haunted House That Jack Built and Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto with her family. Visit her at www.helainebecker.com.
Other titles by Helaine Becker
On vous souhaite un joyeux Noël
We Wish You a Merry Christmas: A Canadian Carol
A Canadian Carol
That's No Dino!
Or Is It? What Makes a Dinosaur a Dinosaur
An Equal Shot
How the Law Title IX Changed America
A Porcupine in a Pine Tree Collection
The Most Important Mathematician You've Never Heard Of
Alice and Gert
An Ant and Grasshopper Story
A Story of Zheng Yi Sao
And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet