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Made in Canada

101 Amazing Achievements

by Bev Spencer, illustrated by Bill Dickson

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Outstanding achievements and groundbreaking inventions - 101 reasons you can be proud to be Canadian! The breakthrough discovery of insulin, the infamous creation of Superman, and the genius that created Trivial Pursuit: each one has a worldwide appreciation, and each one was brought to you by a Canadian mind. If it's big, a first, a record holder, the highest or the tallest you can bet that it's here.

Contributor Notes

Bev Spencer is a published author of children's books and young adult books.

Bill Dickson is the illustrator of many books for children, including The Hilarious History of Hockey, Crazy Canadian Trivia and Famous Dead Canadians.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 11
Grade:
5 to 7
Awards
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice

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Made in Canada: 101 Amazing Achievements

What items do we use daily that have a Canuck connection? Here’s the 411 on 101 common items that were invented in Canada or by a Canadian. This great new edition features additions including the Blackberry, alkaline batteries and the Blue Box program. Originally published in 2003 by Scholastic Canada (Our Choice 2004).

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2010.

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