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Children's Nonfiction Post-confederation (1867-)

The Kids Book of Canada

by (author) Barbara Greenwood

illustrated by Jock MacRae

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Jun 1997
Post-Confederation (1867-)
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jun 1997
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7


Finally, the premier children's resource on Canada is available in a fully revised paperback edition -- bringing up to date this bestselling treasury of information that has long been an essential book for schools, libraries and homes from coast to coast. Ten years after its debut, this title in the acclaimed Kids Book of series is more than ever an indispensable tool for researching school projects or a conversation piece for sharing Canadian facts with friends and family. Bursting with rich and detailed illustrations, this book is as far-ranging, fascinating and full of surprises as the country it describes. Inside you'll find * colorful maps of the provinces and territories showing major cities, rivers, mountains and points of interest. * the provincial and territorial coat of arms, flowers, birds and trees. * details of famous Canadians and important events, plus a time line to guide you through each province's and territory's history. * current information on Canada's growing industries and evolving environmental challenges. * updated references to the Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.

About the authors

Barbara Greenwood is an award-winning author whose books include Gold Rush Fever, The Last Safe House and A Pioneer Thanksgiving. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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  • Short-listed, Information Book Award , Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada
  • Winner, Selected as Outstanding by Parent Council®
  • Winner, A Parent’ s Choice Approval
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Winner, Best Non-fiction Book, Quill & Quire

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