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The Kids Book of Canadian History

by Carlotta Hacker, illustrated by John Mantha

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Description

Canada has a rich and fascinating history. In this informative overview, kids will discover the people, places and events that have shaped our country. Featuring fact boxes, mini-profiles, maps, a timeline and more, this title in the acclaimed Kids Book of series offers a comprehensive and engaging look at Canada's development, change and growth. Kids can read about * the potlatch ceremonies of the west coast Aboriginal people * the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway * the battle of Vimy Ridge in World War I * the role of Canadian women in World War II * the establishment of Nunavut, Canada's newest territory, and more ...

About the Authors

Carlotta Hacker

CARLOTTA HACKER is the author of more than 20 books. Her first career was as a historical researcher at London University. She then worked her way around the world, and on an Easter Island expedition met Canadian filmmaker Hector J. Lemieux, whom she later married. From then on she had three careers: writer, filmperson, and editor. She lives in London, Ontario.
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John Mantha has illustrated 14 previous books, including The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, which was nominated for a B.C. Book Prize. He lives in Toronto.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 12
Grade:
3 to 7
Editorial Reviews

[The Kids Book of] Canadian History offers a much-needed up-to-date chronicle of Canadian life for elementary school audiences.


[The Kids Book of] Canadian History offers a much-needed up-to-date chronicle of Canadian life for elementary school audiences.

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