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  • Biographies-Canadian

    Biographies-Canadian (22)

  • Curriculum - History

    Curriculum - History (18)

  • First Nations

    First Nations (17)

  • Historical Fiction - CA History

    Historical Fiction - CA History (77)

  • Aboriginal Novel Bundle


    Read great novels about the different First Nations cultures across our land.

    Ages: 8-12

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  • Akilak's Adventure

    Akilak’s Adventure


    When Akilak must travel a great distance to another camp to gather food, she thinks she will never be able to make it. With a little help from her grandmother’s spirit, and her own imagination to keep her entertained, Akilak manages to turn a long journey into an adventure.

    Even though she at first feels that she will never be able to reach her destination, she keeps her grandmother’s assurance that her “destination is not running away; it will be reached eventually” in mind and ends up enjoying the journey that at first seemed so daunting.

    • ISBN: 9781772271232
    • Author: Deborah Kigjugalik Webster
    • Pages: 32
    • Ages: 5-7
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  • AS: Norman Bethune

    Amazing Stories: Norman Bethune


    “Within hours of his arrival, Norman was taken to meet Chairman Mao Zedong. The smiling man grabbed Norman’s hands in welcome….The two men talked for hours.” This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: history or biography. One of the world’s top surgeons, an advocate of democratic medical services, and an international humanitarian, Norman Bethune risked his life to deliver blood to the front lines. He is revered in China as a hero, where he was a personal friend of Chairman Mao Zedong, and his unceasing and inventive work established a lasting bond between his adopted people and this heroic Canadian.

    • ISBN: 9781551537931
    • Author: Francis Hern
    • Pages: 144
    • Ages: 12+, Adult
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  • Risk Takers and Innovators

    Amazing Stories: Risk Takers and Innovators


    Harnessing their creativity, technology skills, and entrepreneurship, the tenacious individuals featured in these stories have realized their dreams and, in many cases, developed their innovation into a viable business venture. From the first glimmer of an idea to the fruition of the invention, these great Canadian discoveries are an inspiration to aspiring inventors and entrepreneurs everywhere.

    • ISBN: 9781551539744
    • Author: Sandra Phinney
    • Pages: 144
    • Ages: 12+, Adult
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  • Unsung Heroes of the RCAF

    Amazing Stories: Unsung Heroes of the RCAF


    More than 250,000 courageous men and women were enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. These Canadians fought valiantly in every major air operation from the Battle of Britain to the bombing of Germany.

    Thousands lost their lives. Those who survived to tell their stories were forever changed.

    Here are some of their incredible stories.

    • ISBN: 9781551539775
    • Author: Cynthia Faryon
    • 128 pages
    • Ages: 12+
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  • Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Navy

    Amazing Stories: Unsung Heroes of the RCN


    At the outbreak of World War II, the Royal Canadian Navy consisted of just 13 warships and about 3000 permanent and reserve members.

    By the war’s end, it had grown into the third largest navy in the world, with 365 warships and more than 100,000 personnel. The men and women of the Royal Canadian Navy came from all corners of Canada to fight in the sea war against the enemy. Together, they exceeded even the highest expectations of their allies.

    • ISBN: 9781551537658
    • Author: Cynthia Faryon
    • 144 pages
    • Ages: 12+
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  • 9781550287165

    Ambush in the Foothills (Bains Series Book 9)


    North West Mounted Police constable Patrick McNeil is buying a herd of Montana cattle to begin a ranch in the Canadian foothills. Jamie and Kate Bains join him on the dangerous adventure of a northbound cattle drive. It is a wild and dangerous frontier.

    • ISBN: 9781550287165
    • Author: Bill Freeman
    • 163 pages
    • Ages: 8-12


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  • Anne of Green Gables Audiobook

    Anne of Green Gables Audio CD


    This classic Canadian tale is now on audio CD for hours of great listening.

    Eleven-year-old orphan, Anne Shirley, arrives at a PEI farm to help out and wins the hearts of everyone at Avonlea—a story so popular it is as relevant today and when it was initially published in 1908. It has sold millions of copies in paperback.

    • ISBN: 9780739367209
    • Author: L. M. Montgomery
    • Run Time: 10:23 hrs
    • Ages 8-12, 12+
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  • Arrow: Based on the True Story of the Avro Arrow DVD

    Arrow: Based on the True Story of the Avro Arrow DVD


    This item is out of print with limited quantities.
    Available in High School History Living Resources Bundle. (Language warning)

    • ISBN: 063634012511
    • Run Time: 180 minutes
    • Ages: 12+, Adult
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  • As Long as the Rivers FlowAs Long as the Rivers Flow

    As Long as the Rivers Flow


    As Long as the Rivers Flow is the story of Larry Loyie’s last summer before entering residential school. It is a time of learning and adventure. He cares for an abandoned baby owl and watches his grandmother make winter moccasins. He helps the family prepare for a hunting and gathering trip.

    • ISBN: 9780888996961
    • Author: Larry Loyie
    • 48 pages
    • Ages: 8-12


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  • Bains Bundle

    Bains Bundle


    The Bains series of historical novels, are well-researched, action-filled narratives following the travels of one family across Canada–from Newfoundland to Alberta– in search of a better life during the hard times of the 1870s.

    • 222 pages
    • Ages: 8-12
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  • Birchbark Bundle

    Birchbark Bundle


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    Omakayas, a young Ojibway girl, lives with her family on an island in Lake Superior around 1847. The First Nations perspective of the time of Little House on the Prairie, these books give a sweet and alternative narrative to the usual one. We have been waiting for these books and they do not disappoint!

    • ISBN: 9780123453563
    • Author: Louise Erdich
    • Ages: 8-12
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