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On Remembrance Day

by Eleanor Creasey

Most Canadian families have lost loved ones in war, and Canada has developed unique ways of demonstrating respect and honouring its war dead and veterans. This engaging and easy to read reference book provides...


Battle Cries in the Wilderness: The Struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War

by Bernd Horn

The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years' War between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global supremacy,...


Into the Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland

by Anne Renaud

From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and most elegant liners of the era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean only to sink in 14 minutes in the St. Lawrence River. Its true legacy,...


Day of the Flying Fox: The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox

by Steve Pitt

Author Steve Pitt examines the life of Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox, who attacked famed German General Erwin Rommels car and wounded him.


George Dawson: The Little Giant

by Joyce Barkhouse

George Mercer Dawson (18491901) defied health circumstances to become one of Canadas most exceptional geologists and explorers, particularly in the Yukon.


The Beginner's Guide to Canadian Honours

by Christopher McCreery

This short, richly illustrated book provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Canadian orders, decorations, and medals used to recognize exemplary citizens.


To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint and the Coloured Corps of Upper Canada

by Steve Pitt

In 1812, Richard Pierpoint helped raise a Corps of Coloured Men that would serve during the War of 1812 and help to quash the Rebellion of 1837.


Hold the Oxo!: A Teenage Soldier Writes Home

by Marion Fargey Brooker

Canada was young. Twenty thousand underage soldiers left their homes to serve in the Great War. Jim, at seventeen, was one of them. His letters home gloss over the horrors of war, focusing on issues of the home...


Champlain: Peacemaker and Explorer

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Samuel de Champlain has long been known as the founder of Quebec and as a tireless explorer. His efforts to establish a colony encountered setbacks in France, and since he was not of the nobility, he was therefore...


Caring for a Colony: The Story of Jeanne Mance

by Joanna Emery

This is a story of pioneering courage and compassion in the New World. Jeanne dreamed of devoting her life to caring for others. In 1641, she courageously gave up her comfortable middle-class life in France...


Making it Home: The Story of Catharine Parr Traill

by Lynn Westerhout

As a pioneer in Canada in the early 1800s, Parr Traill was one of the first writers to record the Ontario wilderness in detail, and her stories for young people became part of a new focus on young people. This...


Righting Wrongs: The Story of Norman Bethune

by John Wilson

Norman Bethune was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others and whose story is a remarkable one, cut short by his early death in China in 1938. His story inspires us to believe that we can change the...


Believing in Books: The Story of Lillian Smith

by Sydell Waxman

This biography is the story of a child who took her love of childrens' books and found a way to share it with the world as she grew up. Her voice would be the first to carry the message of childrens' right to...


Changing the Pattern: The Story of Emily Stowe

by Sydell Waxman

When Emily Stowe was born in 1831, every girl's life followed a set pattern. Her future was limited to housework and childcare. With the help of original sketches and archival material, Changing the Pattern...


Photographing Greatness: The Story of Karsh

by lian goodall

This is the first children's biography of the famous Canadian photographer who immortalized the makers of history. With sketches and archival photographs.


Sailing for Glory: The Story of Captain Angus Walters and the Bluenose

by Teri-Lynn Janveau & Allister Thompson

This book tells the story of the unique bond between Captain Walters and his schooner the Bluenose and also brings to life the danger and adventure of the life of a North Atlantic fisherman in the days of sail....


Discovering the Arctic: The Story of John Rae

by John Wilson

Discovering the Arctic is an exciting recounting of the life of a nineteenth-century doctor and explorer who worked for the Hudson's Bay Company and opened up vast tracts of land in the Canadian Arctic and may...


Bitter Ashes: The Story of WW II

by John Wilson

The Second World War is retold and explained from a Canadian perspective. With historical photographs and maps.


Desperate Glory: The Story of WWI

by John Wilson

This book presents the story and issues of the First World War in a clear, concise and objective manner, accompanied on every page by photographs, original sketches, or maps.


Working for Freedom: The Story of Josiah Henson

by Rona Arato

By the time he was six, Josiah Henson had been sold three times. At nine, he was beaten by his family's owner for trying to learn to read. After his escape, Josiah became an advocate for those still in bondage....