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Go Show the World – A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes
Kinew, Wab
ISBN: 9780735262928
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Awards:  Finalist – 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards – Young People’s Literature – Illustration Winnipeg author, Wab Kinew, is a member of…

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Mary’s Monster: Love, Madness and How Mary Shelley Created FRANKENSTEIN
Judge, Lita
ISBN: 978-1626725003
Grades: 9 to 12

Through prose and picture, a monster introduces the world to his maker; then leaves her to weave her own tale…...

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Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man
Charles, Norma
ISBN: 9780889955530
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Harry Jerome is one of Canada’s forgotten heroes. In Stanley Park, in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a statue, a tribute to…...

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Becoming Madeleine
Voiklis, Charlotte Jones and Lena Roy
ISBN: 9780374307646
Grades: Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

“Becoming Madeleine”, was published to coincide with the movie release, March 9, 2018, of the movie, “A Wrinkle in Time”,…

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Journeys: Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives

ISBN: 9780763681012
Grades: Teacher Resource

This inspiring anthology contains fifty-two letters selected from the twenty-fifth annual Letters About Literature contest of the American Library of  Congress…...

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A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn
Wilson, John
ISBN: 9781770498549
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Russell Hughes (R.H.) Rabjohn was just eighteen years old when he joined the Canadian Army in World War I.  As…...

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The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano
Rusch, Elizabeth
ISBN: 9781481444842
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Telling the story of Bartolomeo Cristofori and his invention of the pianoforte (the piano), Elizabeth Rusch writes of challenges and triumphs had…

Balderdash! John Newberry and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books
Markel, Michelle
ISBN: 9780811879224
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Kindergarten

Telling the story of John Newberry, and how he wrote and published children’s books, this is an intriguing look at…

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Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler’s Army
Rauch, Georg/ Rauch, Phyllis (Translator)
ISBN: 9781250073709
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

Georg Rauch’s powerful memoir, lovingly translated from German by his wife Phyllis, gives a first-hand account of his horrific experiences…...

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Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy
Michelson, Richard
ISBN: 9781101933305
Grades: 9 to 12, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

He was a boy who became a legend. This story of an immigrant’s child who was inspired to follow his…...

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