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Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man

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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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Innocent Heroes:Stories of Animals in the First World War
Brouwer, Sigmund
ISBN: 9781101918463
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

This collection of Canadian short stories provides a fresh fictionalized account of true war heroes who were animals, from a…...

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Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender
Nelson, S.D.
ISBN: 9781419723131
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

The Great Spirit [Wakan Tanka]…I was raised in this land and it belongs to me. Red Cloud, Makhpiya-Iuta This biographical ledger…...

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The Great Spirit [Wakan Tanka]…raised e in this land and it belongs to me. Red Cloud, Makhpiya-Iuta This biographical ledger style picture books tells about the triumphs and surrender of Red Cloud (1822 – 1909), during the great American migration westward. This is only one of six books published by this author, who is himself…...

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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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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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The Darkest Dark
Hadfield, Chris & Fillion, Kate
ISBN: 9781101918647
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Astronaut Chris Hadfield was not always brave.  In fact, when he was a little boy he was very afraid of…...

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Hideous History: Trials &Trickery and Death & Destruction
Lawrence, Sandra
ISBN: 97814998008149781499800821
Grades: Grades 7 to 9

The “Hideous History” series begins with two offerings from writer and journalist Sandra Lawrence who brainstorms new angles around history,…...

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Marooned in the Arctic: The True Story of Ada Blackjack, The “Female Robinson Crusoe”
Caravantes, Peggy
ISBN: 9781613730980
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

There is nobody here but me; I am all alone. Ada Blackjack, 1923 At the turn of the 20th century,…...

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