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314 Results
The kids book of Canada's railway and how the CPR was built —Hodge, Deborah.
Book
2000
14 available of 22 items

A tale of the people who built, operated and rode the Canadian Pacific Railway, the enormous challenges they faced, and how the railway evolved over the last century to help shape the Canada we know today.

Innovation nation : how Canadian innovators made the world smarter, smaller, kinder, safer, healthier, wealthier, and happier —Johnston, David, 1941- author.
Book
2017
20 available of 22 items

"Successful innovation is always inspired by at least one of three forces -- insight, necessity and simple luck. Innovation Nation moves through history to explore what circumstances, incidents, coincidences and collabor...

Meet Elsie MacGill —MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.
Book
2019
10 available of 13 items

"This new picture book biography series features simple text and full-colour, comic-flavoured illustration with speech balloons that bring the story alive. Historical photos and timeline support the narrative."-- Provide...

Settlers
Book
2007
20 available of 22 items

Learn about the settlers, how they established communites across Canada and how they survived the harsh winters and political battles.

Forts and trading posts —Cline, Beverly Fink, 1951-
Book
2007
29 available of 30 items

A brief history of the importance and use of trading posts in the fur trade in Canada.

What the eagle sees : Indigenous stories of rebellion and renewal —Yellowhorn, Eldon, 1956- author.
Book
2019
22 available of 28 items

"Indigenous people across Turtle Island have been faced with disease, war, broken promises, and forced assimilation. Despite crushing losses and insurmountable challenges, they formed new nations from the remnants of old...

The rebels —Livesey, Robert.
Book
2000
9 available of 11 items

Early loggers and the sawmill —Adams, Peter.
Book
1981
8 available of 9 items

Digging Canadian history —Grambo, Rebecca, 1963-
Book
2006
40 available of 42 items

The kids book of Canada —Greenwood, Barbara, 1940-
Book
2007
11 available of 16 items

An informative overview of each of Canada's provinces, their history, people, geography, animals and more.

The kids book of Aboriginal peoples in Canada —Silvey, Diane.
Book
2005
69 available of 79 items

Explores the traditional cultures of the seven major Aboriginal groups in Canada, and looks at the threat to these cultures posed by the arrival of Europeans.

Early farm life —Gunby, Lise, 1959-
Book
1983
12 available of 13 items

There be pirates! : swashbucklers & rogues of the atlantic. —Hamilton-Barry, Joann.
Book
2018
6 available of 6 items

"Did you know pirates once sailed the seas around Atlantic Canada? Pirates might seem like fun in the movies, but back in the 17th and 18th centuries-the Golden Age of Piracy-being a pirate was very serious business. Fro...

The settlement of New France and Acadia, 1524-1701 —Nelson, Sheila.
Book
2006
19 available of 22 items

Recounts French settlement of the land that would become Canada.

The big book of Canada : [exploring the provinces and territories] —Moore, Christopher.
Book
2002
32 available of 35 items

A geographical and historical survey of the provinces and territories of Canada.

On the side of the angels —Kusugak, Jose, 1950-2011, author.
Book
2020
13 available of 14 items

"Jose Kusugak had a typical Arctic childhood, growing up playing games, enjoying food caught by hunters, and watching his mother preparing skins. But he was one of the first generation of Inuit children who were taken fr...

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