Canada Year by Year

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Kids Can Press Ltd, Oct 4, 2016 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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A whirlwind tour through 150 years of Canadian history This chronological look at the story of Canada features a single milestone for every year from the country’s founding in 1867 up to its 150th anniversary in 2017. Each of these noteworthy events — such as the formation of the Group of Seven or the first Canadian in space — has shaped the course of Canada’s unique narrative story. Topics range from politics, sports, business and arts and culture, and include significant events both at home and in world affairs. Sidebars containing short biographies, quotes, important firsts and trivia provide additional information. With this terrific book, kids can embark on an extraordinary journey through time, for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of Canada’s rich history!
 

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Contents

A Country Is Born
4
Wartime and Beyond 19141928
34
The Great Depression 19291938
44
A New Millennium 20002017
82
Great Canadians
90
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Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.

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