G Is For Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet by Larry VerstraeteG Is For Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet by Larry Verstraete

G Is For Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet

byLarry VerstraeteIllustratorBrian Lund

Hardcover | February 19, 2009

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Where can one find a town nicknamed the "Polar BearCapital of the World"? Or see more than 3,000 belugawhales? Or stand along a lakeshore and hear the sound ofthe Great Kitchie Manitou beating a huge drum? Visit theprovince of Manitoba in G is for Golden Boy: A ManitobaAlphabet and learn about these and other wonders, alongwith fascinating history and important facts.Readers can traverse northern Manitoba on the amazingIce Roads, a 2,200-km network of temporary roads; attenda dogsled race at the Festival de Voyageur in St. Boniface;or take a trip back in time at the Canadian Fossil DiscoveryCentre in Morden.From the A of Ancient Shores to the Z of the Z-dike, G isfor Golden Boy showcases the history and natural wondersof Manitoba.Larry Verstraete, a native Manitoban, grew up in the French Quarter of Winnipeg,a stone's throw from the Golden Boy. A former teacher, he now spends his timewriting, visiting young readers in schools and libraries, and presenting at conferencesand festivals. Larry lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.Brian Lund recently retired from a career in digital mapping at the City of Winnipegand now has time to indulge his passion for oil painting. He has a degree in EnvironmentalDesign from the University of Manitoba, and is a self-taught artist. Brian livesin Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Larry Verstraete's book, S is for Scientists: A Discovery Alphabet, was named a 2011 Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students by the National Science Teachers Association. He lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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Title:G Is For Golden Boy: A Manitoba AlphabetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.31 × 9.38 × 0.38 inPublished:February 19, 2009Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1585363642

ISBN - 13:9781585363643

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Where can one find a town nicknamed the Polar Bear Capital of the World? Or see more than 3,000 beluga whales? Or stand along a lakeshore and hear the sound of the Great Kitchie Manitou beating a huge drum? Visit the province of Manitoba in G is for Golden Boy: A Manitoba Alphabet and learn about these and other wonders, along with fascinating history and important facts.Readers can traverse northern Manitoba on the amazing Ice Roads, a 2,200-km network of temporary roads; attend a dogsled race at the Festival de Voyageur in St. Boniface; or take a trip back in time at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden.From the A of Ancient Shores to the Z of the Z-dike, G is for Golden Boy showcases the history and natural wonders of Manitoba.