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April 9, 2007 marks the 90th anniversary of the pivotal World War I battle - one that many historians view as the battle that defined Canada as a nation. At Vimy Ridge, Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers from Britain and France could not -…
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Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 with the reissue of this bestselling title Here is the one book with all of the answers to your questions about the Titanic ! This is the heart-stopping story about the legendary…
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Hugh Brewster's moving account of "the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history" is now available in paperback. On the night of August 19, 1942, a force of five thousand Canadians launched an attack on the Nazi-held French port of Dieppe. When the…
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Hugh Brewster captures the remarkable heroism, sacrifice, and victories of Canadian soldiers during the Great War. All was not quiet on the Western Front during the last years of WWI. Soldiers faced mud, trench foot, bombardments, barbed wire, snipers, and poison…

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A young soldier's gritty account of "the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history" - the tragic Dieppe raid of WWII Alistair "Allie" Morrison lets his friend Mackie talk him into enlisting for WWII, even though he's only 18. After months of endless…

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Historical fact and fiction blend in this riveting novel set aboard the Titanic . Fourteen-year-old Jamie Laidlaw is returning to Canada from England aboard the Titanic . In his four days on board, he busies himself with new friends, finding ways to explore the…
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This outstanding collection contains the first three books of Scholastic Canada's brand new series I AM CANADA I Am Canada: Prisoner of Dieppe: Word War II, Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 by Hugh Brewster Alistair "Allie" Morrison lets his friend…

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See below for English description. Alistair Morrison, ou Allie, se laisse entraîner par son ami Mackie et s'enrôle dans l'armée pour participer à la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. Il n'a que 18 ans. Après plusieurs mois d'entraînement intensif, il…

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See below for English description. À Dieppe, le 19 août 1942, les troupes alliées battent en retraite après neuf heures de combat acharné. Elles laissent derrière elles 3 367 soldats, dont 2 752 Canadiens. Plusieurs d'entre eux sont morts et les autres seront…

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Lors de la bataille de Vimy, les Canadiens ont réalisé ce que soldats français et britanniques, pourtant plus expérimentés, n'avaient pas su faire. Ils ont vaincu les Allemands et pris la position stratégique de la crête de Vimy. C'était la première fois que…

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A young soldier's gritty account of "the bloodiest nine hours in Canadian military history" — the tragic Dieppe raid of WWII Alistair "Allie" Morrison lets his friend Mackie talk him into enlisting for WWII, even though he's only 18. After months of endless…

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RMS Titanic takes us behind the panelled doors of the Titanic ’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers, including many prominent Canadians. Canadian historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal…