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Trillium Listed! Discovering Canada's Government introduces children to the three levels of government in Canada. Emphasizing active participation in public decision making, the text explains the electoral process, the different aspects of parliamentary…
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The first "manned" hot-air balloon is about to take off! But what are those noises coming from the basket? Based on the (POSSIBLY) true report of a day in 1783, this si the story of (PERHAPS) the bravest collection of flyers the world has ever seen, as (SORT OF)…

The Butterfly

by Patricia Polacco

|February 5, 2009

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Ever since the Nazis marched into Monique?s small French village, terrorizing it, nothing surprises her, until the night Monique encounters ?the little ghost? sitting at the end of her bed. She turns out to be a girl named Sevrine, who has been hiding from the…
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Jack and Annie head to 18th-century Austria, where they must find and help a musician by the name of Mozart. Decked out in the craziest outfits they’ve ever worn—including a wig for Jack and a giant hoopskirt for Annie!—the two siblings search…

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These Kootenai Indian stories were recorded by Kootenai elders and illustrated by Kootenai artists from the Flathead Indian Reservation.

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Throughout history, Eastern Europe has been a battlefield, a crossroads, a place of conflict, and a place of resolution. The folk stories in this collection reflect the region's diversity. Each presents a challenge and models the strength, wit, hope, and courage…

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This is an interesting, useful, brief book that describes 100 battles which have shaped world history, according to its author, who teaches history at Mt. Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts. The book begins with the battle of Kadesh in 1294 BC and ends…
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Despite the numerous books on World War II, until now there has been no one-volume survey that was both objective and comprehensive. Previous volumes have usually been written from an exclusively British or American point of view, or have ignored the important…
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Miriam, a young Jewish girl, is forced to leave her parents and hide with strangers in the country during the German occupation of Holland.
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Since the Tall Boots--the Nazis--have marched into Monique's small French village, terrorizing it, nothing surprises her. Until the night Monique encounters "the little ghost" sitting at the end of her bed. When she turns out to be--not a ghost at all--but a…

Ancient Rome

by Robert Payne

|October 1, 2005

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The Roman epoch is unsurpassed in history. What has endured to our own time is the empire's great cultural legacy-in law, language, architecture, and government-and the fascination of Rome's story. Ancient Rome presents the history and heritage of the…

The Paint Box

by Maxine Trottier

|October 29, 2004

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A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selection for 2005 Nominated for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for Illustration for 2004 Marietta's father, Jacopo Tintoretto, is a renowned and famous artist living in Venice during the Renaissance era.…