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From Vimy to Victory: Canada's Fight to the Finish in World War I

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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…
RMS Titanic: Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage

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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…
882 1/2 Amazing Answers To Your Questions About The Titanic

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The one illustrated book that tells the complete, heart-stopping story of the legendary ship. "A fantastic book... The 882 1/2 answers in this book truly are amazing -- both for the scope of information they cover as well as for the depth of details given." -- CM…
La bataille de Vimy: L'exploit des Canadiens, avril 2017

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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…
I Am Canada: Deadly Voyage: R.M.S. Titanic, Jamie Laidlaw, Crossing the Atlantic, 1912

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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…
Dieppe: Canada's Darkest Day of World War II

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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…
Dieppe : La journée la plus sombre de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale

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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…
Au Canada : Voyage mortel: RMS Titanic, Jamie Laidlaw, La traversée de l'Atlantique, 1912

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See below for English description. À quatorze ans, Jamie Laidlaw revient au Canada. Il quitte l'Angleterre sur le Titanic qui fait son voyage inaugural. Mais le navire heurte un iceberg et sombre, emportant avec lui 1 500 personnes. La nuit du naufrage, Jamie…
De Vimy à la victoire: Le combat du Canada durant la Première Guerre mondiale

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See below for English description. Après leur triomphe sur la crête de Vimy, les soldats canadiens deviennent les troupes d'assaut de l'armée britannique. Malgré les tirs d'artillerie féroces, les gaz toxiques et l'explosion de bombes d'artillerie, ils…
I Am Canada Collection: (Books 1-3)
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|February 1, 2011

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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…
Dinosaurs In Your Backyard: The Coolest, Scariest Creatures Ever Found In The Usa!

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Did you know that the first dinosaur fossil ever found in the United States was discovered in New Jersey? Or that the Great Plains used to be swarming with swimming sea monsters? Readers can imagine what was in their own backyards seventy million years ago as…
I Am Canada: Behind Enemy Lines: World War II, Sam Frederiksen, Nazi-Occupied Europe, 1944

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A young WWII gunner from the Prairies sees the horrors of war firsthand when he is captured by the Gestapo. Eighteen-year-old Sam Frederiksen has come a long way from the Prairies. Trained to be a gunner in a Lancaster bomber during WWII, he is shot down over…
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