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Canadian Resources


The Story of Canada by E. L. Marsh

The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore

Canada: Peeps at History by Beatrice Home

Canada Year by Year by Elizabeth MacLeod

History Supplements

Evangeline and the Acadians by Robert Tallant -pair this with Longfellow's Evangeline

Madeline Takes Command by Ethel C. Brill 

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare

Pier 21: Gateway of Hope by Linda Granfield

Royal Canadian Mounted Police by Richard Lewis Neuberger

The Reb and the Redcoats by Constance Savery

Sweetgrass by Jan Hudson

Behind Enemy Lines by Seymour Reit

Winnie's Great War by Lindsay Mattick

Building Canada by Bonnie Shemie 

The Bold Heart by Josephine Phelan

The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson

A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840 by Barbara Greenwood

The Last Safe House: A Story of the Underground Railroad by Barbara Greenwood

Science and Nature Study


The Talking Wire-The Story of Alexander Graham Bell by O. J. Stevenson

Very Last First Time by Jan Andrews 

Salmon Forest by David Suzuki

The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield

Have You Seen Birds?  by Joanne Oppenheim



Champlain by Christopher Moore

Cartier Sails the St. Lawrence by Esther Averill

Paddle-to-the-Sea by Holling C. Holling

The Story of the Great Lakes by Edward Channing

Draw the World: Draw Canada and Greenland by Kristin J. Draeger

The Great St. Lawrence Seaway by Gail Gibbons

The Map-Maker by Kerry Wood 

The Farfarers by Farley Mowat


The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Emily of New Moon by L. M. Montgomery

House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomery by Liz Rosenberg

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

The Spirit of Canada: Canada's Story in Legends, Fiction, Poems and Songs by Barbara Hehner

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Underground to Canada by Barbara Smucker

Canadian Wonder Tales by Cyrus MacMillan

The Settlers in Canada by Frederick Marryat


In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae by Linda Granfield

Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol

'Til all the Stars Have Fallen edited by David Booth

Lyrics of Earth by Archibald Lampman


A Porcupine in a Pine Tree: A Canadian 12 Days of Christmas by Helaine Becker


Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat

Lucy Maud Montgomery by Elizabeth MacLeod

Secret Signs by Jacqueline Guest

Discovering Emily by Jacqueline Pearce

Samuel de Champlain by Elizabeth MacLeod

Picture Books

M is for Maple: A Canadian Alphabet by Michael Ulmer

Jessie's Island by Sheryl McFarlane

Wild Berries by Julie Flett

Encounter by Brittany Luby

The Loon's Necklace by William Toye

The Sugaring-Off Party by Jonathan London

Mwakwa Talks to the Loon by Dale Auger

Henry the Canada Goose by Jeanne Reinhardt Doob

Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event by Rebecca Bond

A Prairie Boy's Summer by William Kurele

Stolen Words by Melanie Florence


Building Canada by Bonnie Shemie

Canadian Artists for Picture Study

Emily Carr

Lucius R. O'Brien

Lawren Harris

Tom Thomson

J. E. H. MacDonald

Cornelius Krieghoff

Clarence Gagnon

Maud Lewis

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