Poundmaker: Peace Chief is one of the titles in the Reaching Readers, Canadian Biographies series published by Pearson Education. This biography is written for the Guided Reading Level O-P and the DRA Level 34-38. This biography of Cree leader Poundmaker offers grade 3 students basic information about the people of the Canadian Prairies and their history of contact. Poundmaker was born about 1842 and died on July 4, 1886. After the death of his parents, young Poundmaker grew up during the times of the buffalo hunt. Later he was adopted by Blackfoot leader Crowfoot.
OUT OF PRINT March Toward Thunder is a moving historical novel by Abenaki author Joseph Bruchac that features 15-year old Louis, an Abenaki youth from Canada. He is recruited to fight for the northern Irish Brigade during the American Civil War. While living in New York with his mother 15-year-old Nolette seeks adventure, a paycheque, and an end to slavery. The army seems like a good choice. Here Louis finds other frightened youth on the long summer march to Virginia. He discovers there is no actual war heroes or bad guys just a dirty business, as one sergeant puts it.
Guyness: Deal With It Body and Soul is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines gender issues as it applies to masculinity, how these issues can cause conflict, and how to deal with problems resulting from stereotyping.
Native Women of Courage for Young Readers is a collection of brief biographical sketches of ten outstanding First Nations women. Métis author Kelly Fournel celebrates the lives of Winona LaDuke, Sarah Winnemucca, Maria Tallchief, Mary Kim Titla, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Susan Aglukark, Wilma Mankiller, Suzanne Rochon-Burnett, Lorna B. Williams, and Pauline Johnson. Each biography includes information about how each woman overcame difficult circumstances to achieve success in her field of endeavor.
Misconduct: Deal With It Without Bending the Rules is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can effectively deal with rules in their everyday lives whether they are the troublemaker, the follower, or the witness to misconduct. The various forms of misconduct are defined with easy to understand examples presented in comic format, a quiz, letters to a Conflict Counsellor, do's and don'ts, and tips on how to deal with these issues.
Native Athletes in Action is one of the titles in Seventh Generation Book's Native Trailblazer Series. This title contains brief biographical sketches of 13 outstanding male and female athletes from Canada and the United States. Each athlete has achieved success in their chosen sport. The book, authored by long-distance runner Vincent Schilling, celebrates the lives of Jordin Tootoo, Cheri Becerra-Madsen, Alwyn Morris, Stephanie Murata, Cory Witherill, Ross Anderson, Richard Dionne, Mike Edwards, Shelly Hruska, Beau Kemp, Naomi Lang, Jim Thorpe, and Delby Powless.
Bullying: Deal With It Before Push Comes to Shove is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. This title examines how students can effectively deal with bullying. The book covers how to take action against bullying behaviours whether the student is the bully, the target, or the witness.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Bullying: Deal With It Before Push Comes to Shove, Resource Guide is the teacher resource that accompanies the Deal With It Series student book, Bullying: Deal With It Before Push Comes to Shove. This series was created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution. The guide provides suggested activities, testimonials, and reproducibles. The teacher guide covers the topics that appear in the student text and offers suggested questions and background information.
War of the Eagles is an historical novel set on the West Coast of Canada during the period of the Second World War. The main character is fourteen-year-old Jed, whose English father currently serves in Europe flying fighter planes for the RAF. Jed's Haida/Tsimshian mother works as the cook for the local Canadian military base nearby. Jed and his best friend, Tadashi Fukushima, a Japanese boy who lives with his family in a nearby fishing village, find interesting after school activities. Jed begins work as a part-time hunter for the army camp to supplement the military rations.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Arctic Memories is a collection of stories and brief information pieces about the Inuit way of life written and illustrated by Inuk artist Normee Ekoomiak (1948-2009). His recollections of his childhood in Fort George on James Bay are reflected in he images and text of the Iglu, Arctic Spring, Ice Fishing, the Shelter, the Blanket Toss Game, String Games, and High-Kick Game. Each of the sections is accompanied by one or two colour art pieces by the author.