Did you know that Nunavut became a Canadian Territory on April 1st, 1999? In celebration of our newest territory, we thought it would be great to highlight some of our Canadian Geography resources in the Overdrive library.
ABC of Canada by Per-Henrik Gurth
From Arctic to Zamboni, kids can follow the alphabet on a colorful tour across Canada. On their journey, they’ll visit Canadian landmarks, including Jasper National Park and Peggy’s Cove. They’ll also meet friendly characters enjoying Canadian pastimes, such as riding in the Calgary Stampede, playing hockey and watching the Northern Lights. Vivid illustrations and simple language guarantee that even the youngest traveler will enjoy this trip!
Canada 123 by Kim Bellefontaine
See and count the sights on a colorful tour of Canada from coast to coast. Bold landscapes and an adorable cast of characters are sure to have kids making the trip from one to ten and back again!
Oh Canada by Per-Henrik Gurth
This title in the Canada Concept Books series by Per-Henrik Gurth is bursting with striking, kid-friendly art. It’s a cross-Canada tour showcasing the distinct identities of each province and territory. There are also two more titles in this series Canada in Colours and Canada, All Year.
F is for French by Elaine Arsenault
Founded in 1608, what city is one of the oldest in North America? Where and when was Canada’s first road built? What world-famous circus was the inspiration of Baie-Saint-Paul street performers? Discover the answers to these questions, along with other facts, in F is for French: A Quebec Alphabet. Readers young and old can romp the sandy beaches of Les Iles de la Madeleine, visit Montreal’s Space for Life (Canada’s largest natural science museum complex), brave the arctic cold in the Nunavik region, or sit back and enjoy the music at one of the many performances taking place at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
Canada by Christine Fournier
Provides an overview of the history, geography, people, economy, government, and other aspects of life in Canada.
Canada, The Land by Bobbie Kalman
The second-largest country on Earth, Canada possesses a tremendous variety of natural wonders. This new second revision to Canada the Land takes students on a fascinating tour of the country’s rugged coasts, frozen northern regions, vast prairies, and majestic mountain ranges. Learn about Canada’s agricultural and other national resources, and how they relate to the rest of the world. Updated information includes facts and statistics, as well as a revision of which animals currently appear on extinct and endangered lists.
Spotlight on Canada by Bobbie Kalman
Spotlight on Canada introduces children to Canada’s multicultural people, its varied landscapes and climates, its exciting cities, and its joyful celebrations. A huge country with only one neighbor, the United States, Canada is divided into provinces and territories. French and English are its two official languages, and its rich history goes back to its French and English roots. This colorful book celebrates the diversity of this great country!
Canadian Eh! by Doug Sylvester
Canada — the land of boundless natural beauty and untapped resources. In our unit, students will adventure into Canada, exploring the geographical, geopolitical and industrial make-up of the nation. Our unit starts off with a knowledge-based section, where students are expected to know the names and locations of the provinces, territories and capital cities. Student notes and a map activity are used in correlation with this section. Students then study the main landforms of Canada, emphasizing the industries important to each area. This Canada lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search, colouring book and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
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