Great books for Remembrance Day!

The Learning Commons has many great resources your students will enjoy when learning about Remembrance Day!  There are both fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from. Fiction bring the time period to life and draws the reader in!

A Poppy is to Remember

Pays tribute to the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in the two World Wars, explaining what Remembrance Day is all about.

At Vimy Ridge:  Canada’s Greatest World War 1 Victory

It was the most fearsome enemy bastion of all. The English and French had tried to take it and failed. But on a chill Easter morning in 1917, the men of the Canadian Corps in France struggled up the shell-torn slopes of Vimy Ridge. Only two years before, they had been regarded as a band of unruly colonials. Now, with careful planning, skill and bravery, the Canadians had earned the admiration of the world.

On Juno Beach: Canada’s D-Day heroes

This outstanding book marks the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Captivating photos, memorabilia and unpublished accounts of eyewitnesses and participants bring these stories to life.

The Great Escape: the Longest Tunnel

Recounts the true story of a group of Allied airmen who planned a daring escape from a German prison camp during World War II.

A full list of titles can be found in the KIDS search, under Remembrance Day:

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There are also great resources in the OverDrive Virtual library.  Use search terms: Remembrance Day, World War, or Vietnam to find great titles such as:

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