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Tutus and leotards, pointe shoes and ribbons, stretching exercises at the barre - these are all familiar images when one is thinking of ballet. But there's much more to this historic dance form than pink tulle. There's hard work with years of study. Following the alphabet, in T is for Tutu: A Ballet Alphabet dancer Sonia Rodriguez, with husband Kurt Browning, introduces this dance form from its beginnings at the court of Louis XIV to basic positions and training to famous stage roles. L is for t
Many factors mold and shape the Canadian identity. From our diverse backgrounds to our cultural beliefs, it's important that every Canadian feels accepted. To Be Canadian explores the essence of what it means to be a Canadian, and how everyone can make the country a better place to live.
Les gens se rendent au travail à tous les jours partout au Canada. Que vous viviez dans une petite ou une grande ville, sur la ferme ou en banlieue, plusieurs types d'emplois sont disponibles. Les livres de la série Les communautés canadiennes vous en apprendront plus sur les gens qui vivent et travaillent dans desdifférentes régions du Canada, ainsi que sur les types d'emplois que vous pouvez y trouver.
This dynamic series introduces young readers to the three levels of government in Canada and its impact on daily life. It also explores the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Colourful flowcharts and diagrams illustrate government processes, while sidebars examine contemporary issues and invite readers to think critically about modern Canadian politics.
Partout dans le monde, des phénomènes géologiques transforment la nature et créent de magnifiques paysages. Dans un langage adapté aux jeunes géologues, Vive la Terre! explore les formations géologiques et des phénomènes, en expliquant les causes de leur apparition ainsi que les dommages qu'ils peuvent causer. Le texte est illustré de photos des lieux ou des événements célèbres et, à la fin de chaque ouvrage, une activité est proposée pour encourager le jeune lecteur à mettre en application ses
W is for Wind: A Weather Alphabet is a swirl of information that answers these questions and many more. Readers will learn that yes, our atmosphere has weight! And if it's sunny, chances are it's heavy. When the atmosphere is lighter, grab your galoshes!
In this sweet coming-of-age story bound up in summertime fun, a younger brother discovers newfound resolve and joy, thanks to the encouragement of his older brother.
Canada's colonial history is rich with conflict and progress. Welcome to British North America offers a wide-ranging look at life in Upper Canada after it was settled by the British. Readers will learn how the British colonies were established and governed and see what life was like for both settlers and Indigenous Peoples between 1713 and 1850.
The colonial era is a fascinating and much studied era in Canadian history. Welcome to New France will offer a comprehensive look at life in New France. Readers will learn how the colonies were explored and settled, and what life was like in the time period spanning from the early 1500s into the nineteenth century.
People go to work every day throughout Canada. Whether you live in a small town or a big city, on a farm or in the suburbs, there are all kinds of jobs you can do. Working in Canadian Communities will tell you more about the people who live and work in different parts of Canada and the types of jobs you can find there.