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Indigenous peoples have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. From the past and into the future, Indigenous Life in Canada reveals the challenges Indigenous peoples face, celebrates their diverse cultures, and highlights the contributions they make in Canada.
Part of the Canada's Changing Climate: Problems and Solutions series - Canada is a big country with a diverse climate. This series investigates the impact of climate change on our people, place and lifestyle. Explore how you can help and adapt to climate change in Canada.
This series will examine the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to Canada, in the topic areas given. The books will touch on the contributions of individuals, such as famous or noteworthy Indigenous People who contributed in these areas, as well as more general ideas or events, such as the sport of lacrosse in the Sports book.
English, with its blustery blues and whites, just feels wrong to Isabel. She prefers the warm oranges and pinks of Spanish. As she prepares for class at a new school, she knows she's going to have to learn--and she would rather not! Her first day is uncomfortable, until she discovers there's more than one way to communicate with friends. This is a universal story about feeling new and making new friends.
Jordan had a tough time with the other kids at his old school. So, on his first day at Massey Elementary, he has a plan: to be absolutely invisible. His new classmates don't need to know that his grandmother is his best friend or that they put on shows together dressing up in elaborate costumes each night in their apartment. When he's forced to pair up with Max, a loud-mouthed loner with a love for Hawaiian shirts, Jordan's cover of invisibility threatens to be blown completely. But with the hel
Seventeen-year-old Muay Thai fighter Kareena Thakkar’s world is turned upside down when she learns she’s landed an invitation to the US Open, which could lead to a spot on the first-ever Muay Thai Olympics team. But to make it to the US Open, she has to come clean about being a Muay Thai fighter-a sport that her traditional Indian community deems too violent for girls-and own her destiny.
Adults are aware of their universal human rights of freedom and equality, but children often are ignorant of the rights they possess before reaching the age of majority. Enter Know Your Rights, written in partnership with Amnesty International, Angelina Jolie, and Geraldine Van Bueren QC. This book details the rights promised in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, starting with the history of child rights, and providing a clear description of the types of child rights, the
Fourteen-year-old Kylie really wants to be a part of the magician?s showcase. Theproblem is, the director has already decided that, because she?s a girl, Kylie would bebetter off assisting a magician rather than doing her own routine. Determined to prove himwrong, Kylie decides to team up with her friend Min to secure a spot in the show. Butwhile working on their act, Kylie loses sight of what it means to be a good friend. Tired ofbeing mistreated, Min leaves and teams up with another magician.
Ajani loves having parents from both Jamaica and Denmark. But when a classmate makes a racist comment, Ajani is crushed. Louis the Helper Hound helps Ajani feel proud of his heritage and fight racism.
A young girl and an old tree learn from each other how to find their purpose and foster healing in the world.