Black Heritage (Discovering Canada)
Written by Robert Livesey and illustrated by A.G. Smith.
Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd., 2006.
|Black Heritage is a
new addition to the bestselling Discovering Canada series. The story of
Canadas Black heritage is filled with important events and amazing people
who helped shape the countrys history and culture. Young readers will be
introduced to people like Rose Fortune, North Americas first policewoman;
Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railways legendary "conductor"; newspaper
editor Mary Ann Shadd; Elijah McCoy, the brilliant inventor who was "the real
McCoy"; Alberta cowboy John Ware; and Ferguson Jenkins, the first Canadian
elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Robert Liveseys engaging text and A.G. Smiths detailed pen-and-ink illustrations, as well as many hands-on activities, encourage kids to celebrate the depth and diversity of Canadas Black heritage. Includes index.
Suitable for ages 8+ (Grades 3 and up).
Also from the Discovering Canada series:
The Great War
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