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Black Heritage (Discovering Canada)

Black Heritage (Discovering Canada)    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 1-55005-137-7
Pages 90
Language English only
Price $12.95
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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 Canada’s Black heritage is filled with important events and amazing people who helped shape the country’s history and culture. Young readers will be introduced to people like Rose Fortune, North America’s first policewoman; Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railway’s 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 Livesey’s engaging text and A.G. Smith’s detailed pen-and-ink illustrations, as well as many hands-on activities, encourage kids to celebrate the depth and diversity of Canada’s Black heritage. Includes index.

Suitable for ages 8+ (Grades 3 and up).

Also from the Discovering Canada series:
The Great War
The Mounties

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