Indigenous Communities in Canada: Siksika First Nation is an elementary level information book from Beech Street Books about the past and present-day culture and history of Siksika Nation, a part of the Blackfoot Confederacy. Influenced by the climate and land of the Canadian Plains region, the Siksika created complex societies.
Indigenous Communities in Canada: Dene Nations is an elementary level information book from Beech Street Books about the past and present-day culture and history of the Northern people known as the Dene Nation. Influenced by the climate and land along Northern Manitoba, the Prairies and Northern British Colombia, the Yukon and Northwest Territories the Dene developed rich societies. The text uses colour images and simple content that introduces primary and junior level students to the family, cultural traditions, and daily life of these remarkable people.
Welcome to New France: Road to Upper and Lower Canada is one of the titles in Beech Street Books six volume series that addresses the early history of Canada from the 1500s to the 1800s. Designed for junior level readers each title is divided into six chapters approximately two pages in length. Readers will gain a basic knowledge of the history, exploration, settlement and way of life in the land that became known as Canada. Several of the titles contain content about First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Wisdom From Our First Nations is one of the titles in the Second Story Press First Nations Book for Young Readers Series. This title contains brief biographical sketches of twelve First Nation, Métis and Native American men and women who retain their specific cultural traditions and have achieved their peoples' respect as Elders.
Great Women from our First Nations is part of the Second Story Press series, First Nations Book for Young Readers. This 2015 printing contains the same biographies found in 7th Generation title, Native Women of Courage for Young Readers This is a collection of brief biographical sketches of ten outstanding First Nations women. Métis author Kelly Fournel celebrates the lives of Winona LaDuke, Sarah Winnemucca, Maria Tallchief, Mary Kim Titla, Sandra Lovelace Nicholas, Susan Aglukark, Wilma Mankiller, Suzanne Rochon-Burnett, Lorna B. Williams, and Pauline Johnson.
Great Athletes from our First Nations, second printing, is one of the titles in The First Nations Series for Young Readers. This 2017 title contains brief biographical sketches of 13 outstanding male and female athletes from Canada and the United States. Each athlete has achieved success in their chosen sport.
Meet Tom Longboat is one of the new picture book titles in the Scholastic Canada Biography Series featuring accessible text, full-colour illustrations, with historical notes and timelines that provide even more information on Tom Longboat’s (1886-1949) background and incredible accomplishments.
The Caribou, Level 5, is a reader in the Nunavummi Reading Series from Inhabit Education. This is a unique Nunavut-made levelled reading series that aligns the reading expectations of the Inuit language, English, and French. The reading series corresponds closely to the reading levels and expectations developed by the Department of Education in Nunavut. This approach to literacy provides educators and parents the tools they need to ensure that children are equally challenged and successful in all the languages represented in Nunavut.
Indigenous Peoples' Contributions to Canada: Indigenous Peoples in Politics is one of the four-title series published by Beech Street Books for elementary students that provides information about the role of First Nation, Inuit and Metis individuals and organizations to the area of politics.