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You Talking to Me?

Ham, Catherine (Author)
Quarto 2017. 96 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Codes, communication, cultures, history, languages, self-expression
 
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Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First People

Yellowhorn, Eldon (Author)
Lowinger, Kathy (Author)
Annick Press 2017. 116 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Archaeology, colonialism, cultures, exploration, history, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, mythology, North America, persecution, prehistory, science, traditions, Turtle Island
 
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The Unknown Soldier

Granfield, Linda (Author)
Scholastic Canada 2008. 38 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, history, illustrations (photographs), Remembrance Day, soldiers, traditions, Unknown Soldier, war
 
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Hail! Ancient Greeks

Green, Jen (Author)
Crabtree 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Ancient Greece, Greek mythology, history, humour, magazine layout, non-traditional text layout, Olympic Games
 
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Africans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations

Opini, Bathsheba (Author)
Lee, Richard B. (Author)
Annick Press 2011. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Africa, art, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), inventions
 
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The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk

Thornhill, Jan (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2016. 44 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Birds, Canadian animals, ecology, environment, extinction, Great Auk, greed, history, Iceland, Newfoundland and Labrador, predators, research, wildlife conservation
 
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Boy, Were We Wrong About the Human Body!

Kudlinksi, Kathleen V. (Author)
Tilley, Debbie (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: History, human anatomy, human body, medicine, research, science, scientific errors
 
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Why’d They Wear That?: Fashion as the Mirror of History

Albee, Sarah (Author)
National Geographic Society 2015. 192 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, costumes, fashion, fashion trends, history, illustrations (photographs), textiles, uniforms
 
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Surviving the Hindenburg

Verstraete, Larry (Author)
Geister, David (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2012. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Air travel, disasters, heirlooms, history, narrative non-fiction, survival, zeppelins
 
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100 Inventions That Made History: Brilliant Breakthroughs That Shaped Our World

Turner, Tracey (Author)
Mills, Andrea (Author)
Gifford, Clive (Author)
DK 2014. 128 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: History, illustrations (photographs), inventions, inventors, technology, transportation
 
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Once, in a Town Called Moth

Kent, Trilby (Author)
Tundra Books 2016. 220 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: History, identity, Mennonites, missing persons, multiple narrators, religions, runaways
 
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An Illustrated Timeline of Transportation

Spengler, Kremena T. (Author)
Doty, Eldon (Illustrator)
Capstone 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Airplanes, boats, cars, history, inventions, time lines, trains, transportation
 
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Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Krull, Kathleen (Author)
Hewitt, Kathryn (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013. 96 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Anthologies, heroes, history, leaders, politicians, women
 
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Hooray for Inventors!

Williams, Marcia (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Comic strips, history, innovations, inventions, inventors
 
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I Is for Idea: An Inventions Alphabet

Schonberg, Marcia (Author)
Radzinski, Kandy (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2005. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Alphabet, history, inventions, inventors, technology
 
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50 Underwear Questions: A Bare-All History

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd (Author)
Kinnaird, Ross (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2011. 116 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Clothing, fashion, history, illustrations (cartoon), underwear
 
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The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations

Ipellie, Alootook (Author)
MacDonald, David (Author)
Annick Press 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Arctic, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), Inuit, inventions, science
 
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Dreadful Fates: What a Shocking Way to Go!

Turner, Tracey (Author)
Kindberg, Sally (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2011. 112 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, death, history, horror, humour
 
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I Am a Story

Yaccarino, Dan (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2016. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, censorship, history, literacy, reading, storytelling
 
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The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts

Hussain, Saima Shakil (Author)
Annick Press 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Arab history, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), inventions
 
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Knowledge Encyclopedia

Warren, Rebecca (Editor)
Smithsonian (Group)
DK 2013. 360 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Diagrams, encyclopedias, history, illustrations (photographs), infographics, science
 
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It’s a Feudal, Feudal World: A Different Medieval History

Shapiro, Steven (Author)
Kinnaird, Ross (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Civilization, history, illustrations (cartoon), infographics, Middle Ages, religions
 
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What Do You Believe?

Star, Fleur (Editor)
DK 2011. 96 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: History, multiculturalism, religions, spirituality, traditions, values
 
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Explore Titanic

Chrisp, Peter (Author)
Vongprachanh, Somchith (Illustrator)
Barron’s 2011. 40 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Boats, disasters, engineering, history, illustrations (photographs), oceans, scrapbooking, Titanic
 
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A Street Through Time

Noon, Steve (Illustrator)
DK 2012. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: City life, Europe, history, seek-and-find book, social change, time lines
 
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Encounter

Yolen, Jane (Author)
Shannon, David (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Christopher Columbus, exploration, first-person narration, history, illustrations (acrylic), oppression, slavery
 
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Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Anderson, M.T. (Author)
Candlewick Press 2015. 456 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, Communism, Dmitri Shostakovich, history, music, narrative non-fiction, politics, Russia, World War II
 
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10 Plants That Shook the World

Richardson, Gillian (Author)
Rosen, Kim (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 130 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Food, history, innovations, inventions, plants
 
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A Native American Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations

Landon, Rocky (Author)
MacDonald, David (Author)
Annick Press 2008. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, inventions, science
 
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Knight Survival Guide

Claybourne, Anna (Author)
Crabtree 2012. 24 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Customs, history, kings, knights, Middle Ages, second-person narration
 
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The Inca Empire

Newman, Sandra (Author)
Scholastic 2010. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Archaeology, civilization, history, illustrations (photographs), Incas, South America
 
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The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice

Williams, Marcia (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Comic strips, history, humour, mythology, Rome, short stories
 
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Z Is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet

Napier, Matt (Author)
Rose, Melanie (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2003. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Alphabet, history, hockey, narrative non-fiction, sports, stories in rhyme
 
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If...: A Mind-Bending New Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers

Smith, David J. (Author)
Adams, Steve (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2014. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Comparisons, concepts, global awareness, history, mathematics, quantities, time
 
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Animals That Changed the World

Thomas, Keltie (Author)
Annick Press 2010. 112 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Animals, civilization, discovery, economic development, economics, history
 
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Before the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science

Eamer, Claire (Author)
Boothroyd, Sa (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 125 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, creativity, discovery, history, illustrations (cartoon), inventions, inventors, scientists
 
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Case Closed?: Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science

Hughes, Susan (Author)
Wandelmaier, Michael (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2013. 88 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Archaeology, discovery, historical figures, history, mystery, science
 
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition

Gunderson, Jessica (Author)
Capstone 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Discovery, exploration, history, journeys, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark
 
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Let’s Go!: The Story of Getting From There to Here

Flatt, Lizann (Author)
Ritchie, Scot (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2007. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: History, inventions, North America, technology, transportation, travel
 
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Chitchat: Celebrating the World’s Languages

Isabella, Jude (Author)
Boake, Kathy (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2013. 44 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Alphabet, around the world, communication, history, languages, vocabulary
 
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Life in a Longhouse Village

Kalman, Bobbie (Author)
Crabtree 2001. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Community, cultures, history, homes, Indigenous peoples, Iroquois, longhouses, villages
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Native Homes

Kalman, Bobbie (Author)
Crabtree 2001. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Community, history, homes, Indigenous peoples, shelter
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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I Am Sacajawea, I Am York: Our Journey West with Lewis and Clark

Murphy, Claire Rudolf (Author)
Bond, Higgins (Illustrator)
Bloomsbury 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Discovery, exploration, history, Indigenous peoples, journeys, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Meriwether Lewis, Sacagawea, William Clark
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Smithsonian History Year by Year

Chrisp, Peter (Author)
DK 2013. 320 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Current events, history, illustrations (photographs), prehistory, time lines, world history
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
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ESL
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6
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
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5