Designed to meet the needs of today’s modern learners, True North features titles based on curriculum needs that are both engaging and informative. Accessible yet rich text is supported by vivid photos and timely infographics. In order to further critical thinking, readers can enhance their discovery through the use of informative Inquiry Questions in every book.
Approximately 1.4 million Indigenous people live in Canada today. They come from a large number of communities, each with its own history, language, and cultural practices. Indigenous Canadian Communities in Canada will explore the lives of Indigenous people, both in the past and in current times.
Canadians come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Many parts of our lives are similar to those of neighbours, but we might do other things very differently. Canadian Families explores the different ways that people from diverse backgrounds live their day-to-day lives.
From coast to coast, Canada is filled with marvels of modern-day architecture and engineering. Canadian Structures takes readers on a tour of different structures across the country, exploring where, how, and why they were built. Readers also will learn more about the scientific and technological forces acting upon the structure.
People go to work every day throughout Canada. Whether you live in a small town or a big city, on a farm or in the suburbs, there are all kinds of jobs you can do. Working in Canadian Communities will tell you more about the people who live and work in different parts of Canada and the types of jobs you can find there.
Many factors mold and shape the Canadian identity. From our diverse backgrounds to our cultural beliefs, it's important that every Canadian feels accepted. To Be Canadian explores the essence of what it means to be a Canadian, and how everyone can make the country a better place to live.
Get ready to explore Canada like never before-from coast to coast to coast. This highly visual series takes readers on a road trip across the Canadian provinces and territories. Visit major cities, and head off the beaten path to explore the people, environment, foods, cultures, and history of each region. Detours add fun trivia and jokes to the road trip, while maps show the route travelled.
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.
This series examines life in pioneer times, 1780-1890. These titles concentrate on how and why things were built certain ways, also discussing how things varied across the country and why. Each book includes a hands-on project to extend learning.
Disaster can strike at any time. Communities across Canada have felt the effects of wildfires, floods, ice storms, and other natural disasters. Disasters in Canada: Prepare and Be Safe teaches readers the science behind these disasters, how Canadian communities prepare for them, and what families can do to stay safe.
Follow in the footsteps of some of Canada's greatest explorers in this high-interest series. Each title chronicles the timeline of an explorer, explains the motivation behind their journey, and examines their relationship with Indigenous Peoples. A combination of modern and historic maps and colourful images highlight the places visited and discovered by these adventurers.
This dynamic series introduces young readers to the three levels of government in Canada and its impact on daily life. It also explores the rights and responsibilities of citizens. Colourful flowcharts and diagrams illustrate government processes, while sidebars examine contemporary issues and invite readers to think critically about modern Canadian politics.