This bundle contains our selection of fascinating stories and activity books to supplement any Canadian history study!
- Three Young Pilgrims
- Farm Activity Coloring Book (old-fashioned pictures)
- Pioneer Life Sticker Picture
- Map Book 6 (Apple Press)
- A Dog Came Too
- Harvest of the Garden
- The Savage River
- Catharine Parr Traill – Backwoods Pioneer
- Christopher Columbus
- Henry Hudson
- Jacques Cartier
- John Cabot
- La Salle
- Little Prairie Girl
- From City Street to Trackless Forest
- Samuel de Champlain
- 1 PSLC Canadian Biography Worksheet
We reserve the right to substitute titles if necessary for ones of equal or greater value.
Three Young Pilgrims Cheryl Harness – Mary, Remember, and Bartholomew sail on the Mayflower to America. Squanto shows the Pilgrims how to plant corn. They have a good harvest, and invite their Indian friends to a Thanksgiving feast. Story based on actual Pilgrim family. Rich, detailed paintings help tell the story.
Farm Activity Coloring Book Primary-level drawings about life on an old-fashioned farm. Good to supplement pioneer studies too.
Pioneer Life Sticker Picture Book With 50 reusable peel-and-apply stickers on the interior of a log cabin or the homesteader’s outdoor pasture, garden, and barnyard. Stickers include stove, spinning wheel, churn, family members working together, etc. 18 ½ x 12 ¼” open size. While quantities last.
Canadian Mapping Skills Apple Press Map Book 6 (Can. History) – Gr. 6-8 This mapping book contains many worksheets that are valuable to a visual understanding of life in Canada from the Native American villages to Vikings, European Explorers, and Pioneers. A great supplement to Canadian history during the upper elementary grades!
A Dog Came Too Ainslie Manson In 1793, Alexander Mackenzie journeyed across the North American continent to become the first European to reach the Pacific by land. He had a big brown dog along, and this book retells the fascinating story of the trip. Lower grades. Soft-cover – 30 pgs
Harvest of the Garden: Home Canning & Freezing Recipes from an Amish Kitchen A smaller recipe book which includes information about root cellars, springhouses, salting meat, and drying fruit, plus of course, 140+ recipes.
The Savage River – Seventy-one Days with Simon Fraser Marjorie Wilkins Campbell Step back into history and join Simon Fraser’s expedition on the dangerous river, in search of an overland route to the Pacific Ocean. Will they make it there? Are they even on the right river? Recipient of the Governor General’s Award. 150 pgs.
Catharine Parr Traill – Backwoods Pioneer Carol Martin The remarkable story of Catharine Parr Traill, who grew up in luxury in England but moved to the wilds of Upper Canada. It was a harsh, difficult life in that strange land, but Catharine faced it all with courage and calm, surviving the brutal winters, a devastating house fire and more – all while pursuing her writing career. Middle to upper grades. Soft-cover – 96 pgs
6 Early Explorers various authors These fascinating 5 hardcover books + 1 paperback contain primary source information, coloured drawings, and much historical information about the discovery of Canada by Cabot, Cartier, Champlain, Hudson, Columbus, and LaSalle. Approx. 112 pgs. each hardcover; 63 pgs. paperback. Gr.5-8.
Little Prairie Girl Sharon Schnupp Kuepfer – Clara was a little girl growing up on the Manitoba prairies during the 1920’s. Sometimes they had barely enough food for the family but somehow God always provided! An accident on the way to town makes her realize God cares for them. Find out how God answers a prayer in an unexpected way! True story based on the life of Sharon Kuepfer’s mother.
From City Street to Trackless Forest: The Story of Jane Smith Marion McGillivray A young adult ventures across the ocean from Scotland to join her pioneering brothers in the Queen’s Bush (Ontario 1800’s) as one of the first pioneer women in the Walkerton area. Based on a true story. 55 pgs.
1 PSLC Canadian Biography Worksheet – Single large, folded worksheet which can be used to study a biography. (11 x 17″)