Books being looked at for possible Canadian Literature selections. This is not a final list by any means, and will change.
(Note added: Although most selections are set in Canada or are about Canadians, some are not. All have been written by Canadian authors.)
- The Hockey Sweater - Carrier - (?) - Hockey in Canada - Picture Book
- Something from Nothing - Gilman - (2-8) - Reuse, reuse, reuse! - Picture Book
- Just like New - Manson - (4-7) - WWII - Child gives cherished doll - Picture Book
- Selina and the Bear Paw Quilt - Smucker - (?) - Family leaves States to avoid war Picture Book
- A Fiddle for Angus - Wilson - (?) - Picture Book
- Very Last First Time - Andrews - (4-8) - Inuit Story - Picture Book
- Dragonfly Kites - Highway - (4-8) - Cree Story - Picture Book
- Owls in the Family - Mowatt - (7-12) - Life in Saskatchewan
- The Fishing Summer - Jam - (6-9) - Atlantic Fishing - Picture Book
- The Fabulous Song - Gillmor - (4-7) - Child becomes Composer - Picture Book
- Beethoven Lives Upstairs - Nichol - (6-10) - Beethoven - Picture Book
- The Secret World of Og - Pierre Berton
- Emily - Bedard - (6+) - About Emily Dickinson - Picture Book (although this is a picture book, it is well worth it.
- Incredible Journey - Burnfield - (9-12) - already on AO schedule
- Charlotte - Lunn - (7-10) - 1783, American / Loyalists - Picture Book
- Bully Boys - Walters - (?) - war of 1812
- Jeremy's War - Ibbitson - (?) - war of 1812
- Underground to Canada - Smucker - (10-12) - Young girl / slavery
- A Bushel of Light - Harrison - (10-13) - Twins Separated - Barnardo Children
- The Root Cellar - Lunn - (10+) - Civil War time
- Emily of New Moon - Montgomery - (10+) - life in 1890's.
- Anne of Green Gables - Montgomery - (?) - orphan girl - already scheduled in AO
- Rilla of Ingleside - Montgomery - (?) - - already scheduled in AO
- Hana's Suitcase - Levine - (10+) - Holocaust - non-fiction
- A Foreign Field - Chan - (11+) - WWII RAF pilot friends a Cdn. Child. note he dies
- Wish me Luck - Heneghan - (10-14) - WWII - English child shipped to Canada, incl boat ride.
- The Secret of Gabis Dresser - Kacer - (8-12) - WWII - Hiding from Nazis (noted as good for "younger" children intro to this topic)
- A Child in Prison Camp - Takashima - (10+) - WWII Japanese Internment - non-fiction
Year 7 or 8?
- The Dream Carvers - Clark - (10-13) - Viking boy captured by Indians to "replace" their son
- Lost in the Barrens - Mowatt - (10+) - Inuit life