The New Canadian Illustrated History collection features:
✓ Over 200 highly illustrated books on Canadian history
✓ Diverse and colourful visuals — historic photographs, paintings, artifacts and more
✓ Readable and engaging for Grades 7 to 12
✓ Great local interest books for different regions of Canada
✓ All-Canadian content brought to you by Canadian authors and publishers from coast to coast
✓ Included is the entire Righting Canada’s Wrong series – 8 highly visual and engaging books on important cases of racism and discrimination in Canada’s history!
Among the Authors
Lawrence Miller went to McMaster University on scholarships and summer jobs as a newspaper reporter (Brantford Expositor, Toronto Star), graduating with an MA in English literature. He is a Transport Canada licensed glider pilot and for several years has held (and used) a Flight Instructor Rating—Glider.
Tom Douglas is the author of four best-selling books of military history–Canadian Spies, D-Day, Great Canadian War Heroes, and Valour at Vimy Ridge. Tom started out as a teacher before becoming a reporter with his hometown newspaper, the Sault Daily Star. He has also worked with The Canadian Press and served as the publisher/owner of a weekly newspaper in Australia
MELANIE FLORENCE is a proud Cree and a full-time writer currently based in Toronto. She is the author of the Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools, the YA novel The Missing, the Lorimer SideStreets title One Night, and Recordbooks title Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL, which was chosen as an Honor Book by The American Indian Library Association. As a freelance journalist, Melanie’s byline has appeared in magazines including Dance International, Writer, Parents Canada, and Urban Male Magazine.
LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON has written picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and non-fiction. She has also written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known in Western Canada for her print journalism, including sports writing. Lorna regularly visits schools to share her passion for literacy with students. She lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two dogs.