July’s history based or bygone era book suggestions are Canada based.

Ages 3-7

A Prairie Boy’s Summer by William Kurelek (Depression Era)
Emma & The Silk Train by Julie Lawson (Early 20th Century)
Stolen Words by Melanie Florence (Residential Schools)

Ages 7-9

Canadian Flyer Adventures # 3: Crazy For Gold by Frieda Wishinsky (Gold Rush Era)
Island Fun by Dawn Adams (Haida Culture)
No Time To Say Good-bye by Sylvia Olsen (Residential Schools)

Ages 10-13

Anne Of Green Gables & its many sequels by L.M. Montgomery (Edwardian Era)
Incident At Hawk’s Hill by Allen W. Eckert (19th Century – Based On A True Story)
Time Rose Book 3: The Spirit Rose by Renee Duke (Time Travel)


Dear Canada: A Country Of Our Own: The Confederation Diary Of Rosie Dunn by Karleen Bradford


Uneducation Volume 1: A Residential School Graphic Novel (PG) by Jason Eagle Speaker
Who Has Seen The Wind by W. O. Mitchell (Mid-20th century)


The Book Of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (18th Century)
Canadian Historical Brides: 150th birthday commemoratives for the country’s provinces & territories

(Various Authors)

Voyageurs by Margaret Elphinstone (War of 1812)



Canadian Horrible Histories: First Folks & Vile Voyageurs by Claire MacKay (7-9s)
Chicken Soup For The Soul: The Spirit Of Canada (Anthology of Immigrant Stories) (Teens & Adults)

Flag Of Canada by Ariel Watson (3-7s) (History of Canada’s Flag)

The Little Immigrants by Kenneth Bagnell (Teens & Adults)

Making Canada Home by Susan Hughes (Immigration History) (10-13s)

O Canada by Ted Harrison (History of Canada’s National Anthem) (7-9s)
People Of The Deer by Farley Mowatt (Teens & Adults)
The Story Of Canada by Janet Lunn & Christoper Moore (10-13s)

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