The Spirit of Canada

The Spirit of Canada

Book - 1999
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The Spirit of Canada , a stunning anthology that celebrates our country's life and times, is filled to the brim with stories, songs, poems, legends, and more. This remarkable collection is a must-have for every library. With one hundred and fifty illustrations by some of Canada's most prestigious children's book artists, The Spirit of Canada will prove to be a useful reference guide, as well as a keepsake for generations to come. Beginning with native creation myths, readers are introduced to a cross-section of Canadian history. Chapters include the discovery of the New World, early settlement, and Confederation, as well as legends, humour, and multiculturalism.

The Spirit of Canada highlights classic pieces as well as hidden gems. Selections include: The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service; In Flanders Fields by John McCrae; Canadian Railway Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot; The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier; This Was My Brother by Mona Gould; and I Am a Canadian #1 by Duke Redbird.

Publisher: Toronto : Malcolm Lester Books, c1999
ISBN: 9781894121149
1894121147
Branch Call Number: j819.0803 SPI
Characteristics: xi, 306 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Hehner, Barbara

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