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Find the Tales from Big Spirit eBooks on Overdrive

The Poet Pauline Johnson by David A. Robertson
The Chief Mistahimaskwa by David A. Robertson
The Peacemaker Thanadelthur by David A. Robertson
The Scout Tommy Prince by David A. Robertson
The Land of Os John Ramsay by David A. Robertson
The Rebel Gabriel Dumont by David A. Robertson

Request these graphic novels from the Library catalogue to travel to another time period

Stowing away with the Vikings Vikings by Linda Bailey
Hot on the trail in ancient Egypt by Linda Bailey
Game on in ancient Greece by Linda Bailey

Social Studies Homework Help on the Web

Request books about Canadian history from the Library catalogue

Canada year by year by Elizabeth MacLeod
Speaking our truth : a journey of reconciliation by Monique Gray Smith
Spirit Bear : fishing for knowledge, catching dreams : based on a true story by Cindy Blackstock
The story of Canada by Janet Lunn
Residential schools by Melanie Florence
Weird but true! Canada : 300 outrageous facts about the True North by National Geographic Kids
Making Canada home : how immigrants shaped this country by Susan Hughes
Northwest Passage by Stan Rogers
Our flag : the story of Canada's Maple Leaf by Ann-Maureen Owens

Request biographies about important people in history from the Library catalogue

Little legends : exceptional men in Black history by Vashti Harrison
Little leaders: Bold women in Black history by Vashti Harrison
Awesome achievers in technology : super and strange facts about 12 almost famous history makers by Alan Katz
Anthology of amazing women : trailblazers who dared to be different by Sandra Lawrence
The people awards by Lily Murray
Famous phonies : legends, fakes, and frauds who changed history by Brianna DuMont
Elizabeth I by Nelson Yomtov
Fatty legs : a true story by Christy Jordan-Fenton
Nefertiti by Katie Parker
Meet Viola Desmond by Elizabeth MacLeod
Child of the dream : a memoir of 1963 by Sharon Robinson
The girl who drew butterflies : how Maria Merian's art changed science by Joyce Sidman
The secrets of Tutankhamun : Egypt's boy king and his incredible tomb by Patricia Cleverland-Peck
Black women who dared by Naomi M. Moyer

Request books about history from the Library catalogue

All of us : a young people's history of the world by Yvan Pommaux
Absolutely everything! by Christopher Lloyd
City across time by Peter Kent
Historium by Jo Nelson
History! by DK Smithsonian
Castles by Philip Steele
So you want to be a Roman soldier? by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw
Forensic investigations of the ancient Greeks by Heather Hudak
The world of vikings : discover the age of fearless warriors and epic legends by Robert MacLeod
The Mesopotamian empires by Ellis Roxburgh
Ancient Egypt by Angela McDonald

Request books about Indigenous Communities in Canada from the Library catalogue

Inuit community by Rachel Seigel
Ojibwe community by Laura Murray
Cree community by Carolee Laine
Iroquois community by Patricia Hutchinson
Nisga'a Nation by Rachel Seigel
Siksika Nation by Rachel Seigel
Odawa community by Dolores Nixon
Algonquin Nation by Heather Hudak
Dene First Nations by Heather Hudak
Métis community by Laura Murray
Nakota community by Trent Fox
Mi'kmaq community by Dolores Nixon
Mohawk nation by Dolores Nixon
Salish community by M.M. Eboch

Find social studies eBooks on Overdrive

Speaking Our Truth A Journey of Reconciliation  by Monique Gray Smith
Ancient Egypt by Britannica Educational Publishing
Go Show the World A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes  by Wab Kinew
Ancient Greece by Britannica Educational Publishing
Castle and Knight Eye Wonder  by DK
A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson
Pyramid by DK
Titanic by Simon Adams
Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine

Find eBook biographies about important people in history on Overdrive

A Spy Called James by Anne Rockwell
A Boy Named Beckoning by Gina Capaldi
Mumbet's Declaration of Independence by Gretchen Woelfle
Malala's Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai
Sonia Sotomayor A Biography  by Sylvia Mendoza
Martin Luther King Jr. by Dona Herweck
Martin Luther King Jr. by Jon M. Fishman
Sachiko by Caren Stelson
Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Anybody's Game by Heather Lang
I am Neil Armstrong by Brad Meltzer
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