Digging Canadian History
Canada's most remarkable historic treasures and events. What happened at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and how did it get its name? Where could you find oranges growing in Nova Scotia in the early 1800s? Digging Canadian History answers these questions and many more, revealing many astonishing facts and events from Canada's past. From a sunken steamboat to the discovery of a frozen man, this cross-country investigation visits every province and territory, stopping at places such as Red Bay, Labrador, and the Fall Caribou Crossing in Nunavut. Also included is a trivia collection of odd facts plus a resource guide on how to find further information. This engaging book demonstrates that Canada has a remarkable story to tell and it encourages children to discover more about the country's past. In fact, Canadian history can be so much fun that kids will ask for more.