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Awards

  • Winner, Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction, 2008
  • Short-listed, Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta Children's Choice), 2009
  • Short-listed, OLA Red Maple Award, Non-Fiction, 2009
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2008
  • Short-listed, Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada, Information Book Award, 2007
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2008
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets, 2007

At Vimy Ridge: Canada's Greatest World War I Victory Canadian Title

By Hugh Brewster   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439949828 Paperback
48 Pages | 9" x 10.53" | Ages 8 to 12

A pivotal World War I battle — one that many historians view as the battle that defined Canada as a nation.

At Vimy Ridge, Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers from Britain and France could not — taking the strategic position of Vimy Ridge from the Germans. It was the battle that helped a young country discover its national pride, as for the first time, Canadians fought as Canadians, and achieved a significant victory.