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At Vimy Ridge

At Vimy Ridge

by Hugh Brewster

ISBN 9780439949828 Paperback
48 Pages | 9" x 10.53" | Ages 8 to 12
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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.

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Awards

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

Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Also by
Hugh Brewster

  • From Vimy to Victory
  • I Am Canada: Deadly Voyage
  • Dieppe

Contact Information

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mmaclagan@scholastic.ca | 416-915-3524
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