Kidmonton

Kidmonton

True Stories of River City Kids

Book - 2004
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An original look at a city's development through the eyes and words of real children who have lived there.Kidmonton: True Stories of River City Kids is a lively illustrated book for young readers that relates the city's history entirely from the point of view of real children over time.Using the techniques of fiction to bring true stories to life, the book embraces all of Edmonton's children: aboriginal, immigrant, inner-city and suburban, challenged and privileged, born in Edmonton and recently arrived. A timeline, glossary, and suggestions for more reading and city exploring are also included.This chapter book has been written specifically for eight and nine year-olds who often encounter Alberta's history for the first time in Grade Four. Full of fresh, vivid writing--and humour--it will be a pleasure to read in the classroom or at home. Kidmonton tells the city's story to its youngest citizens in a bold, new way. Please visit www.courageouskids.ca for more information on the whole Courageous Kids series.
Publisher: Calgary : Brindle & Glass Pub., 2004
ISBN: 9780973248173
0973248173
Branch Call Number: 971.2334 GOY 2004 22
Characteristics: 119 p. : ill. ports

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