October 14, 2015

Canadian government

Who Runs this Country, Anyway?
by Joanne Stanbridge
revised by Elizabeth MacLeod

A positive review of this book was posted previously (http://inquisitive-kids.blogspot.ca/2013/03/making-government-non-boring.html). An updated version is now available which takes into account the Idle No More movement, the Fair Elections Act, and the shooting on Parliament Hill in 2014. 

Canada Close Up: Canadian Government
by Elizabeth MacLeod

This is a good introductory book that'll give kids basic information about how government works. The large font and short length (57 pages) makes it a quick, educational read. Good for primary grades.

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