In Your School Library
Consult your school’s Library Catalogue to find these books.
Remembrance Day Resources: Primary, All levels
Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
In Flanders Fields
A Poppy is to Remember
A Bear In War
In Flanders Fields
Where Poppies Grow
Vander Zee, Ruth
Remembrance Day Resources: Older Elementary Audience
Librarian of Basra
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
On Juno Beach
Christmas in the Trenches
The Unknown Soldier
Be sure to look for some of these books in your collection on the theme of war, peace and remembrance:
- A Little Peace -Barbara Kerley (picture book)
- B for Buster -Iain Lawrence (novel)
- Blitz: a Wartime Girl’s Diary -Henry Brook (novel)
- Charlie Wilcox’s Great War -Sharon McKay (novel)
- D-Day: Lieutenant Andy Pope, Normandy 1944 -Bryan Perrett (novel)
- Faithful Elephants -Yukio Tsuchiya (picture book)
- Fly Boy -Eric Walters (novel)
- The Harmonica -Tony Johnston (picture book)
- Prisoner of Dieppe -Hugh Brewster (novel)
- Shot at Dawn -John Wilson (novel)
- U-Boat Hunter: Peter Rogers, HMS Arum, 1939-1945 -Bryan Perrett (novel)
Virtual Library Resources
Look for… Canadian Encyclopedia (elementary databases)
- Use the search term “The Great War”.
- You will find numerous articles on World War I and II and also links to many other sites, i.e., Legion Magazine, Legion’s Legacies, etc.
Or look for… Canada in Context (secondary databases). Select Gale Search in the Virtual Library and click Canada in Context.
- On the Homepage, search using the term “Canada at War”.
- Browse the articles under each resource format heading or use the search bar at the top to find something specific.
Canadian War Museum
- Canadian War Museum Online Exhibition
In English et en français.
- Remembrance Day, November 11
- The Battle of Vimy Ridge, 9-12 April 1917
- Canada and the First World War
- A Glimpse of War: WWI
The Memory Project
The Memory Project. Stories from veterans of the Second World War and the Korean War. From the Historica-Dominion Institute. In English et en français.
Veteran’s Affairs Canada
- I Remember – Canada’s Veterans Brave and Proud
- Aboriginal-Canadian Veterans
- Women and War
- The Battle of Vimy Ridge (WW I)
- D-Day and the Battle of Normandy (WW II)
- CBC Digital Archives: War & Conflict
Original broadcasts from the CBC Archives: 42 Topics, 382 Radio Clips, 392 Television Clips
- Archive Radio-Canada: La Grande Guerre des Canadiens
- CBC Digital Archives: First World War
- CBC Digital Archives: Second World War
- CBC Digital Archives: Veterans
- From Library & Archives Canada: Courage Remembered. The World Wars Through Canadian Eyes. In English et en français.
- McGill University Library: Canadian War Poster Collection In English et en français.
- Canada info: Remembrance Day.