Our Song

Our Song

The Story of O Canada, the Canadian National Anthem

Book - 2004
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Celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada with a closer look at its majestic anthem!

A new generation of young readers will experience the 100-year evolution of the Canadian national anthem, from its composition in 1880 to the moment it was proclaimed the national anthem in 1980.

Line by line, in both official languages, and accompanied by sheet music, "O Canada" is brought to life by beautiful collage illustrations.

A fun and lively way to learn about our country's interesting history and the song that makes us "true north strong and free"!

Publisher: Montreal : Lobster Press, c2004
ISBN: 9781443102360
Branch Call Number: J784.71 K96o
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., maps, music ; 22 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Spires, Ashley 1978-
Alternative Title: O Canada
Story of O Canada


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Nov 10, 2009

This is a great book to learn a bit of Canadian history. Besides the obvious story of why/how/when we got our national anthem, there are 5 separate timelines of various historical facts. There are also 3 related Canadian stamps illustrated in this book, an 1880 map of Canada and a present day map, as well as the lyrics and music for both the French and English version of our anthem.

Learn history in context!

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