for the home based learner
Have you read a Canadian book of children's fiction
that you'd like to recommend to other homelearners? Let
us know so we can add it to this page!
We'll also list here children's books that were written or illustrated by
Canadian homelearners or their parents, and
Canadian children's books recommended by home educators for their literary
merit, informative/educational content, or homelearning characters.
Some books written and/or illustrated by homelearners
who are Canadian or live in Canada
The Zaporadia Girls
INCOCO in Compastix
by Ayeshah Somani
The adventures of two best friends named Carole and Aneshah who live on the
planet Zaporadia. They love to have fun... and shop! Find out what happens
when they go to Compastix, Drac, to enter a Christmas Cooking Contest.
Publication Date: Apr 15 2010
ISBN/EAN13: 1449940617 / 9781449940614
Page Count: 56
Binding Type: US Trade Paper Trim
Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Colour: Black and White
Related Categories: Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Intermediate
Available at www.createspace.com/3415236
At the time of publication, Ayeshah is 8 years old. She is a homelearner
with a brother and two cats. This is her first novel but she plans to write
a whole series of "The Zaporadia Girls" as well as many other novels.
In her free time Ayeshah likes to play with friends, read, listen to music,
dance and sing.
Some Canadian books written and/or illustrated
by home educators
picture book written by Allen Morgan
illustrated by home educator Marian
38 Nina St
Toronto ON M5R 1Z4
Three stories: The Giant Who Liked Bad Dreams (Ryan makes friends with a
giant who wants to buy his bad dreams); The Giant and the Dinosaur (The giant
finds a frozen dinosaur and thaws him out... but then needs to find him something
to eat); Dinosaur Doughnuts (The dinosaur is hiding and Ryan and the giant
have to lure him out with a special "doughnut").
Some Canadian books of children's fiction recommended
by homelearners and/or their parents
A Real Farm Girl
This illustrated children's novel for ages 8-10 was written by Susan Ioannou
from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It tells about a 1940s city girl's first encounter
with life on the farm.
by Munira Judith Avinger
illustrated by Lisa Neulicht
published by Borealis Press Ltd., Ottawa, 2003
$15.95 CAN, 193 pages
A story about a 13-year-old homeschooler living with her parents in the woods
in Quebec, where she befriends a tree, a fawn and another homeschooler, and
embarks on an inner journey of spiritual discovery.
See our review for a fuller description.
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