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English 60

This research guide will give you suggestions for finding resources for your historical event/time period essay.

English 60

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This guide will help you find Canadian Literature and historical research resources.  If you need any research help please email Ken Laing, Instructional Services and Digital Initiatives Librarian: klaing@selkirk.ca


 

Suggested Reading List

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Residential Schools

Five Little Indians – Michelle Good

Indian Horse – Richard Wagamese

In Search of April Raintree – Beatrice Mosionier

The Train - Jodie Callaghan, illustrated by Georgia Lesley

Porcupines and China Dolls  - Robert Arthur Alexie

 

World War Fiction

The Stone Carvers – Jane Urquhart

Generals Die in Bed: A Story from the Trenches – Charles Yale Harrison

Broken Ground – Jack Hodgins

Tell – Francis Itani

Three Day Road – Joseph Boyden

Rilla of Ingleside – L.M. Montgomery

Barometer Rising – Hugh McLennan

Deafening – Francis Itani

The Deep – Mary Swan

War Time Poetry Canada

 

Japanese Internment Camps

Obasan – Joy Kigawa

The Electrical Field – Kerri Sakamoto

Forgiveness: a gift from my grandparents – Mark Sakamoto

Requiem – Frances Itani

Daruma Days: A Collection of Fictionalised Biography – Terry Watada

 

Halifax Explosion

The Birth House – Amy McKay

Barometer Rising – Hugh Maclennan

Black Snow : A Story of Love and Destruction – Jon Tattrie

Burden of Desire – Robert Macneil

 

Oka Crisis

Where I Belong – Tara White

Oka Nada (poem) – Kaushalya Bannerji

Sundogs – Lee Maracle

 

Hippie Movement 1960s – 1970s

The Rooming House – Michael Kluckner

The Hippies Who Meant It: A Novel about Americans and Canadians Who Went Back to the Land in the Sixties – Seymour Hamilton

Hippies and Bolsheviks and Other Plays – Amiel Gladstone

Intertidal Life – Audrey Thomas

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