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The Day I Became a Canadian: A Citizenship Scrapbook

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On a snowy morning, little Xiao Ling Li and her parents are about to take part in a ceremony — one that will make them Canadian citizens. To record the day for her new brother or sister, she decides to keep a scrapbook to treasure the day.

The Day I Became a Canadian is not only the story of one special girl and her family, it is a tribute to Canada. Xiao Ling Li’s scrapbo
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Paperback, 24 pages
Published September 23rd 2008 by Tundra Books (first published July 1st 2000)
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Ubalstecha
Aug 16, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This book explains the Canadian citizenship ceremony through the eyes of a child. And while the illustrations are lovely (although the hairstyles are dated), there is an earnestness to this book that makes the story feel forced.
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Children’s author Jo (Elizabeth Jo-Anne) Bannatyne-Cugnet was born on July 19, 1951, in Estevan and grew up in that city. She completed a BSc in Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan in 1974, and started work in Weyburn as a public health nurse. Bannatyne-Cugnet wrote to learn for herself and to teach her four sons about life on a prairie farm. She has been most successful in collaboration wit ...more
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