The West Is Calling

The West Is Calling

Imagining British Columbia

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Presents the history of British Columbia through haiku, exploring the land's Native American history, the age of exploration, its industrial history, and the land's cultural heritage.

Orca Book Publishers
Combining evocative haiku, informative text and luminous illustrations, The West Is Calling is a celebration, for our youngest readers, of one hundred and fifty years of British Columbia's history. Each detail-rich illustration depicts a particular moment in the province's dynamic saga, from pre-contact Haida culture, to the natural resources-fueled economic boom in the 1960s and beyond, to Expo 86, to the opening up of the North and the growing appreciation of First Nations' traditions.s.
Haiku and illustrations evoke 150 years of British Columbia history, from pre-contact to the present day.

Publisher: Victoria, B. C.: Orca Book Publishers, 2008
ISBN: 9781551439365
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Buffam, Leslie
Bonder, Dianna 1970-
Alternative Title: Imagining British Columbia


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