Highway of Heroes

Highway of Heroes

Book - 2010
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2011 Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable - Information Book Award

2011/2012 Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award nomninee

2012 Silver Birch Nonfiction Award nominee

2012 Golden Oak Award nominee

A young boy has lost his father, a soldier killed in action overseas. He and his mother travel the stretch of Highway 401 between Trenton and Toronto, called the Highway of Heroes, marking the route of fallen soldiers who return to Canada. This photographic picture book pays tribute to the sacrifices of those Canadian men and women in our armed forces and their families, while highlighting the remarkable patriotism of Canadian citizens who honour them.

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2010.
ISBN: 9781554551828
Characteristics: 31 pages :,color illustrations, maps, portraits ;,24 x 28 cm.

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thereader321
Jan 28, 2013

Heartwarming tale, with the true heart in it. I feel bad for all those kids whose parents were and are in war. At times you don't know if they'll ever come back... alive or dead...

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ScienceKate
Apr 17, 2012

I recamond this book to people that like to read sad books and people that have parents how re in the war i loved this book because this book makes me think about all the people that fight for us but we never really think about them in or lives until we read this book it was show us how hard it is to go thourgh that life of a kid how has a parent in war

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sowaains631
Apr 17, 2012

loved it but war is sad my friend theirach892 loved it to.

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Starmeg
Apr 15, 2012

This book is full of information about the highway of heros. It

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quacshar603
Mar 30, 2012

this is a very sad book but i like this book

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hhorvsydn607
Mar 30, 2012

its makes me sad but happy if you had family in war who was lost this is a good book 4 u <3

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thierach892
Mar 30, 2012

This book really made me respect the solders that fought for our country to make it free. I love this book I recomend it to everyone.

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dickmadi546
Mar 30, 2012

I liked this book but I diddn't because it reminded me of some sad upsetting times. Other than that you should really read it .

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kroscars581
Mar 30, 2012

it is short

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tulipprincess
Mar 21, 2012

Sad. It's an okay book except that its too short.... It made me feel thankful for those who sacrificed themselves for us. I never really knew that OUR highway 401 is actually a place called "the highway of heroes!" I finished it in a very short time... only 30 pgs! I would be really sad to see my dad carried in a coffin. )': Its very interesting to hear what people say becasue there are a lot of quotes.

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thereader321
Jan 28, 2013

With the heart within; sadness troughout.

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