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Coming to Canada

Author: Rukhsana Khan; Nasrin Khosravi
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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Eight year-old Khadija and her older brother Hamza move with their parents from Pakistan to Canada. At first their new home is strange and stressful, with a new apartment, a new language and a new school to cope with, but gradually they settle into their new life. Includes factual information for immigrant parents to help their children with school, the public library, learning English and dressing for winter.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rukhsana Khan; Nasrin Khosravi
ISBN: 9780888998798 0888998791 9780888999306 0888999305
OCLC Number: 185022683
Notes: "Coming to Canada includes a special welcome from Her Excellency The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, who came to this country as a child immigrant herself. An information section at the back of the book offers tips for parents on helping children with school, the public library, learning English and dressing for winter. Maps, suggested reading and an excerpt from the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are also included."--Back cover.
Description: 56 p. : col. ill., col. port., col. maps ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Rukhsana Khan ; pictures by Nasrin Khosravi.

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Eight year-old Khadija and her older brother Hamza move with their parents from Pakistan to Canada. At first their new home is strange and stressful, with a new apartment, a new language and a new school to cope with, but gradually they settle into their new life. Includes factual information for immigrant parents to help their children with school, the public library, learning English and dressing for winter. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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