Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction Teaching Resource - Volume 2

Volume 2 features the finalists of our nonfiction prize from 2011. Click the titles and explore each individual excerpt and lesson plan:

Mordecai: The Life & Times
by Charles Foran (Knopf Canada, 2010)

Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe
by Charlotte Gill (Greystone Books/David Suzuki Foundation, 2011)

Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times; Volume Two 1867-1891

by Richard Gwyn (Random House Canada, 2011)

Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

by Grant Lawrence (Harbour Publishing, 2010)


Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live

by Ray Robertson (Biblioasis, 2011)

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An interactive iBook version of Volume 3 is also available for iPad-friendly classrooms.



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