I very much enjoyed writing the following books.

 

 

 

CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Published by Borealis Press: YesterCanada: Historical Tales of Mystery and Adventure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YesterCanada: Historical Tales of Mystery and Adventure is available from

-Chapters Indigo   http://tinyurl.com/jkuuje3  

-Borealis Press   http://tinyurl.com/hwn3m6x

-Amazon.com   http://tinyurl.com/h86syay

For more information, please visit http://elmams.wixsite.com/canada


 

FICTION
1940s-era Saskatchewan Mennonite novel published by Borealis Press:

Consider the Sunflowers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My 1940s Saskatchewan Mennonite novel Consider the Sunflowers is available from

-Chapters Indigo  http://tinyurl.com/hkdf2fl 
-Borealis Press  http://tinyurl.com/1fdo9pf
-Amazon.com   http://tinyurl.com/z9bmupk 
 
For more information, please visit http://elmams.wixsite.com/sflwrs

 

 

 

​Middle-grade novel published by Nimbus: Jacob Jacobs Gets Up Early

Picture book published by McClelland & Stewart:

Newton McTootin and the Bang Bang Tree

Two values books published by Grolier: What It Means to Be a Friend/  What It Means to Be Responsible

 

 

WRITING

Published by The Word Guild and Swordfish Digital: Truth for Youth: Writing Non-fiction for Kids and Teens

 

Published by Ginn: Starting Points in Language C Skills Practice Book/ 
Starting Points in Language E Revised

Published by Globe-Modern and Prentice Hall: The Writing Programme 1 (with David Booth)/ 
The Writing Programme 2 (with David Booth)

 

BOOKS FOR TEACHERS
Published by Scholastic of New York: Scholastic World Cultures (with Sarah Swartz)

Published by Creative Edge of New York: The Magnetic Way into Early Childhood: Basic Language and Math Skills/  The Magnetic Way into Early Childhood: The Circus Program Manual

Published by Nelson and The Wright Group of San Diego: Language Connections 4

Published by Globe-Modern and Prentice Hall: Yesterstories Teachers Guide/  The Writing Programme 1 Teacher's Guide (with David Booth)/ 
The Writing Programme 2 Teacher's Guide (with David Booth)/ 
The Writing Programme: Write Away: Teacher's Guide (co-author)/ 
The Writing Programme: Write Along: Teacher's Guide (co-author)/ 
The Writing Programme: Write Again: Teacher's Guide (co-author)

Published by Weigl: Special Canadian Communities Teachers Guide

Published by GLC-Silver Burdett:
Hello Cities Teacher Resource Book

Published by Ginn: Starting Points in Reading D Teachers' Guide/  
Starting Points in Reading D Skills Practice Book Teachers' Guide

Published by Science Research Associates and SEEDS (Society, Environment & Energy Development Studies): Professional Reference Guide, Teachers' Guide (co-author)

 

Are you interested in writing for young people? I built the following website to share some of what I've learned about that fascinating and rewarding endeavour: http://elmams.wix.com/kids

You may want to take a look.

 

ETHNIC MINORITIES
Published by Weigl:
Special Canadian Communities/ 
Des Communautés Canadiennes Intéressantes

 

Published by Nelson: Native Canadians Today and Long Ago

Published by Farland:
Jacob Siemens Family Since 1685: Includes Early Mennonites: Sawatzky, Bergman, Enns, Andres, Dyck, Janzen, Martens, Kehler, Quiring, Neufeld, Friesen, Penner, Goertzen, and More

 

 

BIOGRAPHY
Published by Grolier:
John A. Macdonald

Published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson:

Numerous biographies of scientists in the Sciencepower series and in Biology 11, Chemistry 11, Physics 11, Biology 12, Physics 12

 

HISTORY AND COMMUNITY LIFE

Published by Pearson: Making History: The Story of Canada in the Twentieth Century (co-author)

 

Thirteen books published by Child's World of Minnesota: Brazil/  Canada/  England/  Ethiopia/   Guatemala/  Haiti/  Iran/  Israel/   Japan/  The Philippines/  Russia/   Somalia/  Uganda

Published by Children's Press of Chicago: New True Book: Canada

 

Published by Prentice Hall:

Counterpoints: Exploring Canadian Issues (co-author)

Published by Prentice Hall and Breakwater: Atlantic Canada in the Global Community (co-author)

Three books published by Weigl: Ottawa, Our Nation's Capital/ Calgary, Heart of the New West/ Victoria, City of Gardens

 

Sixteen books published by GLC-Silver Burdett:
Hello Calgary/  Hello Charlottetown/   Hello Edmonton/  Hello Fredericton/   Hello Halifax/  Hello Montreal/  Hello Ottawa/  Hello Quebec City/  Hello Regina/  Hello St. John's/  Hello Toronto/  Hello Vancouver/  Hello Victoria/  Hello Winnipeg/  Hello Whitehorse/  Hello Yellowknife

​Yesterstories Series: four books of historical short stories published by Globe-Modern and Prentice Hall:

The Lost Lemon Mine/  The Ghostly Trapper/  The Lady with the Missing Finger/  Fish and Ships

 

ASSORTED
Published by Farland:
The Psychology of Driving (with John Sawatsky)/  Breadspeed: Wonderful No-Knead Yeast Breads in Two Hours

Four books published by Grolier:
Salmon/  Le Saumon/  Pronghorn Antelopes/  L'Antilope d'Amérique

Two books published by Stoddart:
Free Stuff for Kids 1988 edition/  Free Stuff for Kids 1989 edition

Published by Ginn: Starting Points in Reading D Skills Practice Book

 

Three books published by Globe-Modern: Shopping Malls/  Fast Food Places/  Libraries