Orca Book Publishers

Browse by Category

Champion for Peace
Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 0
Themes: biography, peace, social justice, Nobel Prize, morality, justice, Cyrus Eaton, Nova Scotia, Great Depression
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Pub Date: 15/Oct/2016
Bookmark and Share
Growing up in rural Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Cyrus Eaton never dreamed he'd become a Nobel Peace Prize-winning billionaire. With fifteen full-color illustrations, the book takes young readers through pastoral scenes of early-twentieth-century Nova Scotia and the Great Depression to midcentury New York and beyond, ending with Eaton's international peace movement based at Pugwash's renowned Thinkers Lodge. Provoking discussion about the importance of peace, morality and justice, Cyrus Eaton: Champion for Peace will introduce a new generation to the industrious pacifist who helped make the world a safer place.

Resources for Teachers:

Orca Book Publishers produces a number of tools and resources to help teachers, librarians, reading specialists and other education professionals enrich the teaching and learning experience. Please visit our Teacher Resources website to access and download materials.

Classroom Materials:

Classroom Projects

Readers Theater Scripts

Teachers' Guides

Resource Guides

Research and Support Materials:

Common Core

Reading Levels

Reaching Reluctant Readers:

Best Books for Struggling Readers


Reading Strategies