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The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada by Diane Silvey
The Kids Book of Black Canadian History by Rosemary Sadlier
The Kids Book of Canada by Barbara Greenwood
The Kids Book of Canada at War (The Kids Book) by Elizabeth MacLeod
The Kids Book of Canada's Railway: and How the CPR Was Built by Deborah Hodge
The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration by Ann-Maureen Owens
The Kids Book of Canadian Firsts by Valerie Wyatt
The Kids Book of Canadian History by Carlotta Hacker
The Kids Book of Canadian Immigration by Deborah Hodge
Kids Book of Canadian Prime Ministers, The by Pat Hancock
The Kids Book of Great Canadian Women by Elizabeth MacLeod
The Kids Book of Great Canadians by Elizabeth MacLeod
The Kids Book of the Far North by Ann Love
The Kids Book of World Religions by Jennifer Glossop

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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