In The Hoofsteps Of Emooly Murphy (Sc)

Item Information
ISBN: 9781926776514
Author Milligan, dustin
Publisher DC-Canada
Cover BC

he Charter for Children introduces children to the basic principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Each story is set in a different province or territory of the country and each addresses a different right or freedom in the Charter. The series seeks to empower children by providing them with a basic awareness of their rights and by fostering a respect for the fundamental values that Canadians cherish. Ideal for students in grades 3, 4 and 5 but can be used with younger and older children.

Each book is colourfully illustrated with a readable and amusing text. Each book also includes a range of activities for the reader to further develop an understanding of the topic. Books are available in both soft- and hard-cover.

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was signed into law by the Queen on April 17, 1982. Thirty years ago!

In the Hoofsteps of Emooly Murphy

This book focuses on Section 15(1) of the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms":

"Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on...sex."

The Calgary Stampede is home to many cows and bulls who work hard all summer to  entertain tourists. Eva loves watching her mother give rides  to  children. When Eva learns that her mother isrbeing paid less than the bulls for a day's work, she makes  her voice heard. Will rallying the community together draw enough attention from City Stall to change this unfair practice?