To Canada & Mexico
by Kathie Johnson
Last summer, for the ninth time, I had a reading game/contest in my children's library. Since we had finished reading our way through the United States the previous year, we read books set in Canada or Mexico. It was a rich experience. If you would like to try "traveling with books" this way, here are a few suggestions—as usual, only scratching the surface.
People & Animals
Books about notable people include Beyond the Sea of Ice, by Joan Goodman, which describes the voyages of the explorer Henry Hudson. It include . . .