- Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2006
- Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice), 2005
- Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2005
Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780545999816 Paperback
32 Pages | 8.04" x 10" | Ages 6 to 8
Moving text coupled with stunning illustrations by Governor General's Award-winning artist Ron Lightburn explain the symbolism behind the poppy.
A bonus for teachers is the five-page spread all about the poem, "In Flanders Fields," Canada's wartime and peacekeeping endeavours, and the adoption of the poppy as our Remembrance Day emblem.