(English Description follows) L’alphabet de Viola Desmond est un livre sur l’icône canadienne des droits civiques Viola Desmond.
L’alphabet de Viola Desmond is a finely-crafted, newly released book about Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond. It was developed as a French resource and an early-reader book for French first-language and immersion teachers and students. This beautifully illustrated book was written by students for students. It offers a unique and thoughtful portrayal of Viola’s story. L’alphabet de Viola Desmond was written and illustrated by students from grades 3 and 4 at École Chebucto Heights under the tutelage of teachers Lisa Radzikowski and Molly MacKenzie. Dr. Wanda Robson, Viola’s “baby” sister, provided comment and oversight.
NOTE: Teachers may be eligible for a preferred rate when ordering L’alphabet de Viola Desmond through the Nova Scotia School Book Bureau.