2019 Kayak Kids' Illustrated History Challenge Winners

Important moments from Canadian history are highlighted through colourful illustrations.

Posted January 13, 2020

Congratulations to Anne-Florence and Ella, the 2019 winners of the Kayak Kids’ Illustrated History Challenge. This year’s illustrated stories both focus on important moments from Canada’s past.

Ella Čapek

Vancouver, British Columbia

Journey of a Lifetime — For a Country

In this story, Ella explores the life of the first black Canadian nurse — Marissa Scott.

Anne-Florence Lafond

Blainville, Quebec

La Grande Famine en Irlande

Anne-Florence shares the story of Irish immigrants coming to Canada to escape the famine.

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