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Battle Cries in the Wilderness: The Struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War

by Bernd Horn

The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years' War between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global supremacy,...


Into the Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland

by Anne Renaud

From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and most elegant liners of the era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean only to sink in 14 minutes in the St. Lawrence River. Its true legacy,...


Day of the Flying Fox: The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox

by Steve Pitt

Author Steve Pitt examines the life of Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox, who attacked famed German General Erwin Rommels car and wounded him.


To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint and the Coloured Corps of Upper Canada

by Steve Pitt

In 1812, Richard Pierpoint helped raise a Corps of Coloured Men that would serve during the War of 1812 and help to quash the Rebellion of 1837.


Hold the Oxo!: A Teenage Soldier Writes Home

by Marion Fargey Brooker

Canada was young. Twenty thousand underage soldiers left their homes to serve in the Great War. Jim, at seventeen, was one of them. His letters home gloss over the horrors of war, focusing on issues of the home...


Champlain: Peacemaker and Explorer

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Samuel de Champlain has long been known as the founder of Quebec and as a tireless explorer. His efforts to establish a colony encountered setbacks in France, and since he was not of the nobility, he was therefore...


The Complete Anne of Green Gables Collection

by L. M. Montgomery

Here you will find the Anne of Green Gables complete collection. - Anne of Green Gables: Anne ages 11-16. - Anne of Avonlea: Anne ages 16-18. - Anne of the Island: Anne ages 18-22. - Anne of Windy Poplars: Anne...


Kidmonton

by Linda Goyette

An original look at a city's development through the eyes and words of real children who have lived there.

Kidmonton: True Stories of River City Kids is a lively illustrated book for young readers that relates...


Oak Island Family: The Restall Hunt for Buried Treasure

by Lee Lamb

Treasure hunters have come to Oak Island seeking its cache, but have always left empty-handed. The Restall family lived and worked on the island, driven by their quest for riches and fame, encouraged by small...


Failed Hope: The Story of the Lost Peace

by John Wilson

Failed Hope is a compelling guide for young readers. Beginning with the Treaty of Versailles, the book follows a turbulent era, ending with the outbreak of the Second World War. It links with Desperate Glory...


On Remembrance Day

by Eleanor Creasey

Most Canadian families have lost loved ones in war, and Canada has developed unique ways of demonstrating respect and honouring its war dead and veterans. This engaging and easy to read reference book provides...


George Dawson: The Little Giant

by Joyce Barkhouse

George Mercer Dawson (18491901) defied health circumstances to become one of Canadas most exceptional geologists and explorers, particularly in the Yukon.


The Beginner's Guide to Canadian Honours

by Christopher McCreery

This short, richly illustrated book provides an easy-to-understand overview of the Canadian orders, decorations, and medals used to recognize exemplary citizens.


Captain Fitz: FitzGibbon, Green Tiger of the War of 1812

by Enid Mallory

The name James FitzGibbon struck terror in the hearts of U.S. soldiers crossing the border to attack Canada during the War of 1812. This is the dramatic story of his life and that of the daring exploits of his...


Mapping the Wilderness: The Story of David Thompson

by Tom Shardlow

David Thompsons story is one of the great tales of North American adventure. His life was a mixture of truth and legend, but he was without a doubt one of the greatest surveyors and mapmakers of the North American...


Making it Home: The Story of Catharine Parr Traill

by Lynn Westerhout

As a pioneer in Canada in the early 1800s, Parr Traill was one of the first writers to record the Ontario wilderness in detail, and her stories for young people became part of a new focus on young people. This...


Discovering the Arctic: The Story of John Rae

by John Wilson

Discovering the Arctic is an exciting recounting of the life of a nineteenth-century doctor and explorer who worked for the Hudson's Bay Company and opened up vast tracts of land in the Canadian Arctic and may...


Righting Wrongs: The Story of Norman Bethune

by John Wilson

Norman Bethune was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others and whose story is a remarkable one, cut short by his early death in China in 1938. His story inspires us to believe that we can change the...


Bitter Ashes: The Story of WW II

by John Wilson

The Second World War is retold and explained from a Canadian perspective. With historical photographs and maps.


Desperate Glory: The Story of WWI

by John Wilson

This book presents the story and issues of the First World War in a clear, concise and objective manner, accompanied on every page by photographs, original sketches, or maps.