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Peril at Pier Nine: Disaster Strikes! 3

by Penny Draper

Jack Gordon and Henry Addison meet when the Great Lakes cruise ship, the Noronic, docks at Ward Island, just before the ship catches fire - with Henry on board.


Rescue at Fort Edmonton: Disaster Strikes! 1

by Rita Feutl

Twelve-year-old Janey Kane grows from a spoiled, untested kid into a capable and courageous young woman through time travel to four different points in Edmonton's past.


Bone Deep: A Peggy Henderson Adventure

by Gina McMurchy-Barber

A two-hundred-year-old sunken ship is discovered off the northern tip of Vancouver Island and budding archaeologist Peggy Henderson manages to secure a place on this archaeological expedition. The trip teachers...


Billy Green Saves the Day

by Ben Guyatt

During the War of 1812, 18-year-old Billy Green spots the advancing American army and must ride three hours in the middle of the night to Burlington Heights to warn the British.


She Loves You

by Rhonda Batchelor

Amid rumours of her supposed homosexuality, 14-year-old Annie is drawn to a group of ragtag local hippies. Sweet William is even more bereft than Annie, and not by choice.


Piau's Potato Present

by Diane Carmel Léger

Did a gift of potatoes in 1768 lead to a popular dish enjoyed by Acadians today? Christian Treitz, the youngest son in a German family immigrated to the Monckton Township, learns that the trauma of the Acadian...


Totem

by Jennifer Maruno

As an orphaned white boy in a school of Native students, 14-year-old Jonny Joe isn't like the others at the island Redemption Residential School. After an escape attempt, Jonny and Ernie hide out in a mountain...


Emily of New Moon

by L.M. Montgomery

"I love Emily."-Madeleine L'Engle

Finding a Place to Belong

Orphaned after her father's death, thirteen-year-old Emily Starr is sent to live with her snobbish relatives at New Moon Farm. At first, Emily's miserable...


Emily's Quest

by L.M. Montgomery

"I love Emily."-Madeleine L'Engle

Will Emily's Dreams Ever Come True?

High school is over and Emily Starr is ready to find her destiny...but she's not quite ready to leave the safety of New Moon farm. She knows...


Emily Climbs

by L.M. Montgomery

"I love Emily."-Madeleine L'Engle

Keeping a Promise Was Never So Difficult

Emily Starr knows that she is destined to become a great writer. But she also knows that her life will be absolutely miserable if she...


Beginning Again: Further Adventures of a Loyalist Family

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Beginning Again is a sequel to Escape: Adventures of a Loyalist Family, Mary Beacock Fryer's historical novel for ten to fourteen-year-olds. This new work chronicles the lives of the Seamans as they make a new...


Growing Up Ivy

by Peggy Dymond Leavey

Ivy Chalmers has never met her father, until she is sent to live with her paternal grandmother and Ivy's father, Alva, arrives unexpectedly. Alva takes Ivy with him for the summer, wandering the countryside...


Bitter, Sweet

by Laura Best

?Pru Burbidge lives a simple life on the family homestead on Dalhousie Road in 1940s rural Nova Scotia- until her father abandons the family and her mother falls ill. Her life is turned upside-down by these...


I Am Algonquin: An Algonquin Quest Novel

by Rick Revelle

This novel follows the story of a warrior named Mahingan and his family as they live the traditional Algonquin way of life long before Europeans arrived in North America. Hunting and warfare are daily concerns,...


Bridget's Black '47

by Dorothy Perkyns

Bridget Quinlan is a spirited 13-year-old when the Irish potato famine of the 1840s shatters her life. When the Quinlans are forced to accept the offer of a passage to Canada, appalling conditions onboard contribute...


Under a Living Sky

by Joseph Simons

At the height of the Depression, Mary is unlikely to receive new shoes for Christmas but is deeply disappointed to receive a doll crudely sewn from a horse's nosebag instead.


The Reunion

by Jacqueline Pearce

Will a handful of beads and the power of a story be enough to heal friendships across three generations?


Ghost Messages

by Jacqueline Guest

Pursuing the thief who stole her father's treasure, a young Irish girl encounters some strange characters when she stows away on the ship that is laying the first transatlantic telegraph cable in 1865.


Full Steam to Canada

by Anne Patton

Based on a true story, Full Steam to Canada tells the tale of a British family's 1903 journey to the promise of a better, richer life on the Canadian prairies.


Day of the Cyclone: Disaster Strikes! 7

by Penny Draper

It's 1912, and the lives of two children are twisted together as the Regina cyclone approaches: Ella, a well-to-do young lady, and Billy, a penniless runaway Home Child trying to keep his past a secret.