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Bone Deep

by Gina McMurchy-Barber

An expedition to investigate an old sunken ship teaches Peggy lessons about herself.

When archaeologists discover a two-hundred-year-old shipwreck, Peggy Henderson decides she’ll do whatever it takes to take...


Just a Little Later With Eevo and Sim

by Henry Shykoff, Marilyn Mets & Peter Ledwon

Just a Little Later With Eevo and Sim is the continuation of Once Upon a Time Long, Long Ago, the adventures of Eevo and Sim. The story is set about 50,000 years ago in the time of prehistoric man. Their parents,...


Picturing Alyssa

by Alison Lohans

Short-listed for the 2011 Saskatchewan Book Awards: Children’s Literature Award and Regina Book Award

Who is the girl staring out of the old photograph? Every time Alyssa Dixon looks at it, even by accident,...


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...


Stealing Time

by Anne Dublin

Thrown back in time by a mysterious pocket watch, Jonah and his stepbrother, Toby, are forced to overcome their differences and work together to return to the present. 

Jonah Wiley is having a tough time. First,...


The Little Jane Silver 2-Book Bundle

by Adira Rotstein

Presenting both of Little Jane Silver's piratical adventures in one special bundle!

Little Jane Silver is the granddaughter of the notorious pirate Long John Silver. Growing up on her parents' ship, she vows...


Beginning Again

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

Commended for the 2011 Best Books for Kids and Teens

Living in grim Depression-era Toronto with her actress mother, Frannie, Ivy Chalmers has never met her father. In 1931, Frannie sends twelve-year-old Ivy...


We Were There at the First Airplane Flight

by Felix Sutton & Laszlo Matulay

On a blustery afternoon in 1902, Jimmy and Clara Blair observe a strange kite in the North Carolina sky over Kitty Hawk Peninsula. They soon meet the kite's flyers, a pair of bicycle mechanics from Ohio named...


We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg

by Alida Sims Malkus & Leonard Vosburgh

In the summer of 1863, a sleepy little Pennsylvania town explodes with action as Confederate and Union troops converge for a decisive Civil War battle. Jonathan Blayne and his sister Mary take part in the three-day...


We Were There at the Boston Tea Party

by Robert N. Webb & E.F. Ward

New England is ripe for revolution in the fall of 1773, and young Jeremy and Deliverance Winthrop are eager to play their part. The brother-and-sister duo join the conspiracy against the red-coated British "lobsterbacks,"...


The Dragon, the Thief & the Princess

by Gillian Bradshaw

Award-winning novelist Gillian Bradshaw?s exciting fantasy-history tale of a thief, a dragon, a princess, monsters, sorcery, and battles in ancient Africa. Teen fisherman Prahotep is nicknamed ?bad-luck? because...


I Am Algonquin

by Rick Revelle

An exciting journey seen through the eyes of the Algonquin people.

This book paints a vivid picture of the original peoples of North America before the arrival of Europeans. The novel follows the story of Mahingan...


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. Although her home is a hovel with few possessions, her family survives as long as her father can grow a...


Beautiful Goodbye

by Nancy Runstedler

The discovery of an old Ouija board sends three kids back in time to wartime 1915 to help a spirit find peace.

Maggie’s life has been anything but easy lately. So when her best friend Gillian discovers a Ouija...


Warbird

by Jennifer Maruno

Etienne is called on an adventure in the new world? In 1647, ten-year-old Etienne yearns for a life of adventure far from his family farm in Quebec. He meets an orphan destined to apprentice among the Jesuits...


When the Cherry Blossoms Fell: A Cherry Blossom Book

by Jennifer Maruno

Short-listed for the 2012 Pacific Northwest Young Readers Choice Award and for the 2011 Hackmatack Children?s Choice Award

Nine-year-old Michiko Minagawa bids her father good-bye before her birthday celebration....


Trouble on the Voyage

by Bob Barton

A tiny speck imprisoned in a world of white… This is an exciting adventure novel told through the eyes of eleven-year-old ships boy Jeremy. It is both history and fiction. The merchant ship Henrietta Maria...


Stolen Away

by Christopher Dinsdale

Short-listed for the 2008 Red Maple Award

Keira, kidnapped from Ireland by Vikings, is a slave living in legendary Vinland. Two native bands, the Beothuck and the Thule, are also fighting over the land, thrusting...


Summary of The Four Winds

by Alexander Cooper

Summary of The Four Winds

A lady portrays that she moved west looking for the Pursuit of happiness. Be that as it may, the land betrayed them, bringing about destitution and difficulty. She considers the ladies...