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Almost Home

The Sinking of the S. S. Caribou

by Jennifer Morgan
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 15
  • Grade: 5 to 10
tagged: history, post-confederation (1867-)

In the early hours of October 14, 1942, under cover of darkness, the German submarine U-69 torpedoed and sank the passenger ferry SS Caribou off the southwest coast of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.

Now, seventy years later, writer and artist Jennifer Morgan recreates that eventful night in full colour. These vivid illustrations, in comic book form …

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Escape to Gold Mountain

A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America

by David H.T. Wong
edition: Paperback
tagged: history, emigration & immigration

Winner, Chinese American Library Association Best Book Award winner (Fiction)

The history of Chinese immigration to Canada and the US over the past 100-plus years has been fraught with sadness and indignity; newcomers to North America encountered discrimination, subjugation, and separation from loved ones. As well, in Canada the Chinese head tax was …

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Stories of Our People

A Métis Graphic Novel Anthology

by Norman Fleury; Gilbert Pelletier; Jeanne Pelletier; Joe Welsh; Norma Welsh; Janice DePeel & Carrie Saganace
edition: Paperback
  • age: 11
  • Grade: 6
tagged: history

This groundbreaking book—the first graphic novel produced in Saskatchewan and the first Métis stories graphic novel—is part of the Gabriel Dumont Institute’s mandate to produce innovative and culturally-affirming Métis resources. Stories of Our People is a graphic novel anthology which includes the storytellers’ original transcripts, pros …

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The Strongest Man in the World

by Nicolas Debon
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: historical, sports & recreation, biography

Strongman and circus owner Louis Cyr captured the world's imagination with his remarkable feats of strength and his mammoth proportions. Set in Quebec at the turn of the 20th century, this biography, in graphic-novel style, features the celebrity in his old age as he recalls the glory days for his young daughter. In vivid detail he recounts his adv …

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Four Pictures by Emily Carr

by Nicolas Debon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: art, biography, girls & women

Emily Carr (1871-1945) was a great artist of the North West Coast of Canada. One of the few woman painters of her generation, she has been exhibited with and compared to Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo, two other great women artists whose work is finally receiving the recognition it deserves.

Emily Carr's life story is told in this highly original …

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