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Kate's Ring

by Donna Grassby
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: coming of age

An industrial town where smoke laden with reddish-orange dust from the steel plant darkens the sky. A place where it's not easy to raise a family, especially one with its fair share of problems. But thirteen-year-old Kate takes on the responsibility and tries to keep her embattled family going. And it's Kate, in the end, who thinks she can get her …

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Where the River Narrows

Canadian Historical Brides

by Kathy Fischer-Brown & Genevieve Montcombroux
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

For many Loyalists during the American War for Independence, the perilous journey to Canada is just the beginning of a long and arduous struggle to find a new home and a new life amid the upheavals of war and separation, death and privation. For Elisabeth Van Alen, it also means finding new strength and the will to survive in a new country.

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Envy the Wind

Canadian Historical Brides

by Anita Davison & Victoria Chatham
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

Grace MacKinnon’s widowhood promises little but a life of drudgery under her father-in-law’s oppressive rule. When quiet rebellion turns to opportunity, she books passage on an Atlantic steamer only to face near disaster in Halifax harbour. Her future looks doomed from the start until with the help of a sympathetic stranger, she arrives on Prin …

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The Left Behind Bride

Canadian Historical Brides

by Mahrie G. Reid
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

Maggie Conrad’s husband of ten days is sent overseas in WW1 and never comes home. A second suitor is lost at sea in Nova Scotia’s August Gale. Turning thirty, and on her own, she resolves to make a life for her herself and her younger brother, Ivan. Against her wishes, Ivan goes to work for the rum runners and operates a surf boat bringing ship …

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On a Stormy Primeval Shore

Canadian Historical Brides

by Diane Scott Lewis & Nancy M. Bell
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

In 1784, Englishwoman Amelia Latimer sails to the new colony of New Brunswick in faraway Canada. She’s to marry a man chosen by her soldier father. Amelia is repulsed by her betrothed, refuses to marry, then meets the handsome Acadian trader, Gilbert, a man beneath her in status. Gilbert must protect his mother who was attacked by an English sold …

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Fly Away Snow Goose (Nits’it’ah Golika Xah)

Canadian Historical Brides

by Juliet Waldron & John Wisdomkeeper
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

Yaotl and Sascho splashed along the shores of the becha spears hefted, watching for the flash of fin to rise to the surface and sparkle in the sunlight. Tender feelings, barely discovered, flushed their faces. Waving their spears they laughed and teased one another with sprays of newly melted ice water. In the distance, the warning about the kw'aht …

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The Volcanic Rose

Time Rose

by Renee Duke
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: ancient civilizations, time travel

The medallion has found the one it seeks. In Italy to attend a family wedding, Paige, Dane, and Jack’s final time trip takes them to a waiting Varteni, who is living in Herculaneum in the path of an already rumbling Mt. Vesuvius. But getting Varteni and her two young charges to safety is the least of their worries. They’re not the only ones to …

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Landmark Roses

Canadian Historical Brides

by Marie Rafter, assisted by Margaret Kyle
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

Elsie Nuefeld loves to sit on her porch and watch the children grow in the Mennonite community near Landmark, MB. Returning to the area after moving to Paraguay for a time, Elsie is happy to be living on the wild rose dotted prairie of south-eastern Manitoba. Her granddaughters are growing up and getting married, it's an exciting time. If you enjoy …

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Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies

Canadian Historical Brides

by Suzanne de Montigny
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, canada

French-Canadian soldier, Napoleon, proposes to Lea during WWI, promising golden fields of wheat as far as the eye can see. After the armistice, he sends money for her passage, and she journeys far from her family and the conveniences of a modern country to join him on a homestead in Saskatchewan. There, she works hard to build their dream of a pros …

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Barkerville Beginnings

Canadian Historical Brides

by A.M. Westerling
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: canada, historical

Faced with financial ruin and the loss of her good name, Rose Chadwick decides to make a new start for herself and her young daughter Hannah in the rough and tumble gold rush town of Barkerville, British Columbia. However, making a new life is not so easy when it’s built on lies. And, long suppressed emotions within her are stirred when she meets …

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