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Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead

Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: military & wars, canada, historical

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brock was a charismatic leader who won the respect not only of his own troops, but also of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh and even men among his enemy. His motto could well have been ’speak loud and look big.’ Although this attitude earned him a reputation for brashness, it also ena …

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My Life with the Salmon

by Diane Jacobson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: science & technology, aboriginal & indigenous, environmental conservation & protection

Diane "Honey" Jacobson's latest book is an important comment about First Nations efforts to save the salmon and her personal youthful journey to find meaning and a sense of place in life. Like the style in her first book My Life in a Kwagu'l Big House, Diane's style in My Life with the Salmon is full of action, amazing adventures and fascinating co …