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Amazing Stories from Heritage House Publishing!

Created by hgdistribution
  • Age: 9 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 10
tagged: short reads, nonfiction, history
Looking for quick Canadian reads about cats, dogs, gold hunters, lawmakers, shipwrecks, western Canadian history, and many others subjects? Check out the Amazing Stories from Heritage House Publishing!

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CSI Alberta

The Secrets of Skulls and Skeletons

by Peter B. Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: law & crime

Ten gripping tales of murder and missing persons show how skulls and skeletons reveal their secrets to forensic investigators. A skull is found on a scree slope high above the mirror-calm waters of Spray Lakes. Bones rumoured for years to be buried in a Medicine Hat backyard are finally dug up. The trussed and tortured skeletal remains of an unknow …

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Prairie Murders

Mysteries, Crimes and Scandals

by Peter B. Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: law & crime

These eight true tales explore the dark side of 20th-century prairie history. A Saskatchewan farmhouse is burned to the ground to conceal the brutal murders of a family of seven. A German prisoner-of-war camp in Medicine Hat is the scene of savage Nazi killings. A convicted killer is given a day pass out of prison for his birthday, only to escape a …

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More Great Cat Stories

Incredible Tales About Exceptional Cats

by Roxanne Willems Snopek
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
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The bond between cats and their people comes to the fore in these charming true stories. Cinders shows her young owner that she is more than her fears and insecurities. Mr. Morris' love of people makes him a winner as a therapy cat. A stray named Kitty finds a new owner and gives him a reason to live. Poignant and heartwarming, these stories will b …

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More Great Dog Stories

Inspirational Tales About Exceptional Dogs

by Roxanne Willems Snopek
edition: Paperback
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These are tales about people who turned around the lives of their dogs, and dogs who turned around the lives of their people. A retired greyhound named Blaster learns about life beyond the racetrack. Jovi, a fearful border collie, discovers the joys of human and canine companionship. A service dog named Blue opens doors for her owner, a quadriplegi …