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Harbour Thieves

by Bill Freeman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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The adventures of Meg and John Bains continue with an exciting story of kids living by their wits in the Toronto of 1875. The fifth book in Bill Freeman's award-winning series finds 14-year-old Meg and her 12-year-old brother Jamie in search of work to help support their family. Jamie starts selling newspapers in the street and falls in with a gang …

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Anne's House Of Dreams

by L. M. Montgomery
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: country life, love & romance

Anne and her young husband, Dr. Gilbert Blythe, embark on an eventful life at the Four Winds Harbour.

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Anne Of Windy Poplars

by L. M. Montgomery
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: adolescence, country life

Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of Summerside--and they quickly let Anne know she is not the person they had wanted as principal of Summerside High School. But as she settles into the c …

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My Name is Paula Popowich!

by Monica Hughes, illustrated by Leoung O'Young
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: marriage & divorce

For Paula Herman, 11 going on 12, life is pretty straightforward - until the summer her mother decides to move to Edmonton. There Paula begins to unravel the mystery of her past and things begin to get complicated. Why does her mother refuse to talk about it? What has happened to the handsome man in the photograph - the man she knows must be her f …

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Teach Me to Fly, Skyfighter!

and other stories

by Paul Yee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: asian american

With Samson's butterfly kite flat on the ground and her own kite soaring, Sharon thought of shouting, "Okay, Samson Wong, you big-mouth. Let's see you fly your wonderful kite. Big wings will do it every time, right?"
But now that she had her chance to get even with Samson, Sharon didn't feel like fighting. She was happy just watching her kite pull …

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Trouble at Lachine Mill

by Bill Freeman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods

Meg and Jamie Bains spend twelve hours a day sewing shirts in a loud, dim room filled with row after row of poor women and children tending their sewing machines. They're lucky to have the work.
In the 1870s Canada suffers from a terrible Depression, and the Bains have travelled the country looking for work since their father died, finally ending …

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Anne Of The Island

by L. M. Montgomery
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: adolescence, country life

New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads for Redmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport and frivolous new pal Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled with surprises...incl …

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Life In New France

by Neering-Garrod
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867)

Life In New France is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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