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Storm Child

by Brenda Bellingham
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook eBook Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 15
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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Was she Isobel or was she the Storm Child? How could she decide? Who would give her the answer?
Isobel is the daughter of a Scottish father and a Peigan Indian mother and her heart is pulled in two directions. Hating her father for returning to Scotalnd rather than coming home to Fort Edmonton, Isobel decides to go and live with her Peigan grnadpa …

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Harbour Thieves

by Bill Freeman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • 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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More Kids in the Kitchen

Metric Munchies for Junior Cooks

by Ferrier, Shannon & Shuttleworth, Tamara, foreword by Elizabeth Baird
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
tagged: canadian, cooking & food, quick & easy

More Kids in the Kitchen is a cookbook for young readers who first discovered the fun and excitement of cooking in Kids in the Kitchen.

Authors Shannon Ferrier and Tamara Shuttleworth present over forty ethnic and traditional recipes in this new collection for kids who love to learn how to cook. Junior chefs (and their parents)will be delighted wit …

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What's a Friend?

by Satu Repo, photographs by Dille, Lutz
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: friendship

What happens when a new kid moves into your neighbourhood--a new kid who looks different from all your other friends?
Fernanda is excited when Emily moves into her downtown Portuguese neighbourhood. With her blond hair and blue eyes, Emily is the "real" Canadian friend Fernanda has always dreamed of--or is she? The school variety show gives both g …

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A Guide to The Last Voyage of the Scotian

by Barbara Sproule
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: reading skills

This guide is for teachers at the senior elementary and early secondary levels who want to use Bill Freeman's book The Last Voyage of the Scotian in classes in English and in Canadian history.
The book includes a brief introduction to Bill Freeman's background, an extensive section on teaching approaches and strategies, an essay on shipping in Can …