Juvenile Fiction, Historical
by K.A. Meechan
Walter is a rat of the Norway Clan, with an ancient lineage going back millions of years and across continents. When his clan settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, hundreds of years ago, they quickly made it their home, with their burrows and lifestyle ...
Heart of the Hudson
by Tracey Brown
It’s 1843, and siblings Cara and Will have no one but each other. Their father is somewhere in the New World and their mother disappeared after their home was destroyed in the Highland Clearances. To escape their orphaned situation, Will lies about ...
South Bentinck Summer
by Alvin Gauthier
If you fly an hour or so from Vancouver to Bella Coola, South Bentinck Arm isn’t that much farther away. But this inlet on British Columbia’s Central Coast is an otherworldly place where encounters with bowhead whales, pesky porcupines and devil’s ...
Back in My Day
Evelyn's 1920's by Lauren Waite and Emily Bruce
What was life like a hundred years ago? Evelyn remembers, and she has amazing stories to tell. The 1920s were full of new music and new inventions. Come along for the ride to learn about the Roaring Twenties! Told in rhyming verse, this ...
Grandpa, What's a Super Skunk?
by Marcia Douglas
Across our country, there are numerous historic steam railroads that transport passengers through beautiful landscapes and stunning vistas. The steam railroad in my town, Ft. Bragg, CA, is no exception. Built in the late 1800's to carry lumber from ...
A Privateer's Promise
by Marcia E. Barss
Liza is the nine-year-old daughter of Joseph Barss Jr., captain of the privateer schooner Liverpool Packet. Her father promised she could sail with him sometime, but he won’t take her when he’s privateering, chasing and capturing American merchant ...
Sisters Learn Traditional Foods = The Oolichan Fish
by Samantha Beynon
For the first time, Author Samantha Beynon and Illustrator Lucy Trimble were able to create a rich traditional Children’s book that relates to their Nisga’a Ancestry surrounding the oolichan Fish. This story may be fiction; however, it tells many ...
An Historical Fantasy by John Boos
A little horse in prehistoric times is transformed into a mythical being—a Unicorn—by a blue light that emanates from a crater on the moon, remnant of an Ancient Civilisation. Blessed with unusual powers of travel across countries and continents, ...
Daniel: The Age of Discovery
by Peter Pactor
Daniel French is the twelve-year old son of one of the world’s wealthiest men. Daniel may be rich in resources, but he is definitely poor in emotional ties with people and practically bankrupt in social skills. Ignored by his parents and mistreated ...
by Tahirih Stube
Aleppo is one of the oldest cities in the world, and before the war it was full of life and colour. Leaving Aleppo was written as an effort to bring about awareness and contribute to international efforts that aid Syrian children and their ...