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  • Little Synagogue on the Prairie

    The Building that Went for a Ride... Three Times! by

    You may never have heard of a building being lifted off its foundations and moved, not once, but three times! This is the story of the Little Synagogue, the Montefiori Institute, which was originally built in 1916. It became a gathering place for ...


  • The Railroad Adventures of Chen Sing

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    Experience the action packed adventures of Chen Sing, a teenage boy from China, who ventures far across the world to help build the transcontinental railway through the rugged Rocky Mountains. Natural disasters, wild animals and unforeseen events ...


  • Yellowbird

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    During a very special summer, Michael learns that the cabin and the lake he has known and loved throughout his childhood is a special and mysterious place that belongs to many. As he sets out one morning to catch a fish, he meets Leland Yellowbird, ...


  • Quarantine: Keep Out!

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    It is 1919. A terrible influenza epidemic has made people around the world very sick. Many did not recover. Leah, Joseph and Jacob’s mother has a bad case of “the flu.” The doctor took her away from their prairie homestead farm and placed her in ...


  • Falling

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    A worthy follow-up to her 2015 debut, Falling whisks us back to the summer of 1813 and the brief American occupation of Queenston where it explores the events leading up to Laura Secord’s historic walk of June 21. In this prequel to The Tree of ...


  • The Inventive Adventures of Oonga Frank

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    The Oonga Frank stories offer delightful and thought provoking explanations to the questions that continuously bubble to the surface of young minds. Why does this happen? What is that thing? Where does it come from? All of the Oonga Frank stories ...


  • Full Moon Lagoon

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    Best friends, Maddy and Cat spend their summers looking for action on magical Cortes Island, but they get more than they bargained for when they go lagoon-diving at midnight with Cat’s twin brother, “Draggin”. The three twelve year-olds emerge from ...


  • The Tree of Life

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    Charlotte lives with her grandfather in a house with a secret: The Tower Room. It is the one room in which she’s been forbidden to snoop. Charlotte, however, is eleven years old and has a mind of her own, and when she and her friend Henry hide ...


  • The Shiny House

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    What secrets lurk inside the house of mystery? And what is its connection to the Louis Riel Rebellion of 1885? The gigantic historical house sits forlornly on the Saskatchewan prairie, its windows boarded and heavy locks securing the doors daring ...


  • Laura's Story

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    Laura's Story is a beautiful and enduring tale of a heroic Acadian woman struggling to survive in rural Nova Scotia from the 1930s through the following decades. Life's surprises weave throughout the book, and the resilience of the characters is ...