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  • A Privateer's Promise


    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 ...

  • Falling


    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


    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 ...

  • Under The North Star

    The Underground Railroad in Olde Sandwich Towne by

    Ruth Patterson couldn’t remember her parents who, when she was a small child were killed in a raid at Fort Malden in Amherstburg during the War of 1812. Fortunately, her parents had left her with her paternal Uncle Samuel and Aunt Elizabeth for ...

  • Check Mate!

    Two Boys Experience the Life and Death Fight for Control of the Hudson Bay Fur Trade by

    Just how did he do it? How did Pierre LeMoyne d’Iberville—alone, outgunned, and outnumbered—defy what should have been a rout for the English! Instead, he sinks a Royal Navy vessel with all hands onboard, captures a second ship, and chases off a ...