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43 Results
Our story : Aboriginal voices on Canada's past
Book
2004
36 available of 39 items

The lady at Batoche —Richards, David, 1953-
Book
1999
19 available of 19 items

Story of a nation : defining moments in our history.
Book
2001
9 available of 9 items

Twelve Canadian authors offer stories based on events that helped to shape the nation and explain why they believe these events to be significant.

Paradise : inspired by a true story of survival —Goodman, Joan E.
Book
2002
3 available of 3 items

In 1542, eager to escape the French Huguenot household of her harsh father, sixteen-year-old Marguerite de la Rocque sails with her equally stern uncle, the Sieur de Roberval, to the New World, where she is left alone on...

Away —Urquhart, Jane.
Book On CD
2001
5 available of 5 items

On the northern coast of Ireland, young Mary O'Malley embraces a drowning sailor washed ashore by the tide. So begins her family saga. Fleeing the great famine, she migrates across the Atlantic, through quarantine shed...

Esther —McKay, Sharon E.
Book
2004
13 available of 13 items

The fictional account of Esther Brandeau, who disguised as a boy, joined a ship's crew and became the first Jew to set foot in New France.

Kanata : a novel —Gillmor, Don.
Book
2009
7 available of 8 items

The temptations of Big Bear —Wiebe, Rudy, 1934-
Book
2003
13 available of 14 items

In 1876, Big Bear, a Plains Cree, refused to let the government push his people off their land and onto a reserve. While courageous, his stand brought starvation to his followers and tore apart the Cree community and eve...

The orenda —Boyden, Joseph, 1966- author.
Book
2013
62 available of 68 items

The Peerless Four —Patterson, Victoria.
Book
2013
2 available of 2 items

Home child —Haworth-Attard, Barbara, 1953-
Book
1996
12 available of 13 items

The shacklands —Coburn, Judith.
Book
1998
7 available of 7 items

In 1908 Jessie and her family left the slums of England for a better life in Canada. The reality is a one-room shack and the challenges of rebuilding their lives in a new country.

It's just Mary : a true story —Wright, Marilyn, 1944-
Book
2004
7 available of 7 items

The horseman's last call —Gallaher, Bill.
Book
2012
5 available of 6 items

The hydrofoil mystery —Walters, Eric, 1957-
Book
1999
22 available of 23 items

It is 1915, and Canada is embroiled in the First World War. Most of the battles may be taking place across the ocean, but Halifax is an exciting place to be. It is, perhaps, too exciting, decides William's mother. She ha...

Away a novel —Urquhart, Jane, 1949-
DAISY Sound Recording
2002
1 available of 1 items

On a small island off the Irish coast, young Mary is "away", enchanted by her encounter with a dying sailor. During the Potato Famine, she and her husband, Brian, immigrate to Canada, but the "other world" again begins t...

Our story Aboriginal voices on Canada's past —Cardinal, Tantoo, et al.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Asked to explore seminal moments in Canadian history from an Aboriginal perspective, ten authors travelled through our country's past to discover the moments that shaped our nation and its people. From a tale of Viking r...

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