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Hatchet —Paulsen, Gary, author.
337 available of 363 items

After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divor...

The boy who walked backwards —Sures, Ben, 1967- author.
24 available of 27 items

The boy who walked backwards is a moving story about a young Ojibway boy, Leo, and his family in Serpent River First Nation. Leo's life turns to darkness when forced to attend residential school. Back home for Christma...

Prisoner of Dieppe : WWII —Brewster, Hugh.
31 available of 37 items

Salma the Syrian chef —Ramadan, Ahmad Danny, author.
7 available of 15 items

"Salma and her mother live in an apartment at a Vancouver Welcome Center, a home vastly different from their native Syria, where Salma's father still resides. When she thinks about him, "Salma's heart aches like a tiny f...

From far away —Munsch, Robert N., 1945- author.
133 available of 146 items

"When Saoussan immigrated with her family from war-torn Lebanon, she was only seven years old. This picture book tells the story of how she had to adjust to her new home in Canada. She describes the frustration of not un...

Stolen child —Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk.
34 available of 37 items

Nadia arrives in Canada after the end of World War II, from the displaced person's camp where she has spent the last five years. But troubling memories and dreams begin to haunt her. Who is she really? She sees image...

The littlest sled dog —Kusugak, Michael.
51 available of 54 items

A little dog named Igvillu dreams of being a sled dog in the North.

Good morning, Canada —Beck, Andrea, 1956- author.
55 available of 63 items

"Good morning to friends from coast to coast to coast! As the pages turn on bright landscapes and changing seasons across the country, rhyming text cheerily greets the sights and sounds of a Canadian day"--Back cover.

The moccasins —Einarson, Earl, 1962-
46 available of 50 items

The story of a young aboriginal foster child who is given a special gift of moccasins by his foster mother. Her gift of warmth and thoughtfulness helps her young foster child by encouraging self-esteem, acceptance and lo...

The orange shirt story —Webstad, Phyllis, author.
97 available of 102 items

"This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to the residential school for the first time. On her fi...

The button necklace —Harrison, Troon.
21 available of 23 items

In September 1914 ten-year-old Millie's father goes to England to join the war effort and she is sent to a new school where she'll be expected to learn languages, dancing, and lady-like deportment. She also gets involved...

Migrant —Trottier, Maxine.
19 available of 19 items

Star in the storm —Harlow, Joan Hiatt.
12 available of 12 items

In 1912, fearing for the safety of her beloved Newfoundland dog Sirius because of a new law outlawing non-sheepherding dogs in her Newfoundland village, twelve-year-old Maggie tries to save him by keeping him hidden.

A stranger at home : a true story —Jordan-Fenton, Christy.
115 available of 117 items

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

Thea Stilton and the Niagara splash —Stilton, Thea, author.
35 available of 45 items

The Thea Sisters are taking a trip to Canada! They have been invited to do some bird-watching with a group of friends. The girls are enjoying learning more about Canada and their love for hockey. But during their trip, o...

Tale of a great white fish : a sturgeon story —De Vries, Maggie.
12 available of 13 items

Follows the adventures of Big Fish, a 177-year-old sturgeon living in British Columbia's Fraser River, who during her very long life endures and survives such catastrophes as rock slides, lake drainages, and sport fisher...

Hurry freedom —Wishinsky, Frieda.
39 available of 42 items

Emily and Matt must evade ruthless slave catchers during the time of the Underground Railroad.

On the case —Wishinsky, Frieda.
21 available of 25 items

Matt and Emily discover a rough, tough western town simmering with tension between the Ktunaxa people and settlers. Will they be able to help Mountie Sam Steele clear two innocent men charged with murder, and stay out of...

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