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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CUR

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CUR

Hasiuk, Brenda

Summary: "Refugees from the Bosnian War, Lazar's family flees the Siege of Sarajevo and arrives in Winnipeg in the early 1990s. Despite various mini dramas unfolding at home, the bitter cold and a strange city and country, Lazar manages to find a place for himself at school, largely by making friends with Elle, a sassy, outspoken girl who divides her time between living with her hoarder mother and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAS

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: J FICTION CUR

Whamond, Dave

Summary: "Nick's supersized ears give him supersized powers. So when he's recruited by Super Fantastic Guy to be a sidekick -- or, as Nick prefers, a superhero assistant -- he leaps at the chance to use his powers for good. Forced to wear a goofy cape and a fanny pack, Nick discovers that being a superhero assistant isn't all it's cracked up to be. Worst of all, he solves the crimes while Super...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 WHA

Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Summary: Given a camera that takes and prints tiny pictures just before leaving for the family farm in Canada, a young girl records a vacation that gets off to a slow start, but winds up being a family reunion filled with good memories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Per

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Perki

Armstrong, Kelley

Summary: Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by the powerful St. Cloud Cabal and now the Nast Cabal as well, they're quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, it's not like they can just go to the authorities for help. All they have is the name and number of someone who might be able to give them a few answers....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ARM

Paulsen, Gary.

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

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD J PAU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC PAU

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2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAU

Summary: Explore the last 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in the graphic novel anthology, This Place: 150 Years Retold. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through magic realism, serial killings, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2019

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London, Jonathan

Summary: Paul's grandmother describes her first sugaring-off party at Tante Loulou's farmhouse where they boiled maple sap into syrup and poured it on snow to make a delicious dessert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LON

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Little, Jean

Summary: In 1916, in Uxbridge, Ontario, twelve-year-old Eliza, a Presbyterian minister's daughter, chronicles her family's experiences after her two brothers leave for Europe to fight in the war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Canada 2003

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LIT

Nelson, Colleen

Summary: "A young boy volunteering at a retirement home finds a stray dog and notices that it revives decades-old memories for a bitter resident. The boy bonds with the resident as he listens to stories about growing up in Saskatchewan during the Great Depression. Thanks to his new friend and his canine companion, the elderly man is able to pass away peacefully, immersed in fond memories of his youth."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NEL

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin

Summary: Twelve-year-old Felix's appearance on a television game show reveals that he and his mother have been homeless for a while, but also restores some of his faith in other people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: "The Aldens are on a special vacation up north to see the Calgary Stampede -- a cowboy celebration of Canada's frontier spirit! There's a parade through the streets of Calgary, a spectacular stage show, and plenty of fun things to do. But behind the scenes at the festival, an important piece of jewelry goes missing. Can the Boxcar Children find the thief before the big show is ruined?"--Jacket...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WAR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WAR

George, K. (Kallie)

Summary: The charming first book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she first arrives at Green Gables. Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert need help on their farm, so they've adopted what they hope will be a sturdy, helpful boy. Instead, Matthew finds Anne awaiting him at the train station imaginative, brash, redheaded Anne-with-an-e. With her place at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GEO

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

Armstrong, Kelley.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Maya suspects there may be a relationship between her paw-print birthmark, her connection with wild animals, and strange events occurring in her tiny Vancouver Island community, where a medical research facility harbors big secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION ARM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ARM

Beha, Eileen.

Summary: Lost at sea while sailing with his wealthy owners, a Yorkshire terrier washes up, nearly dead, in a village on Prince Edward Island where he is nursed back to health by a lonely widow and is befriended by a fox and an abandoned waif who is also struggling to find a home for herself somewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BEH

Jocelyn, Marthe

Summary: Malou, a mixed-race orphan, is on her own for the first time, trying to discover her parents' identities.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Audio 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CD-YA FIC JOC

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATI

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: While acting as a snowboard, Stanley Lambchop gets carried away by a strong wind, sending him and his new friend Nick on a cross-country Canadian adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PEN

Olmstead, Kathleen.

Summary: An abridged version of the adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Set Olmstead 2006

Jocelyn, Marthe

Summary: Malou, a mixed-race orphan, is on her own for the first time, trying to discover her parents' identities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JOC

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew tackles a mystery professional detectives failed to solve--finding a valuable centuries-old message in a hollow oak tree in Illinois.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1935

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KEE

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