Tag Archives: Canada

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

One Christmas in Lunenburg

Author: Amy Bennet Publisher: Lorimer Product Description Do the animals know it’s Christmas Eve? It’s Christmas Eve on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, and nine-year-old Rachel and her younger brother, Nathan, are caught up in the excitement of the season. This year, Rachel is less interested in coloured lights and gifts than finding out whether the […]

“What’s Happening to Me?” A guide to puberty

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

Elijah Of Buxton (Newbery Honor Book)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He’s best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change […]

A Pioneer Christmas: Celebrating in the Backwoods in 1841

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Barbara Greenwood Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Book Description Combining fiction and nonfiction, this dramatic story set in the snowy backwoods follows the Robertson family as they prepare for Christmas in 1841. They are excitedly expecting visitors from afar. But as a winter storm begins to rage, the family fears for […]

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up

Rating: (113 reviews) Author: L. Frank Baum Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has created a pop-up version of Dorothy’s adventures in Oz that fans will find hard to resist. Modeling his depictions of Dorothy, the […]

The Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H.L. Ross Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description From the dangerous voyage across the Atlantic through the first harsh winter to the delicious Thanksgiving feast, all the excitement and wonder of the Pilgrims’ first year in America is captured in this vivid retelling that is perfect for the […]