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Hoping for Home (Dear Canada Series)

Hoping for Home:  Stories of Arrival These eleven wonderful original stories of arrival introduce readers to young boys and girls who bravely face the challenges of setting into a new life in a new land. Hoping for Home includes stories by Jean Little, Kit Pearson, Brian Doyle, Paul Yee, Irene N. Watts, Ruby Slipperjack, Afua...
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These Are My Words (Dear Canada Series)

These Are My Words:  The Residential School Diary of Violet Presheens, Northern Ontario, Canada 1966 by Ruby Slipperjack ]Violet Pesheens is struggling to adjust to her new life at Residential School. She has run-ins with the other girls, she misses her Grandma, and everything she brought has been taken from her, including her name —...
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Graves of Ice (I Am Canada Series)

Graves of Ice:  The Lost Franklin Expedition, George Chambers, The Northwest Passage, 1845 A dramatic Arctic adventure set during Sir John Franklin's doomed search for the Northwest Passage George Chambers is a fourteen-year-old aboard HMS Erebus, one of two ships under the command of Sir John Franklin on his quest to discover the Northwest Passage....
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Fire in the Sky ( I Am Canada Series)

Fire in the Sky:  World War 1, Paul Townend, Over No Man's Land, 1916 Paul Townend has wanted to be a pilot ever since he saw his first plane. As soon as he turns nineteen, he leaves his farm near Winnipeg to join the Royal Naval Air Service. Within months of enlisting, he is engaging...
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