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  • Auteur:
    MacDonald, Hugh R.
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    Set in a 1920s coal-mining town, 13-year-old JW Donaldson is a good student with a bright future. As school ended for the year in 1926, JW was looking forward to summer. His father works in the mine, and there is a lot of talk around...

  • Auteur:
    Barcelo, François
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    Depuis ce matin, Momo de Sinro est enfin en vacances. Évidemment, Momo de Sinro n’est pas son véritable nom : Momo est le surnom de Maurice Monette, Sinro l’abréviation de Saint-Romain-des-Champs, le village où il habite. Mais puisque...

  • Auteur:
    Little, Jean
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    Victoria Cope's family takes in a "Home Child", an orphaned or abandoned child from England brought to Canada to work as farm labourers or domestic servants at the turn of the century. Mary Anna is a sad, quiet child, who Victoria...

  • Auteur:
    D'Adamo, Francesco
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    Iqbal, a 13-year-old boy, fights for children's liberation. Bravely, he speaks out against children working long hours in carpet factories in Pakistan.

  • Auteur:
    Dickens, Charles
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    David Copperfield traces the eponymous hero from misery in the Salem House Academy and drudgery in his stepfather's business, to his escape to Dover and an eccentric aunt where he transforms his life.

  • Auteur:
    Walters, Eric
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    When the school principal announces a new uniform policy, Ian is pressured to fight the decision. His best friend Julia is determined to get him to protest the policy, but the principal is equally determined to convince Ian uniforms are...

  • Auteur:
    Walters, Eric
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    Lorsque le directeur de l'école annonce une nouvelle politique relative aux uniformes, les amis d'Ian font pression sur lui pour qu'il s'y oppose. Sa meilleure amie Julia l'incite fortement à protester, mais le directeur est également...

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