Atlantic Canadian collection

  • Author:
    MacDonald, Hugh R.
    Summary:

    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...

  • Author:
    Sandor, Steven
    Summary:

    All Andy can think about is getting a chance to make the national swim team. He practises constantly to get his swim time down and he's saving money to pay the competition fees by working part-time at a comic book store. When a...

  • Author:
    Sawler, Harvey
    Summary:

    Three generations after the Irving family arrived in Canada from Scotland, the name K. C. Irving hit the Forbes top billionaires list, making K. C. one of the richest men in the world and the most powerful businessperson in Canada. But...

  • Author:
    Boateng, Johnny
    Summary:

    KaLeah has just moved from Halifax to the small town of Trail, B.C. KaLeah's a natural at baseball, and it's what she loves to do most. But she is excluded and bullied by Nikki and her clique, the popular Valley Girls, because...

  • Author:
    Campbell, Marlene
    Summary:

    Travel back in time to when Christmas was a simple affair: children were content to receive an apple, an orange, or a piece of barley candy in their stockings; clothes, meals, and decorations were all homemade; and it was time spent...

  • Author:
    McDougall, Carol
    Summary:

    Set in a small northern town, under the mythical shadow of the Sleeping Giant, Wake the Stone Man follows the complicated friendship of two girls coming of age in the 1960s. Molly meets Nakina, who is Ojibwe and a survivor of the...

  • Author:
    Richardson, Evelyn M.
    Summary:

    In We Keep A Light, Evelyn M. Richardson describes how she and her husband brought tiny Bon Portage Island and built a happy life there for themselves and their three children. On an isolated lighthouse station off the southern tip of...

  • Author:
    Atkinson, Dave
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Kate, who belongs to a family of werewolves in rural New Brunswick, thinks she'd rather turn into a duck each full moon--that is if a werewolf-hunting journalist doesn't track down her family first!

  • Author:
    Hood, David
    Summary:

    On an October night in 1899 the body of a city councilman is found under a Halifax wharf. Detective Inspector Culligan Baxter embarks on an investigation that takes him along a path of connections and corruption, linking some of the...

  • Author:
    Kent, Jennifer McGrath
    Summary:

    A summer hike in the New Brunswick woods turns into a nightmare when Shawn and his friends find themselves trapped by a raging forest fire. Now their only chance for survival may be the legendary White Caves...but can they find them in...

  • Author:
    Vernon, Steve
    Summary:

    Steve Vernon has another collection of classic, bone-chilling tales to tell. Steve takes readers from one end of New Brunswick to the other, unearthing dark tales of strange happenings along the way-from the headless ghost that haunts...

  • Author:
    Fitzpatrick, Jamie
    Summary:

    Derek is forty-one years old. His girlfriend has just left him, his father, a local DJ, is about to go to court, and his rec hockey team is up in arms about a TV reporter's attempts to glorify their weekly games. When Derek's half-...

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