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Acadians

  • Author:
    Donovan, Lois
    Summary:

    When sixteen-year-old Sarah from Toronto learns that she is to spend the summer with her grandparents in Nova Scotia, she is convinced that it will be the most tedious summer ever. She gets off to a rough start when she meets Luke, the...

  • Author:
    Bunn, T. Davis
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    The Solitary Envoy begins the glorious Heirs of Acadia series of historical novels set in the early days of the American Republic. Erica Langston's comfortable life in Georgetown is threatened when the British invade. Soon she must...

  • Author:
    Hand, Chris
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    Almost since Champlain's men first settled on St. Croix Island in 1604, the French and the English fought for control of Acadia, a huge area consisting of today's Maritime Provinces and parts of Quebec and Maine. The British assault on...

  • Author:
    Oke, Janette
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    In Acadia two young mothers, one British and one French, have become good friends, despite the enmity between their peoples. The French woman's baby girl becomes critically ill. Since the British woman has access to medical care denied...

  • Author:
    Bunn, T. Davis
    Summary:

    Former runaway Serafina Gavi has grown very close to her godly friend John Falconer. When her Venetian parents--with wom she now lives in 1834 Washington, D.C.--declare Falconer an unsuitable match, she tearfully informs him. But after...

  • Author:
    Bunn, T. Davis
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    Eager to minister to the poor, well-bred Abigail ignores her parents' warnings and ventures into the slums of London. But instead of gaining converts, she causes a scandal when she ventures into a seedy theater. To save the family...

  • Author:
    Avery, Jude
    Summary:

    This manuscript is a culmination of years of effort to reveal a 'lost chapter' in Canadian and Maritime history, a story that began with a Mi'kmaq and Basque seasonal presence on the NS Eastern Shore as early as the Sixteenth Century,...

  • Author:
    Oke, Janette, Bunn, T. Davis
    Summary:

    In 18th-century England, spiritual sisters Anne and Nicole find themselves facing different roads into the future. While Anne is settling into mannered British life, she prays for best friend Nicole, who is now planning a voyage to...

  • Author:
    Oke, Janette, Bunn, T. Davis
    Summary:

    Just before the French were expelled from Nova Scotia early in the 18th century, two women, one French, one English, became as sisters. Now their daughters Anne and Nicole are just as close, although one lives in England and the other...

  • Author:
    Roy, Réjean, Léger, Diane Carmel
    Summary:

    Deux adolescents, une Américaine et un Acadien, vivent une quête hors de l'ordinaire d'un bout à l'autre du continent. Après s'être connus lors du Congrès mondial acadien de 1994, Sara et Justin entreprennent une...

  • Author:
    Daigle, France
    Summary:

    Pour sûr c'est l'histoire de personnages attachants, Terry et Carmen, que l'on a connus dans les précédents romans de l'auteur, leurs enfants Étienne et Marianne, et toute cette humanité qui gravite autour du bar Le Babar, à Moncton -...

  • Author:
    Jefferson, Joanne
    Summary:

    Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth Evans is the privileged and naive only child of prominent New Englanders, part of a group of Planters who settled in Nova Scotia following the deportation of the Acadian people. As a teenager, she is...

  • Author:
    Roy, Réjean, Léger, Diane Carmel
    Summary:

    Deux adolescents, une Américaine et un Acadien, vivent une quête hors de l'ordinaire d'un bout à l'autre du continent. Après s'être connus lors du Congrès mondial acadien de 1994, Sara et Justin entreprennent une...

  • Author:
    McKay, Ami
    Summary:

    L'accoucheuse de Scots Bay est l'histoire de Dora Rare, la première fille Rare en cinq générations. En tant qu'enfant dans un village isolé de la Nouvelle-Écosse, sa curiosité la pousse à fréquenter Miss Babineau, une sage-femme...

  • Author:
    Cohoon, Cassie Deveaux
    Summary:

    Descended from one of the three most prominent families in Acadia, Jeanne Dugas (1731-1817) and her family lived for more than thirty years under the threat of capture and deportation by the British militia and attacks by pirates and...

  • Author:
    Belliveau, Joel
    Summary:

    The 1960s were a victorious decade for francophones in New Brunswick, who witnessed the election of the first Acadian premier and the opening of a French-language university. But in 1968, students took to the streets, demanding further...

  • Author:
    Daigle, France, Majzels, Robert
    Summary:

    For Sure is among other things a labyrinth, a maze, an exploration of the folly of numbers, a repository, a defense and an illustration of the Chiac language. Written in dazzling prose — which is occasionally interrupted by surprising...

  • Author:
    Roy, Réjean, Léger, Diane Carmel
    Summary:

    Deux adolescents, une Américaine et un Acadien, vivent une quête hors de l'ordinaire d'un bout à l'autre du continent. Après s'être connus lors du Congrès mondial acadien de 1994, Sara et Justin entreprennent une...

  • Author:
    Houde, Réal
    Summary:

    Des patriotes de 1830 à 1837 d’origine acadienne ? Est-ce vraiment une surprise après le traumatisme vécu en Acadie et l’arrivée douloureuse à Québec entre 1755 et 1759 ? Des anciens gradés de la guerre de 1812 qui changent d’allégeance...

  • Author:
    Lockerby, Earle
    Summary:

    When the fortress of Louisbourg fell to the British in 1758, the Acadians of Prince Edward Island (then known as Île Saint-Jean) were deported, sent to an unknown land thousands of kilometres away. Shipwrecks and disease took a...

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