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Prairies

  • Author:
    Sawyer, Kim Vogel
    Summary:

    Without rani or topsoil, Anna Mae Phipps and her husband Harley struggle to provide for their two young children on their family farm. With another baby on the way, Harley sells his mules and travels a hundred miles to earn money...

  • Author:
    Gareau, Robert, Therrien, Joanne
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    Au coeur du paysage grandiose des plaines de la Saskatchewan, le jeune bison Ti-Boff découvre le monde, affronte d’innombrables défis et s’élance dans des péripéties férocement drôles. Une histoire de bison comme il y en a peu, dont...

  • Author:
    Taylor, Cora
    Summary:

    In 1932, Pip Tyler and his family suffer the ravages of dust storms in southern Alberta, Canada.

  • Author:
    Coupal, Chelsea
    Summary:

    While much of small-town living remains the same: farming is always reliant on the weather regardless of new technology, after all, there is a sense of urgency and a need to escape in Chelsea’s poetry; her stories of growing up on the...

  • Author:
    Greene, Alanda
    Summary:

    In the mid-1800s, southern Alberta was dominated by the tribes of the Blackfoot Confederacy. Snake Woman, from the Blackfoot Blood tribe, was born into a life of respect and cooperation with the rhythm of the natural world, a rhythm...

  • Author:
    Kaldor, Connie, Deines, Brian
    Summary:

    Enhanced ebook featuring a narrated story by Connie Kaldor and two recorded lullabies performed by Connie Kaldor and Carmen Campagne. This gorgeously illustrated original bedtime story captures the prairies at dusk, evoking sounds of...

  • Author:
    Hutchinson, Bobby
    Summary:

    It's 1886 on the Canadian prairie, and widower Noah Ferguson desperately needs help on his farm.Annie Tompkins knows she can't go on working in Lazenby’s cotton mill in Toronto. Her little sister Betsy will die if they stay there. So...

  • Author:
    Jackson, Freda
    Summary:

    Trained as a nurse and midwife, Elizabeth Evans never wanted to help set up the fledgling town of Aspen Coulee, Alberta, but travels there with her father when he agrees to become the town doctor. Housekeeper at the Evans’ house, Ann...

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