Girls & Women

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Convictions

By Judith Silverthorne

It's 1842. 14-year-old Jennie Lawrence has been found guilty of stealing, and finds herself aboard one of the few women-only convict ships destined for Australia. Jennie had been desperate ? and, as she gets to know the other women on the convict ship - she realizes she's not ... Read more

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an underhanded sea captain and Jack?s own bragging get ... Read more

Jenneli's Dance

By Elizabeth Denny
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Jenneli Denbert will dance the Red River Jig right into your heart. Using the steps her grandma taught her, Jenneli must overcome a bad case of stage fright to perform in the Lakeside Fairâ??s jigging contest. If she wins, she will receive a trophy and ten dollars. The real ... Read more

Lady From Kent, The

By Barbara Nichol
Illustrated by Bill Pechet
Edited by Beth Follett

THE LADY FROM KENT, by Barbara Nichol, was written over a long period of time. First came a sketch, then a few verses. Then other verses came along. Nichol finished it on the coast of BC in the back kitchen of a house on Savary Island. Alone, she saw deer pass by. Unafraid. ... Read more

Outcasts of River Falls

By Jacqueline Guest

A shock is in store for well-bred young Toronto lady Kathryn when she travels to Alberta to live with her aunt.

After the death of her father, Kathryn must go to live with her Aunt Belle in Alberta in 1901. Arriving at Buffalo Hills, Kathryn is horrified to learn her new home ... Read more

Queen of the Godforsaken

By Mix Hart

Lydia Buckingham is an ice queen. She wasn’t always that way, but after her parents uprooted the family to move to an isolated and rundown farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, she has been forced to adapt this personality in order to survive in rural Saskatchewan. Despite her ... Read more

Size of a Fist

By Tara Gereaux

Living in a small working class town has never suited Addy, so after a summer working as a janitor at the local hospital, she is more than ready to move to the city. When the night before her move finally arrives, Addy’s bags are packed, she has visited all her favourite spots ... Read more

Sophie, In Shadow

By Eileen Kernaghan

It’s 1914. Sixteen year old Sophie Pritchard, orphaned two years earlier by the sinking of the SS Titanic, is about to begin a new life in the unfamiliar world of British India. For Sophie, still devastated by her parents’ death, India proves a dangerously unsettling environment. ... Read more

Taking the Reins

By Dayle Campbell Gaetz

A new life in Canada! What could be better? Plenty of land to farm and even gold to be found in the hills! Well…except Katherine’s parents aren’t farmers. Having spent everything on sailing from England to Canada and setting up their homestead, they’re struggling to ... Read more

The Hills Are Shadows

By Joan Givner

It was supposed to be a homecoming and reunion, but when Anne Tennyson Miller (Tenn to her friends and family) returns to Driftwood Bay with her new friend Una, they find a ghost town. Something has gone terribly wrong in the world. The sea is rising fast, and everyone — almost ... Read more