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Freedom Bound

By Jean Rae Baxter

In this, the final instalment of Jean Rae Baxter's best-selling young adult trilogy, eighteen-year-old Charlotte sails from Canada to Charleston in the beleaguered Thirteen Colonies to join her new husband Nick. During these final months of the American Revolution, she must ... Read more

Railroad of Courage

By Dan Rubenstein
With Nancy Dyson

Born on a cotton plantation in South Carolina, twelve-year-old Rebecca knows only slavery. But when Grower Brown decides to sell her father to a plantation downriver, Rebecca convinces her parents to run away with her on the Underground Railroad to Canada. Led by the famous ... Read more

The People and Josh Wilson

By John Reid

Josh Wilson’s high school history project sends him stumbling into a parallel world where the Native American people have not been displaced by colonists. Instead, the people thrive in a powerful domain and coexist with small colonies in Massachusetts and New York. Josh has ... Read more

Way Lies North, The

By Jean Rae Baxter

This young adult historical novel focuses on Charlotte and her family, Loyalists who are forced to flee their home in the Mohawk Valley as a result of the violence of the “Sons of Liberty” during the American Revolution. At the beginning, fifteen-year-old Charlotte Hooper ... Read more

Winds of L’Acadie

By Lois Donovan

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 nephew of her grandmother’s friend, and ... Read more