Historical

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21 Days in October

By Magali Favre

This work of historical fiction deals with the occupation of Quebec by the Canadian Army and the massive imprisonment of French-speaking Canadian artists and trade unionists, based on the pretext of two political kidnappings.

 

In October 1970, 21 days was the legal limit, under ... Read more

Slash

By Jeannette Armstrong

Slash is Jeannette Armstrong's first novel. It poignantly traces the struggles, pain and alienation of a young Okanagan man who searches for truth and meaning in his life. Recognized as an important work of literature, Slash is used in high schools, colleges and universities. ... Read more

The Adventures of Radisson 2

By Martin Fournier

The next installment in the series, this book follows the young, 17th-century explorer Pierre-Esprit Radisson from North America to France and back, with plenty of excitement along the way
 
After spending two years with his new Iroquois family, Radisson escapes and sails across ... Read more

The Spoon Asylum

By Caroline Misner

It is the summer of 1933 and young Haven Cattrell, seeking work, finds himself abandoned in the small northern Ontario town of Davisville. At an exclusive summer camp for girls he befriends Wetherby Moss and his son Jude who introduce him to the joys and heartaches of jazz. ... Read more

To See the Stars

By Jan Andrews
Illustrated by Tara Bryan

In her deeply-affecting final novel, acclaimed children's writer and storyteller Jan Andrews gives us Edie Murphy – an indomitable and engaging heroine on the cusp of womanhood. The novel moves from Edie's remote Newfoundland outport to St. John's and finally to New York City's ... Read more