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Jean Pierre Roma (French)

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This is the French translation of Jean Pierre Roma and the Company of the East of Isle-Saint Jean.

In the 1700s, Jean Pierre Roma brought settlers to carve an international trading empire out of the virgin forests of Isle St. Jean -- now known as Prince Edward Island. A successful entrepreneur in a thriving community, he saw all his accomplishments destroyed by privateers in 1745. Yet the story of Roma lives on as an inspiration and a cautionary tale to leaders and builders. This new edition of a monograph originally published in 1977 ensures that Roma is not forgotten.

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Jill MacLean

Lifelong poet and writer Jill MacLean took the literary world by storm when she began writing for children in 2008. Her honors include the Ann Connor Brimer and Red Cedar book awards, the IBBY Honor List, the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor list, and the VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers list. Nix Minus One was a White Ravens Choice, a PW "Best New Books" pick; it won the Ann Connor Brimer Award and was nominated for the CLA Young Adult Book Award.
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