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Flight of the Griffons

Flight of the Griffons

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In Flight of the Griffons, the sequel to The Dread Crew: Pirates of the Backwoods, we follow young Missy Bullseye as she ventures from her pirate crew’s adopted Nova Scotian home base to begin probationary work terms along the road to union-certified junking. From the deep northern woods of Ontario and Quebec to the great western prairies, Missy wanders far on a secret mission—one that turns her against her own.

While tracking and spying on a blacklisted crew, Missy encounters mechanical moth …

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Wereduck

Wereduck

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Kate's family has told her that on her thirteenth birthday she'll hear the "Whooooo" call of the moon, and howl back, and become a werewolf just like them. But she doesn't want to be a werewolf. She's always felt more like a duck. On the night of her thirteenth birthday, Kate stands near her family's cabin in the backwoods of New Brunswick and hears the moon calling-but it sounds like more of a "Whooooo?" as in "Who are you?" and Kate does what she's always wanted to do-she quacks. Quack, quack, …

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Birchtown and the Black Loyalists

Birchtown and the Black Loyalists

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“Although diminished in numbers, Birchtown remains a proud symbol of the struggle by Blacks in the Maritimes and elsewhere for justice and dignity.” So says the plaque at Black Loyalist Heritage Park in Birchtown, commemorating the formerBlack slaves who fought with the British in the American Revolutionary War to gain their freedom in the form of a small plot of land near Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
In Birchtown and the Black Loyalists, Wanda Taylor recounts the incredible story of the Black L …

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Life Lines

Life Lines

The Lanier Phillips Story
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African-American serviceman Lanier Phillips was just eighteen years old when he was rescued from a sinking warship off the coast of Newfoundland in 1942 – a turn of events that transformed his life and ignited a lasting passion for civil rights. The son of sharecroppers from the Deep South, and the great-grandson of slaves, Lanier knew only hatred for white people. As a child he was told never to look a white man in the face, for fear of a lynching. His experience with the villagers of St. Law …

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Complete Anne 8 Copy Boxed Set

Complete Anne 8 Copy Boxed Set

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For more than a century, these classic novels have been enchanting readers young and old. Now, all eight books in the Anne of Green Gables series are brought together in this special collector’s edition box set. Here we can follow all the adventures of the feisty redhead with the boundless imagination—from her arrival at Green Gables through her days as the teacher at Avonlea school to her marriage to Gilbert Blythe and motherhood to six inquisitive, high-spirited children of her own. Trave …

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Pirate's Passage

Pirate's Passage

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"A thrillingly exhilarating adventure and glorious coming-of-age story, rich in both imagination and history, in perception and truth.  I couldn't put the book down."—Donald Sutherland

Nova Scotia, 1952. Not exactly the place you’d expect to run into pirates. But an old mariner, his boat driven ashore in a gale, brings with him enough stories about buccaneers and their lore to make it seem that he must have had firsthand experience of the pirate life. But how is that possible? Captain Charles …

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The Swallow: A Ghost Story

The Swallow: A Ghost Story

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 In 1960s Toronto, two girls retreat to their attics to escape the loneliness and isolation of their lives. Polly lives in a house bursting at the seams with people, while Rose is often left alone by her busy parents. Polly is a down-to-earth dreamer with a wild imagination and an obsession with ghosts; Rose is a quiet, ethereal waif with a sharp tongue. Despite their differences, both girls spend their days feeling invisible and seek solace in books and the cozy confines of their respective att …

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Butterflies Don't Lie

Butterflies Don't Lie

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Sixteen-year-old magazine quiz junkie Kelsey Sinclair wants to make this summer unforgettable by (hopefully) seducing her secret crush, Blaine Mulder. Armed with romance advice articles, Kelsey tackles true love with scientific precision, including getting a job at the seaside restaurant that overlooks the yacht club where Blaine teaches sailing.

However, visions of rendezvous on the beach are clouded when the new kitchen guy's laid back attitude and smouldering stare quickly get under her skin. …

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