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By Louise Penny. 2010
On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On… his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. Some strong language and some descriptions of violence. c2010.
By Richardo Keens-Douglas. 2004
Three magical tales retold for middle readers: enter the richly magical world of Tales from the Isle of Spice and… visit a bottomless lake where an enchanted princess lives; try your luck against the sinister woman who walks in moonlight stalking souls; catch a glimpse of the mysterious boy with an angelic face whose scarred body hides beneath the waves. Grades 3-6. Winner of the 2005 Golden Oak Award. 2004.
By Maureen Jennings. 2010
1873, Nova Scotia. A storm has wrecked a ship on the shores of a fishing village, and people work bravely… to rescue the crew - but many die. When young Will Murdoch and the local priest examine the bodies, they discover gold and diamonds. They suspect that the shipwreck was not responsible for all the deaths. Some descriptions of violence. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. 2010.
By Eric Walters. 2009
Slacker Edward fakes a learning disability to gain a special-education designation in school. But instead of lowering his parents' expectations,… Edward ends up working harder than ever. A high-interest, low-vocabulary book. Grades 5-8. 2009.
From the age of eight, Roberta Bondar knew she wanted to be an astronaut. In January 1992 she made Canadian… history when she became the first Canadian woman, and first neurologist, to go into space on board Discovery. The story of her journey to become a leading astronaut is a fascinating tale of dedication, commitment, and courage. Grades 4-7. 2004.
By Frances Itani. 2011
Northern France, World War I. Luc Caron sees three airplanes in a dogfight, with one flipping over and the pilot… falling to his death. In 1928, the Greenwoods of Canada, whose pilot son has been missing for 11 years, receive a package from England. How is the mystery of the missing pilot solved, bringing peace to Luc and to the pilot’s parents? Based on a true story. High interest, low vocabulary. 2011.
By Joy Fielding. 2011
A noise wakes Kathy Brown from a dream where she was about to kiss Michael, her high school boyfriend, who… was much more exciting than her husband Jack is. Hearing whispers, she gets up only to feel a gun at her head - two men are in the house, forcing Kathy and her husband into a living nightmare where Kathy also faces her real feelings about her husband. The outcome surprises everyone, most of all Kathy herself. Some descriptions of violence. High interest/low vocabulary book. Winner of the 2013 Golden Oak Award. 2011.
By Gail E Vaz-Oxlade. 2010
The author will show you how to make your money work for you. Budgeting, saving, and getting your debt paid… off have never been so easy to understand or to do. 2010.
By Ferguson Plain. 2003
Dakota's friends had never seen frybread before, so Dakota explains how it is made. Frybread, scone, bannock, or gullet -… there are as many ways to call it as there is to make it. 2003.