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When calls the heart (Canadian West series. #1.)
By Janette Oke. 1983
A lovely eastern schoolteacher from a well-to-do family heads for the Canadian frontier convinced that she will never fall for…any of the rough and rowdy adventurers of the West. But she forgets her conviction after meeting Wynn Delaney, a handsome Royal Canadian Mountie. Followed by "When comes the spring" (DC07695). 1983. (Canadian west ; 1)
Spring's gentle promise (Seasons of the heart. #4.)
By Janette Oke. 1989
Joshua Jones has taken over the family farm and it is now his responsibility to look after Grandpa and Uncle…Charlie. Times are hard and Josh has to leave the family farm to look for other work. However his faith in God and the loving support of family and friends sees him through the dark times. Sequel to "Winter is not forever" (DC20460). 1989.
Box socials: a novel
By W. P Kinsella. 1991
Jamie O'Day reminisces about Truckbox Al McClintock as he describes the the various people who inhabited the area around Edmonton…in the 1940s, and the courtships, weddings, fights, dances and box socials that were a part of their daily lives. 1991.
They called her Mrs. Doc (Women of the West ; #5)
By Janette Oke. 1992
Cassie falls in love with an intern and their future looks bright until he discloses his intention of practicing medicine…on the Western frontier. Cassie must face many uncertainties in her new role as a doctor's wife. Sequel to "A woman named Damaris" (DC11272), followed by "Measure of a heart". 1992. (Women of the West ; 5)
A searching heart (Prairie legacy. #2.)
By Janette Oke. 1998
High school senior Virginia Simpson draws on all her faith as she deals with her sister's difficult pregnancy, decides to…remain home instead of leaving for college, and comes to grips with the loss of her longtime boyfriend. Then her friend is involved in a near-fatal auto accident. Sequel to "The tender years", followed by "A Quiet Strength" (DC22379). 1998. (Prairie legacy series ; 2)
La petite poule d'eau (Compact Ser. #No. 48)
By Gabrielle Roy. 1980
La Poule d'eau est une contrée doucement sauvage située au Nord-Ouest du Manitoba. Sauvage par sa végétation et son climat,…c'est toutefois un pays hautement humanisé, par la qualité d'amour, de solidarité et de mansuétude qui caractérise ses rares habitants. c1950, 1980.
Un oiseau dans la maison: le cycle de Manawaka
By Margaret Laurence, Christine Klein-Lataud. 2010
A l'âge ingrat de douze ans, Vanessa MacLeod vacille au bord du gouffre séparant l'enfance de l'adolescence. Prise entre ces…deux mondes, celle qui déteste le fait d'être si jeune grandit dans une imposante maison de briques où elle est un témoin privilégié de la vie qui bat au sein du nid familial. En huit histoires qui forment autant d'étapes d'un parcours menant à l'âge adulte et jalonné d'épreuves, de petits miracles et de grands deuils, elle se fera la chroniqueuse d'un clan fascinant, miné par la maladie et la folie. -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: A bird in the house.
By Maggie Siggins. 2016
A story of the complicated, fragile and sometimes fatal relations between Indigenous people and settlers in Northern Saskatchewan in the…1920s. Aboriginal spiritual traditions are beginning to cross paths with the construction of a residential school, and ancient acts of violent vengeance are shaping the trajectory of events in the town 200 years later. The conflicts between Aboriginals and settlers, Protestants and Catholics, young and old, traditional and progressive, material and spiritual, all shape life in the little Northern community. 2016.
By Sharon Butala. 2015
In this epic story of The West, now long gone, we witness Sophie's journey from underloved child in religion-bound rural…Quebec, to headstrong young woman, to exhausted homesteader, to deserted bride and mother, to independent businesswoman finding her way in a hostile, if beautiful, landscape. 2015.
By Connie Gault. 2015
In a drought-ridden Saskatchewan of the 1930s, self-possessed, enigmatic Elena Huhtala finds herself living alone, a young Finnish woman in…a community of Swedes in the small village of Trevna. Her mother has been dead for many years, and her father, burdened by the hardships of drought, has disappeared, and the eighteen-year-old is an object of pity and charity in her community. But when a stranger shows up at a country dance, Elena needs only one look and one dance before jumping into his Lincoln Roadster, leaving the town and its shocked inhabitants behind. 2015.
By Adele Dueck. 2011
It's 1908, and twelve year old Erik faces the challenges of adapting to pioneer life on the Canadian prairie, and…understanding what's really going on in his family. Grades 5-8. 2011.
Runner (Lorimer Sidestreets Ser.)
By Peter McPhee. 1999
Kyle's fourteen-year-old sister has run away; haunted by the idea that her disappearance is his fault, he sets off to…track her down. His search takes him to an underworld of abandoned buildings and after-hours bars, street kids and a way of life he never knew existed. As Kyle uncovers clues to his sister's whereabouts, he realizes her life is in grave danger. A dark, suspenseful look at Calgary's street scene. 1999.
The projectionist: a novel
By Michael Helm. 1997
Toss Raymond is a highschool teacher in the small town of Mayford, Saskatchewan. It's been a year since his wife…left him and he beat up the neighbour he thought she'd had an affair with but the people of the town can't forget. Now Toss has fallen in with two troublesome newcomers in town and the police are investigating him. He has to decide whether he wants to follow his heart or return to his idea of "home." c1997.
Dust-ship glory: based on a true story
By Andreas Schroeder. 1986
In the heart of the Canadian dustbowl, Tom Sukanen builds himself an ocean-going cargo steamer. Tension mounts as the local…authorities and the RCMP are pressed to stop Tom's madness. Some strong language. 1986.
By John L Parr. 1978
The third temptation: a novel
By Charles Templeton. 1980
Jimmy Coulter is a multi-millionaire, but there still lingers the memories of a childhood in a small Saskatchewan town. As…his reputation and his life's work is threatened, Coulter must struggle to keep his faith. c1980.
It's hardly worth talkin' if you're goin' to tell the truth
By Ted Stone. 1987
Sparky introduces the reader to the best story tellers in Deer River: Ruby Maxwell, the town historian; Tom Hannah, the…wily horse trader; and Grandpa Anderson. All tell surprising whoppers about small town and rural life. c1987.
Cowboys don't cry
By Marilyn Halvorson. 1984
The story of Shane Morgan and of a stormy relationship with his father that builds to a dramatic climax at…a local rodeo. Junior and Senior High. Followed by "Cowboys don't quit". 1984.
The selena tree: a novel
By Patricia Joudry. 1980
A romantic saga, set in a small Alberta town, that spans four generations. In the 1800s, a destitute opera singer…marries a meek storekeeper. Her dreams of a career frustrate her life. Some descriptions of sex. 1980. (New Canadian library ; no. 161)
Gophers don't pay taxes
By Mervyn J Huston. 1981