Posts Tagged "Northwest Territories"

Arctic Thunder by Robert Feagan

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Book Reviews, Northwest Territories | 0 comments

Summary: A prominent part of the St. Albert, Alberta champion Lacrosse team, Mike and his teammates are devastated when his RCMP dad Ben is transferred to Inuvit, Northwest Territories. Mike is even more upset when he finds out what his parents neglected to tell him – there is no Lacrosse team in Inuvit. The move turns out to be a positive change in Mike’s life though. He makes new friends, grows to love snowmobiling and is encouraged to learn more about his roots. His love of Lacrosse infects his new classmates, bonding them together when Mike’s dad sees them playing and...

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Sila’s Revenge by Jamie Bastedo

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Book Reviews, Northwest Territories | 0 comments

Summary: When Empire Oil comes to Ashley’s Northwest Territories community intending to drill, Ashley takes extreme action to prevent them from following through and wrecking the land. Afterwards Ashley’s drumming group is invited to play at Carnegie Hall in New York, and Empire Oil’s willingness to pay the cost of their travel puts Ashley on edge. Turns out Jack Masters, vice-president of Empire Oil, has a secret agenda to save the world from Climate Change in a radical manner that involves Ashley, and she¬†and her friends find themselves on an unexpected journey that could...

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Devil’s Pass by Sigmund Brouwer

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Book Reviews, Northwest Territories | 2 comments

Summary: It seems Webb is least affected by his grandfather David McLean’s death. Though he has fond memories of his grandfather, since his mother’s remarriage after the death of his father, Webb has been distancing himself from those he loves. With a step-father who physically and psychologically abuses him, taking everything and everyone important to him away, Webb has learned the only way to protect what he loves is to give it up on his own terms. Webb’s task from his grandfather upon his death is to go on a wild goose chase that takes him all the way to Norman Wells,...

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On Thin Ice by Jamie Bastedo

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Book Reviews, Northwest Territories | 0 comments

Summary: After moving to a different town in the Northwest Territories to take care of her relatives, Ashley begins having intensely vivid dreams featuring a polar bear. But the strangest part is that the dreams start coming true. With climate change in the works Ashley’s small community is experiencing intense weather like never before, and the changing conditions of the ice have implications for a polar bear’s food supply. Problems arise when the bear comes too close to the community, causing fear and harm to residents. As her connection to the polar bear grows, Ashley learns...

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Spider’s Song by Anita Daher

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Book Reviews, Northwest Territories | 0 comments

Summary: Hampered by family secrets, AJ lives in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories with her grandmother while her mother is away at achool getting her teaching degree. When AJ meets a busker named Ed who knows her family and about her mysterious father, she thinks she finally has a way to get her questions answered without having to deal with her grandmother’s stonewalling and her mother’s avoidance of the past. Ed ends up being everything AJ was looking for, a friend as well as a family connection, but all is not as it seems and the resulting drama will unlock secrets AJ never...

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