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Baygirl by Heather T. Smith

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 1 comment

Summary: Sixteen year-old Kit’s father is a drunk that Kit has little respect toward. When the Newfoundland government puts a ban on cod fishing for two years, Kit’s father finds himself without a source of income. As a result, Kit’s family decides to move away from smalltown Parsons Cove to the big city of St. John’s in search of work. At first Kit is reluctant because she doesn’t want to leave her beloved Nan, but the move proves to change her and her family in unexpected ways. Tragedy strikes however, and Kit must decide whether she can put aside her conflict...

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Reading List

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in | Comments Off on Reading List

Below is a partial reading list for Amy’s Marathon. More titles will be gradually added in early 2014, as Amy continues to compile her list. Please note that the list might be modified (books added or removed) throughout the year. Books are categorized either by where they are set or where their author is from. Click on a title to read Amy’s review. Newfoundland & Labrador / Nova Scotia / Prince Edward Island / New Brunswick / Quebec / Ontario / Manitoba / Saskatchewan / Alberta / British Columbia / Northwest Territories / Nunavut / Yukon Newfoundland & Labrador Baygirl...

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