Posts Tagged "13-18"

Initiation by Virginia Frances Schwartz

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Living in the mid 1400s, Nanolatch and Nana are the long heralded “Salmon Twins” born to the Kwakiutl tribe. As they approach the time of their initiations when they will take their places as adults, the tribe is thrown into upheaval when a rival tribe offends the Salmon men through over fishing. A war is begun, and the spoils of the attack include Noh, an apprentice shaman from the other community. Her presence affects the lives of both of the twins, and as she comes to love them both in different ways, Noh finds herself knowing the future but being unable to stop it....

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Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Book Reviews, Prince Edward Island | 0 comments

Summary: Siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert decide to adopt a boy to help on their farm, Green Gables. But instead of a boy, a spirited, red-headed, orphan girl named Anne Shirley is waiting at the train station when Matthew arrives.  Matthew brings her home despite the mix-up, and Anne quickly finds a place in both of their hearts with her bumbling yet earnest and ultimately endearing ways. Anne’s gradual growth into an accomplished young woman brings Marilla and Matthew more joy than frustration, and in the end it is clear that this unlikely trio has become a family. Number of...

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