Posts Tagged "Labrador"

Creeps by Darren Hynes

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 0 comments

Summary: With his short statue, wide-set eyes and penchant for writing, fifteen year-old Wayne Pumphrey is a target for the local bullies in Canning, Labrador. Marjorie, a fellow target of bullies, changes Wayne’s life one day when she sticks up for him. A friendship is fostered by their shared experiences, but the bully Pete the Meat is angered by it and vows to get revenge. Just as Wayne and Marjorie find reasons to believe in themselves and their futures, events that will shake their newfound resolve begin to unfold in a way that no one could have expected. Number of Pages: 307 Age...

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Refuge Cove by Lesley Choyce

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 0 comments

Summary: The death of Greg’s father inspires Greg and his mother to move from Toronto, Ontario to Deep Cove, Newfoundland, a place where Greg’s parents always wanted to live. Greg, a champion Laser sailor, ventures out into the Atlantic Ocean one day and finds a boat with three refugees from Southeast Asia on board. After some communication issues, Greg decides to help them out by offering to let them stay at his house till more permanent arrangements can be made. Fearful of being deported back to a country where death is guaranteed, Tamara and her parents agree, but all is not...

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