Posts Tagged "McClelland and Stewart"

Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Book Reviews, Nunavut | 0 comments

Summary: Falling prices in the fur trading business means Jamie must leave his boarding school in Toronto to live with his uncle in Manitoba. Enthusiastic about getting out of the city, Jamie learns about living in a more rugged setting, and volunteers to go on a hunting trip with his new friend Awasin when an Indian tribe needs some assistance filling their stores for the winter season. The eagerness of the two together gets them into trouble when they go exploring on their own and end up losing their canoe to the rapids. Lost in the treeless tundra of Canada, Jamie and Awasin must gather...

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Nights Below Station Street by David Adams Richards

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Book Reviews, New Brunswick | 0 comments

Summary: Adele is a high school student with an older boyfriend named Ralphie, an alcoholic father named Joe and a mother named Rita that she despises. As bitter as Adele is and as much as she wants to be rid of them at times, all of their lives are intertwined with each other. Being a family and living in their community isn’t easy, but when things are at their toughest, Adele’s family proves again and again that they have the strength to band together and face whatever arises. Number of Pages: 218 Age Range: 17-18 Review: At first, I didn’t like Nights Below Station...

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