Posts Tagged "Tuckamore Books"

To Dance at the Palais Royale by Janet McNaughton

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Book Reviews, Ontario | 0 comments

Summary: Moving across the ocean from Scotland to Toronto, Ontario, Aggie Maxwell is joining her sister Emma in a new country to work as a domestic and raise money to fund the rest of her family’s immigration to Canada. At seventeen, Aggie finds herself the recipient of more than one young man’s affections, but love takes its time finding her. Her job and life as an independent young woman change her and give her confidence, so when she does fall in love with a man named Will, she is ready to make her own decisions about her life. Now she just has to figure out if she can stand...

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Buried Truths by Alice Walsh

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Book Reviews, Newfoundland | 0 comments

Summary: Fourteen year-old Zoe is facing major life changes. Her mother died and she’s suddenly moving from Toronto, Ontario to Port au Choix, Newfoundland to live with a father she’s never met because her mother told her he was dead. Things become more confusing when Zoe realises her new family have secrets of their own, but it turns out her father being alive was not the only thing her mother was hiding. When Zoe’s Aunt Caroline sends her mother’s journals to her, she learns just how terrifying facing the truth can be. Number of Pages: 175 Age Range: 13-14 Review:...

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