The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden, the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
A tempting boat trip tests an alley-rat’s loyalty to her best friend.
A hilarious send-up of literary genres, this collection of short stories parodies all the silliest conventions of the adventure story, the ghost story, the detective story, the historical romance and much else.
Best friends Bernadette and Charlie begin seventh grade and help unravel the mysterious case of the Stocking Bandit.
This book looks at the music, dance, traditions, architecture, theater, sports, and arts that make up Canada’s culture.
This novel is based on the writer and pioneer Susanna Strickland Moodie, from her life as a young girl in England to her adventures as an adult frontierswoman in Canada.
When little Mouse offers to find a lost lamb, the other sheep dismiss her. Sometimes the smallest member of the barnyard can get the biggest results, and Mouse is about to prove it.
While living a miserable, poverty-stricken life with her young, irresponsible mother, nine-year-old Theo dreams of belonging to a real family but finds a shadowy figure haunting her thoughts.
The fate of a 200-year-old bonsai tree is decided by a young girl and an old Japanese Canadian gardener who resists being imprisoned in an internment camp after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Sequel to ‘All the Children Were Sent Away.’
Introduces Canadian holidays, including festivals celebrated by the various ethnic communities in Canada, such as harvest festivals, Christmas, New Years, and religious holidays, and includes recipes for holiday treats.