Acclaimed photographer J.A. Kraulis explores Ottawa over the course of four seasons. His stunning color photographs will keep young readers interested as they learn the story of this rough and tumble lumber town, now the capital of Canada.
Anna and Ivan, two young newlyweds, escape poverty and hardship in Ukraine to start a new life on the Canadian frontier. As they struggle to establish themselves, WWI breaks out and Ivan is taken prisoned as an enemy.
In 11th century France, Elvina, the granddaughter of Jewish rabbi Solomon ben Isaac, who prefers studying and writing to activities considered proper for girls, takes a risk by helping a boy who has run away from a group of Christian Crusaders.
A collection of short stories in which Canadian young people interact with the eccentric and vivid figures of their communities, schools, and families.