Library Closure

Chinook is excited to begin Curbside Pick-up at the end of June. Contact your local branch for more details, or read more here. In order to assist with efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, all branches remain closed for physical visiting and browsing. The Re-open Sask Plan has put public libraries into Phase 4.2, and we are preparing our branches and safety measures to open as soon as we can. In the meantime, please make use of our growing collection of online resources, or call us at (306) 773-3186 or (306) 778-2752 to find out how we can help you further.

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20981 Results
No safe harbour : the Halifax explosion diary of Charlotte Blackburn —Lawson, Julie, 1947-
Book
2006
42 available of 49 items

Twelve year old Charlotte Blackburn receives a diary from her brother serving overseas in France during World War One and uses it to record the events leading up to and following the Halifax Explosion of December 6, 1917...

Rainwater —Brown, Sandra, 1948-
Book
2009
79 available of 89 items

"The year is 1934. With the country in the stranglehold of drought and economic depression, Ella Barron runs her Texas boardinghouse with an efficiency that ensures her life will be kept in balance. Between chores of coo...

We were the lucky ones —Hunter, Georgia, 1978- author.
Large Print
2017
0 available of 5 items

An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite.

A daring venture —Camden, Elizabeth, 1948- author.
Large Print
2018
5 available of 9 items

In early 1900s New York, biochemist Doctor Rosalind Werner works to champion a water delivery technology that will fight water-borne illnesses. The fight brings her into contact, and conflict, with newly appointed Commis...

The Pull of the Stars. —Donoghue, Emma.
Book
2020
0 available of 18 items

Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death and unlooked-for love, by the bestselling author of The Wonder and ROOM. In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war...

In Farleigh Field : a novel —Bowen, Rhys, author.
Book
2017
4 available of 6 items

World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicio...

The night diary —Hiranandani, Veera, author.
Book
2018
5 available of 9 items

Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim ...

Rebellious heart —Hedlund, Jody.
Book
2013
8 available of 11 items

"When Susanna's heart for the poor and Ben's disillusionment with British rule cross paths in 1763 Massachusetts, the two find themselves bound in a dangerous fight for justice"

The death of my country : the plains of Abraham diary of Geneviève Aubuchon —Trottier, Maxine.
Book
2005
37 available of 41 items

In May 1759, Abenaki Indian Geneviève Aubuchon must choose between remaining with her friends in Québec or retreating to the Abenaki mission at St. Francis so that she may be safe. Includes historical note.

Deceived by desire —Force, Marie, author.
Book
2019
21 available of 25 items

The Irish heiress —O'Riley, Kaitlin, author.
Book
2019
23 available of 25 items

"Quiet and intuitive, Lady Mara Reeves has always felt more at home amid the green hills of her native Ireland than in London's stifling ballrooms. Determined to remain single, she's adept at gently rebuffing any suitor ...

The bachelor —Jeffries, Sabrina, author.
Book
2020
16 available of 29 items

The girls with no names —Burdick, Serena, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 25 items

'The Home for Unwanted Girls' meets 'The Dollhouse' in this historical novel of secrets, deception, and sisterhood, as one sister goes missing and her younger sister hatches an audacious plan to be admitted to the House ...

The weight of ink —Kadish, Rachel, author.
Book
2017
5 available of 12 items

"An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of In...

The invention of wings —Kidd, Sue Monk.
Book
2014
43 available of 57 items

"The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be h...

Lampedusa : a novel —Price, Steven, 1976- author.
Book
2019
25 available of 38 items

In sun-drenched Sicily, among the decadent Italian aristocracy of the late 1950s, Giuseppe Tomasi, the last prince of Lampedusa, struggles to complete a novel that will be his lasting legacy. With a firm devotion to the ...

The woman in the white kimono —Johns, Ana, author.
Book
2019
6 available of 15 items

A debut novel inspired by the author's true family story, 'The Woman in the White Kimono' is a captivating historical novel that tells the braided stories of a young woman in 1950s Japan, forced to choose between her hea...

When a duke loves a woman —Heath, Lorraine, author.
Book
2018
25 available of 27 items

"Gillie Trewlove knows what a stranger's kindness can mean, having been abandoned on a doorstep as a baby and raised by the woman who found her there. So, when suddenly faced with a soul in need at her door--or the alley...

Lost autumn —MacColl, Mary-Rose, 1961- author.
Book
2020
6 available of 9 items

"An emotional novel of love and the power of lost dreams from an internationally bestselling master of historical fiction, about a young woman's coming-of-age in 1920 and the secrets that surface more than seventy years ...

The book of longings —Kidd, Sue Monk, author.
Book
2020
0 available of 51 items

"In her fourth work of fiction, Sue Monk Kidd brings her acclaimed narrative gifts to imagine the story of a young woman named Ana. Raised in a wealthy family in Sepphoris with ties to the ruler of Galilee, she is rebell...

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