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1990
When young Vittorio Innocente's mother, Cristina, is bitten by a snake during an encounter with a blue-eyed stranger in the family barn, the superstitions and prejudices rampant in their small Italian town immediately ro...
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2001
Set in Kitchener before World War I, a young sculptress falls in love with a soldier.
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2017
"Children's book depicts a young immigrant's journey to Halifax from the Iron Curtain Emma lives on the grey, cold side of the wall, where people speak in whispers and no flowers grow. On the other side there is happines...
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2005
Fifteen-year-old Lesia can hardly bear it. She and her family must leave their beloved Baba in their Ukrainian hometown in order to flee to Canada. Dreaming of wealth, security and gold fields of wheat, Lesia looks forwa...
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2015
The suspenseful, emotionally resonant, and utterly compelling story of what brings an enigmatic French woman to a small Canadian town in the 1930s, a woman who has found depths of strength in dark times and comes to disc...
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2009
While visiting her grandparents for the summer, Darby Christopher meets a boy named Gabriel. The two walk through a window of an old ruin behind his house and are swept into the lives of the first people to cross the Ber...
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1998
In 1908 Jessie and her family left the slums of England for a better life in Canada. The reality is a one-room shack and the challenges of rebuilding their lives in a new country.
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2011
Chinese immigrant Ray Liu is struggling in high school, not only because of his trouble speaking English, but also because he can't quite connect with his peers there. When his father discovers that Ray is gay, he kicks...
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Book On CD

2003
In the late 19th Century, a Bavarian priest is sent to the wilderness of the New World. The story of this priest, and of the fulfilment of his extraordinary vision, set mainly in a German-settled area of southwestern Ont...
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Large Print

2010
When Ruby Byrne and her children emigrate to Canada in 1920, love is the last thing she expects to find. But when widower Robert Kerr proposes, she is happy to accept. Cait is pleased for her mother, yet she can't help t...