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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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2001
Set in Kitchener before World War I, a young sculptress falls in love with a soldier.
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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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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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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...
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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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2009
When Annette Gershon was ten, growing up in her father's delicatessen in Winnipeg in the 1930s, her parents decided to escape the devastation of the Depression by returning to Russia. These were the years of Stalin and t...
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2011
From the 1860s to the present day, chronicles the lives of five generations of a Chinese family from Guandong Province who are transformed by the promise of a better life in Canada.
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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...