This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot’s heart-stirring song to readers young and old. Commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada’s centennial year it eloquently describes the construction of the transcontinental railway an iron road runnin’ from the sea to the sea” a great feat of nation building that changed Canada forever. Award-winning illustrator Ian Wallace brings the song to visual life with his sweeping landscapes and evocative portrayals of the people who lived the building of the railroad. The book includes Gordon Lightfoot’s music and lyrics, a brief history of the railroad and notes on the illustrations.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/1/2010Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Twelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chief’s grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?From the Trade Paperback edition.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 4/27/2004Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Now in paperback! In this companion novel to Dear Levi, told in letters,11-year-old Levi helps a young African American in a harrowing flight for freedom along the Underground Railroad.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/8/2000Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Britto Mini Peace Sign Bring The World Together With The Widely-Recognized Peace Sign. Re-Interpretted By Brazilian Pop Artist Romero Britto As A Stuffed Pillow, The Butterfly Features The Bold Patterns And Colorful Designs That Have Made Britto A World-Renowned Artist. Recommended Ages: 3 Year - 6 Year
The Sign of the Seahorse Romance, mystery and intrigue revolve around the Seahorse Cafe, where the beautiful Pearl Trout falls in love with Corporal Bert the Soldiercrab. But Reeftown is in danger, and soon Pearl, Bert, and Pearl's brother Finneus must journey through the ocean depths to find the source of the deadly poison that is destroying the coral reef. "Graeme Base's witty rhymes and dynamic, radiantly colored illustrations, should keep both reader and audience immensely entertained."'Publishers Weekly. "Base will surely delight his many fans with this latest high-color, high-action, high-density composition, with a high-minded ecological message"'School Library Journal
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/27/1983Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Within the pages of this book are documented, in prose and elegantly articulate photographs, examples of stations on the Railroad, along with images of the routes, lives, and hardships of both the passengers and conductors.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1999Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Mia is always looking for signs. A sign that she should get serious with her soccer-captain boyfriend. A sign that she'll get the grades to make it into an Ivy-league school. One sign she didn't expect to look for was: "Will I survive cancer?" It's an answer her friends would never understand, prompting Mia to keep her illness a secret. The only one who knows is her lifelong best friend, Gyver, who is poised to be so much more. Mia is determined to survive, but when you have so much going your way, there is so much more to lose. From debut author Tiffany Schmidt comes a heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting story of one girl's search for signs of life in the face of death.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
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