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  • North by Nightby Katherine Ayres

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 6.99

    It's 1851 and Lucy Spencer's family is keeping a secret. Their Ohio home is a station on the Underground Railroad, the network of people and places that helps fugitive slaves escape to freedom in Canada. Lucy believes in what she and her family do to help the fugitives, even if it means putting herself in danger. So Lucy doesn't hesitate when she... more...

  • Warbirdby Jennifer Maruno

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 8.99

    In 1647, ten-year-old Etienne yearns for a life of adventure. He meets an orphan destined for Fort Sainte-Marie. Making the most impulsive decision of his life, Etienne replaces the orphan and paddles off with the voyageurs into the north country. Etienne befriends a Huron youth, Tsiko, who teaches him the ways of his people. more...

  • Trouble on the Voyageby Bob Barton

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 8.99

    The Henrietta Maria has been trapped in the Hudson Strait for two months finally breaking free August 6, 1631 to search for a northwest passage. The crew knows it must leave Hudson Bay by early October to avoid being caught in the ice. With half the crew suffering from scurvy, will anyone survive in this cold and desolate place? more...

  • SOS Lusitaniaby Kevin Kiely

    The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    In May 1915 the ocean liner Lusitania sails from New York. It is rumoured to have spies on board. Thirteen-year-old stowaway Finbar Kennedy finds works as a deck-hand. He begins to understand what’s happening, but there’s nothing he or the crew can do. Then a torpedo from a german submarine hits ... more...

  • Sir Katherineby Anne Brooksbank

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 8.45

    After Katherine's parents both die of the plague, she is raised by her grandmother as a boy for her own protection. Her skill with a sword and a bow-and-arrow soon draws her into a dangerous quest involving giants, dragons and magic treasure. But once King Arthur makes her a knight of his round table, will she be able to keep her secret? Or will she... more...

  • The Roman Mystery Scrolls: The Thunder Omenby Caroline Lawrence; Helen Forte

    Hachette Children's Group 2013; US$ 5.99

    Threptus the former beggar boy has teamed up with Floridius, a soothsayer and seller of sacred chickens. Together they earn a living helping people solve problems and mysteries. In this third book of the series, it is the time of Saturnalia - when all the rules are turned upside down and chaos ensues. Threptus is enjoying the mayhem but the thunder... more...

  • Fireheadby K M Peyton

    RHCP 2013; US$ 11.27

    The invasion of the Norsemen is approaching, and the people of Edmund Firehead's settlement must flee if they are to stand any chance of survival. But people have always found Edmund's fiery red hair startling - and the Norsemen are no exception. Instead of killing Edmund on the spot, they take him as a slave. It's the beginning of a new life - a... more...

  • Sun Horse, Moon Horseby Rosemary Sutcliff

    RHCP 2013; US$ 5.63

    From the moment he is born, Lubrin Dhu is different and his unusual talent for drawing places him even further apart. So when his tribe is conquered and Lubrin is appointed its mouthpiece, he is treated with the utmost suspicion. What is the bargain that Lubrin has struck with the enemy lord? And why does he make a horse - a huge horse, high up on... more...

  • The Light Beyond the Forest: The Quest for the Holy Grailby Rosemary Sutcliff

    RHCP 2013; US$ 9.86

    Rooted in folklore, medieval ideals of chivalry, and the last gallant strugglesof the British against the Saxon invaders, the legends of King Arthur have been told in song and story since the middle ages. When Percival comes to Camelot and Galahad sits in the Seat Perilous, as Merlin foretold, the quest for the Holy Grail scatters Arthur's Knights... more...

  • Touched by Fireby Irene N. Watts

    Tundra 2013; US$ 17.95

    "Let them burn. They're a lot of cattle anyway." A factory-owner's response regarding the use of fire drills in March 1911.       Touched by Fire , Irene N. Watt's exquisite new novel, explores one family's journey as they flee from the pogroms of Russia in 1905, where the Cossacks burn villages to the ground, to Berlin, Germany, where Jews have a... more...