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The Butterfly
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|February 5, 2009

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Ever since the Nazis marched into Monique?s small French village, terrorizing it, nothing surprises her, until the night Monique encounters ?the little ghost? sitting at the end of her bed. She turns out to be a girl named Sevrine, who has been hiding from the…
The Paint Box
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|October 29, 2004

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A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selection for 2005 Nominated for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for Illustration for 2004 Marietta's father, Jacopo Tintoretto, is a renowned and famous artist living in Venice during the Renaissance era.…
Discovering Canada's Government
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|June 4, 2001

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Trillium Listed! Discovering Canada's Government introduces children to the three levels of government in Canada. Emphasizing active participation in public decision making, the text explains the electoral process, the different aspects of parliamentary…
A New Coat for Anna
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|May 12, 1988

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Illus. in full color. "A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver,…
Stories of Hope and Spirit: Folktales from Eastern Europe

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Throughout history, Eastern Europe has been a battlefield, a crossroads, a place of conflict, and a place of resolution. The folk stories in this collection reflect the region's diversity. Each presents a challenge and models the strength, wit, hope, and courage…
100 Battles That Shaped World History
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|May 28, 1997

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This is an interesting, useful, brief book that describes 100 battles which have shaped world history, according to its author, who teaches history at Mt. Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts. The book begins with the battle of Kadesh in 1294 BC and ends…
A Short History Of World War Ii
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|January 1, 1980

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Despite the numerous books on World War II, until now there has been no one-volume survey that was both objective and comprehensive. Previous volumes have usually been written from an exclusively British or American point of view, or have ignored the important…
The Lily Cupboard
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|February 18, 1995

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Miriam, a young Jewish girl, is forced to leave her parents and hide with strangers in the country during the German occupation of Holland.
Wigwam Evenings: Sioux Tales Retold
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|September 1, 1990

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"Charles Eastman, in collaboration with his wife, Elaine Goodale Eastman, has assembled in this collection a composite, condensed sampling of his tribe’s values, and presents them in a language that is at once direct and engaging. To say these…
Dee Brown's Folktales of the Native American: Retold For Our Times
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|June 15, 1993

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This comprehensive collection of Native American folklore draws on a unique oral tradition, illuminating for students the very roots of Native American culture. Gathered from numerous tribes-Seneca, Hopi, Navaho, Creek, Cheyenne, Cherokee, and Blackfoot-these…
Coyote Stories Of The Montana Salish Indians

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Three Coyote tales¿"Coyote Gets Lovesick," "Coyote and Raven," and "Coyote's Dry Meat Turns into Live Deer"¿are told and illustrated by members of the Salish Indian tribe. The tribe historically lived in the mountains and plains of Montana and now…
Moonlight On The Magic Flute
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|January 1, 2009

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Jack and Annie head to 18th-century Austria, where they must find and help a musician by the name of Mozart. Decked out in the craziest outfits they’ve ever worn—including a wig for Jack and a giant hoopskirt for Annie!—the two siblings search…