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Drowning Ruth —Schwarz, Christina.
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2010

In March 1919, nurse Amanda Starkey, seeking refuge, returns to her family home to live with her younger sister Mathilda and Mathilda's three-year-old child, Ruth. Within a year, Mathilda is dead and Amanda is raising Ru...

Dragonwings —Yep, Laurence, 1948-
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2011

Eight-year-old Moon Shadow sails from China in 1903 to join his father in San Francisco, in the Land of the Golden Mountainches The two endure poverty and ridicule while making the father's dream of a flying machine come...

The birthday girl —Little, Jean, 1932-2020
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2006

Nell's cat is lost and her whole family is being mean to her. Even though yesterday was her birthday, today is turning out to be the worst day if her life. Will her birthday wishes ever come true? Grades 2-4. 2004.

Ne meurs pas libellule —Singleton, Linda Joy.
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2010

Après avoir été expulsée de l'école et conduite chez sa grand-mère pour y vivre, Sabine Rose est déterminée à devenir une adolescente normale. C'est pourquoi elle dissimule son don psychique aux gens de sa nouve...

After the fire —Plain, Belva.
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2010

Gerald, a well-respected plastic surgeon, and Hyacinth enjoy an idyllic marriage with two children. But in the aftermath of a fire at Gerald's office, Hyacinth finds herself in a desperate struggle for custody of her son...

January, February, June or July —Porter, Helen Fogwill, 1930-
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2005

This novel examines Heather Novak's relationship with her family, her peers and the young man who, as her father did years ago, leaves her to face alone the painful process of growing up. Some strong language. 1988 winne...

Comme un feu secret —Plain, Belva.
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2008

Pour l'amour de Gérald, étudiant en médecine désargenté mais promis à un bel avenir, Hyacinthe n'a pas hésité à braver l'autorité de sa mère. Pour mieux se consacrer à son mari et à leurs deux enfants, elle...

Daughter of strangers —Gordon, Marjory, 1941-
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2004

Amy goes on an archaeological dig with her adoptive father on the Thelon River in the Northwest Territories. A teenager of mixed ancestry with a white adoptive father, Amy knows nothing about the customs of her tribe and...

Help me, Jacques Cousteau —Adamson, Gil.
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2007

Hazel is a young girl telling the story of her eccentric family. However strange her family is, she learns that she can accept them as they are, and asks only that they can accept her as she is. 1995.

Turtle valley —Anderson-Dargatz, Gail, 1963-
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2008
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Kat has returned with her disabled husband and young son to her family's homestead in Turtle Valley, to help her frail parents pack their belongings before forest fires destroy everything. Kat's mother, Beth, (from "The ...

The book of Stanley —Babiak, Todd, 1972-
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2009
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Stanley Moss is a retired florist, stricken with cancer, and living quietly with his wife Frieda in Edmonton. One day, Stanley experiences a boom and a flash, and then discovers that he has the strength of ten men, can r...

Birdie for now —Little, Jean, 1932-2020
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2004

Dickon Fielding, named for a character in his mother's favourite book, "The secret garden", moves to a new neighbourhood. He's not as hyper as he used to be, and hopes to make new friends. And maybe, with the Humane Soci...

Dear Mr. Henshaw —Cleary, Beverly.
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2009

In his letters to his favourite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world. Newbery Medal winner. Gr...

Dragonwings —Yep, Laurence, 1948-
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2011

Eight-year-old Moon Shadow sails from China in 1903 to join his father in San Francisco, in the Land of the Golden Mountainches The two endure poverty and ridicule while making the father's dream of a flying machine come...

The Brooklyn follies —Auster, Paul, 1947-
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2011

Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. Divorced, retired, estranged from his only daughter, the former life insurance salesman seeks only solitude and anonymity. Then Glass encounters his long-lost nephew, Tom Wood an...

Cinnamon gardens —Selvadurai, Shyam, 1965-
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2013

Annalukshmi, a young school teacher, attempts to understand the consequences of her defiant actions, as she strives for an unmarried, more independent life. Her uncle Balendran struggles with a past love, a domineering f...

Kentucky! —Ross, Dana Fuller.
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2009

Freedom-fighter Toby Holt sets out on a daring mission to stop a plot to assassinate President Grant. During his adventure, he is dazzled by a Kentucky beauty and protects a female photographer who has taken a picture of...

Topher —Horrocks, Anita, 1958-
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2012

When Chris and his sister, Stacie, go with their dad to restore their rundown cabin, all they want is to keep him from selling it. But as time passes, Chris and Stacie begin to sense that the cabin is cursed and danger i...

Brothers far from home the World War I diary of Eliza Bates —Little, Jean, 1932-2020
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2004

Eliza is a young girl from a large family, living in Uxbridge, Ontario in 1916. World War I is raging and two of her brothers are fighting in Europe. Her diary helps her cope with the many changes, some terrible, that ta...

The escape artist —Chamberlain, Diane, 1950-
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2007

After Susanna put her husband through law school and became pregnant, he left her to marry another attorney. When the court awards custody of their now eleven-month-old son to her ex-husband, Susanna leaves her new love ...

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