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Rhinestone button : a novel —Anderson-Dargatz, Gail, 1963-

Only his hard won skill as a farmer has won gentle Job Sunstrum a measure of tolerance in the hard Baptist world of Godsfinger, Alberta. Bullied by his father and his pastor brother, he becomes a foot soldier of the Lord...

Porcupine —Tilly, Meg.

After their father is killed in Afghanistan, Jack and her younger siblings end up on a run-down farm on the Prairies, living with a great-grandmother that never knew they existed.

Alberta alibi —Gaetz, Dayle, 1947-

Sheila, Rusty and Katie travel to southern Alberta and discover that developers are after Sheila's father's land. Matters become worse when her father becomes the prime suspect after the development's night watchman is s...

What they wanted —Morrissey, Donna, 1956-

A brother and sister leave Newfoundland to work in the oil fields of Alberta to provide financial assistance to their ailing father and other family members.

Katie be quiet —Tamayose, Darcy.

Katie is having a hard time after the death of her father. She's being bullied, her mother is distant, and now words are appearing and disappearing on the pages of the last piece of music her father wrote. Katie and her ...

Jake and the kid —Mitchell, W. O. (William Ormond), 1914-1998.
Large Print
1997
Availability: 7 of 10

Thirteen humorous short stories set in the small rural community of Crocus, Saskatchewan and revolving around a young boy and a hired hand named Jake Trumper. Based on the popular CBC radio series (1950-1958).

Brothers and strangers —Halvorson, Marilyn, 1948-

When 19-year-old Steve returns home to his father and 16-year-old brother Beau, he brings with him a disruptive, shady past. Although the boys' sibling rivalry places them in conflict, their mutual love of horses binds t...

Bow grip —Coyote, Ivan, 1969-

"Bow Grip is a breathtaking story about love and loneliness, and the long road one must travel between them. Joey is a good-hearted, fortysomething mechanic from small-town Alberta whose wife has recently left him for an...

Something girl —Goobie, Beth, 1959-. author

Will Sophie speak up about the abuse at home?

Fire fight —Guest, Jacqueline, author.

After her grandmother dies, Kai Hunter, a sixteen-year-old girl, part Navajo and part Stoney Nakoda, avoids foster care by running away to Banff, Alberta. She changes her identity and thinks she's safe from the authoriti...

The Crash Palace —Wedderburn, Andrew, 1977- author.

"Audrey Lane has always loved to drive. Anytime, anywhere, any car: a questionable rust bucket, a family sedan, the SUV she was paid to drive around the oil fields. From the second she learned to drive, she's always foun...

An inconspicuous Mountie —Schramm, Laurier L., 1954- author.

The year is 1976. RCMP Constable Alex Houston and her dog Silver are training to work as an undercover team. They are an unlikely pair since Alex is the first woman Mountie and Silver, an Alaskan Malamute, looks nothing ...

Magpies —King, Thomas, 1943-

On the prairies of Alberta, Canada, there's an imaginary Indian reserve. We gather with the magpies to hear one of the elders tell a story about Granny, Ambrose and Wilma. Before she died, Granny made Ambrose promise h...

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