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Big Paw (Electronic version)

PageNo: 49
Filesize: 1.40 MB

Big Paw (Electronic version)
by Boniface Idziak    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 12 and up, including adults
Set in the wilderness of northern Ontario, the lone wolf of this story earned the name of 'Big Paw' from an area resident who made his living trapping. Although the trapper could only catch glimpses of the wolf at a distance, it gave him the opportunity to examine the wolf's paw prints left behind. They were as big as coffee cup saucers, bigger than the prints of any local timber wolves.
The rumour of a large 'lone wolf' in the wilderness can be very exciting and compelling to a prospector new to the area and who had only seen one caged up in a municipal zoo. Having seen a captured wolf made him wonder what this exquisite animal would be like if given his freedom, released back into the wilderness?
Would the prospector encounter 'Big Paw' face to face, since he was such a shy wolf, or just be fortunate enough to see his tracks, wondering if 'Big Paw' was hidden near-by watching and waiting'?

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Brock and Becca - At The Calgary Stampede (electronic version)

PageNo: 125
Filesize: 1.50 MB

Brock and Becca - At The Calgary Stampede (electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Travel with Brock and Becca to the city of Calgary, Alberta. Read about the sights of the world famous Calgary Stampede: the parade, the grandstand show, the midway, and the various exhibits. Enjoy the excitement of staying in a city filled with cowboys.
Go on a bus trip through the surrounding countryside and meet a retired ferryboat captain from Vancouver, British Columbia who makes up funny poems.
Enjoy Brock and Becca's new friends. If they had not met Shirley and Sweetie, Becca would not have got lost.

Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series. Watch for Brock and Becca on Manitoulin Island.

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Brock and Becca - Navigate Nunavut (Electronic version)

PageNo: 153
Filesize: 1.30 MB

Brock and Becca - Navigate Nunavut (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock thought he was going on another exciting vacation to Nunavut. It turned out this holiday was for adults only. Brock and Becca had to stay home. However, with the use of daily diaries and his parent?s photographs and descriptions, the extreme north above the Arctic Circle and the animals that live there became very real.
His parents saw polar bears, muskoxen, caribou, whales, walrus, seals, and many other animals and birds. Each animal they saw had a story about it. The visits to the Inuit villages were a delight for Mom and Dad.
This is a land few people get to see so it is an exciting place to read about, even if you may not get there.

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Brock and Becca - Saddle Up In Saskatchewan (Electronic version)

PageNo: 145
Filesize: 2.00 MB

Brock and Becca - Saddle Up In Saskatchewan (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca and their parents spend a week at a working cattle ranch in Southern Saskatchewan.
The most exciting event for the two children was the first time they rode on a full-grown horse. Now ponies will no longer do. It was exciting for Mother as well because she had never been on a horse that hadn?t thrown her off.
The many activities during the week that Brock and Becca were involved in kept them busy, and Brock convinced that he wanted to be a cowboy when he grew up.

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Brock and Becca - Sailing On A Tall Ship (Electronic Version)

PageNo: 0
Filesize: 6.50 MB

Brock and Becca - Sailing On A Tall Ship (Electronic Version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for children 6 - 10 years
Brock and Becca help Quebec City celebrate its 400th birthday.
There are tours to all the famous places and they learn about the big battle between the English and the French on the Plains of Abraham.
Then they spend a week on the tall ship, Caledonia, in the St. Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers. There are many trips ashore from the Caledonia, and even a chance to go horseback riding. When they are back in Quebec City they go to a big fireworks display and to a large aquarium.
Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.

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Brock and Becca - Travel To New Brunswick (Electronic version)

PageNo: 156
Filesize: 1.60 MB

Brock and Becca - Travel To New Brunswick (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca were going to do something they had never done before. They were going to sleep overnight on a train. There was a problem. The beds were missing. Brock also had another problem with a fish packer who thought Brock had taken his boat which was full of salmon. Thank goodness a trip to a candy factory can cure almost any problem.

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Brock and Becca - View Niagara Falls (Electronic version)

PageNo: 150
Filesize: 1.70 MB

Brock and Becca - View Niagara Falls (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for children 6 - 10 years
Brocks cousins come to visit and that means Brock now has four young girls to bother him. Another older cousin named Stephen joins them for water fun at the Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls.
After the cousins leave, more company arrives and it is back to the falls again. This time they visit birds and butterflies and ride on a boat that almost goes up to the foot of the falls. Snow falls on them in the middle of summer. They walk behind the falls and stand by the roaring rapids downstream. They learn about the War of 1812 when American soldiers fought the British in Canada.
Brock learns all about a soldiers life back then and he was glad he wasnt one.

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Brock and Becca Adventures in the Yukon (Electronic version)

PageNo: 140
Filesize: 1.50 MB

Brock and Becca Adventures in the Yukon (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca enjoy many adventures in the Yukon. They see lots of wild animals and birds, and none of them are in cages.
Two flat tires at the same time on a lonely highway was a worry, but Mom's disappearance was of greater concern. A helicopter ride to a glacier was really exciting. Panning for gold and finding some helped the children to understand why miners were willing to risk their lives in the 'Gold Rush' of the late 1800's.
The Yukon - What a wonderful, wild part of Canada!

Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.

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Brock and Becca Tour Newfoundland and Labrador (Electronic version)

PageNo: 144
Filesize: 1.67 MB

Brock and Becca Tour Newfoundland and Labrador (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10

Brock enjoys touring Newfoundland and Labrador with other families. John, the only other boy on the tour, has lots of good ideas when it comes to teasing the girls. Brock does a little showing off and gets hurt, but not badly. Mom is not amused.
Every day at least one moose can be seen wandering down the road. Icebergs and whales are spotted from shore. Brock's favourite true story is about a dog that saved 92 people from a boat that was going down in a storm.
Everyone on the tour enjoys a boat trip out to the rocky islands where nesting seabirds abound.
Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in theBrock and Beccaseries.

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Brock and Becca Vacation in Vancouver (Electronic version)

PageNo: 140
Filesize: 0.50 MB

Brock and Becca Vacation in Vancouver (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Join Brock and Becca on the west coast of Canada as they enjoy the many attractions to be found in the city of Vancouver, and on Vancouver Island.
Brock's favourite was the time spent in the Aquarium in Stanley Park because he liked the sharks, snakes, and putting his head in a fish tank.
Becca thought whale watching out on the ocean was the best. She was the only one who didn't get wet.
A fiddler on the roof, and goats on the roof were added enjoyment.

Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.

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Brock and Becca, Canoeing on the Grand River (Electronic version)

PageNo: 0
Filesize: 1.60 MB

Brock and Becca, Canoeing on the Grand River (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca are a young brother and sister who share many exciting adventures in different Canadian settings. In "Canoeing on the Grand River" their day of adventure begins with saving the life of a box turtle, and ends with a visit from a family of raccoons. Between these two events is a day spent in boating and exploring. A humorous family friend makes it fun to learn about the birds, animals, and plants which are found in the area.

Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series.

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Brock and Becca, Chill Out In Churchill (Electronic version)

PageNo: 156
Filesize: 4.10 MB

Brock and Becca, Chill Out In Churchill (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca traveled to Churchill, Manitoba on the shore of Hudson Bay. It is the polar bear capital of the world. There are more bears in that area than anywhere else.
The bears and the wolves often come into town looking for food, so there are people with guns protecting the town. If a bear won't leave, they put it to sleep with a tranquilizer gun and when it wakes up, it is in the bear jail.
Brock and Becca went on a dog sled ride, and Brock went out on to the tundra in a buggy with his dad. It was there he saw at least a dozen polar bears.
The children enjoyed the natives' 'tall tales' and what they learned about the animals living in the area.

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Brock and Becca, On Manitoulin Island (electronic version)

PageNo: 142
Filesize: 0.50 MB

Brock and Becca, On Manitoulin Island (electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca are happy. Instead of being in school, they are vacationing on Manitoulin Island. They find out about the lives of beavers, and some history of the island including a little about the early settlers. They enjoy their picnic lunches with Mom and Dad in many of the different island areas. There is always something to see when Dad treats them to one of his special surprises.
Highlights of the trip include the Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Hansel and Gretel, and a cave with its own skeleton.
Your children will learn about Canada while being entertained with interesting and exciting stories in the Brock and Becca series. Read the other books in the series, Brock and Becca, Canoeing on the Grand River and Brock and Becca at the Calgary Stampede.

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Brock and Becca, Play On Prince Edward Island (Electronic version)

PageNo: 151
Filesize: 4.20 MB

Brock and Becca, Play On Prince Edward Island (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
The family's vacation is to be spent on Prince Edward Island, which is off of Canada's eastern shore. Brock and Becca are excited.
Almost as soon as they get there, they meet some pirates. An island is surrounded by water so there are lighthouses to be climbed, beaches to be explored, boat rides, and even an underwater farm that raises mussels.
Their very last stop on P.E.I. is to be a trip through a Time Travel Tunnel that will take them back to the year 1864.

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Brock and Becca, RV To Edmonton (Electronic version)

PageNo: 150
Filesize: 1.90 MB

Brock and Becca, RV To Edmonton (Electronic version)
by Lois Marlatt, B.A., M.Ed.    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 6-10
Brock and Becca travel to Edmonton from Medicine Hat in an RV, but not with their Mom and Dad. For the first time in their lives they are away from their parents for several days. They are with friends of the family and their parrot Pauli.
It is an exciting trip as they stop to see and do so many interesting things. They are attacked by hungry ducks, become spacemen for a little while, watch a buffalo hunt from long ago, touch dinosaurs, view many types of reptiles, and go back in time to village life.
Finally they join up with Mom and Dad for loads more family fun.

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Fairy Tales for the Young At Heart (Electronic version)

PageNo: 44
Filesize: 0.86 MB

Fairy Tales for the Young At Heart (Electronic version)
by Barbara Bucknall    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 4-10
Fairytales for the Young At Heart is a compilation of three fairytales written in the classic manner of the fairytales you enjoyed as a child.
"The Boy Who Turned Into A Dragon"
"Seal Queens and Swan Princesses"
"Little Slyboots and Her Drum"
Watch for "Fairytales for the Young At Heart, Book 2" coming out shortly.

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Fairy Tales for the Young At Heart 2 (Electronic version)

PageNo: 51
Filesize: 1.00 MB

Fairy Tales for the Young At Heart 2 (Electronic version)
by Barbara Bucknall    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 4-10
Fairytales for the Young At Heart 2 is a compilation of three fairytales written in the classic manner of the fairytales you enjoyed as a child.
"The Two Matildas"
"The Horse Prince"
"Queen Diamond and the Beggar Woman"

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Hughie and Honey Bear (Electronic version)

PageNo: 107
Filesize: 1.30 MB

Hughie and Honey Bear (Electronic version)
by Boniface Idziak    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 8 to 80!
A mother bear awakens after a long winter hibernation to find that she has given birth to two adorable bear cubs, Hughie and Honey.
The bear cubs get into all kinds of hilarious situations as Mother bear does her best to teach them everything they will need to know as adult bears.
Hughie's sister is trapped by conservation officers at a young age. Hughie meets a mate the following year and together they pull off some cute capers on the sportsmen who visit the area.
The young bear cubs mean no harm to humans. They are just curious and playful and have a craving for sweets.
The story is written by Boniface Idziak, a prospector in northern Ontario. He is able to weave a love of nature and natural settings into this delightful book, suitable for all ages.

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Hughie, Bow and Ruefus (Electronic version)

PageNo: 101
Filesize: 1.40 MB

Hughie, Bow and Ruefus (Electronic version)
by Boniface Idziak    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 8-80!
Hughie, Bow and Ruefus is the second in a series of three books written by Boniface Idziak, a prospector in northern Ontario. Boniface is able to weave a love of nature and natural settings into this delightful book, suitable for all ages.
In this continuing story, Hughie and Bow awake from their long winter hibernation and soon find a friend in Ruefus, a 'bush-wise' bear that was orphaned as a young cub. The three bears spend the summer together getting into many funny and entertaining situations. When Ruefus suddenly disappears, Hughie and Bow are called upon to help find him.
Enjoy Hughie's antics in Hughie and Honey Bear and The Adventures of Hughie and Bow.

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My Friend Noma, The Wolf (Electronic version)

PageNo: 40
Filesize: 4.00 MB

My Friend Noma, The Wolf (Electronic version)
by Violet Docheff    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 5-12
A delightful story about a young native girl who learns the way of the woods from her Grandmother, and in the process befriends a wolf she names, Noma.

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No Better Friend Has Man (Electronic version)

PageNo: 119
Filesize: 0.50 MB

No Better Friend Has Man (Electronic version)
by Boniface Idziak    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Suitable for ages 8 - 80
These are true stories about dogs we have cared for and others we have known during thirty years of owning our own dogs.
All our dogs were of different breeds, and each had its own ways and its own character. The dogs we owned had no training by either my wife or me, but we believe through every day they spent with us, they did learn fromour kindness, patience and love shown towards them.

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The Adventures of Hughie (Electronic version)

PageNo: 94
Filesize: 0.50 MB

The Adventures of Hughie (Electronic version)
by Boniface Idziak    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 8-80
The Adventures of Hughie is the third book in a series of three that was written for a general audience--the young at heart--and are suitable for everyone ages 8 through 80.
Hughie and Bow have awakened from their winter hibernation and now must start their search for their missing friend, Ruefus. They get into all kinds of hilarious situations during their search. This will be the last summer Hughie and Bow will spend together. Next year Hughie will travel alone while Bow will have her own little cub to look after and teach the ways of the woods.

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The Beach Kids in Oceans Of Trouble (Electronic Version)

PageNo: 114
Filesize: 0.50 MB

The Beach Kids in Oceans Of Trouble (Electronic Version)
by Elizabeth Taylor    « View Author's BIO

Synopsis
Recommended for ages 8 and up
Jazz Sugarman is just itching for an adventure. If she can't find one she will dream one up and make sure that her little sister, Lizanne and friends Sarah and Badger Baker are included.
A few years earlier, the kids had discovered a secret cove near their hometown of Luna Beach, California. One day they meet two strangers, Kat and Splitter. Splitter wants to have a bonfire up at Luna Park. Jazz knows that's a bad idea. Later that night the kids hear a loud explosion from the park.
Who started the blaze? What clue does Jazz find near the charred shed in the park that makes her think she knows who started the fire?
At the end of their adventure, there are some special surprises waiting for the kids in their cove one moonlit night.

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