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Ruth survived the Holocaust and the long journey to Palestine. Now she finds herself once again in a war zone as Israel battles for its existence. Her brother is on the front lines. Ruth and her boyfriend are injured and cannot fight, so they care for children in a hospital...
Isobel thinks that she and her family will find their fortune in Canada. But Isobel's mother dies before they even cross the ocean, and other misfortunes follow their every step. Isobel's family and the other Selkirk Settlers, caught in the fur-trading rivalry between the Hudson'...
Featuring stories from nine outstanding Canadian authors, this anthology is the perfect Christmas gift for Dear Canada readers, both old and new!A Time for Giving includes ten tales of Christmas, following the most recent Dear Canada di...
By Carol Matas, Illustrated by Susan Gardos
RR Religion and Religious Identity
Carol Matas' contemporary classic gets a bright new cover!On the anniversary of her great-grandmother's birthday, Sarah is given a family heirloom: her great-grandmother's locket. She convinces her mother she won't lose it if she wears it to school. But then the...
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An unforgettable reminder of the resilience of human compassion, even in the face of the worst horrors of our history.In the autumn of 1940, Anna Hirsch and her friends and family are rounded up by Nazis and deported to Gurs, a refugee camp in the south of Franc...
RR Religion and Religious Identity
I survived. Protected by the Nazis that killed my family. Could I ever forgive myself?Award-winning novelist Carol Matas brings readers into the heart of Nazi Germany with the harrowing story of Marisa, a Polish Jew whose blond hair and blue eyes m...
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A young Jewish girl recounts her experiences during a horrifying time in recent history.As Rose begins her diary, she is in her third home since coming to Winnipeg. Traumatized by her experiences in the Holocaust, she struggles to connect with others, and above ...
This dramatic story tells of 11-year-old Devorah's efforts to help her cousin and pen pal Sarah emigrate from Paris before the Nazis deport the Jews to internment camps.Devorah learns that 5,000 Jewish children in France have visas to leave the country, but the C...
Twelve original holiday stories from the top children's writers in the country!What an incredible gift book for Dear Canada fans! The twelve stories in this treasury are set around Christmas time and feature the young girls from a dozen previous Dear Canada books. Reade...
A young WWII gunner from the Prairies sees the horrors of war firsthand when he is captured by the Gestapo.Eighteen-year-old Sam Frederiksen has come a long way from the Prairies. Trained to be a gunner in a Lancaster bomber during WWII, he is shot down o...
A wonderful seasonal anthology for Dear Canada readers, both old and new!A real treat for fans of this series, and all lovers of historical fiction! Eleven stories that each revisit a favourite character from books in the Dear Canada series are included in this s...

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