Canadian Home Education Ressources - Madeleine Takes Command (Northwoods Press Edition)
One of the exciting parts of reading about Canadian history is discovering about our Canadian heroes and heroines. The story Madeleine Takes Command is an engaging story about a young girl who at age 14 is left in charge of a garrison of soldiers along with a few civilians. Her parents have gone to Montreal by boat and will by back in a few days. The soldiers do not listen to Madeleine - with dire results - and she is left with a small group to defend against the Mohawks. The year is 1692. A…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Carry On Mr Bowditch
Carry On Mr. Bowditch Nathaniel Bowditch was a real life character whose mathematical genius helped to save many lives. It was not always easy though, and his dream of going to Harvard was not to be. Find out about this interesting person. Readers today are still fascinated by "Nat," an eighteenth-century nautical wonder and mathematical wizard. Nathaniel Bowditch grew up in a sailor's world--Salem in the early days, when tall-masted ships from foreign ports crowded the wharves. But Nat…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Justin Morgan Had a Horse
Joel Goss knows that Little Bub is a special colt, even though he's a runt. And when school teacher Justin Morgan asks Joel to break the colt in, Joel is thrilled! Soon word about Little Bub has spread throughout the entire Northeast-- this spirited colt can pull heavier loads than a pair of oxen. And run faster than thoroughbreds! This is the story of the little runt who became the father of a world-famous breed of American horses-- the Morgan.
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Narnia...a land frozen in eternal winter...a country waiting to be set free. Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia - a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change...and a great sacrifice.
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Camp X - Book 1
Camp X Book 1 of 6 in the series By Eric Walters It's 1943, and nearly-12-year-old George and his older brother Jack are spending a restless wartime summer in Whitby, Ontario , where their mom is working at a munitions plant while their dad is off fighting the Germans. One afternoon, the boys stumble across Canada's top-secret spy camp-and so begins an exciting and terrifying adventure as George and Jack get caught up in the covert activities of Camp X. Fascinated by Camp X and its secrets…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Caddie Woodlawn
Caddie Woodlawn Caddie is a tomboy who would rather have adventures with her two brothers than sew with her sisters, but when there is a rumour of an Indian massacre Caddie's bravery and compassion shows through. "Caddie Woodlawn," which has been captivating young readers since 1935, was awarded the John Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Now it is in a brand-new edition with lively illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. In her new…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - By the Great Horn Spoon!
The rip-roaring spirit of the California Gold Rush….. but I remember the race around the 'Horn' best. Well worth reading! The year is 1849. Young Jack Flagg sets out to recoup his Aunt Arabella's fortune on a ship bound from Boston to the California gold fields. Thus begin the wild, swashbuckling adventures of a determined 12-year-old and his intrepid butler. Illustrations.
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Bronze Bow
The Bronze Bow Set in Galilee in the time of Jesus, this is the story of a young Jewish rebel who is won over to the gentle teachings of Jesus. A dramatic, deeply felt narrative whose characters and message will long be remembered. After witnessing his father's crucifixtion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by a single passion: to avenge his father's death by driving the Roman legions from the land of Israel. Consumed by hatred, Daniel joins the brutal raids of an outlaw band…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Bark of the Bog Owl (Wilderking Trilogy #1)
Wilderking Trilogy Book 1 Courage and a heart for adventure drive twelve-year-old shepherd boy Aidan Errolson. When the bark of the bog owl echoes from the forest across his father's well-tended pastures, Aidan dreams of wild places still untamed and quests not yet pursued. Aidan's life changes forever on the day Bayard the Truthspeaker arrives at Longleaf with an astonishing pronouncement: it is Aidan's destiny to be the Wilderking, who will ascend to the throne from Corenwald's wildest…
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Canadian Home Education Ressources - Winged Watchman
This acclaimed story of World War II is rich in suspense, characterization, plot and spiritual truth. Every element of occupied Holland is united in a story of courage and hope: a hidden Jewish child, an "underdiver," a downed RAF pilot, an imaginative, daring underground hero, and the small things of family life which surprisingly carry on in the midst of oppression. The Verhagen family who live in the old windmill called the Winged Watchman are a memorable set of individuals whose lives…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - All-of-a-Kind Family
Meet the All-of-a-Kind Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. They share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in Papa's shop on rainy days. The five girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Amos Fortune Free Man
Amos Fortune Free Man "It does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live." These were the words of Amos Fortune, born the son of a king in the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa. When Amos was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his dignity and courage. He dreamed of being free, and of buying the freedom of his closest friends. By the time he was sixty…
Canadian Home Education Ressources - Number the Stars
In 1943 Copenhagen, the Germans begin their campaign to "relocate" the Jews of Denmark. So Annemarie Johansen's parents take in her best friend Ellen Rosen and pretend that she is a part of their family. This edition includes a new introduction by the author.