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Count Your Chickens is Egg-cellent Entertainment

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Count Your Chickens can be considered egg-cellent entertainment for readers young and old.

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Student ABCs Show How Viola Desmond “quietly made a difference”

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The ABC’s of Viola Desmond deserves pride of place in every home, library and school in the nation.

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Fitzpatrick’s Hannah Smart takes to the high seas

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Hannah is a funny, slightly goofball heroine with good intentions who has a talent for doing and saying the wrong thing. Her endearing clumsiness will keep readers laughing and cheering her on.

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Barkhouse tells the story of young lighthouse keeper Sara

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This lively tale provides a realistic depiction of both the loneliness and isolation that the lighthouse keepers faced.

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Rayner’s Black Water Rising tackles environmental activism

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The book highlights the fact that there are often no easy answers and no clear-cut heroes and villains.

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Abigail’s Wish Creates a Stirring Historical Portrait

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Gloria Ann Wesley highlights the Birchtown colonists’ daily struggles to make ends meet as well as the strong sense of community that Abigail’s family and her neighbours shared.

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Rebecca North’s Story of Fatherly Love

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This sweet and simple tale is a heartfelt celebration of the bond between a father and his young son.

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