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Winds Through Time An Anthology of Canadian Historical Young Adult Fiction

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ISBN-10: 0888783841

ISBN-13: 9780888783844

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ann Walsh

List price: $12.95
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For Beach Holme's first young adult anthology, Ann Walsh has selected fifteen captivating stories written by well-known authors from across the country. Each contributor has penned a dramatic account of a real episode in Canadian history. From mine disasters to scarlet fever epidemics, from the Great War to the Gold Rush, these writers breathe life into the tales of our ancestors and tell stories only history could have imagined. Whether it be the stubborn Nellie McClung as a young suffragette or the defiant pride of a Japanese prisoner in an internment camp, children will immediately be drawn into the rich tapestry of our past. Ideal for Language Arts or Social Studies lessons discussing…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 162
Size: 5.28" wide x 8.24" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Ann Walsh is well known for her many best-selling historical novels and short stories for young adults. She is the editor of Beginnings, Stories of Canada's Past (Ronsdale Press, 2001), nominated for The Golden Oak Award, and Winds Through Time (Beach Holme, 1998). Both are young adult anthologies of historical fiction. She is also the author of the Barkerville mystery series: Moses, Me and Murder (Pacific Educational Press, 1988), The Doctor's Apprentice (Beach Holme, 1998)-nominated for the Sheila Egoff Award for Children's Literature-and By The Skin of His Teeth (Beach Holme, 2004). All her books have received the Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, and she has also earned…