Books tagged: canadian history

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Napoléon-Antoine Belcourt: Un Grand Canadien - A Great Canadian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
L’auteur s’est inspiré d’écrire cette biographie informelle suite à sa quête aux connaissances, aux questions, aux réponses sur la vie familiale et la vie politique de ce grand Canadien-français qui a laissé sa marque au début du 20ième siècle.
Freed Hearts & Bootlegged Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,420. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A class history assignment becomes Kirsten's personal time travel machine when her Grandmother Elsie's words make five generations of strong women live again. Kirsten shares Great-Great-Great Grandmother Nassia's courageous run from slavery in Virginia to freedom in Canada, Great-Great Grandmother Sadie's panic during the famous Regina tornado..
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Same Road Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Into a colourful description of a modern-day trip by car from Vancouver to Toronto—exploring themes such as Canadian history and Aboriginal culture—the author inserts a series of flashbacks telling a parallel story about his journey from Canada to India and arrival in Japan in 1972 and his nine-year stint as an ordained Zen monk.
West to Grande Portage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
On his sixteenth birthday Phillipe Chabot is told that his brother-in-law has hired him to be a voyageur. He will be paddling west from Montreal to Grade Portage to trade supplies with the Indians for furs. He is overjoyed and receives all the appropriate clothing from his family as birthday gifts, even a tobacco pouch.
Season 2 Finale - Calum's Dilemma
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clan: Season 2, Season Finale. An extended Bitesize Read. Dutronc has one more throw of the dice. A daring, suicidal gambit that will see him return to France the hero. If it succeeds. Calum won’t stand by and let the man who hanged his friend walk away to a hero’s welcome. Dutronc is a murderer, but he is a swordsman without equal. Calum knows he is in the fight of his life.
The Queen of Unforgetting
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Mel Montrose is a beautiful blonde grad student with a secret. Two secrets. We only know what she wants us to know. Until she is forced to run from an obsessed admirer into the arms of her family whom she has been avoiding. Then the first secret is revealed and we understand some of her motives. The second secret involves the admirer and his role in her evolving literary career.
Episode 11 - Calum's Command
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Clan: Season 2, Episode 11. Calum’s Loss A Bitesize 1-hour Read. With their officers dead, the English column is scattered across the floodplain without direction and the French Dragoons are thundering down the meadow eager to tear them to pieces. It is up to Calum to take command and save the English army from the French assault. They will kill them all, but Calum will make them pay in blood
Shadows in the Tree
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Engulfed in the American Revolution, the United Empire Loyalists are compelled to abandon their homes and flee to the king’s lands in Quebec. Maria Catrina Eamer, alone in safeguarding her children on their exodus, steps from the shadows of her husband’s life to reveal the true price paid for loyalty.
Episode 5 - Calum's Fort
Series: Clan - Season 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Clan: Season 2, Episode 5. Calum’s Fort A Bitesize 1-hour Read. Calum’s first meeting with the Shawnee nation was a disaster. But his new friendship with the shaman Catahecassa gives hope that they might not be slaughtered by the enraged Indians. They might yet reach Fort Massachusetts before the French battalion.