Dear Canada A Ribbon of Shining Steel

Vetted by historical experts, each book in this series contains maps, numerous period illustrations, and an extensive historical note.

Dear Canada  A Ribbon of Shining Steel

Dear Canada A Ribbon of Shining Steel

Kate's father is a builder for the Canadian Pacific Railway as it snakes across the mountains and through the Fraser Canyon. Everyone is excited about the "Iron Horse", but building the railroad is a treacherous undertaking. Kate is always thinking about her father's safety, and the Accident Hospital next door is a constant reminder of the hazards the railroad brings. Despite the danger, there is tremendous excitement surrounding the creation of the transcontinental railroad as Kate, her town, and all of Canada eagerly await its completion. Vetted by historical experts, each book in this series contains maps, numerous period illustrations, and an extensive historical note.

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Dear Canada: A Ribbon of Shining Steel
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Julie Lawson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-01 - Publisher: Scholastic Canada

Kate's father is a builder for the Canadian Pacific Railway as it snakes across the mountains and through the Fraser Canyon. Everyone is excited about the "Iron Horse", but building the railroad is a treacherous undertaking. Kate is always thinking about her father's safety, and the Accident Hospital next door
A Ribbon of Shining Steel
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Julie Lawson
Categories: British Columbia
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada

Kate's father is a builder for the Canadian Pacific Railway as it snakes across the mountains and through the Fraser Canyon. Everyone is excited about the "Iron Horse", but building the railroad is a treacherous undertaking. Kate is always thinking about her father's safety, and the Accident Hospital next door
Where the River Takes Me
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Julie Lawson
Categories: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson / Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Scholastic Canada

A young girl living at three Hudson's Bay Company posts yearns for more adventure and freedom than the rules of mid-1800s HBC society allow. Motherless for years, and now orphaned when a hunting accident takes her father's life, Jenna Sinclair is in the care of her prim Aunt Grace, who
No Safe Harbour
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Julie Lawson
Categories: Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada

Charlotte struggles to find her twin brother after the rest of her family is killed in the tragic Halifax explosion. No Safe Harbour is set in the months before and after the December 6, 1917 Halifax explosion, which was the largest man-made blast in history until the dropping of the
Dear Canada Christmas Story No. 5: When War Hits Home
Language: en
Pages: 19
Authors: Julie Lawson
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-01 - Publisher: Scholastic Canada

A holiday treat for fans of the Dear Canada series, and all lovers of historical fiction! Rekindling a treasured friendship helps a young girl understand the meaning of Christmas. Charlotte and her brother Luke, a soldier serving overseas during World War I, frequently exchange letters. Charlotte fears for his safety,

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