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Casting Lily

by Holly Bennett Orca Book Publishers (March 13, 2018)

Fourteen-year-old Ava is thrilled when she lands a part in a play based on the true story of orphans sent to Canada in the 1800s to work on farms. But is she good enough to hold her own in a professional production?...

Anne's House of Dreams

by L. M. Montgomery Dover Publications (May 15, 2017)

In this fifth book of the Anne of Green Gables series, our red-haired heroine finally marries her childhood sweetheart and true love, Gilbert Blythe. After a ceremony in the sunshine of the old orchard at Green...

White Jade Tiger

by Julie Lawson Dundurn (December 17, 2016)

On a trip to Chinatown in Victoria, British Columbia, thirteen-year-old Jasmine falls through a doorway back to the 1880s, and finds herself in caught up in a scramble for a lost amulet - and a race against...

Sophie Mallory Series 3-Book Bundle: Sophie's Rebellion / Sophie's Treason / Sophie's Exile

by Beverley Boissery Dundurn (May 02, 2016)

This special 3-book bundle collects together the adventures of young Sophie Mallory during the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1838.


Sophie's Rebellion, Sophie's Treason, and Sophie's Exile.

Christopher Dinsdale's Historical Adventures 4-Book Bundle: Broken Circle / Stolen Away / Betrayed / The Emerald Key

by Christopher Dinsdale Dundurn (April 18, 2016)

Get swept along with Jesse, Kiera, Connor, and Jamie as they brave Vikings, search for lost treasure, and go on vision quests. This four-book collection includes Broken Circle, Stolen Away, Betrayed, and The...

Ann Alma Children's Library 2-Book Bundle: Skateway to Freedom / Under Emily's Sky

by Ann Alma Dundurn (January 16, 2016)

Ann Alma presents two beloved books for young people in this special bundle.

Shortlisted for the Forest of Reading Silver Birch Award


Under Emily' Sky

Skateway to Freedom

Andrea Spalding 2-Book Bundle: Finders Keepers / An Island of My Own

by Andrea Spalding Dundurn (December 14, 2015)

A fantastic 2-book bundle of the best kids books by Andrea Spalding, one of Canada's most critically acclaimed children's writers. A must-read for kids interested in endangered animals, the environment, First...

The Cherry Blossom 3-Book Bundle: When the Cherry Blossoms Fell / Cherry Blossom Winter / Cherry Blossom Baseball

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (December 05, 2015)


  • When the Cherry Blossoms Fell 
  • Cherry Blossom Winter 
  • Cherry Blossom Baseball

Cherry Blossom Baseball: A Cherry Blossom Book

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (December 05, 2015)

After her family is forced to move by Canada's racist wartime policies, Michiko is the only Japanese kid at school. One nice thing is that she's a hit at the local baseball tryouts. There's just one problem:...

Li Jun and the Iron Road

by Anne Tait & Paulette Bourgeois Dundurn (November 28, 2015)

Little Tiger's father left for Canada years ago, never to be heard from again. When her dying mother sends Little Tiger to find him, she finds work on the Canadian railway, disguised as a man. Threatened by...

A Bone to Pick: A Peggy Henderson Adventure

by Gina McMurchy-Barber Dundurn (November 21, 2015)

When Peggy Henderson finds her way into an archaeological dig on the coast of Newfoundland, she discovers a long-lost gravesite while wandering the grassy hills. But will her attitude keep her from participating...

Algonquin Quest 2-Book Bundle: I Am Algonquin / Algonquin Spring

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (October 10, 2015)

Painting a vivid picture of the original peoples of North America, long before European colonization changed the face of the continent, the Algonquin Quest novels show the traditions, the legends, and the intrigue...

Algonquin Spring: An Algonquin Quest Novel

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (October 10, 2015)

Six years ago, Mahingan's wife was taken from him by the Haudenosaunee at the Battle of the Falls. Now, after learning that she is still alive and captive, he and his remaining family struggle to survive and...


by Jennifer Dance Dundurn (January 19, 2015)

Paint is the story of a black-and-white mustang. Her life takes us through the history of the development of the Great Plains; the near extinction of the buffalo; the plight of the Plains Indians whose lives...

Bone Deep: A Peggy Henderson Adventure

by Gina McMurchy-Barber Dundurn (October 29, 2014)

A two-hundred-year-old sunken ship is discovered off the northern tip of Vancouver Island and budding archaeologist Peggy Henderson manages to secure a place on this archaeological expedition. The trip teachers...


by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (July 19, 2014)

As an orphaned white boy in a school of Native students, 14-year-old Jonny Joe isn't like the others at the island Redemption Residential School. After an escape attempt, Jonny and Ernie hide out in a mountain...

The Cherry Blossom 2-Book Bundle: When the Cherry Blossoms Fell / Cherry Blossom Winter

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (February 06, 2014)

Sent to a small interior BC community during the Second World War, through hardship Japanese Canadian girl Michiko adapts to a new way of life and gains a new appreciation of her family and culture.

I Am Algonquin: An Algonquin Quest Novel

by Rick Revelle Dundurn (November 18, 2013)

This novel follows the story of a warrior named Mahingan and his family as they live the traditional Algonquin way of life long before Europeans arrived in North America. Hunting and warfare are daily concerns,...

The Emerald Key

by Christopher Dinsdale Dundurn (November 26, 2012)

Jamie Galway wakes up from a coma one morning in 1847 after a confrontation with British soldiers. His brother, Ryan, and the ancient Irish text they had sworn to protect are missing. Jamie learns that his brother...

Cherry Blossom Winter: A Cherry Blossom Book

by Jennifer Maruno Dundurn (September 01, 2012)

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 10-year-old Michiko's family's possessions are confiscated and they are sent to a small community. After a former Asahi baseball star becomes her new teacher, life gets better....

Red River Rising

by B.J. Bayle Dundurn (July 16, 2012)

In 1813, Angus, a young Scot, and his family endure hardships as they attempt to start a new life in Canada. As they struggle to survive, they find themselves caught up in the rivalry between two fur-trading...

The Adventures of Radisson 1

by Martin Fournier & Peter McCambridge Baraka Books (November 09, 2012)

Spring 1651: a young man from Paris lands in Trois-Rivières on the St. Lawrence River. Within weeks, the course of his life changes drastically when Iroquois braves capture him. Pierre-Esprit Radisson, then...

Piau's Potato Present

by Diane Carmel Léger Bouton d'or Acadie (September 12, 2014)

Did a gift of potatoes in 1768 lead to a popular dish enjoyed by Acadians today? Christian Treitz, the youngest son in a German family immigrated to the Monckton Township, learns that the trauma of the Acadian...

Kootenay Silver

by Ann Chandler Dundurn (November 01, 2010)

In 1910, 12-year-old Addy McLeod waits in a cabin for her brother, Cask, to send for her. She must fight off the advances of her alcoholic stepfather, but then tragedy strikes. She flees and disguises herself...


by Jennifer Maruno Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2010)

In 1647, ten-year-old Etienne yearns for a life of adventure. He meets an orphan destined for Fort Sainte-Marie. Making the most impulsive decision of his life, Etienne replaces the orphan and paddles off with...

Trouble on the Voyage

by Bob Barton Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2010)

The Henrietta Maria has been trapped in the Hudson Strait for two months finally breaking free August 6, 1631 to search for a northwest passage. The crew knows it must leave Hudson Bay by early October to avoid...

Growing Up Ivy

by Peggy Dymond Leavey Dundurn (July 12, 2010)

Ivy Chalmers has never met her father, until she is sent to live with her paternal grandmother and Ivy's father, Alva, arrives unexpectedly. Alva takes Ivy with him for the summer, wandering the countryside...

Secret Of Devil Lake

by Robert Sutherland HarperCollins (June 29, 2010)

He knows in his heart that his father, Lieutenant James Martin, could not have stolen the money stored overnight in the blockhouse of The Isthmus and then brutally murdered his commanding officer, Colonel Forrester....

The Schooner's Revenge

by Robert Sutherland HarperCollins (June 01, 2010)

Fourteen-year-old Ben Random has always been drawn to the ships that skim the blue waters of Lake Ontario off the shores of York, the capital of Upper Canada. But his dream of serving on a Royal Navy vessel...

Fever Season

by Eric Zweig Dundurn (September 21, 2009)

Its early 1919 in Montreal and a deadly outbreak of Spanish flu is killing thousands, including 13-year-old Davids mother. Knowing he has a long-lost uncle in Seattle, David lands a job with the Montreal Canadiens...

Betrayed: The Legend of Oak Island

by Christopher Dinsdale Napoleon and Co (September 01, 2009)

Connor MacDonald and his mother encounter Norwegian prince and Earl of Orkney Henry Sinclair, an adventurer who has sailed to the farthest reaches of the known world, who rescues them from highwaymen. Events...

Band of Acadians

by John Skelton Dundurn (August 17, 2009)

In 1755, on the eve of the Seven Years War, 15-year-old Nola and her Acadian parents face expulsion from Grand Pr by the British. Nola, her friends Hector and Jocelyne, Nolas grandfather, and a band of bold...

Billy Green Saves the Day

by Ben Guyatt Dundurn (July 28, 2009)

During the War of 1812, 18-year-old Billy Green spots the advancing American army and must ride three hours in the middle of the night to Burlington Heights to warn the British.

Bridget's Black '47

by Dorothy Perkyns Dundurn (June 22, 2009)

Bridget Quinlan is a spirited 13-year-old when the Irish potato famine of the 1840s shatters her life. When the Quinlans are forced to accept the offer of a passage to Canada, appalling conditions onboard contribute...

When the Cherry Blossoms Fell: A Cherry Blossom Book

by Jennifer Maruno Napoleon and Co (April 15, 2009)

Nine-year-old Michiko bids her father goodbye. She doesn't know the government has ordered all Japanese-born men out of the province. Ten days later, her family joins hundreds of Japanese-Canadians on a train...

Ghosts of James Bay

by John Wilson Dundurn (March 09, 2009)

Fourteen-year-old Al, spending the summer near James Bay with his father, is startled to see a ship he recognizes as the Discovery, whose captain was the ill-fated Henry Hudson.

Your Time, My Time

by Ann Walsh Dundurn (March 02, 2009)

While visiting the peaceful graveyard of nearby Barkerville, B.C., Elizabeth finds a small gold ring that transports her to the nineteenth century during the heyday of the gold rush.

Faster Than Wind

by Steve Pitt Dundurn (January 12, 2009)

It is 1906, and 15-year-old newspaper boy and avid iceboat racer Bertie McCross fights to keep out of the clutches of the Kelly Gang, a family of slightly older Toronto toughs who are shaking down newsies. The...

She Loves You

by Rhonda Batchelor Dundurn (July 14, 2008)

Amid rumours of her supposed homosexuality, 14-year-old Annie is drawn to a group of ragtag local hippies. Sweet William is even more bereft than Annie, and not by choice.

Sophie's Exile: 0

by Beverley Boissery Dundurn (July 11, 2008)

In the aftermath of the 1838 Rebellion in Lower Canada, Sophie Mallory sets sail to be with her father, wrongfully convicted of treason and deported to Australia.

Skateway to Freedom

by Ann Alma Dundurn (April 04, 2008)

Eleven-year-old Josie escapes Communist East Germany with her parents. Can she forge a new life in Canada while clinging to her passion figure skating?

Battle Cry at Batoche

by B.J. Bayle Dundurn (February 19, 2008)

Ben Muldoon witnesses the struggle of the Mtis and Cree in the Saskatchewan River Valley in 1885. He is caught between his loyalty to a friend and the authority of an uncle

Boxcar Kid

by Norma Charles Dundurn (January 02, 2008)

In 1909 British Columbia, an accident has profound consequences for 13-year-old Luc Godin and highlights the clash between the settled East and the brash new frontier.

Perilous Passage

by B.J. Bayle Dundurn (December 03, 2007)

In 1809, Peter, a victim of amnesia, embarks on a series of amazing adventures with David Thompson, soon to become a famous explorer and mapmaker.

A Deadly Distance

by Heather Down Dundurn (September 30, 2007)

In early nineteenth-century Newfoundland, the Beothuks have been decimated. Young Mishbee struggles against tuberculosis and prejudice as she befriends a young settler.

Ben Franklin's War

by Stephen Eaton Hume Dundurn (November 18, 2006)

A motley crew of orphans is flung into adventure when they hide Ben Franklin from the British during the War of Independence.

Sophie's Treason

by Beverley Boissery Dundurn (November 18, 2006)

Following the 1838 rebellion in Lower Canada, with her father missing and his brother arrested, Sophie and Luc must use ingenuity and courage to secure a bright future.

Stolen Away

by Christopher Dinsdale Napoleon and Co (November 01, 2006)

Keira, kidnapped from Ireland by Vikings, is a slave living in legendary Vinland. Two native bands, the Beothuck and the Thule, are also fighting over the land, thrusting the Norsemen into war. While the Vikings...

Chasing the Arrow

by Charles Reid Dundurn (September 01, 2006)

One night in the 1950s Robbie discovers something astonishing: his mother and her colleagues working on the Avro Arrow, a new fighter jet capable of unheard-of speeds.

Charlotte's Vow

by Marion Woodson Dundurn (September 01, 2006)

In 1912, 15-year-old Charlotte takes a job in a Vancouver Island dynamite factory, braving her mothers disapproval for the chance to bring in some extra cash.