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    Champlain's Dream by David Hackett Fischer

    David Hackett Fischer, University Professor at Brandeis University, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for Washington’s Crossing , which was also a New York Times bestseller. His other acclaimed books include Albion’s Seed and Paul Revere’s Ride .


    The Arctic Grail by Pierre Berton

    Pierre Berton was one of Canada’s most popular and prolific authors. From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his fifty books are now Canadian classics. Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years. He spent four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the Royal Military College in Kingston. He spent his early newspaper career in Vancouver, where at 21 he was the youngest city editor on any Canadian daily. He wrote columns for and was editor of Maclean’s magazine, appeared on CBC’s public affairs program “Close-Up” and was a permanent fixture on “Front Page Challenge” for 39 years. He was a columnist and editor for the Toronto Star and was a writer and host of a series of CBC programs. Pierre Berton received over 30 literary awards including the Governor-General’s Award for Creative Non-Fiction (three times), the Stephen Leacock Medal of Humour, and the Gabrielle Leger National Heritage Award. He received two Nellies for his work in broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, and the National History Society’s first award for “distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history.” For his immense contribution to Canadian literature and history, he was awarded more than a dozen honourary degrees, is a member of the Newsman’s Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. Pierre Berton passed away in Toronto on November 30, 2004. From the Hardcover edition.


    The Curve Of Time by M Wylie Blanchet

    "Muriel Wylie Blanchet, 1891-1961, was born and educated near Montreal. In the early twenties she came to Vancouver Island with her husband and settled on a secluded waterfront overlooking Haro Strait with beautiful Mount Baker in the distance. Left a widow with five small children in 1927, she provided school lessons in winter and four months of sea cruising in summer. The voyages of discovery were made in a twenty-five foot boat, the Caprice. From this the children called their mother Capi and for them she sharpened her special interest in old Indian villages and the wonder of nature so abundant on the coast."


    Flames Across the Border by Pierre Berton

    Pierre Berton, Canada's most widely read historian, was born in the Yukon and educated at UBC. Author of forty-seven books, he has received three Governor General's awards for nonfiction, two Nellies for broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, and the National History Society's first award for "distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history." He holds eleven honorary degrees, is a member of the Newsman's Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada.


    The Loyalists by Christopher Moore

    Christopher Moore may be Canada’s most versatile writer of history. His first book, Louisbourg Portraits , won a Governor General’s Award and continues to delight readers, and his Loyalists: Revolution, Exile , Settlement won the Secretary of State’s Prize for Excellence in Canadian Studies. He co-authored the authoritative Illustrated History of Canada, and his history of Canada for young people, The Story of Canada (co-authored with Janet Lunn), was a bestseller and won the Mister Christie Award for Children’s Books. He has also written The Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario’s Lawyers , Canada: Our Country (co-authored with Mark Kingwell), and 1867: How the Fathers Made a Deal . He has made many radio documentaries for CBC-Radio’s “Ideas” and writes a column for The Beaver. Christopher Moore lives in Toronto.


    Epic Wanderer by D'Arcy Jenish

    D’Arcy Jenish is the author of the award-winning Indian Fall: The Last Great Days of the Plains Cree and the Blackfoot Confederacy and the bestselling The Stanley Cup: A Hundred Years of Hockey at its Best . He is also co-editor of Canada on Ice: Fifty Years of Great Hockey . From the Hardcover edition.


    Yukon Lady by Hugh MacLean



    The Invasion Of Canada, 1812-1813 by Pierre Berton



    On South Mountain by David; Griffiths, Alison Cruise



    Grand River by Mabel Dunham



    Algonquin Story by Audrey Saunders



    The Polish Canadians by William Kurelek



    One Canada by John G Diefenbaker



    The Pioneer Years, 1895-1914 by Barry Broadfoot



    Torso by Marjorie Freeman Campbell



    Crusoe Of Lonesome Lake by Leland Stowe



    Fall Of an Arrow by Murray Peden



    The Trail Of the Black Walnut by G Elmore Reaman



    Ontario Fraktur by Michael S Bird



    Company Of Adventurers by Peter C Newman



    Sources Of the River by Jack Nisbet-

    Field biologist and natural history teacher Jack Nisbet lives in Spokane, WA.


    The Stopwatch Gang by Greg Weston



    Across Canada To the Klondyke by Harry Graham



Canadian History Books & Ephemera


    Promised Land by Berton, Pierre

    Pierre Berton was one of Canada’s most popular and prolific authors. From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his fifty books are now Canadian classics. Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years. He spent four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the Royal Military College in Kingston. He spent his early newspaper career in Vancouver, where at 21 he was the youngest city editor on any Canadian daily. He wrote columns for and was editor of Maclean’s magazine, appeared on CBC’s public affairs program “Close-Up” and was a permanent fixture on “Front Page Challenge” for 39 years. He was a columnist and editor for the Toronto Star and was a writer and host of a series of CBC programs. Pierre Berton received over 30 literary awards including the Governor-General’s Award for Creative Non-Fiction (three times), the Stephen Leacock Medal of Humour, and the Gabrielle Leger National Heritage Award. He received two Nellies for his work in broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, and the National History Society’s first award for “distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history.” For his immense contribution to Canadian literature and history, he was awarded more than a dozen honourary degrees, is a member of the Newsman’s Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. Pierre Berton passed away in Toronto on November 30, 2004. From the Hardcover edition.


    The National Dream by Berton, Pierre

    Pierre Berton was one of Canada’s most popular and prolific authors. From narrative histories and popular culture, to picture and coffee table books to anthologies, to stories for children to readable, historical works for youth, many of his fifty books are now Canadian classics. Born in 1920 and raised in the Yukon, Pierre Berton worked in Klondike mining camps during his university years. He spent four years in the army, rising from private to captain/instructor at the Royal Military College in Kingston. He spent his early newspaper career in Vancouver, where at 21 he was the youngest city editor on any Canadian daily. He wrote columns for and was editor of Maclean’s magazine, appeared on CBC’s public affairs program “Close-Up” and was a permanent fixture on “Front Page Challenge” for 39 years. He was a columnist and editor for the Toronto Star and was a writer and host of a series of CBC programs. Pierre Berton received over 30 literary awards including the Governor-General’s Award for Creative Non-Fiction (three times), the Stephen Leacock Medal of Humour, and the Gabrielle Leger National Heritage Award. He received two Nellies for his work in broadcasting, two National Newspaper awards, and the National History Society’s first award for “distinguished achievement in popularizing Canadian history.” For his immense contribution to Canadian literature and history, he was awarded more than a dozen honourary degrees, is a member of the Newsman’s Hall of Fame, and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. Pierre Berton passed away in Toronto on November 30, 2004. From the Hardcover edition.


    British Columbia Telephone Company



    The Rcmp by Shaw, S/Sgt T E G : Editor



    The Winnipeg Tribune - Weekend Magazine, August 11, 1962



    The Great Depression, 1929-1939 by Berton, Pierre



    Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry by Harkness, John Graham



    Canadian Antiques Collector



    Manitoba by Morton, W L



    Canadian West Magazine - Summer 1988



    Canadian Collector Magazine - September/October 1980, Vol 15 No 5



    Fifty Mighty Men by MacEwan, Grant



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