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    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.


    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 .


    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 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."


    Sources Of the River by Jack Nisbet-

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


    The National Dream 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.


    Crusoe Of Lonesome Lake by Leland Stowe



    Algonquin Story by Audrey Saunders



    One Canada by John G Diefenbaker



    Grand River by Mabel Dunham



    The Invasion Of Canada, 1812-1813 by Pierre Berton



    Company Of Adventurers by Peter C Newman



    Ontario Fraktur by Michael S Bird



    The Trail Of the Black Walnut by G Elmore Reaman



    The Polish Canadians by William Kurelek



    Fall Of an Arrow by Murray Peden



    The Pioneer Years, 1895-1914 by Barry Broadfoot



    On South Mountain by David; Griffiths, Alison Cruise



    Yukon Lady by Hugh MacLean



    Torso by Marjorie Freeman Campbell



    Across Canada To the Klondyke by Harry Graham



    The Stopwatch Gang by Greg Weston



    The Lure Of the Labrador Wild by Wallace Dillon



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