Book List in Order: 8 titles

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    Bill Freeman is an award winning Canadian author who has written detective novels, non-fiction, historical fiction for young adults, television scripts for children, documentary scripts, theatrical plays and educational videos. His two most recent bo...


  • Through the winter of 1876-77 Jamie and Kate Bains are storm-staid at Fort Walsh with their friend constable Patrick NcNeil of the North West Mounted Police. Come spring, he invites them to help drive a herd of cattle across the barren plains from Mo...


  • "My mother is held as a prisoner by the Sioux," Black Eagle said, looking directly at Jamie. "Will you come with me to rescue her?" So Jamie and Kate Bains are summoned on a dangerous mission to help their friend, Black Eagle. His mother Spotted Bird...


  • The Bains family are amazed at what they find when they take up their homestead in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: flash fires that appear suddenly and rage across the open plain, tensions between English settlers and their M├ętis neighbours that threa...


  • Meg and Jamie Bains are driven away from their Ottawa home by the Depression of the 1870s, riding the rails and looking for work to help feed their family. But with so many grown men and women out of work, nobody wants to hire two kids, no matter how...


  • John and Meg Bains are impressed by Toronto when they first arrive there in 1875: its long boardwalks, tall hotels, elegant shops and fancy restaurants. Not that they can afford to stay in a hotel or eat in a restaurant. Canada is suffering from a D...


  • Meg and Jamie Bains spend twelve hours a day sewing shirts in a loud, dim room filled with row after row of poor women and children tending their sewing machines. They're lucky to have the work. In the 1870s Canada suffers from a terrible Depression,...


  • When John and Meg Bains heard the news of their lumberman father's death, the cold wind shaking their tiny Ottawa cabin grew even colder. If someone didn't soon start bringing in money, they would lose their modest home and find themselves on the tow...