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The Dionnes, Tesher, Ellie
21 Tesher, Ellie The Dionnes
Toronto Seal Books 2000 0770428312 / 9780770428310 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
Card covers show shelf wear, minor creasing, pages slightly yellowed.; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 6.80 X 4.10 X 0.80 inches; 322 pages; "A sensitive and candid inside account of the struggles of the Dionne quintuplets, from "million-dollar babies" to impoverished adults, and their ultimate triumph in the battle for compensation after years of exploitation. The miracle babies -- to this day the world's only surviving identical quintuplets -- were raised in a compound separated from their family and put on display for thousands of tourists. In addition to the personal struggles the three remaining sisters candidly relate, 'The Dionnes' recounts the stories of their friends, families, lawyers, supporters, and legions of admirers. 'The Dionnes' is a tale of humanity and courage, of family feuding and family solidarity, and of the long and painful road to justice." 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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Ship ahoy, sagebrush  An immigrant's tale, Van El, Alannah
22 Van El, Alannah Ship ahoy, sagebrush An immigrant's tale
Vancouver BC Seas Star Press 1994 0969746210 / 9780969746218 Paperback Near Fine 
Only slight wear to card covers; Bright solid book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 111 pages; An account of a family's immigration experience. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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Charlie  a Home Child's Life in Canada, YOUNG, BERYL
23 YOUNG, BERYL Charlie a Home Child's Life in Canada
Toronto KEY PORTER BOOKS 2009 1554702003 / 9781554702008 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear to dustjacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 8.10 X 0.60 inches; 111 pages; "Charlie was thirteen when his shopkeeper father died in 1910. His mother, Sarah, had no money to care for her seven children, and before long, Charlie was sent to Dr. Barnardo's Home in London. In 1911, as part of Barnardo's overseas program, Charlie sailed to Canada and was sent to work on an Ontario farm. He experienced homesickness, hardship, and eventually great kindness. In 'Charlie', Beryl Young offers a compelling account of a poor English boy who rises from a life of poverty to become a valuable member of Canadian society." 
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