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Image for Ship ahoy, sagebrush  An immigrant's tale

Ship ahoy, sagebrush An immigrant's tale

By: Van El, Alannah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Seas Star Press: 1994

Seller ID: 15956

ISBN: 0969746210

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Charlie  a Home Child's Life in Canada

Charlie a Home Child's Life in Canada


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, KEY PORTER BOOKS: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16981

ISBN: 1554702003

Condition: 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 expe... View more info