Vote On Your Favorite Book Cover!

Vote On Your Favorite Book Cover!

Posted on June 19 by admin
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In celebration of Nation Aboriginal Month in Canada, this week’s “pick your favorite cover” poll features new and forthcoming books on First Nations topics.

You can read below for descriptions of these titles, but pick your favorite cover based only on your initial reaction to it!

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The story of the Scugog Carrying Place is a multifaceted one, but at the core it is the mystery of a forgotten cabin in the woods whose story has not been totally told until now. Included is an exploration of how our historical heritage is being sacrificed in the race to develop farmland into industrial land.

Smoke Signals features the history and current state of tobacco from its Native origins in South America’s Andes through its checkered history in North America as a “miracle” drug, powerful narcotic, friend of government revenue departments, and law-enforcement target as contraband and tax diversion are traced.

In the mystery A Green Place for Dying, Meg returns to her home to find that a friend’s daughter has been missing from the Migiskan Reserve for more than two months. She vows to help find her and in the process discovers she isn’t the only Native woman who has gone missing. Fearing the worst, Meg finds herself confronting an underside of life she would rather not know existed.

In The Boy From Left Field, Hawk, a poor, half-Native boy who lives on the street in Toronto, is eager to go back to school and to please both his divorced parents. When Mr. Rizzuto, his baseball coach, tells him how Babe Ruth, playing on nearby Toronto Island, hit his first professional home run, the question arises: what happened to the baseball?