Backlist: Famous Canadian Series

  Lucy Maude Montgomery
by Jacqueline Langille

The author of Anne of Green Gables led an interesting life, which this book follows to the satisfaction of a wide range of readers.

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  Alexander Graham Bell
by Jacqueline Langille

The story of the life and discoveries of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. Born in Scotland, he became an American citizen and lived for many years in Baddeck, Nova Scotia.

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  Helen Creighton
by Hilary Sircom

This book tells the story of Helen Creighton who spent most of her life making sure that the old songs, customs and folklore of the Maritimes would not be forgotten.

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  Samuel Cunard
by Jacqueline Langille

The story of the life and times of Sir Samuel Cunard, entrepreneur, businessman and “Steam Lion” of Nova Scotia — the founder of the shipping company that became known as the Cunard Line.

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  Alfred Fitzpatrick
by James H. Morrison

This book describes the life of Alfred Fitzpatrick, who changed society by making education available for everyone, and who founded Frontier College — the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.

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  Giants Angus McAskill and Anna Swan
by Jacqueline Langille

An eighteen pound baby and a coffin large enough to hold three men. Can this be true? Truth can indeed be stranger than fiction, as this book reveals. Nova Scotians Angus McAskill of Cape Breton and Anna Swan of New Annan, Colchester County travelled the world because of their size.

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  Thomas Chandler Haliburton
by Jacqueline Langille

The answer to the question of who was Sam Slick from Slickville and who wrote the first history of Nova Scotia, can be found in this biography of Thomas Chandler Haliburton. A lawyer, judge, historian, writer and parliamentarian — he spent most of his life in Windsor, Nova Scotia. He created the sayings “the early bird gets the worm” and “seeing is believing”.

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  William Hall
by Jacqueline Langille

The story of the first Canadian seaman to be awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery. William Hall was a remarkable black hero from a humble background in rural Nova Scotia, who had a most distinguished career in the Royal Navy.

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  Captain Angus Walters
by Jacqueline Langille

A native of Lunenburg, “Highlander” of its fishing fleet and one of Nova Scotia's most famous seamen, Captain Angus Walters exemplified the seafaring tradition of Nova Scotia. He was also Captain of Nova Scotia's famous schooner Bluenose, pictured on the Canadian dime.

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