The Hippie Pirates

Illustrated By: Caroline Clarke

Kent, Ryan, and Amy love to hear their eccentric grandparents' stories of travel and adventure. At last, they will join them on a trip—but their grandparents' worthy "ship" the SS Fiona is more than meets the eye, and soon the three children are caught up in the dramatic history of Birchtown and Shelbourne, Nova Scotia.

The Island

The people on a remote island are happy with their lot, but learn that they must make new lives in less isolated surroundings. A story of social change, and the love that one carries for home.

The Rock Box

Illustrated By: Sally McKay

When her parents give her a special rock collection, Petra is thrilled. She loves rocks, and she pours over every sample in the box. But is one of those rocks winking at her? Soon Petra has connected with the rock box in a way she'd never have imagined possible.

The Ferryland Visitor

Illustrated By: Gerald Squires

When she moves into an abandoned lighthouse-keeper’s house with her family, Esther is excited by her new surroundings. One day the former constable comes to welcome her family to their new home. But just who is this mysterious man?

Lola Flies Alone

Illustrated By: Bill Pechet

Lola’s off to visit her grandmother, and is taking her first airplane trip alone. She has dressed for the occasion, and as it turns out, that special outfit comes in handy. With style and spunk, Lola is ready for anything.

Urchin

While questioning her gender identity, a young girl is pulled between the dark world of fairylore and the dynamic world of early 20th-century scientific experimentation as she struggles to save her missing mother.