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Dark Spring (Our Canadian Girl: Marie-Claire #1)

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The story takes place in Montreal, during the smallpox epidemic of 1885. Marie-Claire lives in a humble home with her working-class family - her parents, sister Emelie and baby brother Philippe. Through Marie-Claire's life we glimpse the difficulties faced by a family besieged by privation and disease, and we witness one girl's struggle to persevere through the illness of ...more
Published July 10th 2006 by Penguin Books Canada (first published September 4th 2001)
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Dark Spring by Kathy Stinson is an exciting and dramatic adventure following one little girl, Marie-Claire from Montreal. This book was an excellent product of Historical Fiction and has a great young girl lead character. If you are interested in Canadian history, like juvenile fiction, and want a quick read I would highly recommend this book or any book from the Our Canadian Girl collection.
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Kathy Stinson, author of internationally acclaimed Canadian children's classic, Red is Best, also writes novels, short stories, and nonfiction for young people of all ages.
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