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This Land: A Cross Country Anthology of Canadian Fiction for Young Readers

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In This Land, Governor General's Award-winning children's author Kit Pearson has collected stories that not only entertain readers both young and old, but also offer remarkable impressions of the vast and varied land in which we live. From Julie Lawson's vivid depiction of Vancouver's nineteenth-century Chinatown to Kevin Major's colourful rendition of contemporary Newfoun ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published August 27th 1998 by Not Avail
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Christine
This anthology enabled me to "introduce" my eldest daughter to Canadian authors she hadn't read yet. It also introduced me to a few authors I had never heard of and to add their works to our private library.
Alison
A selection of excerpts from fiction books by Canadian authors for young readers. They are organized by province from west to east. It was really interesting to read them all together and I think the stories chosen were wonderful. It made me want to read the books in full.
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I remember reading a story to my little brother every night from this book and we both enjoyed it.
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Kit Pearson spent her childhood between Edmonton Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia. As a high-school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School. She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta, and spent several years following the degree doing odd jobs or travelling in Europe.
In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of B
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