Pirates are very different from the fictional pirates in movies, TV shows and adventure stories. They weren’t lovable, like Jack Sparrow or bumbling, like Captain Hook. Pirates were thieves and criminals. Learn the facts and surprising information about pirates.
Anne Laurel Carter – My River: Cleaning Up the LaHave River
My River is the story of Stella Bowles’s successful environmental activism. Her grade 6 and 7 science fair projects about our polluted river horrified me. Stella’s work helped launch a $15.7 million cleanup program.
Sarah Sawler – 100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada – For Kids
Did you know that you can walk on the ocean floor at the Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick? Or that there was once a UFO sighting in PEI? Or that someone found a real Maud Lewis painting in a thrift shop? 100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada (for Kids) collects the most interesting, surprising, and bizarre facts you never knew about Atlantic Canada. The book also includes fun photos and helpful explanations.