Finding Winnie
  • Author : Lindsay Mattick
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Black bear
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  • ISBN 13 : 154912787X
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Book excerpt: A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh.

Finding Winnie

Finding Winnie

Author : Lindsay Mattick
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Black bear
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A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great-great-grandfather, Captain Harry Colebourn, rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I, and the bear became the inspiration for A.A. ...

Winnie s Great War

Winnie s Great War

Author : Lindsay Mattick,Josh Greenhut
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the creative team behind the bestselling Finding Winnie, winner of the Caldecott Medal, comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world’s most beloved bear Here is a heartwarming reimagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. Follow Winnie’s ...

Winnie

Winnie

Author : Sally M Walker
Publisher : Macmillan
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A picture book account of the true story that inspired the Winnie-the-Pooh classics follows the experiences of a World War I veterinarian and soldier who rescued a baby bear, made her his regiment's mascot and introduced her to Christopher Robin at the London Zoo....

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Hello Lighthouse

Author : Sophie Blackall
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life of ...

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A Poppy Is to Remember

Author : Heather Patterson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Poppies
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How did the bright red poppy that we all wear in November become Canada's symbol of honouring those who fought for our freedom on Remembrance Day? Moving text coupled with stunning illustrations by Governor General's Award-winning artist Ron Lightburn explain the symbolism behind the poppy. A bonus for teachers is ...

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Tuck Everlasting

Author : Natalie Babbitt
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Critically acclaimed when it was first published, Tuck Everlasting has become a much-loved, well-studied modern-day classic. This anniversary edition features an in-depth interview conducted by Betsy Hearne in which Natalie Babbitt takes a look at Tuck Everlasting twenty-five years later. What if you could live forever? Is eternal life a ...

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A Voyage in the Clouds

Author : Matthew Olshan
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, an Italian has flown, a Scot has flown, a woman has flown, even a sheep has flown. But no one has flown from one country to another. John Jeffries, an Englishman, and his pilot, Jean-Pierre ...

The Real Winnie

The Real Winnie

Author : Val Shushkewich
Publisher : Dundurn
Genre : Nature
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The story of Winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A.A. Milne, and became immortalized in the Winnie the Pooh stories, is told against the backdrop of the First World War. In August 1914, a Canadian soldier and veterinarian named Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, en ...

Winnie the Bear

Winnie the Bear

Author : M. A. Appleby,P. R. Hayes
Publisher : CreateSpace
Genre : History
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Winnie the Bear is the biography of a Canadian black bear adopted by Lieutenant Harry Colebourn and named after the city of Winnipeg. A kind veterinarian who was en route overseas at the beginning of World War I, Colebourn nurtured the young cub at training camps in Valcartier, Quebec, and ...

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Medicinal Chemistry for Practitioners

Author : Jie Jack Li
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Medical
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Presenting both a panoramic introduction to the essential disciplines of drug discovery for novice medicinal chemists as well as a useful reference for veteran drug hunters, this book summarizes the state-of-the-art of medicinal chemistry. It covers key drug targets including enzymes, receptors, and ion channels, and hit and lead discovery. ...

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Jameela Green Ruins Everything

Author : Zarqa Nawaz
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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For fans of My Sister, the Serial Killer; Where’​d You Go, Bernadette; and the award-winning TV show Killing Eve, a hilarious satire about a disillusioned American Muslim woman who becomes embroiled in a plot to infiltrate an international terrorist organization and, in the process, reconnects with her loved ones ...

Remembrance Day in Canada

Remembrance Day in Canada

Author : David James Pallister
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Since the beginning of the first Remembrance Day in 1919, Canadians have come together from all across the country; from west to east, from north to south and across different cultures and ages, to acknowledge the sacrifices of the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces. In this book, your ...

A Super Sticky Mistake

A Super Sticky Mistake

Author : Alison Donald
Publisher : Maverick Arts
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Everyone makes mistakes, and Harry Coover is no different. A brilliant scientist, Harry keeps making the same extra-sticky mistake, but he begins to wonder whether it's not such a mistake after all . . . A fun story about the scientist, Harry Coover, who accidentally invented super glue!...

Sergeant Billy

Sergeant Billy

Author : Mireille Messier
Publisher : Tundra Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A delightful tale inspired by the true story of a brave goat war hero. Perfect for fans of Finding Winnie and Rescue and Jessica. During World War I, a goat named Billy was adopted by a platoon of soldiers and made his way across the ocean to be part of ...

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Author : Brian Floca
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Caldecott Medal Winner, Sibert Honor Book, and New York Times bestseller Locomotive is a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America’s early railroads, from the creator of the “stunning” (Booklist) Moonshot. It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family are traveling together, riding America’s brand-new ...