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Millie : ride the river

Author: Troon Harrison
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, ©2004.
Series: Our Canadian girl.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a new baby in the house, Millicent MacCallum's parents need a break. For the summer of 1914, they decide to send Millie to her aunt and uncle's in the Kawarthas. Millie quickly discovers that life in Stoney Lake is quite different than in the city. Millie's aunt--an Ojibway Indian--and her cousins teach her about swimming, building a canoe--and even how to milk a goat! But her biggest challenge is yet to come.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Troon Harrison
ISBN: 0143312022 9780143312024
OCLC Number: 52919852
Notes: On cover: "Millie : book one."
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Our Canadian girl.
Other Titles: Ride the river
Responsibility: Troon Harrison.

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With a new baby in the house, Millicent MacCallum's parents need a break. For the summer of 1914, they decide to send Millie to her aunt and uncle's in the Kawarthas. Millie quickly discovers that life in Stoney Lake is quite different than in the city. Millie's aunt--an Ojibway Indian--and her cousins teach her about swimming, building a canoe--and even how to milk a goat! But her biggest challenge is yet to come. When the lighthouse goes dark can Millie save an incoming ship from the rocky shores?

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