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Freeman, Bill

BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his previous publications are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, which he co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People, winner of a Certificate of Commendation from Heritage Toronto in 2000; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, which received the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; Their Town: The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine, a study of political power in Hamilton co-authored with Marsha Hewitt; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local. Bill Freeman is also a popular children's author who has won the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for "a body of work" and a Canada Council Award for Juvenile Literature.

Casa Loma

The fascinating story of industrialist Sir Henry Pellatt and his lavish Toronto home

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Casa Loma

The fascinating story of industrialist Sir Henry Pellatt and his lavish Toronto home

Paperback   Out of print
9781550286458 | Published: January 1999

A Magical Place

A Magical Place is a celebration of Toronto Island--and islanders--past and present. It highlights important moments in island history and offers an appealing selection of archival and contemporary images.

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9781550286700 | Published: January 1999

The Last Voyage of the Scotian
  • Interest age: 8-13
  • School grade: 3-8

In the spring of 1873, Meg and John Bains are ready to return home from a winter working in a lumber camp when they are lured into a trap and shanghaied as crew on a leaky old square-rigged sailing ship in Quebec City.

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The Last Voyage of the Scotian
  • Interest age: 8-13
  • School grade: 3-8

In the spring of 1873, Meg and John Bains are ready to return home from a winter working in a lumber camp when they are lured into a trap and shanghaied as crew on a leaky old square-rigged sailing ship in Quebec City.

Hardback   Out of print
9780888621139 | Published: January 1998

Trouble at Lachine Mill
  • Interest age: 8-13

Meg and her twelve-year-old brother Jamie take jobs in a shirt factory in Montreal. Soon they discover they have been hired at rock-bottom wages to replace striking workers.

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Trouble at Lachine Mill
  • Interest age: 8-13

Meg and her twelve-year-old brother Jamie take jobs in a shirt factory in Montreal. Soon they discover they have been hired at rock-bottom wages to replace striking workers.

Hardback   Out of stock indefinitely
9780888626738 | Published: January 1983

The Last Voyage of the Scotian
  • Interest age: 10-15
  • School grade: 5-8
Paperback   Out of print
9780888621122 | Published: January 1976

Shantymen of Cache Lake
  • Interest age: 7-15
  • School grade: 3-8

This is the story of 14-year-old John Bains and his sister Meg, 13, and the winter they spend working in alumber camp in the Ottawa Valley.

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Shantymen of Cache Lake
  • Interest age: 7-15
  • School grade: 3-8

This is the story of 14-year-old John Bains and his sister Meg, 13, and the winter they spend working in alumber camp in the Ottawa Valley.

Hardback   Out of print
9780888620910 | Published: January 1975

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