This 4-book collection of middle-grade titles is perfect for classrooms, young book-lovers, and the reluctant young reader in your life. The bundle includes: A Slug Story, Turning Tiger Collected Edition, The Loxleys and the War of 1812, and The Loxleys and Confederation
A Slug Story: Marcus is an enthusiastic boy, but when ridiculed at school, he begins to feel that his best efforts are second rate. His confidence already low, Marcus suffers a serious, virus-induced, brain injury. While in the hospital, and with the help of fellow patient Emily, Marcus learns to embrace the reality of who he is.
“A powerful and honest story that goes to places other, more sanitized narratives, do not. It is an important book.” – Mike Donachie, Toronto Star
Turning Tiger Collected Edition: Take one state of the art fully armed sentient military attack robot, let it go rogue, then set the US army and more robots after it. And let it happen in down town USA. If things get bad, have it kidnap a child and see if you can stop her parents blowing the operation wide open to the media.
The Loxleys and the War of 1812: The story follows the Loxleys, a Canadian family living in the Niagara peninsula as they’re torn apart by the American invasion of Canada in 1812, and the subsequent war that raged across both countries as British troops, Canadian militia, and First Nation warriors sought to thwart the expansionist plans of the American government.
The Loxleys and Confederation: The story begins in 1864 and follows the Loxleys, a Canadian family living in the Niagara peninsula. Under the threat once more of an American invasion and the cancellation of the Canadian-American Reciprocity Treaty, the Canadian Colonies look to unite. We trail the Loxleys on their journey to the Charlottetown Conference and witness the events that lead to the Dominion of Canada.