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Bill Freeman

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.


Harbour Thieves

The adventures of Meg and John Bains continue with an exciting story of kids living by their wits in the Toronto of 1875.

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Trouble at Lachine Mill

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

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

1005: Political Life in a Union
Paperback   Out of print
9780888625502 | Published: January 1982

1005: Political Life in a Union Local
Hardback   Out of print
9780888625519 | Published: January 1982

Their Town

A no-holds-barred portrait of Hamilton civic life in the 1970s

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Cedric and the North End Kids

For Cedric, it's a big and often bewildering change to move from Jamaica to industrial Hamilton, Ontario.

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First Spring on the Grand Banks

In this exciting tale set in the 1870s, John and Meg Bains and their friend Canso arrive in Nova Scotia to find that Canso's father has died and his schooner seized for debts.

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First Spring on the Grand Banks

In this exciting tale set in the 1870s, John and Meg Bains and their friend Canso arrive in Nova Scotia to find that Canso's father has died and his schooner seized for debts.

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The Last Voyage of the Scotian
Paperback   Out of print
9780888621122 | Published: January 1976