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Tales of Mystery

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622990344

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Offers young readers retellings of works by Arthur Conan Doyle, Mary Wilkins Freeman, Mrs. Molesworth, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Belle of Batoche

Jacqueline Guest (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551434544

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Belle, an 11-year-old Mtis girl, and Sarah both want the coveted job of church bell ringer. An embroidery contest is held to award the position, and Sarah cheats. Before Belle can expose her, the two are caught up in the advancing forces of General Middleton and his troops as they surround Batoche in the 1885 Riel Rebellion. The church bell disappeared that day and remains missing to this day.