Another clue, in his report, is the presence of an invasive species of plant which was once used by Romans. All these things, signs and symbols add up to more than just coincidence. Other historians dismissed the finding as inaccurate, insisting the artefacts were simply dropped by collectors in modern times. Mainstream history states Columbus was the first non-indigenous person to arrive in the continent when he landed in the Bahamas in However, over the years several radical theories have emerged that the Vikings, the Polynesians and the Chinese, arrived before Columbus.
Mr Pulitzer added: "We have absolutely been lead to believe that nothing happened on this side of the pond before Christopher Columbus. Mr Pulitzer said: "The ceremonial sword is per cent confirmed as Roman. It changes all of our history. Mr Pulitzer said: "There are also 50 words in the native M'kmaq language.
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Nothing has ever happened here in the history of the world, he thinks. But the maze has some strange secrets, and the spot Carter stands upon has seen some very exciting events over the centuries. Once Carter enters the maze, odd people begin to appear. First he meets Mr.
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After battling and defeating the forces of darkness, Willa is looking forward to a little well-earned peace and quiet. Unfortunately, her recent adventures have given birth to new problems, not the least of which is the task of rebuilding Eldritch Manor, a retirement home for supernatural beings, from the gr The Canadian government swung the bat once, knocking her family away from a Vancouver home base to an old farmhouse in the Kootenay Mountains. But when they move into town, the government swings the bat again, announcing that all Japanese must now move east of the Rockies or else go to Japan.
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After losing her mother to illness and her father to his work, Nora Mackenzie must leave her home in the interior of B. At the same time, her young cousin Lizzie is Zo-Zo argues that radical action is required, but Robin is worried about getting into trouble with her dad, or even worse, the local sheriff.
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Is it ever okay to break the law to stand up for w Thrown back in time by a mysterious pocket watch, Jonah and his stepbrother, Toby, are forced to overcome their differences and work together to return to the present. Jonah Wiley is having a tough time. First, his parents divorced, and now his mom is going to a conference and leaving him with his dad and stepmother.
But after Jonah steals an antique pocket watch, he and his stepbrother Toby are hurled back in time — to Egypt, China, France, and other places around the world. In order to save themselves and get back to the present, Jonah and This morning, I woke up on the ceiling … So begins the strange story of Gwendolyn Golden.
Puberty is weird enough. Then there are the mean, false rumours people are spreading about her at school. How can she tell her best frien In the first novel in the Barkerville Mystery series, protagonist Ted MacIntosh tries to unravel a suspicious murder with possible fatal consequences. Young Ted learns from the local barber, Moses, that his friend Charles, who was travelling to the gold fields, has failed to arrive.
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Thirteen-year-old Alex is afraid, afraid of his dad, afraid of kids at school, worried about his sick brother and, most of all, angry at himself for being a wuss. How can he make his life different, become a new person that people like? Im writing because its starting to get to me. Plus I need to tell someone, begins Alex. Through letters to his only friend, Alex breaks his solitude and confronts the truth. As courage and wisdom gradually build, he gains the confidence to confront his own dragons.
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He meets an orphan destined to apprentice among the Jesuits at Fort Sainte-Marie. Making the most impulsive decision of his life, Etienne replaces the orphan and paddles off with the voyageurs into the north country. At Sainte-Marie, Etienne must learn to live a life of piety.
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