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ISBN: 1770704582
ISBN 13: 9781770704589
The author of the book: Gina McMurchy-Barber
Edition: Dundurn
Date of issue: June 27th 2011
Language: English
Format files: PDF
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A vandalized burial in an abandoned pioneer cemetery brings 12-year-old Peggy Henderson and her elderly archaeologist friend Eddy to Golden, British Columbia, to excavate. The town dates back to the 1880s when most of the citizens were tough and rowdy miners and railway workers who rarely died of old age. Since the wooden burial markers disintegrated long ago, Peggy and Eddy have no way of knowing the dead mans identity. But when Eddy discovers the vertebrae at the base of the skull are crushed, a sure sign the cause of death was hanging, they have their first clue.



Peggy’s tendency to make quick judgments about others leads her to the conclusion that only bad people are hanged, so the man in the burial must have gotten what he deserved. Hoping to learn more about him that proves her beliefs, she is soon digging through dusty old newspapers at the small-town museum. It’s there that Peggy learns that sometimes good people do bad things.


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Ebook Broken Bones: A Peggy Henderson Adventure read Online! Gina McMurchy-Barber is an award winning Canadian author. Her books are favourites with teachers and librarians looking for stories that will bring history to life. Themes include First Nations, building the railroad, fur trade, Vikings and more.

Gina's other passions in life include animals (she was a research assistant in Borneo with Birute Galdikas, studying orangutans), archaeology (earned her degree from Simon Fraser University), writing (she is working on her sixth YA novel), and teaching (has been a classroom teacher for twenty years, and writes plays and stories that inspire her students.) She started writing while studying archaeology at university. This led her to study journalism and become a freelance writer. After the birth of her two sons she discovered the amazing world of children's books.

In 2004 Gina received the Governor General's Award for Teaching Excellence in Canadian History. Since then she has been nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association Book Award, BC Book Prize, Saskatchewan's Willow Awards, the Silver Birch Awards, Hackmatack and various other book awards.

Gina's books incorporate her love of history, archaeology, children and animals. She continues to teach and visit schools to talk about her work.


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Despite the criticism, I liked the book!

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Poignant book.




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