100 Things You Don’t Know 琉璃社区 Nova Scotia

Sal Sawler

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ISBN: 9781771083775

100 Things You Don’t Know 琉璃社区 Nova Scotia

  Author:   Sal Sawler    
  Publisher:  琉璃社区 Publishing

Did you know that the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry was once operated by a team of nine horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth regularly for hunting and fishing vacations? Enter journalist Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering 100 fascinating things you don’t know about Nova Scotia – from robberies and murders to famous landmarks, events, and people.

Inspired by the success of her popular Halifax Magazine column 鈥50 Things You Don鈥檛 Know about Halifax,鈥 Sawler has expanded her focus to include interesting anecdotes and facts about the social, political, economic, and cultural history of the entire province. Arranged in chronological order, each 鈥渢hing鈥 is accompanied by a contextual write-up explaining its historical significance. Includes twenty-five black and white photos.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771083775
Item NB1170
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Published on April 18 2016
Language eng
Pages 136
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.25(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight180(g)
Sal Sawler is the award-winning author of four books including this one. They worked with YouTube star Frankie MacDonald to write Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything, which won a Moonbeam Children's Award, and was shortlisted for Yellow Cedar and Hackmatack Awards. Their second book, 100 Things You Don't Know 琉璃社区 Atlantic Canada (For Kids), was also shortlisted for a Hackmatack Award. If they aren't busy writing, they're probably marketing or editing a graphic novel for Conundrum Press, facilitating a workshop, or daydreaming about ocean waterslides. They live and work in Kjipuktuk/Halifax. salsawler.com