All Fall Down

All Fall Down

The Landslide Diary of Abby Roberts

Book - 2014
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A young girl survives the deadliest natural disaster in Canadian history - but a family secret could call into question everything she thought she knew about her life before the tragedy.

After her father dies, Abby and her family move west to live with relatives who run a hotel in the mining town of Frank, Alberta. Abby keeps busy helping out at the hotel, being chief caregiver to her little brother with Down Syndrome, and learning Morse code at the telegraph office.

When the devastating Frank Slide buries much of the town, Abby must do all she can to help. But a long-buried family secret emerged just before the disaster - and now she will have to wait for the dust to settle before getting the answers she so desperately wants.

Inspired by two of her own relatives, one who helped run a telegraph office in the late 1800s and another who shares Abby's story (and her family secret), Jean Little crafts a compelling story rich with emotion and historical detail.

Publisher: Toronto :, Scholastic Canada Ltd.,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781443119191
Branch Call Number: J LIT
Characteristics: 200 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Landslide diary of Abby Roberts


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Jul 18, 2015

this book is so far awesome i haven"t finished it but it is so far really good. It is the best book i 've ever read and now i 'm going to try to get it because I really want to finish it.

Aug 26, 2014

I have read All the Dear Canada books and this one is by far my favorite!

Jul 07, 2014

It was ok, but nothing really happened until the end.

Apr 05, 2014

This was definitely not one of my favourite Dear Canada book. The deadly natural disaster happened almost at the end of the book.

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Mar 27, 2015

SAMANTHALEI thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 99

Aug 26, 2014

abbyruth thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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