Friday, June 24, 2016

Historical Landmarks of Canada (3rd Qtr, 2016)

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HISTORICAL LANDMARKS OF CANADA
3RD QUARTER TASK, 2016
DATE: 07/01/16 - 09/30/16

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For our third quarter challenge this year, we will focus on the beautiful country of Canada! Below are various landmarks of Canada along with a list of tasks. To complete the challenge, read a book that fits an associated task.

Challenge Rules:
The page limit requirement is 125 pages, but you are welcome to combine smaller books to reach the page limit. All books and formats are allowed (children's, manga, graphic novels, audiobooks, etc). Re-reads are fine - just be sure to re-read the entire book. When posting updates for your challenge, please include the following information: a link to the book title, the author's name, and the date you finished reading the book.

Tasks:
1. ATHABASCA PASS:
A high mountain pass in the Canadian Rockies. It was a major point on the fur trade route.
☀Read a book with the letters P, A, S, S found in the book title (any order), or a book with the word "fur" found somewhere in the text 
The Passion of Patrick MacNeill Virginia Kantra 7/9/16

2. BUTCHART GARDENS:
Butchart Gardens is a group of floral gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC located near Victoria and Vancouver Island.
☀Read a book with flowers found on the cover, or a book in which the author's first or last name begins with 'B'.
Best of My Love (Fool's Gold, #20) by Susan Mallery Susan Mallery 7/13/16

3. NEUBERGTHAL STREET VILLAGE:
This is a living illustration of a Mennonite village on the Canadian Prairies. 
☀Read a book in which religion plays a part, or a book with a title beginning with 'N'.
Broken Soul Faith Hunter 7/17/16

4. PANTAGES PLAYHOUSE THEATRE:
A former vaudeville theatre and one of the finest ones built in Canada for live performances during this time. 
☀Read a book with a character involved in the theatre or acting in general, or a book published prior to 1914.
Here's to Us Elin Hilderbrand 7/1/16

5. HARTLAND COVERED BRIDGE:
This beautiful bridge is the longest existing covered bridge in the world at 1,282 feet. It consists of seven small Howe Truss bridges joined together on 6 piers.
☀Read a book with a dock or pier on the cover, or a book with the number 6 or 7 found in the total number of pages.  635 pages
Bounty Kristen Ashley 7/10/16

6. COLONY OF AVALON:
The Colony of Avalon is the best preserved English settlement in Canada.
☀Read a book set in England, or a book written by an English author.
'Til Death Do Us Part Amanda Quick 7/6/16

7. CANSO ISLANDS:
The Canso Islands is a group of islands that served as an important fishing base for the French in the 16th century, as well as the British during the 18th century.
☀Read a book set in France, or a book that takes place between the years of 1501 - 1800.
Duke of Sin Elizabeth Hoyt 7/19/16

8. BANTING HOUSE: 
Banting House is a yellow-brick house recognized as the site of the defining moment in the discovery of insulin by Frederick Banting.
☀Read a book with a yellow cover or with a brick structure on the cover, or a book with a character who is a doctor.
Revel Alison Ryan 7/2/16

9. BILLY BISHOP BOYHOOD HOME:
The birth place and childhood home of First World War flying ace, Billy Bishop.
☀Read a book where someone travels by airplane in the story, or a book with double letters found in the title (book, meet, etc.).  both options
All Summer Long Dorothea Benton Frank 7/1/16

10. L. M. MONTGOMERY'S CAVENDISH:
A cultural landscape near Cavendish that Lucy Maud Montgomery made famous in the Anne of Green Gables books. 
☀Read a book by L.M. Montgomery, or a book tagged as young adult on the book's main page. 
Alexandra Lauren Royal 7/15/16


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