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Little Copper Pennies:
Celebrating the Life of the Canadian One-Cent Piece (1858-2013)

Written by
Susan Harris

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167 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888875372
$15.00 CA

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About the Book It is laughable for many of us to imagine that we could buy a pony ride, ten minutes of parking time, three jawbreakers or perform repairs with a penny. We can't imagine it, but many of our older generation can. In fact, they do not have to imagine. They remember. Drawing on her experiences, interviews and research, Harris recounts stories of the Canadian penny that are both heartwarmingly nostalgic and pragmatic. Little Copper Pennies portrays adventures of the eliminated coin and its once-upon-a-time worth in trade and pastimes. Yet this book is more than just memories. It is a legacy with a message. Through the debates and facts, the author not only hones in the riches-to-rags life of the penny steeped in Canadian history, her experience as a teacher also motivates us to acquire knowledge, to remember, and to acquaint the new generations of the little coin's power. You'll be moved by the stories, conveyed to the past, and inspired to appreciate the penny through new eyes.

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About the Author Susan Harris
Susan is the author of Little Copper Pennies, Little Copper Pennies for Kids and Golden Apples in Silver Settings. Born in Trinidad, she now lives in Melville, Saskatchewan with her husband, daughter, and Smokey the gregarious cat.

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