A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas is a short story collection in the Dear Canada series. The book consists of ten stories featuring heroines from previous Dear Canada books, except These Are My Words which was released a year later. It was published in September 2015.

Similar to A Season for Miracles and A Christmas to Remember, each story follows a previous Dear Canada heroine during the Christmas season.

Book description

"Ten heartwarming stories of Christmas past
Rosie gives a surprising gift to someone who least expects it...Johanna is able to make Christmas dinner a feast to remember...Abby takes a past sadness and turns it into something new and special...Christmas truly is a time for giving.

Find new friends and reconnect with old ones in these delightful stories by some of Canada's best writers."


"The Angel of Citadel Hill" by Sarah Ellis

Featuring Dorothy Wilton from That Fatal Night

"The Real Blessings" by Jean Little

Featuring Abby Roberts from All Fall Down

"Dear Sachi" by Susan Aihoshi

Featuring Mary Kobayashi from Torn Apart

"A Candle for Christmas" by Karleen Bradford

Featuring Rosie Dunn from A Country of Our Own

"The Rescuers" by Jean Little

Featuring Jane Browning from Exiles from the War

"The Light and the Dark" by Carol Matas

Featuring Rose Rabinowitz from Pieces of the Past

"Winter with Grandma" by Ruby Slipperjack

Featuring Violet Pesheens from These Are My Words

"Raffle Mania" by Janet McNaughton

Featuring Triffie Winsor from Flame and Ashes

"Snowflakes for Christmas" by Barbara Haworth-Attard

Featuring Noreen Robertson from To Stand On My Own

"A Proper Christmas Feast" by Norah McClintock

Featuring Johanna Leary from A Sea of Sorrows


Main article: List of A Time for Giving characters


See also

v - e - dDear Canada

Orphan at My Door | A Prairie as Wide as the Sea | With Nothing But Our Courage | Footsteps in the Snow
A Ribbon of Shining Steel | Whispers of War | Alone in an Untamed Land | Brothers Far from Home | An Ocean Apart
A Trail of Broken Dreams | Banished from Our Home | Winter of Peril | Turned Away | The Death of My Country
No Safe Harbour | A Rebel's Daughter | A Season for Miracles | If I Die Before I Wake | Not a Nickel to Spare
Prisoners in the Promised Land | Days of Toil and Tears | Where the River Takes Me | Blood Upon Our Land
A Desperate Road to Freedom | A Christmas to Remember | Exiles from the War | To Stand On My Own
Hoping for Home | That Fatal Night | Torn Apart | A Sea of Sorrows | Pieces of the Past | A Country of Our Own
All Fall Down | Flame and Ashes | A Time for Giving | These Are My Words

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