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  • The Burning Black: Legend of Black Shuck

    The Burning Black: Legend of Black Shuck

    Deep in rural Suffolk, England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, terror strikes at the hearts of pious Christians on a hot August night, when they are attacked by a beast known only as Black ...

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  • There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There is beauty in the teacup like dresses requiring crinoline or beaded purses too small to carry anything but anger. —from “Inheritance” Marita Dachsel’s third poetry collection explores parenth...

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  • 1st Legion of Utopia

    1st Legion of Utopia

    Set amidst the riotous times of the Great Depression, 1st Legion of Utopia explores the forces surrounding the founding of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), the trail blazing party of...

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  • Alice at Naptime

    Alice at Naptime

    A beautifully poetic exploration of being both a new mother and an artist, told using her own unique graphic novel and fine art approach.When Alice was born her mother only found time to draw her w...

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  • Government Information in Canada

    Government Information in Canada

    Access and Stewardship

    Public access to government information forms the foundation of a healthy liberal democracy, but because this information can be precarious, it needs stewardship. Government Information in Canada p...

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  • Bogart Creek

    Bogart Creek

    Collecting the best of Bogart Creek, Derek Evernden’s laugh out loud funny, single-panel comics of absurd and dark humour. Similar in style to The Far Side, Bogart Creek is a perfect book for washr...

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  • The Spine Chillers

    The Spine Chillers

    The Spine Chillers is an episodic comic strip relating to the little known story about the time the world's greatest writers shared a small boarding house, living together to create some of the mos...

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  • John Rae, Arctic Explorer

    John Rae, Arctic Explorer

    The Unfinished Autobiography

    John Rae is best known today as the first European to reveal the fate of the Franklin Expedition, yet the range of Rae’s accomplishments is much greater. Over five expeditions, Rae mapped some 1,55...

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  • Canada’s Labour Market Training System

    Canada’s Labour Market Training System

    How does the current labour market training system function and whose interests does it serve? In this introductory textbook, Bob Barnetson wades into the debate between workers and employers, and ...

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  • Sam Steele

    Sam Steele

    A Biography

    Sam Steele, “the man who tamed the Gold Rush,” had a glittering, high-profile public career, yet his private life has been closely protected. Sam Steele: A Biography follows Steele’s rise from farm...

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  • The Big Secret Book

    The Big Secret Book

    Big Secret Book

    The Big Secret Book is a book that fascinates, motivates, and initiates creative abilities in performance creation. Written by Denise Clarke, director of One Yellow Rabbit Summer Lab Intensive, eac...

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  • The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock

    The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock

    Major General Sir Isaac Brock is remembered as the Hero of Upper Canada for his defence of what is now Ontario during the War of 1812, and also for his noble death at the Battle of Queenston Height...

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  • Pacific Northwest Trivia

    Pacific Northwest Trivia

    Washington, Oregon & Idaho

    Pacific Northwest Trivia is a readable, entertaining potpourri of fascinating facts about a region of ecological diversity, captivating history, a progressive political culture with hints of separa...

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  • What We Are When We Are

    What We Are When We Are

    Kaj smo, ko sm

    Working within a postmodern style, this rhythmic and melodious collection of poems originally written in Slovenian by Cvetka Lipuš and translated here by Tom Priestly, blends the real with the surr...

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  • High Line Scavenger Hunt

    High Line Scavenger Hunt

    Imagine: a public park that floats above the city, slicing the urban grey with its narrow green body. It winds its way through Manhattan, from the Meatpacking District to Chelsea to the Rail Yards....

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  • Redcoats-ish 2

    Redcoats-ish 2

    Jeff Martin’s War of 1812

    Redocats-ish collects more comic strips from Jeff Martin’s War of 1812 stories, featuring the misadventures of John and George, two not so fearless men of the Canadian militia. Heeding the call to ...

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  • Bear

    Bear

    This focused work contains Indigenous knowledge about the bear, including information about how bears live and what they eat. It tells several Indigenous legends about the bear: including the "Cher...

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  • Coyote

    Coyote

    Coyote begins with information about this dog/wolf cousin that once was prevalent all across North America. It tells Indigenous tales featuring "The Trickster,” as many Indigenous cultures call Coy...

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  • Magnetic North

    Magnetic North

    Sea Voyage to Svalbard

    “Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these s...

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  • Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

    Law, Politics, and the Judicial Process in Canada, 4th Edition

    Since the first edition of this popular text was published in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. Newly revised and updated, Law, P...

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  • Amma's Daughters

    Amma's Daughters

    A Memoir

    As a precocious young girl, Surekha knew very little about the details of her mother Amma’s unusual past and that of Babu, her mysterious and sometimes absent father. The tense, uncertain family li...

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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • Wolf

    Wolf

    This focused work contains Indigenous knowledge about the wolf, including information about the life and facts of a wolf and two Indigenous legends: Wolf and the Laughing Man and How Death Came to ...

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  • Eagle

    Eagle

    Eagle starts with knowledge about one of the best aerial hunters in the world and its deep, proud connection to Indigenous societies. Then, Indigenous Eagle stories are told including "The Stranger...

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  • Raven

    Raven

    Raven tells the story of the raven as an animal and of its Spirit Guide relationship with the Indigenous and all people. The stories "The Raven and the Seagull" and "Raven Annoys Octopus" are told,...

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  • Sharkasaurus

    Sharkasaurus

    Faith and facts collide on a Creationist themed golf course when the daughter of a widowed creationist falls for the adopted son of a gay paleontologist. Unbeknownst to the lovers a prehistoric din...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Frank

    Frank

    A historical mystery set in the tragedy of the Frank Slide, one of Canada’s deadliest natural disasters. Eve Lee is in a self-destructive spiral—her big plans for a new life in Frank have not at al...

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