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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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    • 80.2 MB
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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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    • 45.6 MB
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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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    • 29.7 MB
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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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    • 43.4 MB
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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s...

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  • Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones

    Scattered Bones is a story of the complicated, fragile and sometimes fatal relations between Indigenous people and settlers in Northern Saskatchewan in the 1920s. Aboriginal spiritual traditions ar...

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    • 1.68 MB
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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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    • 14.3 MB
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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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    • 48 MB
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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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    • 35.8 MB
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  • The Crooked Good

    The Crooked Good

    Through the voice of ê-kwêskît – Turn-around Woman – Louise Halfe guides the reader on a three-fold journey down a path where the personal, the historical and the mythic walk hand-in-hand. Louise ...

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    • 1 MB
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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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    • 53 MB
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  • Northern Wildflower

    Northern Wildflower

    This is the story of how a young northern girl picked herself up out of the rough and polished herself off like the diamond that she is in the land of the midnight sun. Northern Wildflower is the ...

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    • 2.68 MB
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  • Blue Marrow

    Blue Marrow

    In this intricate dance of language and voice, a contemporary narrator – a Cree woman – draws into the telling of her own story the poignant history of her ancestors and the European newcomers they...

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    • 3.28 MB
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  • Bear Bones & Feathers

    Bear Bones & Feathers

    Among her healing arts are Native symbolism and history, the memories of her childhood on the reserve, and her own dark brand of humour. Like Tomson HIghway and Thomas King, Halfe is actively invol...

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    • 50.3 MB
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  • Maria Tallchief

    Maria Tallchief

    This biography of Maria Tallchief is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was a famous prima ballerina. Born to ...

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    EPUB

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    • 2.02 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

    This biography about Muhammad Ali is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Born Cassius Clay, Ali (1942- ) brought unprecedented speed and...

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    EPUB

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    • 15.8 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Tommy Prince

    Tommy Prince

    This biography of Tommy Prince is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Tommy Prince (1915-1977) grew up on the Brokenhead Reserve, part of t...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 3.49 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Will Rogers

    Will Rogers

    This biography of Will Rogers is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Will Rogers (1879-1935) was born in the Indian Territory, now known as...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 3.34 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Wayne Gretzky

    Wayne Gretzky

    This biography of Wayne Gretzky is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Wayne Gretzky (1961- ) is a household name across North America. ...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 17.1 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Althea Gibson

    Althea Gibson

    This biography of Althea Gibson is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Althea Gibson (1927-2003) broke the colour barrier when she played i...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 15.9 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Nancy Greene

    Nancy Greene

    This biography of Nancy Greene is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Nancy Greene (1943- ) is the best known name in Canadian skiing. ...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 14.6 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Tom Longboat

    Tom Longboat

    This biography of Tom Longboat is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills.Tom Longboat (1887-1949) of the Onondaga First Nation was raised in a ...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 13.6 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Big Bear

    Big Bear

    This biography of Big Bear (1825-1888) is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Big Bear was a famous Cree leader who hoped for peace between...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 20.2 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela

    This biography of Nelson Mandela is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) is the most widely known figure in the s...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 15.9 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • David Suzuki

    David Suzuki

    This biography of David Suzuki is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. David Suzuki (1936- ) has become a household name in Canada and mu...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 17.2 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall

    This book about Jane Goodall is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Goodall (1934- ) dreamed at a young age of going to Africa to live w...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 15.9 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Louis Riel

    Louis Riel

    This biography of Louis Riel is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Louis Riel (1844-1885) helped win some rights for the Metis during the ...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 15.7 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Jimi Hendrix

    Jimi Hendrix

    This biography of Jimi Hendrix is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Jimi Hendrix (1942 - 1970), a rock and roll legend, overdosed on pill...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 2.6 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Bruce Lee

    Bruce Lee

    This biography of Bruce Lee is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Bruce Lee (1940 - 1973), to some, remains the greatest martial artist of...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 2.41 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney

    This biography of Walt Disney is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Walt Disney (1901 - 1966) is a name known around the world. As a boy, ...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 2.85 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe

    This biography of Marilyn Monroe is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962 ) is remembered most for her beauty an...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 2.34 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Clara Hughes

    Clara Hughes

    This biography of Clara Hughes is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Clara Hughes (1972 - ) was on a risky path as a teenager. Watching...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 1.94 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Norman Bethune

    Norman Bethune

    This biography of Norman Bethune is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a doctor who devoted his life to hel...

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    EPUB

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    • 16.8 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available
  • Poundmaker

    Poundmaker

    This biography of Poundmaker is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Poundmaker (1842-1886) was a Plains Cree chief known as a peacemaker an...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 18 MB
    • Fixed layout ?
      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
    Several copies available