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  • In Search of Al Howie

    In Search of Al Howie

    The story of Al Howie is a remarkable and at times unbelievable adventure into the heart of the longest races in the world with one of modern history's most eccentric ultra-marathon runners.If you ...

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  • The Anthropocene Disruption

    The Anthropocene Disruption

    An important and timely book that addresses the new reality of the Anthropocene and what we should be doing about it.In what is now being heralded as the Second Copernican Revolution, Earth scienti...

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  • Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    The Literatures of Canada and Quebec / Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

    This collection of essays examines how the sense of crisis that occasionally seems to overwhelm us directs and transforms Canadian and Quebec writings in English and French, and conversely, how lit...

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  • Intertwined Histories

    Intertwined Histories

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  • Performing Turtle Island

    Performing Turtle Island

    Indigenous Theatre on the World Stage

    “A valuable and timely collection.” —Alan D. Filewod, author of Committing Theatre Following the Final Report on Truth and Reconciliation, Performing Turtle Island investigates theatre as a tool ...

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  • The Grasshopper

    The Grasshopper

    Games, Life and Utopia

    In the mid twentieth century the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein famously asserted that games are indefinable; there are no common threads that link them all. "Nonsense," says the sensible Bernard ...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: Vancouver Island — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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  • Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies — Revised & Updated

    Popular Day Hikes: Canadian Rockies — Revised & Updated

    Featuring a fresh design and the most current route updates, Popular Day Hikes is a series of bestselling books written for visitors and locals looking to hike scenic trails from well-established s...

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  • Global Chorus

    Global Chorus

    365 Voices on the Future of the Planet

    Global Chorus is a remarkable, illustrated collection of 365 daily meditations around some very large and increasingly crucial themes: “Do you think that humanity can find a way past the current gl...

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  • Finding Jim

    Finding Jim

    Finding Jim describes Susan Oakey-Baker’s struggle to confront the realities of life after the death of her husband, renowned mountain guide Jim Haberl, the first Canadian to summit the most diffic...

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  • Grey Seals

    Grey Seals

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Did you know that grey seals can...

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    • 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.
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  • Bears

    Bears

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Exquisite photography documents ...

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    • 4.64 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.
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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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  • Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses this question by enlisting the help of a Metis Elder and revisiting the history of one corner of the Great Plains. Set on a prairie remnant seven thousand yea...

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  • When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar N-dialect edition EBOOK

    When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar N-dialect edition EBOOK

    nēhinaw pīsimo masinahigan

    A bear sleeping safely in her den, Kohgom telling a story by the fire, the trees crackling with cold–we are all connected to the seasons and the cycle of nature. The calming rhythm of the words ech...

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  • When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    nīhithaw pīsimwasinahikan

    A bear sleeping safely in her den, Kohkom telling a story by the fire, the trees crackling with cold–we are all connected to the seasons and the cycle of nature. The calming rhythm of the words ech...

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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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  • Hunting Alberta

    Hunting Alberta

    Featuring content on hand loading and hunting gear, taxidermy, big game, upland game bird and waterfowl hunting in Alberta, Hunting Alberta (2018) is the only book of its kind in today’s market. Th...

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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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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    Life on the Great Hunt

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Butterflies of Alberta

    Butterflies of Alberta

    The book features dazzling colour photographs, exquisite line drawings and quick-reference listings of distinguishing features, flight periods, geographic ranges, behaviour and preferred food plant...

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  • Birds of Alberta

    Birds of Alberta

    This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta with full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 388 species.

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    • 777 MB
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  • Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta is a comprehensive treatment of meteorology and climatology as it pertains to Alberta while remaining fundamentally a lay person’s guide to weather.

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  • Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    Tree and Shrub Gardening for Alberta

    With this beautiful book of 71 different species of trees and shrubs and 500 colour photographs and illustrations, you can select, plant and care for the trees and shrubs that suit the conditions p...

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