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  • Laugh Out Loud Cats

    Laugh Out Loud Cats

    In Ancient Egypt was against the law to hurt or kill a cat, even by accident. The punishment was death. Sphynx cats do not have any fur. They don’t even have whiskers! Most pure white cats that ha...

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  • Laugh Out Loud Farm Animals

    Laugh Out Loud Farm Animals

    Q: What type of horse goes out only at night? A: A night-mare! Q: What did the llama say when he was asked to take out the garbage? A: No prob-llama! Q: What do you call an ostrich at the North P...

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  • The Larger Conversation

    The Larger Conversation

    Contemplation and Place

    This volume, the final in Tim Lilburn’s decades-long meditation on philosophy and environmental consequences, traces a relationship between mystic traditions and the political world. Struck by the ...

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  • Shadow Hymns: Photography by Austin Andrews

    Shadow Hymns: Photography by Austin Andrews

    Shadow Hymns is an exploration of photojournalism and foreign correspondence by filmmaker Austin Andrews. Photo spreads in the book include Desert Sundials: Angles on the sand seas of Namibia; Pyra...

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  • Eyepiece

    Eyepiece

    Adventures in Canadian Film and Television

    In Eyepiece, brilliant cinematographer and filmmaker Vic Sarin lays out the landscape of his life. The book starts with his formative years in India and carries on with stories about early days at ...

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  • RumbleSat Art from the Edge of Space

    RumbleSat Art from the Edge of Space

    RumbleSat: Art from the Edge of Space celebrates the two RumbleSat Art in Space missions; the Canadian Space Agency AUSTRAL 2017 campaign, and the JP Aerospace AWAY 123 launch. Featured in the book...

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  • Robots

    Robots

    Super Explorers brings you interesting facts and full-colour photos all about robots. There are about one million robots in the world. Some say that robots will be recognized as their own species b...

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  • Canadian Fly Fishing Hot Spots and Essentials

    Canadian Fly Fishing Hot Spots and Essentials

    Canada as a whole is a world-class fly fishing destination, and Duane Radford recounts some amazing trip-of-a-lifetime hot spots. He has fly fished them all, and in this book, he offers his experie...

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  • Canadian Kitchen Garden

    Canadian Kitchen Garden

    All you need to know about large and small-format gardening, from preparing to planting and harvesting to preserving: • flats of microgreens and herbs • accessible containers on the backyard porch,...

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  • The Writing on the Wall

    The Writing on the Wall

    The Work of Joane Cardinal-Schubert

    The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-S...

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  • Remembering Air India

    Remembering Air India

    The Art of Public Mourning

    On June 23, 1985, the bombing of Air India Flight 182 killed 329 people, most of them Canadians. Today this pivotal event in Canada’s history is hazily remembered, yet certain interests have shaped...

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  • Writing Alberta

    Writing Alberta

    Building on a Literary Identity

    Alberta writing has a long tradition. Beginning with the pictographs of Writing-on-Stone, followed by Euro-Canadian exploration texts, the post-treaty writing of the agrarian colonization period, a...

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  • More Tough Crimes

    More Tough Crimes

    True Cases by Canadian Judges and Criminal Lawyers

    Edited by William Trudell and Lorene Shyba, More Tough Crimes is the third book in the Durvile True Cases series. Like other books in the series More Tough Crimes provides a unique window into the ...

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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Night Skies of Canada

    Night Skies of Canada

    Super Explorers take you up into the stars to see the wonders of the night sky above: • For the best night sky watching, leave the city and go into the countryside or wilderness • Jupiter has 69 ...

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  • Planets

    Planets

    Super Explorers take you deep into space to see the planets in our Solar System and beyond: • Our Solar System has 8 planets, 5 dwarf planets and many minor planets • Most planets have at least on...

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  • Aaniiih / Gros Ventre Stories

    Aaniiih / Gros Ventre Stories

    As with the previous titles in the First Nations Language Readers series, Aaniiih/Gros Ventre Stories comes with a complete glossary and provides some grammar usage. Delightfully illustrated, each ...

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  • Only Leave a Trace

    Only Leave a Trace

    “Make yourself big when you enter a room, when you meet a bear in the woods. Make yourself big. Meet the eyes.” Roger Epp’s poetic meditations about the best, the hardest, the loneliest times of l...

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  • Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel (1847–1929) was a contemporary of Rudyard Kipling and rivaled his popularity as a writer during her lifetime, but her legacy faded due to gender-biased politics. She spent 22 year...

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  • The Burgess Shale

    The Burgess Shale

    “The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective:...

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  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    Michael Rubbo’s groundbreaking work has had a deep and enduring impact on documentary filmmaking worldwide, though his name has remained relatively unknown. In The Documentary Art of Michael Rubbo,...

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  • Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essa...

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  • Interrogating Motherhood

    Interrogating Motherhood

    It has been four decades since the publication of Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born but her analysis of maternity and the archetypal Mother remains a powerful critique, as relevant today as it was at t...

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  • Ice Blink

    Ice Blink

    Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent s...

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  • Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in ...

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  • Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Bill 6, the government of Alberta’s contentious farm workers’ safety legislation, sparked public debate as no other legislation has done in recent years. The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch ...

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  • Imagining the Supernatural North

    Imagining the Supernatural North

    “Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream.” Margaret Atwood, “True North” In this interdisciplinary co...

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  • Friendly Ghosts

    Friendly Ghosts

    Not all ghosts are evil, spiteful and filled with hate. Some of them are guardian angels, preventing tragedies and saving lives, while others are just annoying, moving furniture and knocking pictur...

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