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  • What Fox Knew

    What Fox Knew

    Mary Barnes has discovered the beauty in subtlety. What Fox Knew captures the gentle world around us in rich poems that calm and awaken. Amid landscape and truth, the quiet world we take for grant...

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  • Nakón-I'a wo!: Beginning Nakoda

    Nakón-I'a wo!: Beginning Nakoda

    Written for beginning learners of Nakoda (also known as Assiniboine), this workbook, arranged thematically, provides a Nakoda/English lexicon, a vocabulary, a table of kinship terms, a glossary of ...

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  • Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Malcolm Forsyth (1936–2011) was a musical legend: a much-loved composer, performer, teacher, and mentor. Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth presents a captivating and approachable portrait of one of Ca...

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  • Shape Your Eyes by Shutting Them

    Shape Your Eyes by Shutting Them

    In this inventive collection of poems, McCutcheon engages in sophisticated literary play and deploys the Surrealist practices of juxtaposition, cut-up, and defamiliarization. Moving from eroticism ...

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  • The Wild Coasts of Canada

    The Wild Coasts of Canada

    An astounding collection of photographs and essays celebrating the grandeur of Canada’s most remote regions located along the three ocean coastlines. Divided into three main sections — the Atlanti...

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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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  • The Politics of Violence in Latin America

    The Politics of Violence in Latin America

    Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world. It has suffered waves of repressive authoritarian rule, organized armed insurgency and civil war, violent protest, and ballooning rate...

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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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  • Lillian & Kokomis

    Lillian & Kokomis

    The Spirit of Dance

    Lillian is a girl of mixed Indigenous and white ancestry who is in the process of being shuffled to her seventh foster home. At school, she doesn’t fit in with the white kids and she doesn’t fit in...

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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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  • Weird Cars

    Weird Cars

    Super Explorers want to show you some of the weirdest cars in the world, from a car shaped like a shoe to a dragon car, and an amphibious car to one powered by steam: • Some tiny cars have three w...

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  • Castles & Knights

    Castles & Knights

    Super Explorers takes you back in time to the Middle Ages when people lived in castles, and knights wore suits of armor and chain mail: • Many castles were surrounded by large water-filled moats. •...

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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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