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  • Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    A remarkable and profound collection of reflections by one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders. My name is Wa’xaid, given to me by my people. ‘Wa’ is ‘the river’, ‘Xaid’ is ‘good’...

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    • 2.25 MB
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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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  • 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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  • 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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    • 2.02 MB
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      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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  • 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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    • 15.8 MB
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      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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    • 3.49 MB
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      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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  • 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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    • 3.34 MB
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      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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    • 17.1 MB
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      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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    • 15.9 MB
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      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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    • 14.6 MB
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      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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    • 13.6 MB
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      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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    • 20.2 MB
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      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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    • 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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    • 15.7 MB
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      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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    • 2.6 MB
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      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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    • 2.41 MB
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      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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    • 2.85 MB
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      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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    • 2.34 MB
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      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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    • 1.94 MB
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      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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    • 16.8 MB
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      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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    • 18 MB
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      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
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

    This biography of Lucy Maud Montgomery is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942), the creator of Anne of Gree...

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    • 16.4 MB
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      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
  • Oskar Schindler

    Oskar Schindler

    This biography of Oskar Schindler is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Schindler (1908-1974) risked his life to protect the lives of the ...

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    • 15.6 MB
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      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
  • Emily Carr

    Emily Carr

    This biography of Emily Carr is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Emily Carr (1871-1945) is one of Canada's most honoured artists. As a f...

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    • 18.2 MB
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      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
  • Laura Secord

    Laura Secord

    This biography of Laura Secord is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Laura Secord (1775-1868) found herself caught up in the War of 1812 a...

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    • 19.9 MB
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      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
  • Michaelle Jean

    Michaelle Jean

    This biography of Michaelle Jean is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Michaelle Jean and her famiy fled to Haiti to escape Duvalier's reg...

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    • 13.4 MB
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      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
  • Charles Lindbergh

    Charles Lindbergh

    This biography about Charles Lindbergh is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. Lindbergh (1902-1974), an American aviator, made the first so...

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    • 15.8 MB
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      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
  • Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay

    Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay

    This biography about Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealan...

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    • 15.3 MB
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      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
  • Matthew Henson & Robert Peary

    Matthew Henson & Robert Peary

    This biography about Matthew Henson and Robert Peary is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. In 1909, after two failed attempts, Henson and ...

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    • 14 MB
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      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
  • First Women in Space

    First Women in Space

    First Women in Space is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. The book tells the stories of three women who had the "right stuff" to become a...

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    • 16.9 MB
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      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
  • Amelia Earhart

    Amelia Earhart

    This biography about Amelia Earhart is a high-interest, low-vocabulary book for adolescents and adults with limited literacy skills. In 1928, Amelia Earhart (1897-1937) became the first woman to f...

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    • 15.9 MB
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      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
  • Benched

    Benched

    Passion for Law Reform

    Fifty years in a law profession she loves, twenty-four spent as a judge, Nancy Morrison is a story-teller and trail-blazer. Entertaining, at times warm and witty, this memoir also reminds us of dar...

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    • 6.93 MB
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  • Claiming Anishinaabe

    Claiming Anishinaabe

    Decolonizing the Human Spirit

    Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin--the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl s...

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  • Off the Ropes

    Off the Ropes

    My Story

    Having been sexually abused by a boxing coach as a teen, and not knowing who to trust or tell, Roland Vandal found solace in drugs and alcohol. His battle with addiction, and his unwillingness to s...

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    • 1.75 MB
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