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  • Detachment

    Detachment

    In 2005, Maurice Mierau and his wife, Betsy, travelled to Ukraine to adopt two small boys, age three and five. After weeks of delays while navigating a tangled bureaucracy, they returned to Canada ...

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  • In My Own Moccasins

    In My Own Moccasins

    A Memoir of Resilience

    Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, interge...

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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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    • 253 MB
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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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    • 4.8 MB
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  • Fran's Story

    Fran's Story

    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. A single mother hits her son in ...

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    • 6.69 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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  • The E-mail

    The E-mail

    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. Can Pat trust Len? She suspects ...

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    • 4.03 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
  • Fad Diets

    Fad Diets

    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. Fad Diets tells the story of Al'...

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    EPUB

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    • 5.72 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
  • Stress

    Stress

    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. Female students will identify wi...

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    EPUB

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    • 5.78 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
  • A Good Night's Sleep

    A Good Night's Sleep

    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. The book gives advice to people ...

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    EPUB

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    • 4.91 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
  • Just Good Friends

    Just Good Friends

    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. Scott and Joan have two children...

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    EPUB

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    • 7.07 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
  • Saying No

    Saying No

    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. The book explains why it is okay...

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    EPUB

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    • 6.14 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
  • How to Save Time

    How to Save Time

    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. May always seems busy but gets l...

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    EPUB

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    • 4.58 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
  • How to Stop Hiccups

    How to Stop Hiccups

    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. The book explains why we get hic...

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    EPUB

    • Online reading
    • 6.06 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
  • Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    The Sámi—indigenous people of northernmost Europe—have relied on traditional healing methods over generations. This pioneering volume documents, in accessible language, local healing traditions and...

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    PDF

    • Online reading
    • 13 MB
    Several copies available
  • The Enlightened Gardener

    The Enlightened Gardener

    Beset by daily life's trials and tribulations, many people search for the elusive wisdom that will help them make sense of their journey and find inner peace. So, too, do the characters in this won...

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  • The Secret of Love

    The Secret of Love

    The Secret of Love is a compilation of amazing stories from couples whose relationships improved or completely turned around just by being pointed within, toward their true nature. These couples be...

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    • 2.71 MB
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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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  • 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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    PDF

    • Online reading
    Several copies available
  • Buried

    Buried

    On January 20, 2003, at 10:45 a.m., a massive avalanche released from Tumbledown Mountain in the Selkirk Range of British Columbia. Tonnes of snow carried 13 members of two guided backcountry skiin...

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  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    Author and philosopher Sydney Banks once again brings to life his wise and simple gardener as a voice through which Banks presents more implications of the Three Principles that create human realit...

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  • Canadian Baby Names

    Canadian Baby Names

    Naming your child can be one of the biggest decisions of early parenting because whatever name you choose becomes the identity of your baby for life. With all the choices, it can be difficult to d...

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  • Calm Your Mind, Warm Your Heart

    Calm Your Mind, Warm Your Heart

    At a conference several years ago, psychologist Catherine Phillips heard the Dalai Lama say, "The single most important thing you can do for healing is to cultivate a warm heart." "That’s it!" she...

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  • Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness

    Surviving in the Hour of Darkness:The Health and Wellness of Women of Colour and Indigenous Women addresses the health issues - physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual - of black women, First N...

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  • Turning Conflict Into Profit

    Turning Conflict Into Profit

    Conflict in the workplace becomes expensive when an organization's efficiency is damaged by friction between employees. Conflicts can threaten the profitability and innovation of business, the sust...

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  • A Year of Days

    A Year of Days

    “As soon as she was gone from this earth, I felt an overwhelming need for more of her. I had to find her again. But how do you find someone after they’re gone for good?” After her mother succumbed...

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  • Living Will, Living Well

    Living Will, Living Well

    Using the voices of ordinary people, clinical ethicist and nurse Dianne Godkin explores the end-of-life issues and emotions that arise when an individual sets out to prepare an advance directive (l...

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  • Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    Idioms of Sámi Health and Healing

    The Sámi—indigenous people of northernmost Europe—have relied on traditional healing methods over generations. This pioneering volume documents, in accessible language, local healing traditions and...

    View details »

    EPUB

    • Online reading
    Several copies available
  • A Woman of Valour

    A Woman of Valour

    A Woman of Valour is the biography of Marie-Louise Bouchard Labelle, a French-Canadian woman who found love with a priest thirty-three years her senior. Against all social convention, they lived, p...

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