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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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  • Nuptse and Lhotse in the Land of the Midnight Sun

    Nuptse and Lhotse in the Land of the Midnight Sun

    With imaginative text and colourful artwork, Nuptse and Lhotse's latest adventure showcases the history, culture, and environment of the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Welcome to the L...

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  • Discovering People: English * French * Cree

    Discovering People: English * French * Cree

    The fourth book in this colourful and unique series introduces twenty-two basic words in English, French, and Cree relating to familiar people at home and in the community.Neepin Auger's books for ...

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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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  • The Saga of the Jack of Spades

    The Saga of the Jack of Spades

    Jack's days are numbered. Surrounded by criminals, assassins, knaves and usurpers, and that's just the members of his own court, everyone is out to get him. For centuries, the Four Kingdoms, the He...

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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 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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  • The Inquirer

    The Inquirer

    When an accident jeopardizing the family farm draws Amiah Williams back to Kingsley, Alberta, population 1431, she doesn’t expect her homecoming to make front-page news. But there she is in The Inq...

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  • Ducks Redux

    Ducks Redux

    Fueling Flames in Oil Land

    Ducks Redux is a Y/A RomCom about Maeve Wong, an environmental science graduate who gets caught up in a bizarre revolution with unscrupulous lawyers and oil barons who plan to take over the governm...

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  • The Grizzly Mother

    The Grizzly Mother

    An engaging look at how the animals, people, and seasons within an ecosystem are intertwined. To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural ...

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  • The Towers of Babylon

    The Towers of Babylon

    Embracing the anxieties of contemporary urban life, The Towers of Babylon tracks a group of hapless Millennials trying to find meaning in a world that consistently rejects them. What do you do when...

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  • Arctic Smoke

    Arctic Smoke

    On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, aging punk Lor Kowalski is unsure of his sanity. He is haunted by hallucinogens and harbingers, strung out on broken stories that he cannot piece together into...

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  • Dendrite Balconies

    Dendrite Balconies

    Text surrounds us. Text is everywhere, all the time, and the contemporary world is a codex to be deciphered and disassembled. In Dendrite Balconies, Sean Braune harvests the language that surrounds...

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  • This Has Nothing to Do With You

    This Has Nothing to Do With You

    The morning after her high school graduation, Mel and her older brother Matt drive by a crime scene. A few hours later, the police arrive at their door; it turns out the two siblings had witnessed ...

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  • Broke City

    Broke City

    Broke City, the final book in Wendy McGrath's Santa Rosa trilogy, follows young Christine as she edges into self-awareness in the now-vanished Edmonton neighbourhood of Santa Rosa. Budding with cr...

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  • let us not think of them as barbarians

    let us not think of them as barbarians

    Finalist for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry at the 2020 Alberta Literary Awards!Peter Midgley’s let us not think of them as barbarians is a bold narrative of love, migration, and war h...

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  • Killer Heat

    Killer Heat

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Ottawa is in the middle of a summer heat wave—and PI Anna Swee...

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  • Too Close to Home

    Too Close to Home

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hir...

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  • Disappearing Moon Café

    Disappearing Moon Café

    A Novel

    Disappearing Moon Cafe was a stunning debut novel that has become a Canadian literary classic. An unflinchingly honest portrait of a Chinese Canadian family that pulses with life and moral tensions...

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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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  • Jumpship Hope

    Jumpship Hope

    Hot-headed pilot Janlin Kavanagh volunteers for a desperate mission with an untested jumpship prototype.

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  • Bursts of Fire

    Bursts of Fire

    Publishers Lunch Buzz Books 2019 selection. Recommended by Publishers Weekly, Booklist (American Library Association), and Library Journal. Bursts of Fire begins an epic political fantasy of reveng...

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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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  • La Confédération, 1864-1999

    La Confédération, 1864-1999

    nouvelles perspectives

    Plusieurs croient que le 1er juillet 1867 représente la date de la Confédération canadienne, le jour de la création du nouveau pays. Mais le processus ne faisait que s'amorcer en 1867. Du petit do...

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  • Adam's Tree

    Adam's Tree

    Adam’s Tree is a fictional account of life on the Cowesses First Nation in Saskatchewan during the 1940’s and 50’s.This period in history finds forces like regulatory policy, World War II, systemic...

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  • Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here...

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  • Say Something!

    Say Something!

    Writing Essays that Make the Grade

    Stop boring your professors with tedious, predictable essays. Get better grades! How do you write a great essay? It’s not about five paragraphs filled with quotations from experts—you need to disco...

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