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  • 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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      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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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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    EPUB

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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
  • 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
    • 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
  • 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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    EPUB

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    • 18.2 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
  • 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
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • A Painful Duty

    A Painful Duty

    Nothing reveals the dark underbelly of humanity more profoundly than the practice of criminal law. A Painful Duty: 40 Years at the Criminal Bar celebrates author C.D. Evans’ journey that, in his ow...

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  • Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Shortlisted for the Alberta Readers' Choice Award! Fifty Percent of Mountaineering Is Uphill is the enthralling true story of Jasper’s Willi Pfisterer, a legend in the field of mountaineering and ...

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  • Darn Good Dandies!

    Darn Good Dandies!

    In 1842, in the midst of a current for tartans and all things Scottish, two brothers published Vestiarium Scoticum, a replica of an ancient catalogue of ancestral clan tartans that they claimed to ...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • Grant Notley

    Grant Notley

    This book is a biography of my dad’s political life. However, it is also a primer for would-be politicians. Its most salient message? Political victory worth having rarely comes easy. – Rachel Notl...

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  • Leaving Iran

    Leaving Iran

    In 1976, at the age of twenty-three, Farideh Goldin left Iran in search of her imagined America. She sought an escape from the suffocation she felt under the cultural rules of her country and the f...

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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • Whose Man in Havana?

    Whose Man in Havana?

    In Whose Man in Havana? the author offers an unconventional, often dark, but more often hilarious view of diplomacy in settings as varied as Haiti, London, the Dominican Republic, the Balkans, Pale...

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  • Wolf Spirit

    Wolf Spirit

    When diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour, Gudrun Pflüger was told she had eighteen months left to live. Taking the wolf—a true “endurance athlete”—as her model, she immerses herself in the wi...

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  • Weaving a Malawi Sunrise

    Weaving a Malawi Sunrise

    “When you educate a girl, you educate a nation.” —Malawian saying The women of Malawi, like many other women in developing countries, struggle to find their way out of poverty and build a better l...

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  • Through an Unknown Country

    Through an Unknown Country

    In the winter of 1874–75, Edward Worrell Jarvis (1846 –1894) and Charles Francis Hanington (1848–1930) took part in an expedition on behalf of the Canadian Pacific Survey from Quesnel, British Colu...

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  • June Mickle

    June Mickle

    June’s strength of character was forged by living in the wilderness west of Turner Valley as a young girl with her mother and her stepfather, Tip Johnson, a renowned cowboy and horse trainer. She l...

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  • The Real Thing

    The Real Thing

    The Real Thing is the first official biography of Ian McTaggart Cowan (1910–2010), the “father of Canadian ecology.” Authorized by his family and with the research support and participation of the ...

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  • Alpine Warriors

    Alpine Warriors

    From internationally renowned mountain historian Bernadette McDonald comes a highly readable, intense and exciting look at the explosion of Slovenian alpinism in the context of that country’s turbu...

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  • Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Deep Powder and Steep Rock

    Hans Gmoser (1932–2006) was the most influential mountaineer in Canada of the last fifty years. Through innovation, hard work, perseverance and an appetite for adventure, Gmoser evolved from pennil...

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  • Prairie Bohemian

    Prairie Bohemian

    Gay never recorded an album, never won a Juno. His music existed in the moment, appreciated by the few who were lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time. For the rest of us, those la...

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  • A Canadian Girl in South Africa

    A Canadian Girl in South Africa

    As the South African War reached its grueling end in 1902, colonial interests at the highest levels of the British Empire hand-picked teachers from across the Commonwealth to teach the thousands of...

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  • A Purpose Ridden

    A Purpose Ridden

    In the summer of 1996, a father and his 13-year-old son embarked on a 3400 km bicycle tour across Canada. Affectionately known as “Manhood Training,” this unique bonding experience became the inspi...

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