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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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  • Raven

    Raven

    Raven tells the story of the raven as an animal and of its Spirit Guide relationship with the Indigenous and all people. The stories "The Raven and the Seagull" and "Raven Annoys Octopus" are told,...

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  • Eagle

    Eagle

    Eagle starts with knowledge about one of the best aerial hunters in the world and its deep, proud connection to Indigenous societies. Then, Indigenous Eagle stories are told including "The Stranger...

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  • Wolf

    Wolf

    This focused work contains Indigenous knowledge about the wolf, including information about the life and facts of a wolf and two Indigenous legends: Wolf and the Laughing Man and How Death Came to ...

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  • The Home for Wayward Parrots

    The Home for Wayward Parrots

    Accustomed to being an only child, adoptee Brian “Gumbo” Guillemot’s teenage hobby was searching for his birth parents. After years without a lead, when he finally finds his birth mother, Kim, he’s...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sharing Breath

    Sharing Breath

    Embodied Learning and Decolonization

    Treating bodies as more than discursive in social research can feel out of place in academia. As a result, embodiment studies remain on the outside of academic knowledge construction and critical s...

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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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  • 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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  • Waiting

    Waiting

    An Anthology of Essays

    The verb esperar means to wait. It also means to hope.—“The Past Was a Small Notebook, Much Scribbled-Upon”, Cora Siré Waiting, that most human of experiences, saturates all of our lives. We spend...

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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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  • 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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  • Sea of Cortez

    Sea of Cortez

    After a series of assassinations rocks Calgary’s underworld, Detective Lane is conscripted along with his husband Arthur into working undercover to seek out links in the Mexico - Canada drug connec...

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  • My Brother Chuck

    My Brother Chuck

    My Brother Chuck is a touching and insightful look at growing up male in the 50s and 60s. Growing up in a peaceful suburban family, two dissimilar brothers attempt to apply the life-lessons from th...

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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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  • Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    Lady Franklin of Russell Square

    My dearest love, Where are you now? Spring, 1847, and Lady Franklin is back in London expecting to greet her hero husband, polar explorer Sir John Franklin, upon his triumphant return from the Nort...

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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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  • Hearing Voices

    Hearing Voices

    Marie Jenner's life gets complicated when the ghosts at the psychiatric hospital ask her to investigate the mysterious deaths of the patients.

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  • Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Essentials of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Provide the best care for young patients with this essential reference. - Sharpen your practice with a guided approach to pathophysiology, history taking, physical examinations, diagnostic imaging...

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  • The Chief

    The Chief

    Mistahimaskwa

    On her way to school one day, Sarah is relieved to find the book she’d dropped the day before – shortly after an encounter with a bear. But when she opens it, the story within, about the Cree chief...

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    • 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.
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  • Blackbird Song

    Blackbird Song

    Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind o...

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  • #IndianLovePoems

    #IndianLovePoems

    The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and h...

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