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    Still A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Motherhood Paperback Emma Hansen 9781771643917 $24.95 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Apr 04, 2020
    “Vulnerable and powerful... Still is a story that strengthens our bonds as humans.”  —Christy Turlington Burns, founder, Every Mother Counts“Still is one of those rare books that catches you up and does not let you go. With grace, courage, and honesty, Emma Hansen adds an important voice to this tragic and too-often silenced subject. I loved this book.” —Beth Powning, author of Shadow Child: An Apprenticeship in Love and Loss “Raw, powerful, and poetic.”—Amelia Kathryn Barnes, author of Landon’s Legacy“Still is an exceptionally authen... + Read More
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    Dirty Kids Chasing Freedom with America's Nomads Paperback Chris Urquhart 9781771643047 $21.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 19, 2017
    "An illuminating and memorable twenty-first-century journey. From this angle, Burning Man looks bourgeois." ?Ted Conover, author of Newjack and The Routes of ManAt age twenty-two, writer Chris Urquhart left a life of middle-class comfort to document the lives of these young nomads for a magazine feature. Captivated, she followed them for three more years. In honest prose interspersed with photographs portraying the grimy beauty of nomadic life, Dirty Kids tells the story of how Urquhart lived alongside runaways, crust punks, and dropouts, hippi... + Read More
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    Let Them Eat Dirt Saving Our Children from an Oversanitized World Paperback B. Brett Finlay 9781771642545 $19.95 HEALTH & FITNESS Aug 26, 2016
    “A must-read for parents, teachers and any healthcare provider for children, Let Them Eat Dirt takes you inside the inside tract of a child’s gut, and shows you how to give kids the best immune start early in life.”—William Sears, M.D, co-author, The Baby Book Our over-sanitized world threatens children’s health, but parents can change their environment into one where they’ll thrive. Babies and young kids are being raised in surroundings that are increasingly cleaner, more hyper hygienic, and more disinfected than ever before. As a result, th... + Read More
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    The Making of You The Incredible Journey from Cell to Human Hardcover Katharina Vestre 9781771644921 $26.95 SCIENCE Oct 08, 2019
    A quirky and inspired guide to your very own origin story. This enlightening and irresistible book for adults explains how you were made—not with the standard euphemisms told to us as children, but with vivid, exacting prose that unveils all the complex processes we never knew produced human life. With a brilliant talent for thoughtful, charming science writing, Katharina Vestre takes us from cell to human and shares surprising facts along the way—such as that sperm have a sense of smell and that hiccups were likely inherited from our ancient, ... + Read More
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    Choosing Hope A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Survival Paperback Ginny Dennehy 9781771000345 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 23, 2013
    A chronicle of family love, unspeakable loss, and the power of healingGinny Dennehy was living the dream: a good marriage, two wonderful teenagers, a fulfilling career. Life in Whistler, B.C., seemed tailor-made for her outgoing, athletic family of four. But in 2001, the world turned upside down when her son, Kelty, committed suicide at the age of seventeen, hanging himself in the loft of their family home. Lost in a fog of grief, Ginny found the strength to go on. She poured her energy into the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation, raising both fu... + Read More
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    With You By Bike One Couple’s Life-Changing Journey Around the World Paperback Katrina Rosen 9781771603157 $25.00 TRAVEL Sep 03, 2019
    After many years together Katrina and Mike's marriage has unravelled. In a quest to mend their relationship they embark on a year long, 13,000 kilometre cycling tour with the hope of strengthening their commitment to one another.Katrina is an adventure athlete who craves the wild; her husband, Mike, watches sports with his buddies. Like many couples, after 11 years in a relationship they’ve grown apart and have become mere acquaintances, as opposed to husband and wife. When they hit rock bottom they realize it's time for a change and they make ... + Read More
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    Running Toward Stillness Paperback Stephen Legault 9781927330647 $25.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Sep 23, 2013
    In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms with the choices he had made. While running on a sun-dappled trail he realized that, like so many other people, he felt alone and afraid and was suffering, and that he had to do something about it. Having been toying with meditation for years and studying the teaching of the Buddha since he was a teenager, Stephen decided to address his disquiet by dedic... + Read More

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