Series: Perimeter's RidgeMarks, Musings and Machinations of F. SpinaPaperbackFred Spina9781988440378$15.95ART Jun 25, 2019
This collection of paintings and writings by Fred Spina is a much-awaited sequel to his "Arctic Notes and Prairie Places" published by Bayeux Arts.
Series: Destination PrairieTwo Years to a Lifetime: A Young Highlander's Journey in her New LandPaperbackCathie Bartlett9781988440392$17.95FICTION Jul 01, 2019
Story of new beginnings by a Scottish woman in a small Canadian Prairie town. Her loneliness, challenges, tragedies, and a friendship that gives her strength and sees her through.B
Series: Justin BieberSteps to StardomPaperbackJohn Kastner9781988279794$29.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Apr 01, 2019
Are you a Belieber? Step inside the Justin Bieber museum exhibit in Stratford with Justin Bieber: Steps to Stardom. This visual journey through the exhibit and the life of Justin Bieber tells the story of his rise from busking on the steps of local theatres to performing at the largest and most well-known venues in the world.This book brings the museum to you, featuring 100 colour photos of some of the most iconic exhibit items, along with exclusive insights from Stratford Perth Museum general manager John Kastner. Read the never-before-revea... + Read More
Series: Up From Garlic FlatsPaperbackVictor Cicansky9781989274149$20.00BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jun 21, 2019
"I hope that telling and preserving my Garlic Flats stories will keep the past alive. I want to chronicle what it was like to grow in this place. Life was simpler back then. Basic. No indoor plumbing. We hauled water from a local standpipe. Our houses were simple and functional. We planted big gardens and we ate well. We were people of several cultures, each with its own peculiarities, exuberant inventiveness and unorthodox thinking. We were a family of makers. Our hands were always making things. The prairie landscape and my love of gardening ... + Read More
Death Train of Provincetown is the dystopian history of a small prairie city where two improbable heroes, named Virginia and Mistigris, emerge. They resist the establishment and manage to thrive in a rigidly controlled society, sometimes exploiting others in order to live. The narrator is an author of tourist guides who is writing his latest guidebook, A Walking Tour of Virginia's Theological Cemetery. He realizes that the woman named Virginia is as important and neglected as any of the influential artists of the time. While piecing together th... + Read More
Series: Adam's TreePaperbackGloria Mehlmann9781989274057$22.00FICTION Jun 21, 2019
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 racism, and the long reach of the depression defining reserve life and rural relationships. These short stories are told from the perspective of various characters on the reserve: an Indigenous teenage girl named Sophie, men who return to Cowesses after the war, struggling with untreated and unacknowledged PTSD, settlers like the local school teacher... + Read More
Series: Kiskajeyi- I AM READYA Hermeneutic exploration of Mi'kmaq komqwejwi'kasikl poetryPaperbackMichelle Sylliboy9781775301929$19.99POETRY Apr 22, 2019
This hieroglyphic poetry book is the first of its kind. Aboriginal artist and writer, Michelle Sylliboy blends her poetry, photography, and Mi'kmaq (L'nuk) hieroglyphic poetry in this unprecedented book. Publication is timed to coincide with the 2019 Year of Indigenous Languages, and the launch of Michelle Sylliboy's Mi'kmaq hieroglyphic art exhibit in Nova Scotia.
Series: Nootka Sound In HarmonyAboriginal ConnectionsHardcoverSpencer Sheehan-Kalina9781775301936$14.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 3 - 8May 31, 2019
Metis author, Spencer Sheehan-Kalina, uses poetry to highlight the beauty of the Nootka Sound and the animals who live there. Each verse has adjoining pages of Aboriginal connections to the poem's content. These connections align with the curricular competencies of kindergarten, and grades one and two. Parents will also love to read this beautifully illustrated book of poetry to their preschoolers and be able to share the Indigenous connections.
Series: Spirited AwayFairy stories of old NewfoundlandPaperbackTom Dawe9781927917220$15.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 14Apr 27, 2019
Now in paperbackIn this companion volume to An Old Man's Winter Night, Tom Dawe and Veselina Tomova present a fascinating, tantalizing, and chilling collection of fairy lore. No benign tooth fairies here; these fairies are amoral, tricky, dangerous, and beguiling. A young school teacher learns about strange lights in a foreboding marsh; a nurse in a remote outport visits the baby she delivered weeks before to find a devastating change; a woman meets a mysterious funeral procession late one evening; a musician falls thrall to a group of strang... + Read More
Series: Old Man's Winter Night, An:Ghostly talesPaperbackTom Dawe9781927917237$15.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 14May 31, 2019
Now in paperback An Old Man's Winter Night: Ghostly tales is the most recent gathering of ghost tales by Tom Dawe, one of Newfoundland and Labrador's most distinguished writeres.It includes tales of visitations both malevolent and benign. There are stories of ghostly galleons, of unsettling graves, of srange omens and fetches; an eerie tale of a notoriously haunted house, and another of a ghostly sled dog that returns to save its master who has been lost in a blizzard. All the stories are based on ones Dawe himself has collected over the years... + Read More
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