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  • Poems for a Small Parkby E.D. Blodgett

    Athabasca University Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    Blodgett wrote his poems for a small park in English and some in French, but was able to have some of them translated into Cree, Michif, Chinese, and Ukrainian. This reflects Edmonton?s unique multicultural ambience and the roles of diverse cultures in the making of the city. The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers... more...

  • The Book of Knightsby Yves Meynard

    Tom Doherty Associates 1999; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.19

    A fantasy novel about a young boy who discoves a wonderful book that fills him with the desire to grow up to be knight--and whose desire is granted in strange and unexpected ways. more...

  • Waiting for Ricky Tantrumby Jules Lewis

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 9.99

    Jim Myers is a shy kid living in Toronto's Bloorcourt Village. On the first day of junior high, Jim crosses paths with Charlie Crouse, a brash, mouthy boy full of wild stories about his past and present. Charlie takes Jim under his wing, and as their friendship grows, the realities of adulthood seep into their lives with surprising consequences. more...

  • Sweeter Lifeby Tim Wynveen

    Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 30.95

    Tim Wynveen, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Best First Book prize, has outdone himself with his new novel, masterfully weaving themes of creativity, memory, time, loss and reconnection into the fragmented lives of the Owen family Ten years after their parents die in a car accident, Cyrus, Isabel and Hank Owen are still trying to put their lives... more...

  • Dominant Impressionsby Gerald Lynch; Angela Arnold Robbeson

    University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99

    Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...

  • The Grove Symposiumby John Nause

    University of Ottawa Press 1974; US$ 9.99


  • Spirit Questby Diane Silvey

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 7.99

    Teenage twins Kaya and Tala journey into the perilous British Columbia wilderness confronting the wolf spirit destined to be Talas protective guardian. more...

  • Ladies Coupeby Anita Nair

    Random House 2010; US$ 12.68

    Meet Akhilandeswari, Akhila for short: forty-five and single, an income-tax clerk, and a woman who has never been allowed to live her own life - always the daughter, the sister, the aunt, the provider. Until the day she gets herself a one-way ticket to the seaside town of Kanyakumari. In the intimate atmosphere of the all-women sleeping car - the... more...

  • Bruno for Realby Caroline Adderson; Helen Flook

    Orca Book Publishers 2008; US$ 4.99

    This is the second collection of stories about Bruno, an imaginative boy with a humorous personality. more...

  • Recklessby Lesley Choyce

    Orca Book Publishers 2010; US$ 7.99

    While riding his dirt bike on an abandoned logging road, Josh encounters a Vietnam veteran who has been living in the wilderness for forty years, and the two develop an unusual friendship. more...