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  • The Hungerby Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

    Dundurn 2002; US$ 7.99

    Fifteen-year-old Paulas perfectionism drives everything from her marks to her body. A history project about Paulas grandmother reveals parallels with her own struggles. more...

  • Sarah's Legacyby Valerie Sherrard

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 12.99

    Sarah and her mother become the recipients of an unusual inheritance. A home of their own sounds too good to be true but the conditions that come with it are strange indeed. more...

  • A History of American Literatureby Richard Gray

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 82.95

    This history of American literature from pre-Columbian times to the present is written in an informed but accessible style by one of the leading authorities in the field. more...

  • Edward Taylor - American Writers 52by Donald E. Stanford

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 36.00

    Edward Taylor - American Writers 52 was first published in 1965. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...

  • American Literary Criticism Since the 1930sby Vincent B. Leitch

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95

    American Literary Criticism Since the 1930s fully updates Vincent B. Leitch?s classic book, American Literary Criticism from the 30s to the 80s following the development of the American academy right up to the present day. Updated throughout and with a brand new chapter, this second edition: provides a critical history of American... more...

  • The Right to Writeby Kathrynn Seidler Engberg

    UPA 2009; US$ 27.99

    This book examines how the early American poets Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley gained agency within a traditionally patriarchal field of literary production during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This study provides new conceptions of early American women's writing that are valuable to feminist inquiry. more...

  • The Gambler's Daughterby Shirlee Smith-Matheson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    On the run from the authorities in early 1940s British Columbia, Loretta and her brother travel with their gambling stepfather as he strikes out in search of a good poker game. more...

  • A Miracle for Maggieby Stephen Eaton Hume

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 4.99

    In the 1920s, Maggie is diagnosed with diabetes. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Frederick Banting and others work to perfect insulin. Will they succeed in time to save Maggie? more...

  • Charlotte's Vowby Marion Woodson

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 7.99

    In 1912, 15-year-old Charlotte takes a job in a Vancouver Island dynamite factory, braving her mothers disapproval for the chance to bring in some extra cash. more...

  • Wild Wordsby Donna Coates; George Melnyk

    Athabasca University Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right. By critically situating and assessing specific Alberta authors according to genre, this volume continues the work begun with Melnyk's... more...