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  • The Gambler's Daughterby Shirlee Smith-Matheson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 11.99

    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$ 5.95

    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...

  • Ghosts of James Bayby John Wilson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    Fourteen-year-old Al, spending the summer near James Bay with his father, is startled to see a ship he recognizes as the Discovery , whose captain was the ill-fated Henry Hudson. more...

  • Dreamworkby Jonathan Locke Hart

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Dreamwork is a poetic exploration of the then and there, here and now, of landscapes and inscapes over time. It is part of a poetry series on dream and its relation to actuality. The poems explore past, present, and future in different places from Canada through New Jersey, New York and New England to England and Europe, part of the speaker?s journey.... more...

  • Sam's Rideby Becky Citra; Amy Meissner

    Orca Book Publishers 2013; US$ 4.99

    Horses, cowboy boots and thunderstorms -- Sam's in for an adventure on the ranch! more...

  • Pierre le Poofby Andrea Beck

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 9.99

    Pierre, a pampered poodle, is torn between his love for his owner and his dream of running wild in the park. more...

  • Prahaby E.D. Blodgett; Marzia Paton; Robert Kessner

    Athabasca University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Prompted by renowned poet E.D. Blodgett's deep love for and intimate experience of Prague, Praha is a poetic homage to the legendary city's vital spirit. As they build on one another, the poems in the collection lift the reader over the threshold of purely mythic understanding and into the heart of one of Europe's loveliest... more...

  • Marian Engel's Notebooksby Christl Verduyn

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and "new feminism" dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The material collected in Marian Engel's Notebooks: "Ah, mon cahier, écoute..."... more...

  • Martyrology Book 6 Booksby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 12.99

    'All of Nichol's work is stamped by his desire to create texts that are engaging in themselves as well as in context, and to use indirect structural and textual devices to carry meaning. In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet?s instructor and, through its various... more...

  • Nieveby Terry Griggs; Alexander Griggs-Burr

    Biblioasis 2010; US$ 14.99

    When strange and supernatural things begin to befall her town, it's up to Nieve to save her disappearing friends. more...