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Gold in British Columbia

Gold in British Columbia

Discovery to Confederation
by Marie Elliott
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The influx of over 20,000 European and Chinese miners to the Fraser River in the spring of 1858, all of them hungry for gold, compelled the British government to declare the mainland, known then as New Caledonia, the Colony of British Columbia. In an attempt to capture the excitement of this period and the challenges faced by the colonial governmen …

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Riding the Continent

Riding the Continent

by Hamilton Mack Laing, edited by Trevor Marc Hughes, introduction by Richard Mackie
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Hamilton Mack Laing was an illustrious early British Columbia writer and naturalist. But few know him as how he described himself in his mid-thirties: a motorcycle-naturalist. For several years beginning in 1914, Laing used the motorcycle to access the natural world, believing it gave him a distinct advantage over other forms of transportation. Dur …

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Un rebelle en sous-marin

Un rebelle en sous-marin

by Philip Roy, translated by Tanjah Karvonen
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Un rebelle en sous-marin raconte l'histoire d'un garçon qui rêve de devenir explorateur et non pas pêcheur comme son grand-père et toutes les générations avant lui. En mettant le cap sur ce rêve, il fait équipe avec un génie de recyclage et de réutilisage pour construire un sous-marin qu'il navigue autour des Maritimes. Le roman met en ve …

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Like Joyful Tears

Like Joyful Tears

by David Starr
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In Like Joyful Tears, readers see first-hand the trauma and havoc wreaked by civil war. Victoria Deng of southern Sudan is sixteen when her school is attacked by northern soldiers and everyone but herself and her sister Mary are massacred. The girls are soon rescued by southern rebel soldiers, who are escorting hundreds of children on the harrowing …

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Damage Done by the Storm

Damage Done by the Storm

by Jack Hodgins
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Jack Hodgins' acclaimed short story collection now appears in a new edition, along with a new Hodgins story never before published. The collection as a whole immerses us in the lives of characters at once larger than life and intimately familiar. In the title story, a retired Senator fights his way through a major Ottawa snowstorm to keep a family …

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Clinging to Bone

Clinging to Bone

by Garry Gottfriedson
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Garry Gottfriedson's Clinging to Bone digs into the marrow, heart and soul of the human condition. Looking deeply into the Secwepemc (Shuswap) world of today, he examines betrayal, grief, love and survival. He states, "the broken winged sparrows are lost in flight, surviving starvation in the empty belly of wind." In "Foreigner" he describes how "m …

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Out All Day

Out All Day

by John Donlan
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Acclaimed for his superior craftsmanship (“half the meaning of a lyric poem is in the music”) and his summoning of sentiment without sentimentality, John Donlan in his sixth collection confronts our inevitable sense of loss and mourning as we live through the sixth extinction of the natural world. Yet always his work reveals the comfort and cou …

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Skylight

Skylight

by Antony Di Nardo
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In this superb new collection of poetry, Antony Di Nardo explores the interplay between a disintegrating natural world and the human observer, a relationship characterized by both beauty and terror. “A talking tree, a talking tree / in the language of dead leaves” ends a poem in the award-winning suite, “May June July,” where cancer cells a …

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Worry Stones

Worry Stones

by Joanna Lilley
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High in the Canadian Arctic, British art historian Jenny pursues her passions: Inuit art and a handsome geologist. But the sudden news that her mother has suffered a stroke reels Jenny back to her old life — the responsible youngest daughter of parents who gave up everything to join a religious cult. In Inverness, Jenny tries to put the jumbled p …

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Youpi et ses bonbons

Youpi et ses bonbons

by Philip Roy, illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara
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Youpi et ses bonbons est la traduction en français du livre pour enfants, Jellybean Mouse, le deuxième numéro dans la série « Youpi, une souris dans ma poche ». Youpi a le goût de l'aventure. Quand son ami Jean lui propose d'aller à la laverie pour laver leurs vêtements sales, Youpi trouve cette idée ennuyeuse et essaie de dissuader Jean …

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Tree Musketeers

Tree Musketeers

by Norma Charles
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Grade: 4 to 7
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In this young reader novel, ten-year-old Jeanie Leclare has just moved to the West Coast from Saskatchewan. She's desperately lonely and longs for a new friend. When the girl sitting in front of her at school seems friendly, she feels a little better. Then an excavator arrives and demolishes the cute house next door. Everyone, including Jeanie's ne …

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Claiming the Land

Claiming the Land

British Columbia and the Making of a New El Dorado
by Daniel Marshall
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This trailblazing history of early British Columbia focuses on the 1858 Fraser River gold rush. Marshall's detailed account becomes an adventure, prospecting the rich pay streaks of B.C.'s "founding" event and the gold fever that gripped populations all along the Pacific Slope. In doing so, Marshall unsettles many of our romanticized assumptions ab …

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Beautiful Communions

Beautiful Communions

by Des Kennedy
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Chrissie Crosby is young, split-second smart and completely pissed off at just about everything. Ginger Flynn is pushing eighty and still seeking answers the way wise people do. These two have much to show each other. Years earlier, a charismatic young professor, Nigel Childes, captivated Ginger while she was one of his students. Their furtive roma …

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Provoked by Gilgamesh

Provoked by Gilgamesh

The Search for a Way around Death
by Gilmour Walker
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This humorous and idiosyncratic collection of letters forms the unusual story of Gilmour Walker, a middle-aged man who, desperately afraid of dying, sets out from his home, somewhere on the Nova Scotia shore, to find a way around death. His inspiration for the mission is his reading of the ancient Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, in which the hero a …

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Passageways

Passageways

by Philip Resnick
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Passageways is a major collection of Philip Resnick’s poetry, spanning over 40 years. A number of the poems in the first section of the book, “Of the Greeks and Hebrews,” were in earlier collections, which have long been out of print. The other four sections of the book tackle a wide variety of topics. “Faraway Shores” evokes various plac …

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The King's Shilling

The King's Shilling

by David Starr
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In this thrilling sequel to The Nor’Wester, Duncan Scott returns to England from Canada to search for his long-lost sister, Libby. Arriving on the Liverpool docks, Duncan learns that his sister’s fate has captivated the entire country. He also learns a name: Elizabeth Fry, a prison reformer who helped Libby and who holds the key to her location …

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King's Shilling, The

King's Shilling, The

by David Starr
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In this thrilling sequel to The Nor'Wester, Duncan Scott returns to England from Canada to search for his long-lost sister, Libby. Arriving on the Liverpool docks, Duncan learns that his sister's fate has captivated the entire country. He also learns a name: Elizabeth Fry, a prison reformer who helped Libby and who holds the key to her location. Bu …

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Les contes de Youpi

Les contes de Youpi

by Philip Roy, illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara
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Les contes de Youpi est la traduction en français du livre pour enfants bien-aimé, Mouse Tales. Le premier numéro dans la série « Youpi, une souris dans ma poche » a été lu à des milliers d'élèves dans le Canada atlantique et en Ontario depuis huit ans. Beaucoup de jeunes enfants suivent avec intérêt les aventures de Youpi. Maintenant, …

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Emily Patterson

Emily Patterson

The Heroic Life of a Milltown Nurse
by Lisa Anne Smith
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When Emily Patterson arrives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and children in 1862, she finds herself worlds away from Bath, Maine, the staunchly pious township of her birth. Up the remote reaches of Vancouver Island's Alberni Canal, Emily learns much about self-reliance in a fledgling milltown where pioneer loggers and the native Tseshaht …

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Song of Batoche

Song of Batoche

by Maia Caron
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Louis Riel arrives at Batoche in 1884 to help the Métis fight for their lands and discovers that the rebellious outsider Josette Lavoie is a granddaughter of the famous chief Big Bear, whom he needs as an ally. But Josette learns of Riel's hidden agenda - to establish a separate state with his new church at its head - and refuses to help him. Only …

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Railroad of Courage

Railroad of Courage

by Dan Rubenstein, with Nancy Dyson
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Grade: 4 to 7
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Born on a cotton plantation in South Carolina, twelve-year-old Rebecca knows only slavery. But when Grower Brown decides to sell her father to a plantation downriver, Rebecca convinces her parents to run away with her on the Underground Railroad to Canada. Led by the famous Harriet "Moses" Tubman, the family hides in coffins, rides a handmade raft …

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Narrow Bridge

Narrow Bridge

by Barbara Pelman
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“All the world is a narrow bridge,” states Rabbi Nachman of Bresnov. “The important thing is not to be afraid at all.” These poems, Barbara Pelman’s third collection, explore bridges both real and metaphoric: the bridge connecting Denmark to Sweden where her family lives; the bridges she has travelled across Europe; and the bridges we bui …

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Kingdom of No Worries, The

Kingdom of No Worries, The

by Philip Roy
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The Kingdom of No Worries is the story of three young friends who create their own kingdom on a piece of land that emerges in the middle of the river that runs through their city. Inspired by their actions to create a democracy that is a model of social tolerance and global thinking, the surrounding community turns out in the thousands to participa …

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The Kingdon of No Worries

The Kingdon of No Worries

by Philip Roy
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Grade: 4 to 7
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The Kingdom of No Worries is the story of three young friends who create their own kingdom on a piece of land that emerges in the middle of the river that runs through their city. Inspired by their actions to create a democracy that is a model of social tolerance and global thinking, the surrounding community turns out in the thousands to participa …

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Louis Riel

Louis Riel

Let Justice Be Done
by David Doyle
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Louis Riel, prophet of the new world and founder of the Canadian province of Manitoba, has challenged Canadian politics, history and religion since the early years of Confederation. In Canada's most important and controversial state trial, Riel was found guilty of "high treason," sentenced to hang and executed on November 16, 1885. With 2017 being …

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Finding John Rae

Finding John Rae

by Alice Jane Hamilton
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This creative nonfiction biography of the celebrated Arctic explorer Dr. John Rae begins in 1854 when, on a mapping expedition to the Boothia Peninsula, Rae discovers the missing link in the Northwest Passage. On the same trip, a chance encounter with an Inuit hunter leads him to uncover the tragic fate that befell the officers and crew of the long …

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Stealth of the Ninja

Stealth of the Ninja

by Philip Roy
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Stealth of the Ninja, book eight in the “Submarine Outlaw” series, brings Alfred, our courageous and idealistic protagonist, to a whole new level of experience when he pilots his homemade submarine to Japan. Here he visits a strange old man who lives on an abandoned freighter drifting on the sea. The man — a ninja, in fact — challenges Al t …

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The Nor'Wester

The Nor'Wester

by David Starr
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This gripping novel for young readers begins in 1805, when fifteen-year-old Duncan Scott and his sister Libby lose their parents in a Glasgow cotton mill fire. Their tragedy is compounded when, through one reckless act of grief, the Scott children become fugitives as well as orphans, and must flee Scotland. Across the border in England, Duncan and …

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Collecting Silence

Collecting Silence

by Ulrike Narwani
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The poems in Collecting Silence arc through youth, love and loss, to maturation, aging, peace. Wide travels throughout Asia, Europe and North America bring Narwani face to face with the oppressions of poverty, caste and religion, as well as the seductions of magical new beauty. The poems take the reader down the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, to Cho …

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Is This Who We Are?

Is This Who We Are?

14 Questions about Quebec
by Alain Dubuc, translated by Nigel Spencer
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This translation into English of Alain Dubuc's best-seller, Portrait de Famille, questions our national identity, if there is one, and how it may be more in flux than ever before. The Rest of Canada sees Quebec in a number of ways, while the Québécois see themselves in still others, in a set of supposedly homemade myths. Dubuc asks and analyzes t …

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Heart Like a Wing

Heart Like a Wing

by Dan Paxton Dunaway
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Grade: 10 to 12
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Briony, a prairie girl with a disfigured face, is adopted when she is nine by a childless older couple, Dagget and Moll, who appear mysteriously at her orphanage one day. They take her to their remote town of Crowsbeak in northern Saskatchewan, where Briony struggles to fit in. Tormented by her schoolmates for her scarred face and dark skin, and ha …

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The Defiant Mind

The Defiant Mind

Living Inside a Stroke
by Ron Smith
edition:Hardcover
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"What is a stroke?" This is the question that plagues Ron Smith as he emerges from the carpet bombing of his brain. The Defiant Mind: Living Inside a Stroke is a first-person account of a massive Ischemic stroke to the brain stem. Smith takes the reader inside the experience and shows how recuperation happens — the challenges of communication, th …

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