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  • Author: Johnson, E. Pauline
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    E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) was a Native advocate of part-Mohawk ancestry, an independent woman during the period of first-wave feminism, a Canadian nationalist who also advocated strengthening the link to imperial England, a...

  • Author: Acheson, Alison
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    A profoundly honest and intensely personal story of a woman who cares for her husband after the devastating terminal diagnosis of ALS. Marty, age 57, was given a preliminary diagnosis of ALS by his family doctor. Seven weeks later, the...

  • Author: Bowering, George
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    In the mid 1890s, a whip toting cowgirl is bent on getting revenge on the man who murdered her brother. In the rough country outside Kamloops, B.C. she comes face to face with his killer.

  • Author: Marcotte, Danielle S.
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    Boris the husky enjoys his life spent begging salmon scraps from Dad, walking with sister, and stalking the cat next door. Many of his activities put a smile on his face. The husky's life is described, along with his thoughts....

  • Author: Kogawa, Joy
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    "Gently to Nagasaki is a spiritual pilgrimage, an exploration both communal and intensely personal. Set in Vancouver and Toronto, the outposts of Slocan and Coaldale, the streets of Nagasaki and the high mountains of Shikoku, Japan, it...

  • Author: Norman, Ron ; Norman, Ron
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    Malcolm Bidwell is young, smart, and ambitious--and he's just been hired by mistake by newly elected Premier Steven Davis as his "go-to guy" for every political mess that needs cleaning up. And there are plenty of messes--from a cabinet...

  • Author: Warland, Betsy
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    "After moving to Vancouver's West End in 2014, The Human is drawn to a small body of water called Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park. Daytime visits, with a surprising array of wildlife, are quietly revelatory; but so is suddenly waking in the...

  • Author: Florence, Melanie
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    In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a soccer star surprises everyone by signing up for Indigenous dance classes.

  • Author: Hogg, Emma L. R.
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    "Sloane Sawyer had it all planned-she and her best friend Stephie would graduate from high school, get out of Tippett Valley and have dazzling complementary careers. Sloane would become an award-winning graphic designer, creating band...

  • Author: Pauly, D.
    Summary:

    The world's fisheries are in crisis. Their catches are declining, and the stocks of key species, such as cod and bluefin tuna, are but a small fraction of their previous abundance, while others have been overfished almost to extinction...

  • Author: Sasges, Michael
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    "Our well beloved dead who died that we might live. In the town of Merritt, in British Columbia's Nicola Valley, stands a granite cenotaph erected in memory of 44 men who died soldiering in the First World War. Those men came from a...

  • Author: Kirsch, Sharon
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    "A lantern slide, a faded recipe book, a postcard from Mexico, a nugget of fool's gold -- such are the clues available to the narrator of The Smallest Objective as she excavates for buried treasure in her family home. Together, these...

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    "An anthology by the disabled community, for the disabled community that captures life as a disabled person: from the bad and ugly, to the good and victorious, and anything in between. A collection of fiction, non-fiction, memoir,...

  • Author: Prendergast, Gabrielle
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    "In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, 14-year-old Blue Jasper must enter the enchanted Crosswood when his twin siblings are kidnapped by a Faerie king."--

  • Author: Fitzgerald, Natelle
    Summary:

    When Annika Torrey is diagnosed with cancer, she has no one in her life she can turn to. Divorced and estranged from her fundamentalist family, she sells her life insurance policy for cash, hoping to live out her final days in peace....

  • Author: Thomas-Peter, B.A.
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    1950s, New Denver: Pavel and Nina are among 200 Russian Doukhobor children separated from their families and community, and placed in a residential facility in the Kootenay region of BC. Forcibly removed from their homes by the RCMP,...

  • Author: Penn, Briony
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    Based on recorded interviews and journal entries this major biography of Cecil Paul (Wa'xaid) is a resounding and timely saga featuring the trials, tribulations, endurance, forgiveness, and survival of one of North American's more...

  • Author: Bickell, Katie
    Summary:

    "Set in the cities, reserves, and rural reaches of Alberta, Katie Bickell's debut novel is told in a series of stories that span the years from 1990 to 2016, through cycles of boom and bust in the oil fields, government budget cuts and...

  • Author: Bowering, George
    Summary:

    First published in 1980 to high acclaim, Burning Water won a Governor General's Award for fiction that year. A rollicking chronicle of Captain Vancouver's search for the Northwest Passage, the book has over its career been mentioned in...

  • Author: Déri, Thomas ; Dupuis-Déri, Francis
    Summary:

    "Anarchy Explained to My Father (first published by Lux Éditeur in 2014 as L'anarchie expliquée à mon père) is a provocative and accessible discussion of the revolutionary mode of thought that rejects all forms of domination and seeks,...

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