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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: Dower, Tricia
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    It's 1965. Twenty-two-year-old Linda Wise despairs of escaping her overprotective parents and her hometown. Deliverance arrives in the form of marriage to the charismatic, twenty-six-year-old Ronald Brunson, a newly ordained Methodist...

  • Author: Walters, Eric
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    "Thirteen-year-old Quinn and her friends try to adjust to life during the COVID-19 pandemic."--

  • Author: Funk, Carla
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    From an award-winning essayist and acclaimed poet comes this radiant, observant, and warmly funny memoir about childhood, family, and small-town life.Carla Funk grew up in a place of logging trucks and God, pellet guns and parables....

  • Author: May, Elizabeth
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    Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve is located in the southernmost part of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), 130 kilometres off the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Gwaii Haanas protects an archipelago of...

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Pauly, D.
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    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: Hogg, Emma L. R.
    Summary:

    "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: Kirsch, Sharon
    Summary:

    "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...

  • Author: Sasges, Michael
    Summary:

    "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...

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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
    Summary:

    "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.
    Summary:

    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,...

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