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  • Laugh Out Loud Dogs

    Laugh Out Loud Dogs

    LOL Dogs Q: Why did the dog cross the road twice? A: He was trying to fetch a boomerang. Q: What do you call a really cold dog? A: A pupsicle! Q: What kind of pet does Dracula have? A: A bloodho...

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  • Laugh Out Loud Cats

    Laugh Out Loud Cats

    In Ancient Egypt was against the law to hurt or kill a cat, even by accident. The punishment was death. Sphynx cats do not have any fur. They don’t even have whiskers! Most pure white cats that ha...

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  • Laugh Out Loud Farm Animals

    Laugh Out Loud Farm Animals

    Q: What type of horse goes out only at night? A: A night-mare! Q: What did the llama say when he was asked to take out the garbage? A: No prob-llama! Q: What do you call an ostrich at the North P...

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  • The Road to Armageddon

    The Road to Armageddon

    In 1864 the capture of Brazilian steamer the Marquês de Olinda initiated South America's most significant war. Thousands of Brazilian, Argentine, and Uruguayan soldiers engaged in a protracted sieg...

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  • The Larger Conversation

    The Larger Conversation

    This volume, the final in Tim Lilburn’s decades-long meditation on philosophy and environmental consequences, traces a relationship between mystic traditions and the political world. Struck by the ...

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  • Shadow Hymns: Photography by Austin Andrews

    Shadow Hymns: Photography by Austin Andrews

    Shadow Hymns is an exploration of photojournalism and foreign correspondence by filmmaker Austin Andrews. Photo spreads in the book include Desert Sundials: Angles on the sand seas of Namibia; Pyra...

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  • Eyepiece

    Eyepiece

    In Eyepiece, brilliant cinematographer and filmmaker Vic Sarin lays out the landscape of his life. The book starts with his formative years in India and carries on with stories about early days at ...

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  • Searching for Mary Schäffer

    Searching for Mary Schäffer

    Mary Schäffer was a photographer, writer, botanical painter, and mapmaker from Philadelphia, well known for her travels in the Canadian Rockies and Jasper at the turn of the twentieth century. In S...

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  • The Writing on the Wall

    The Writing on the Wall

    The Writing on the Wall tells the story of artist, curator, writer and activist Dr. Joane Cardinal-Schubert, RCA. Although never claiming to be political and rejecting a feminist label, Cardinal-S...

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  • Less Painful Duties

    Less Painful Duties

    In Less Painful Duties, C.D. Evans shares his reflections upon the revolutionary events in his Profession in the last fifty years: the Charter of Rights; the welcome female ascendancy; disclosure;...

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  • Writing Alberta

    Writing Alberta

    Alberta writing has a long tradition. Beginning with the pictographs of Writing-on-Stone, followed by Euro-Canadian exploration texts, the post-treaty writing of the agrarian colonization period, a...

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  • More Tough Crimes

    More Tough Crimes

    Edited by William Trudell and Lorene Shyba, More Tough Crimes is the third book in the Durvile True Cases series. Like other books in the series More Tough Crimes provides a unique window into the ...

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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Night Skies of Canada

    Night Skies of Canada

    Super Explorers take you up into the stars to see the wonders of the night sky above: • For the best night sky watching, leave the city and go into the countryside or wilderness • Jupiter has 69 ...

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  • Planets

    Planets

    Super Explorers take you deep into space to see the planets in our Solar System and beyond: • Our Solar System has 8 planets, 5 dwarf planets and many minor planets • Most planets have at least on...

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  • Only Leave a Trace

    Only Leave a Trace

    “Make yourself big when you enter a room, when you meet a bear in the woods. Make yourself big. Meet the eyes.” Roger Epp’s poetic meditations about the best, the hardest, the loneliest times of l...

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  • Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel

    Flora Annie Steel (1847–1929) was a contemporary of Rudyard Kipling and rivaled his popularity as a writer during her lifetime, but her legacy faded due to gender-biased politics. She spent 22 year...

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  • The Burgess Shale

    The Burgess Shale

    “The outburst of cultural energy that took place in the 1960s was in part a product of the two decades that came before. It’s always difficult for young people to see their own time in perspective:...

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  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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  • Finding Directions West

    Finding Directions West

    In the past, Western Canada was a place of new directions in human thought and action, migrations of the mind and body, and personal journeys. This book anthology brings together studies exploring ...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    The Documentary Art of Filmmaker Michael Rubbo

    Michael Rubbo’s groundbreaking work has had a deep and enduring impact on documentary filmmaking worldwide, though his name has remained relatively unknown. In The Documentary Art of Michael Rubbo,...

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  • Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities

    Understanding Atrocities is a wide-ranging collection of essays bridging scholarly and community-based efforts to understand and respond to the global, transhistorical problem of genocide. The essa...

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  • Interrogating Motherhood

    Interrogating Motherhood

    It has been four decades since the publication of Adrienne Rich’s Of Woman Born but her analysis of maternity and the archetypal Mother remains a powerful critique, as relevant today as it was at t...

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  • Ice Blink

    Ice Blink

    Northern Canada's distinctive landscapes, its complex social relations and the contested place of the North in contemporary political, military, scientific and economic affairs have fueled recent s...

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  • Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Bill 6, the government of Alberta’s contentious farm workers’ safety legislation, sparked public debate as no other legislation has done in recent years. The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch ...

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  • Imagining the Supernatural North

    Imagining the Supernatural North

    “Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream.” Margaret Atwood, “True North” In this interdisciplinary co...

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  • Friendly Ghosts

    Friendly Ghosts

    Not all ghosts are evil, spiteful and filled with hate. Some of them are guardian angels, preventing tragedies and saving lives, while others are just annoying, moving furniture and knocking pictur...

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  • Haunted Waters and Ghost Ships

    Haunted Waters and Ghost Ships

    Drowning would be a most unpleasant way to die, which is probably why it has yielded so many spooky ghost tales. The ocean doesn’t give up its secrets easily and many nautical disasters go unresolv...

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  • Haunted Landscapes and Other Mysteries

    Haunted Landscapes and Other Mysteries

    You’re driving down a country road at night and see a hitchhiking woman wearing a white wedding dress. Do you stop? Even though science has tried to explain the unexplainable, many unsolved mysteri...

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  • Ghosts by Accident

    Ghosts by Accident

    Ghosts are often said to have “unfinished business.” The most tragic tales recount sudden deaths that lead to eternal hauntings. These ghosts are often sighted doing the things they were doing when...

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  • Haunted Children and Child Ghosts

    Haunted Children and Child Ghosts

    Nothing is more precious than the innocence of a child, but what if your daughter’s imaginary friend turns out to be a vicious, jealous, hairy, lady ghost? Children don’t often know they are seeing...

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  • Deadly Ghosts

    Deadly Ghosts

    Do you think ghosts are nothing more than sneaky pranksters and intangible spirits? Think again! The ghosts in this book are the freakiest and deadliest you’ve ever seen. They’re not just out to sc...

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  • Space

    Space

    Super Explorers have special powers to take you into space to discover its amazing mysteries: • There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth! • On the moon, the great basketbal...

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  • Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo is one of the most exciting contests in the world. From bull riding to chuckwagon racing, discover what makes a rodeo so thrilling and what it takes to be a rodeo cowboy:  • Steer wrestling,...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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  • Find the Differences Level 1

    Find the Differences Level 1

    Here are some great puzzle books for the 6 to 8 age group. These "Find the Differences" have no more than 5 differences per pair of pictures. Kids will have fun looking for the big and small differ...

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