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  • The Grizzly Mother

    The Grizzly Mother

    An engaging look at how the animals, people, and seasons within an ecosystem are intertwined. To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural ...

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  • The Towers of Babylon

    The Towers of Babylon

    Embracing the anxieties of contemporary urban life, The Towers of Babylon tracks a group of hapless Millennials trying to find meaning in a world that consistently rejects them. What do you do when...

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  • Arctic Smoke

    Arctic Smoke

    On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, aging punk Lor Kowalski is unsure of his sanity. He is haunted by hallucinogens and harbingers, strung out on broken stories that he cannot piece together into...

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  • This Has Nothing to Do With You

    This Has Nothing to Do With You

    The morning after her high school graduation, Mel and her older brother Matt drive by a crime scene. A few hours later, the police arrive at their door; it turns out the two siblings had witnessed ...

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  • Broke City

    Broke City

    Broke City, the final book in Wendy McGrath's Santa Rosa trilogy, follows young Christine as she edges into self-awareness in the now-vanished Edmonton neighbourhood of Santa Rosa. Budding with cr...

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  • let us not think of them as barbarians

    let us not think of them as barbarians

    Peter Midgley’s let us not think of them as barbarians is a bold narrative of love, migration, and war hewn from the stones of Namibia. Sensual and intimate, these evocative poems fold into each ot...

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  • Killer Heat

    Killer Heat

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Ottawa is in the middle of a summer heat wave—and PI Anna Swee...

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  • Too Close to Home

    Too Close to Home

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hir...

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  • In My Own Moccasins

    In My Own Moccasins

    A Memoir of Resilience

    Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, interge...

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  • Jumpship Hope

    Jumpship Hope

    Hot-headed pilot Janlin Kavanagh volunteers for a desperate mission with an untested jumpship prototype.

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  • Helix

    Helix

    Sedition

    Eva and the Padre must risk their lives to rebel against one creature’s well-intended quest: the annihilation of her own kind.

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  • Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here...

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  • Say Something!

    Say Something!

    Writing Essays that Make the Grade

    Stop boring your professors with tedious, predictable essays. Get better grades! How do you write a great essay? It’s not about five paragraphs filled with quotations from experts—you need to disco...

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  • West Coast 123s

    West Coast 123s

    Hooray! Time for a new and colourful 123 adventure with bestselling children's author and illustrator Jocey Asnong, along the remarkable west coast of Canada. Jocey Asnong’s vibrant and whimsical ...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • The Burning Black: Legend of Black Shuck

    The Burning Black: Legend of Black Shuck

    Deep in rural Suffolk, England, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, terror strikes at the hearts of pious Christians on a hot August night, when they are attacked by a beast known only as Black ...

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  • Ghosts

    Ghosts

    Mysterious murders, shadowy figures, and high school. Life can be hard, death can be harder.

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  • Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

    A remarkable and profound collection of reflections by one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders. My name is Wa’xaid, given to me by my people. ‘Wa’ is ‘the river’, ‘Xaid’ is ‘good’...

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