It is 1993 on Vancouver Island. A group of idealistic environmental activists, convinced their peaceful protests have been in vain, turn to sabotage. But in a single night everything they’ve worked for goes terribly wrong: a security...
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Auteur: Stewart, LorindaSommaire:
On August 23, 2008, Amanda Lindhout was kidnapped outside Mogadishu in Somalia. The kidnappers’ demand was simple: pay millions or Amanda would be killed. For the next 460 days, Amanda’s mother, Lorinda Stewart, did everything in her...
The unravelling: how our caregiving safety net came unstrung and we were left grasping at threads, struggling to plait a new oneAuteur: Martini, ClemSommaire:
In the follow-up to their award-winning memoir Bitter Medicine, brothers Clem and Olivier Martini continue the story of their family’s journey through mental illness, dementia, caregiving, and the health care system. Olivier Martini and...
Auteur: Watt, AlisonSommaire:
Beginning the day of the devastating Halifax Explosion of 1917, Dazzle Patterns is an unforgettable story about resilience, the power of art, and the casualties of war. Halifax, 1917. Clare Holmes, a flaw checker at the local glassworks...
Auteur: Bar-el, Dan.Sommaire:
An opinionated, love-starved princess. Her status-conscious parents. Two muscular, but rude, hunks. Their kind, thoughtful brother. Three not-so-perfect peaches. An impossible challenge. And a whole lot of rabbits!
Told from the...
Auteur: Egan, KateSommaire:
Want to see something incredible?
I can twist my arm all the way around.
All it takes is a little magic…
Life is a little easier for Mike now that he's found The White Rabbit magic shop. But after missing a...
Auteur: Dowell, Frances O'RoarkSommaire:
Here's what you need to know about Phineas L. MacGuire, boy-scientist extraordinaire, a.k.a. Mac:
1. He's allergic to purple, telephone calls, and girls, and can prove it.
2. He's probably the world's expert on mold,...
Auteur: Kanagawa, HiroSommaire:
Rita and Alfred Allmers live in an isolated family cabin on native leasehold land overlooking Indian Arm, a still untamed glacial fjord just north of Vancouver, BC. With Alfred—a formerly promising novelist—now struggling with his...
Auteur: Dimaline, CherieSommaire:
In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their...
Auteur: Bouchard, SergeSommaire:
Connaissez-vous Massassoit, le vieux sage de la nation wampanoag, Jean-Baptiste Faribault et Jean Baptiste Eugène Laframboise, ces aventuriers canadiens-français qui ont bâti l’Ouest américain, ou l’oncle Yvan, revenu de la guerre alors...
Auteur: Laverdure, BertrandSommaire:
It’s 2006 and down-and-out protagonist Ghislain works as a reader for a publishing house in Montreal. He’s bored with all the wannabe writers who are determined to leave a trace of their passage on earth with their feeble attempts at...
Auteur: Guay-Poliquin, ChristianSommaire:
Dans une véranda cousue de courants d’air, en retrait d’un village sans électricité, s’organise la vie de Matthias et d’un homme accidenté qui lui a été confié juste avant l’hiver. Telle a été l’entente : le vieil homme assurera la...
Auteur: Trudeau, AlexandreSommaire:
Depuis l’enfance, Alexandre Trudeau est fasciné par la Chine. Il retrace ici pour nous ses pérégrinations dans ce pays qui est synonyme de démesure et brosse un portrait saisissant de la Chine contemporaine, sans doute le plus grand...
Auteur: Robertson, DavidSommaire:
When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother’s garden, she begins to notice things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and wear beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she...
Auteur: Wiesel, ElieSommaire:
Night is one of the masterpieces of Holocaust literature. First published in 1958, it is the autobiographical account of an adolescent boy and his father in Auschwitz. Elie Wiesel writes of their battle for survival and of his battle...
Auteur: Stolz, MarySommaire:
Storm in the night.
Thunder like mountains blowing up.
Lightning licking the navy-blue sky.
Rain streaming down the windows,
babbling in the downspouts.
And Grandfather? . . .
And Thomas? . . ....
Auteur: Jones, JudithSommaire:
Experience what it was like to grow up in a different time and country. In this book, Judith tells her grandchildren the tale of her youth in Botswana, and shares how education and entertainment were different then.
Auteur: Véronique DrouinSommaire:
Depuis le départ de son père, Mathilde a quitté le cégep afin de subvenir à ses besoins et à ceux de sa mère devenue alcoolique. La jeune fille est caissière dans une épicerie, où elle subit l’humeur exécrable d’un supérieur qui la...
Auteur: Chambers, Nathalie ; Roberts, Robin Alys ; Wooding, SophieSommaire:
When Nathalie Chambers and her husband, David, first took over Madrona Farm, 27 acres on southern Vancouver Island with a deep history, they never thought their small-scale agricultural business would blossom into an international...
Human beings and industrial-based society are changing the composition of our planet’s atmosphere and causing it to warm at an unnatural and oftentimes astonishingly rapid rate. Much of that warmth is being absorbed by water, which as a...