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Atlantic Canadian

The Nova Scotia government, in partnership with members of the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association, contributes titles in accessible formats to the NNELS repository, highlighting Atlantic Canadian authored and published books. The Atlantic Canadian collection includes a range of fiction and non-fiction for readers of all ages, including adventure stories, mysteries, classics, ghost stories, general histories, tales of pirates, ghosts and rogues, and much more.

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    Sawler, Sarah
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    Did you know that the Halifax? Dartmouth ferry was once operated by a team of nine horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth regularly for hunting and fishing vacations? Enter journalist Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering...

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    Macdonald, Frank
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    A coming of age story about Roddie Gillies and his guardian and grandfather Calum, one of the last remaining Gaelic speakers in the once-proud mining town of Shean. A quiet and stoic man, Calum and his aging friends illuminate for us...

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    Glover, Douglas
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    A Guide to Animal Behaviour is a stunning collection of stories by an author who is fast becoming one of the great, innovative story writers of his generation. Urbane, stylish, and off-beat, the stories in this collection touch the...

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    Procter, Andrea
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    Left out of the national apology and reconciliation process begun in 2008, survivors of residential schools in Labrador and Newfoundland received a formal apology from the Canadian government in 2017. This recognition finally brought...

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    Forsey, Helen
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    This book is for Canadians who care about our democracy and the future of our planet. What if we had a Senate that was independent of party politics, truly committed to "sober second thought" and dedicated to the common good? What if...

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    Pratt, Mary
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    Mary Pratt: A Personal Calligraphy features Mary's own writings, drawn and adapted from her personal journals, the essays that she has written for numerous publications ranging from The Globe and Mail to The Glass Gazette, and the...

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    Macdonald, Frank
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    Smallish and inelegant, Shean's postwar, post-industrial economy is in desperate disrepair, and the lengths that some civic leaders will go to in order to do "what's best" sometimes requires a leap of faith that has unintended...

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    Béchard, Deni Ellis
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    A time warp into the strange and painful life of men past, present, and future. The second time Andrew sees his half-brother, Hugh, is at their father's funeral. Andrew has little interest in the father with whom he grew up, but...

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    Snider, Laureen
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    Focusing on crimes against workers/employees, and the environment and financial crimes, About Canada: Corporate Crime traces the ways that particular systems of government -- from nineteenth-century crony capitalism to neoliberalism and...

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    Raphael, Dennis
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    Most Canadians believe that their experiences of health and illness are shaped by genetics, medical care and lifestyle choices. Governments, the media and disease associations reinforce this perception by pointing to medical research...

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    Armstrong, Pat, Armstrong, Hugh
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    For over forty years, Canadians have enjoyed high quality health services based on need rather than on ability to pay. Yet we hear almost daily accounts of problems with the system. We are bombarded with warnings that public health care...

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    Whiteside, Heather
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    In a public-private partnership, or P3, a private, for-profit corporation assumes control over the design, construction, financing and operation of public infrastructure and services. P3s have been used in Canada since the early 1990s,...

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    Pannozzo, Linda
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    In About Canada: The Environment, award-winning author Linda Pannozzo examines the philosophical, economic and ideological landscape of our current environmental worldview. She connects our faith in the free market and our adherence to...

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    Brownlee, Jamie
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    Canadian universities are being slowly but inexorably corporatized. Casualizing academic labour, remaking students into consumers of education, implementing corporate management models and commercializing academic research all point to...

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    LeBlanc, Tyler
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    A Hill Times' 100 Best Books in 2020 Selection. On Canada's History Bestseller List. Growing up on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Tyler LeBlanc wasn't fully aware of his family's Acadian roots - until a chance encounter with an Acadian...

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    Smith Dow, Leslie
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    When Victor Hugo died in 1885, the world was shocked to discover that he had a lone survivor: his daughter Adèle, incarcerated in an asylum for insane gentlewomen. Adèle Hugo was an accomplished, intelligent, and ambitious young woman...

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    Guimond, Danielle, Plourde, Mélanie, Guimond-Plourde, Renée
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    Jacoby, qui a aidé de nombreux enfants à gérer leur anxiété et les a encouragés à lire, est très malade. Devant sa douleur, Madame Ève se résout à l'emmener chez la vétérinaire pour le faire euthanasier. Alors qu'elle apprend...

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    Grant, Shauntay
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    À quoi ressemblait la communauté ? Des maisons aux couleurs vives, logées dans la colline ; des champs où les garçons jouaient au football ; un étang où les en- fants faisaient du rafting ; la pêche en abondance; des immenses feux de...

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    Daigle, Roland
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    Aldouane, Nouveau-Brunswick, 1943. Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, alors que John et son oncle Fred partent à la pêche à l'éperlan, ils voient un avion militaire s'écraser, et un parachute s'envoler... En pleine nuit...

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    MacLeod, Hilary
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    It's Christmas at The Shores. There's no snow yet, but there are so many outdoor lights that the tiny coastal village can be seen from space. Apart from Ian Simmons' place, there's only one house in the village that isn't lit up. It's...

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