Starting in the 1930s, urban police forces from New York City to Montreal to Vancouver established youth squads and crime prevention programs, dramatically changing the nature of contact between cops and kids. Gone was the beat officer...
- Auteur:Myers, Tamara GeneSommaire:
- Auteur:Musgrave, SusanSommaire:
Musgrave writes of family, writing, travel, sex and death as interpreted through her real-life adventures with her outlaw husband, Stephen Reid, and her teenage girls, taking us from the Queen Charlotte Islands to Panama City.
- Auteur:Ramsden, JohnSommaire:
In this course, Queen Mary University of London professor, John Ramsden, examines the major events of World War I to further understand how they led us to the shaping of this new world.
- Auteur:King, JamesSommaire:
A comprehensive insight into the Dunlop Art Gallery’s critically- acclaimed group exhibition of the same name which brought together new works by artists from across Canada who using formalist aesthetics in ways that take new conceptual...
- Auteur:Dickerson, JohnSommaire:
Presidential campaigns are a battle for control of power. Whistlestop tells the stories reporters and campaign aides rehash at the bar, each one adding an unknown tidbit. These are human stories full of drama and switchbacks, failures...
- Auteur:Silverstein, ShelSommaire:
A boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale are only two of the characters we meet in this collection of humorous poetry.
- Auteur:Starritt, AlexanderSommaire:
This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...
- Auteur:Joseph, Peniel E.Sommaire:
An acclaimed chronicler of the Civil Rights Movement, Peniel Joseph presents this sweeping overview of a key component of the struggle for racial equality--the Black Power movement. This is the story of the men and women who sacrificed...
- Auteur:Poulin, JacquesSommaire:
- Auteur:Galeano, EduardoSommaire:
In the spirit of the popular Marvel comic book, this exciting new anthology has over a dozen original tales that span the career of the amazing Spider-Man. Stan Lee, Spidey's co-creator, and Kurt Busiek, the award-winning writer of...
- Auteur:Dhamoon, Rita, Bhandar, Davina, Mawani, Renisa, Bains, Satwinder KaurSommaire:
In 1914, the SS Komagata Maru arrived in Vancouver Harbour and was detained for two months. Most of its 376 passengers were then forcibly returned to India. Unmooring the Komagata Maru challenges conventional Canadian historical...
- Auteur:COHEN, MattSommaire:
Matt Cohen left us all a gift when he decided, in the last six months of his life, to write a memoir. Typing is an invaluable and touching reckoning of the writing life, funny in many places, brilliant in others. It's also the...
- Auteur:Zapruder, AlexandraSommaire:
Abraham Zapruder didn't know when he began filming President Kennedy's motorcade that his home movie would change not only his family's life but also American culture and history. Now his granddaughter tells the whole story for the...
- Auteur:Houle, Michelle M.Sommaire:
Discusses the 1911 fire that killed 146 New York garment factory workers, the conditions that led up to it, and some of the legislation that came about to prevent the occurrence of similar disasters.
- Auteur:Brett, BrianSommaire:
An irreverent and illuminating journey through a day in the life of the affectionately named Trauma Farm, with numerous side trips into the natural history of farming. Beginning naked in darkness, Brian Brett moves from the tending of...