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  • Author: Lalonde, Julie S. ; Lalonde, Julie S.
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    For over a decade Julie Lalonde kept a secret. As an award-winning advocate for women's rights, she criss-crossed the country, denouncing violence against women and giving hundreds of media interviews along the way. Her work made...

  • Author: Lisac, Mark ; Yelle, Tara
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    "Sins don't destroy people here. Dreams do." In a small city somewhere in an oil-rich Canadian province just east of the Rockies, a political scandal has erupted: an aging cabinet minister has struck and killed a member...

  • Author: Sissons, Crystal ; Harvey, Dawn
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    Elsie MacGill achieved many firsts in science and engineering at a time when women were considered to be inferior in the sciences. In 1923, at the age of nineteen, she became the first woman to attend engineering classes at the...

  • Author: Hepburn, Janet ; Harper, Kyra
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    Lillian and Audrey hatch a plot to escape from Tranquil Meadows Nursing Home, "borrow" a car, and spend their hastily planned vacation time driving to destinations west. They set out on their journey having forgotten that...

  • Author: Maharaj, Joshna ; Maharaj, Joshna
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    A beloved chef takes on institutional food and sparks a revolution with this manifesto, memoir from the trenches, and blueprint for reclaiming control from corporations and brutal bottom lines. "With hard-won insights and deep...

  • Author: Jones, Andy ; Jones, Andy
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    Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an...

  • Author: La Cerva, Gina Rae ; Gracie, Jessica
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    A writer and anthropologist searches for wild foods-and reveals what we lose in a world where wildness itself is misunderstood, commodified, and hotly pursued. Two centuries ago, nearly half the North American diet was found in the wild...

  • Author: Jones, Andy ; Jones, Andy
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    In the wake of his highly acclaimed book Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves, Andy Jones is back with Jack, the King of Ashes, another riotously funny Jack tale that is as moving as it is hilarious. This time Jack, the "King of...

  • Author: Pawagi, Manjusha ; Pawagi, Manjusha
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    Manjusha Pawagi, a successful family court judge, has written a not-so-typical memoir about her experience with cancer. Wryly funny and stubbornly hopeful, this is her quirky take on what it's like to face your own mortality when,...

  • Author: Waltner-Toews, David ; Godfrey, David
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    Authored by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans-called zoonoses-including what attracts them to humans, why they have become more common in recent history, and...

  • Author: Hardy, Melissa ; Henderson, Saffron
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    Mariuccia Umbellino is a young woman living in the remote mountain village of Montemonaco, Italy, in the early years of the 19th century. Nearby, the secret recesses of the Grotto of the Fates-home to an ancient oracle of Apollo-are...

  • Author: Kirby, Peter ; Rosenstein, Howard
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    A Guatemalan journalist is kidnapped, and the only message from her kidnappers is the murder of her lawyer. In a race against time, Luc Vanier sets about reconstructing her life, through the sordid world of human trafficking, the...

  • Author: Guertin, Chantel ; Sani, Ana
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    A fresh voice in YA fiction brings a charming heroine to life in this series debut. Sixteen-year-old Pippa Greene never goes anywhere without her camera. She and her best friend/supermodel-in-training Dace long ago mapped out their life...

  • Author: Owen, Catherine ; Owen, Catherine
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    Winner of the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. In 2010, Catherine Owen's 29-year-old spouse died of a drug addiction. A year later, she relocated to an apartment by the Fraser River in Vancouver, B.C. As she moved beyond...

  • Author: Doroghy, Dave ; Doroghy, Dave
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    A lighthearted, self-deprecating account of one fledgling beekeeper's misadventures. With wit and warning in equal measure, this informative, refreshingly honest narrative will resonate with any new beekeeper. When Dave Doroghy...

  • Author: Guertin, Chantel ; Sani, Ana
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    Two weeks in New York City should be the time of Pippa's life: she's attending the prestigious Tisch Photography Camp. But what should be 14 unforgettable days of bliss turns into chaos when her one and only nemesis, Ben...

  • Author: Masson, Cynthea ; Taylor, Sharon
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    The stunning and beautifully crafted conclusion to The Alchemists' Council series. In Book Three of The Alchemists' Council trilogy, eternal conflicts between the Council and Rebel Branch escalate. Secrets about time-travel...

  • Author: Schwartz, Julie L. ; Schwartz, Julie L.
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    Since Joel tackles what happens when the unimaginable loss of a child becomes reality. Julie Schwartz introduces readers to her son Joel David Schwartz, who lived with Autism Spectrum Disorder and died by accidental overdose at age 25....

  • Author: Setterington, Ken ; Marchant, Bill
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    When the Nazis came to power in Europe, the lives of homosexuals came to be ruled by fear as raids, arrests, prison sentences and expulsions became the daily reality. When the concentration camps were built, homosexuals were imprisoned...

  • Author: Shraya, Vivek ; ahuja, nisha
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    "Biting and beautiful." - Jonny Sun, author of everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too. Everyone talks about falling in love, but falling in friendship can be just as captivating. When Neela Devaki's song is covered...

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