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  • Love in the elephant tent how running away with the circus brought me home
    Author: Cremonesi, Kathleen ; Inchbald, Isabella
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    If you live life without a net, what happens when you fall? Kathleen Cremonesi knew early on she wanted to be different. Determined to avoid following in her mother's footsteps to an ill-fated marriage, Kathleen left Oregon in her...

  • Tin men a crime novel
    Author: Knowles, Mike ; Dean Wint, Maurice
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    Three crooked cops going straight after a murderer. Woody was working on getting high when the phone rang. Dennis was on a date - it was a date he paid for, but a date all the same. Os had blood on his hands from a little...

  • Moon of the crusted snow a novel
    Author: Rice, Waubgeshig ; Merasty, Billy
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    A daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voice. With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While...

  • No good asking a novel
    Author: Kimmel, Fran ; Hoyt, Tracey ; Watton, Jonathan
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    A profoundly moving exploration of our capacity to heal one another. Ellie and Eric Nyland have moved their two sons back to Eric's childhood farmhouse, hoping for a fresh start. But there's no denying it, their family is...

  • The call of the rift flight
    Author: Waller, Jae ; McArthur, Sera-Lys
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    A rebellious heroine faces a colonial world coming unstitched in Jae Waller's stunning debut fantasy. Seventeen-year-old Kateiko doesn't want to be Rin anymore - not if it means sacrificing lives to protect the dead. Her only...

  • Land mammals and sea creatures a novel
    Author: Neale, Jen ; McArthur, Sera-Lys
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    A startling, moving magic realist debut. Almost immediately upon Julie Bird's return to the small port town where she was raised, everyday life is turned upside down. Julie's Gulf War vet father, Marty, has been on the losing...

  • Swimming with seals
    Author: de Vries, Maggie ; Gould, Heather
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    Ally isn't able to live with her mother. Instead she lives far, far away, on the other side of the country, with her gram and great-aunt. But one summer Ally goes to stay with her aunt and uncle in the "big city by the ocean...

  • Beforelife
    Author: Graham, Randal ; Rizi, Ash
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    It's okay if you don't believe in the afterlife. The people who live there don't believe in you, either. What if you went to heaven and no one there believed in Earth? This is the question at the heart of Beforelife, a...

  • Boiling point government neglect, corporate abuse, and canada's water crisis
    Author: Barlow, Maude ; Fanson, Kelly
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    "Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for Canadians. We are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the world's fresh water - water crises face other countries, but not ours...

  • The night the forest came to town
    Author: Ghigna, Charles ; Down, Christian
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    From dusk to dawn a forest creeps into a town where the grown-ups are too distracted to notice. But the children do. They see greenery take root in the lifeless cracks of dull sidewalks. They see an eagle build her nest atop a forgotten...

  • Unleash different achieving business success through disability
    Author: Donovan, Rich ; Wright, Braden
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    If you discovered a new market comprising 53% of the world's population, would you act to invest in it? There are 1.3 billion people around the world who identify as having a disability. When you include friends and family, the...

  • On the news our first talk about tragedy
    Author: Roberts, Dr. Jillian ; Roberts, Dr. Jillian
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    On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, Dr. Roberts explains what tragedy is, the feelings it may create and how to...

  • Nobody cares essays
    Author: Donahue, Anne T. ; Donahue, Anne T.
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    "The internet's best friend." - Flare. From the author of the popular newsletter That's What She Said, Nobody Cares is a frank, funny personal essay collection about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business...

  • Pocket rocks
    Author: Fitch, Sheree ; Flook, Helen ; Gould, Heather
    Summary:

    No matter how hard he tries, even with the help of his classroom aide, Ian Goobie can't do the things that the other children in his class can do. Every day he dreads going to school. Then he finds a rock, a rock that fits...

  • Wild beast
    Author: Walters, Eric ; Down, Christian
    Summary:

    Inspired by a story told to the author while on safari in 2015, The Wild Beast describes the creation of one of Africa's most unusual animals, the wildebeest. According to oral tradition, the Creator built this unique beast out of...

  • Island in the Salish Sea
    Author: McFarlane, Sheryl ; Gould, Heather
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    This gorgeously illustrated picture book is a celebration of summer vacation and West Coast island life. Every day is different on Gran's island in the Salish Sea as granddaughter climbs big-leaf maples, eats blackberries, explores...

  • The seal garden
    Author: Read, Nicholas ; Down, Christian
    Summary:

    When storms roar and orcas are on the prowl, it's the seal gardens of the Great Bear Sea that provide safety and shelter to sea lions, otters, a variety of seals and other sea mammals. Ian McAllister's glorious photographs...

  • Lucy tries hockey
    Author: Bowes, Lisa ; Gould, Heather
    Summary:

    Lucy and her family are skating on an outdoor rink when she sees a game of hockey going on. It looks like fun, but maybe too challenging. Supported by her parents, Lucy enrolls in an introductory-hockey clinic, and thanks to an...

  • On our street our first talk about poverty
    Author: Roberts, Dr. Jillian ; Roberts, Dr. Jillian
    Summary:

    The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues that they may encounter outside their homes, in a way that is accessible. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care...

  • Surfer dog
    Author: Walters, Eric ; Down, Christian
    Summary:

    What is the true meaning of friendship? Follow along as a boy meets up with his friend-a dog who faithfully waits for him every day so they can ride out to the beach together to surf. The boy doesn't own the dog and he doesn't...

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