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  • Global Chorus

    Global Chorus

    365 Voices on the Future of the Planet

    Global Chorus is a remarkable, illustrated collection of 365 daily meditations around some very large and increasingly crucial themes: “Do you think that humanity can find a way past the current gl...

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  • Grey Seals

    Grey Seals

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Did you know that grey seals can...

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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • Bears

    Bears

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Exquisite photography documents ...

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    • 4.64 MB
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      Fixed-layout ebooks retain the layout and typography of the original document. Therefore, they are very suitable for comic books and recipe books, for example, and can sometimes include enhanced or interactive content. Note that ebooks in the fixed layout EPUB format are fully supported by Cantook Station Web Reader and Adobe Digital Editions. However, they are incompatible with e-readers and reading applications, and do not adapt to screen size, making them difficult to read on devices with smaller screens.
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  • Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement

    Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses this question by enlisting the help of a Metis Elder and revisiting the history of one corner of the Great Plains. Set on a prairie remnant seven thousand yea...

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  • When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar N-dialect edition EBOOK

    When the Trees Crackle with Cold: A Cree Calendar N-dialect edition EBOOK

    nēhinaw pīsimo masinahigan

    A bear sleeping safely in her den, Kohgom telling a story by the fire, the trees crackling with cold–we are all connected to the seasons and the cycle of nature. The calming rhythm of the words ech...

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  • When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    When the Trees Crackle with (Cold: A Cree Calendar TH-dialect edition (ebook)

    nīhithaw pīsimwasinahikan

    A bear sleeping safely in her den, Kohkom telling a story by the fire, the trees crackling with cold–we are all connected to the seasons and the cycle of nature. The calming rhythm of the words ech...

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    • 5.52 MB
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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Water Rites

    Water Rites

    Reimagining Water in the West

    What are the challenges we face around water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways tha...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    Life on the Great Hunt

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Butterflies of Alberta

    Butterflies of Alberta

    The book features dazzling colour photographs, exquisite line drawings and quick-reference listings of distinguishing features, flight periods, geographic ranges, behaviour and preferred food plant...

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    • 597 MB
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  • Birds of Alberta

    Birds of Alberta

    This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta with full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 388 species.

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    • 777 MB
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  • Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta

    Weather of Alberta is a comprehensive treatment of meteorology and climatology as it pertains to Alberta while remaining fundamentally a lay person’s guide to weather.

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  • Mammals of Alberta

    Mammals of Alberta

    Identify, understand and appreciate the mammals of Alberta with this comprehensive guide, featuring fascinating descriptions of 91 species including photographs and illustrations.

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    • 209 MB
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  • Mushrooms of Western Canada

    Mushrooms of Western Canada

    This book is the first comprehensive field guide to the mushrooms of the Northwest, including 550 species that are meticulously illustrated and described scientifically.

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    • 493 MB
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  • Compact Guide to Alberta Birds

    Compact Guide to Alberta Birds

    This easy-to-use field guide will help even the novice birder identify over 80 species encountered in backyards and along wilderness trails across Alberta, along with their eggs and natural history.

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    • 91 MB
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  • Bugs of Alberta

    Bugs of Alberta

    Avid bugster and television's Nature Nut, John Acorn, has selected what he considers the 125 most fascinating bugs of Alberta, from beautiful butterflies to scary spiders

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    • 301 MB
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  • The Path to Wild Food

    The Path to Wild Food

    Taking a refreshing and practical approach, The Path to Wild Foods is an ethical field guide and recipe book that promotes respect for the natural world and for the cultures that use it effectively...

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  • North America in the Anthropocene

    North America in the Anthropocene

    Robert William Sandford’s latest RMB manifesto invites the reader to separate the hype from the hope with respect to the outcomes of the 2015 Paris climate conference and in relation to humanity’s ...

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  • Spiders of Western Canada

    Spiders of Western Canada

    • An introduction to the 27 families describing the characteristics of the species in that family • 85 of the most common species found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba • Gen...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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    EPUB

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    Several copies available
  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    Life on the Great Hunt

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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    • 60.2 MB
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  • Calgary

    Calgary

    How have our interactions with animals shaped Calgary? What can we do to ensure that humans and animals in the city continue to co-exist, and even flourish together? This wide-ranging book expl...

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  • Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis

    Animal Metropolis brings a Canadian perspective to the growing field of animal history, ranging across species and cities, from the beavers who engineered Stanley Park to the carthorses who shaped ...

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  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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  • Tar Wars

    Tar Wars

    Tar Wars offers a critical inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate escalating tensions between continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable en...

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  • One Last Cast

    One Last Cast

    Reflections of an Outdoor Life

    One Last Cast is a collection of soul-touching and evocative stories about author and outdoor enthusiast Bruce Masterman's experiences in wild places and with wild critters. Award-winning Alberta ...

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  • Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

    Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in ...

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  • A River Captured

    A River Captured

    A River Captured explores the controversial history of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on the ecosystems, indigenous peoples, contemporary culture, provincial politics and recent history o...

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  • Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Fifty Percent of Mountaineering is Uphill

    Shortlisted for the Alberta Readers' Choice Award! Fifty Percent of Mountaineering Is Uphill is the enthralling true story of Jasper’s Willi Pfisterer, a legend in the field of mountaineering and ...

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  • Technology and Sustainability

    Technology and Sustainability

    Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. The developed world is increasingly obsessed with two thin...

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