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  • Spirit of Place

    Spirit of Place

    An injured dragonfly is picked from a car grill and placed on a rock to recuperate, only to materialize at a distant trailhead to usher the hiker toward a set of ancient pictographs he might have o...

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  • Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Farm Workers in Western Canada

    Bill 6, the government of Alberta’s contentious farm workers’ safety legislation, sparked public debate as no other legislation has done in recent years. The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch ...

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  • Imagining the Supernatural North

    Imagining the Supernatural North

    “Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream.” Margaret Atwood, “True North” In this interdisciplinary co...

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  • Friendly Ghosts

    Friendly Ghosts

    Not all ghosts are evil, spiteful and filled with hate. Some of them are guardian angels, preventing tragedies and saving lives, while others are just annoying, moving furniture and knocking pictur...

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  • Haunted Waters and Ghost Ships

    Haunted Waters and Ghost Ships

    Drowning would be a most unpleasant way to die, which is probably why it has yielded so many spooky ghost tales. The ocean doesn’t give up its secrets easily and many nautical disasters go unresolv...

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  • Haunted Landscapes and Other Mysteries

    Haunted Landscapes and Other Mysteries

    You’re driving down a country road at night and see a hitchhiking woman wearing a white wedding dress. Do you stop? Even though science has tried to explain the unexplainable, many unsolved mysteri...

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  • Ghosts by Accident

    Ghosts by Accident

    Ghosts are often said to have “unfinished business.” The most tragic tales recount sudden deaths that lead to eternal hauntings. These ghosts are often sighted doing the things they were doing when...

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  • Haunted Children and Child Ghosts

    Haunted Children and Child Ghosts

    Nothing is more precious than the innocence of a child, but what if your daughter’s imaginary friend turns out to be a vicious, jealous, hairy, lady ghost? Children don’t often know they are seeing...

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  • Deadly Ghosts

    Deadly Ghosts

    Do you think ghosts are nothing more than sneaky pranksters and intangible spirits? Think again! The ghosts in this book are the freakiest and deadliest you’ve ever seen. They’re not just out to sc...

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  • Space

    Space

    Super Explorers have special powers to take you into space to discover its amazing mysteries: • There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth! • On the moon, the great basketbal...

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  • Spark of Light

    Spark of Light

    Spark of Light is a diverse collection of short stories by women writers from the Indian province of Odisha. Originally written in Odia and dating from the late nineteenth century to the present, t...

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  • Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo Roundup

    Rodeo is one of the most exciting contests in the world. From bull riding to chuckwagon racing, discover what makes a rodeo so thrilling and what it takes to be a rodeo cowboy:  • Steer wrestling,...

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  • My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

    Arthur Bear Chief suffered both sexual and psychological abuse during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a of chr...

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  • Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    Sport Climbs in the Canadian Rockies

    With over 15,000 copies of previous editions sold internationally, this completely revised and updated new edition is now in full colour and destined to remain the bestselling guide to one of the w...

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  • Find the Differences Level 1

    Find the Differences Level 1

    Here are some great puzzle books for the 6 to 8 age group. These "Find the Differences" have no more than 5 differences per pair of pictures. Kids will have fun looking for the big and small differ...

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  • Find the Differences Level 2

    Find the Differences Level 2

    Here are some great puzzle books for the 9 to 11 age group. These "Find the Differences" have no more than 15 differences per pair of pictures. Kids will have fun looking for the big and small diff...

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  • Ghost Stories of the Rich and Famous

    Ghost Stories of the Rich and Famous

    Famous people are just like the rest of us—some are even haunted by ghosts like the rest of us! This book recounts hauntings involving famous people and famous places, such as the U.S. Capitol and ...

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  • Haunted Universities of North America

    Haunted Universities of North America

    Attending university is a stressful time in everyone’s life, with grueling deadlines, killer tests and…phantom janitors? Many universities across North America have a ghost story or two to tell, of...

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  • 150 Years of Canada

    150 Years of Canada

    On Canada’s 150th birthday, we remember some of the most fascinating and important events and people in Canada’s history year by year: • On July 1, 1867, the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scoti...

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  • Planes

    Planes

    The Super Explorers want to show you the planes of the world, from biplanes and passenger jets to stealth aircraft and drones.  • The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft to fly • The Spiri...

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  • Ships & Boats

    Ships & Boats

    The Super Explorers want to show you the ships and boats of the world, from the smallest dinghy to the largest cruise ship:  • Barques were used 5000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, but they looked a ...

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  • Volcanoes

    Volcanoes

    Super Explorers take you close to a volcano to find out what happens when a volcano erupts: • Lava can flow as fast as a car on the highway or as slow as honey • A volcanic ash cloud can reach high...

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  • Surviving the Gulag

    Surviving the Gulag

    “The terrified yell of my comrades makes me stop. I drop the potatoes into the grass and turn around. He has pulled out the pistol and is taking aim. Slowly I come back.” Surviving the Gulag is t...

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  • Polaris

    Polaris

    Emil Bessels was chief scientist and medical officer on George Francis Hall's ill-fated American North Pole Expedition of 1871-73 on board the ship Polaris. Bessels' book, translated from the Germa...

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  • Border Flows

    Border Flows

    Declining access to fresh water is one of the twenty-first century’s most pressing environmental and human rights challenges, yet the struggle for water is not a new cause. The 8,800-kilometer bord...

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  • Seeking Order in Anarchy

    Seeking Order in Anarchy

    "The idea of multilateralism is not something that can be forced on states, nor does it come naturally to them." —Tom Keating Seeking Order in Anarchy offers insights into both the theoretical fou...

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  • Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    Care, Cooperation and Activism in Canada's Northern Social Economy

    People across Canada’s North have created vibrant community institutions to serve a wide range of social and economic needs. Neither state-driven nor profit-oriented, these organizations form a rel...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Reading Vincent van Gogh

    Soon after his death, Vincent van Gogh’s reputation grew and developed through the remarkably symbiotic relationship evident between his paintings and letters. However, the sheer bulk and complexit...

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  • Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place

    Journalism in a Small Place explores the changes and challenges in journalism and communication in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. Tracing the history of media in the English speaking Ca...

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  • Visiting With the Ancestors

    Visiting With the Ancestors

    In 2010, five magnificent Blackfoot shirts, now owned by the University of Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum, were brought to Alberta to be exhibited at the Glenbow Museum, in Calgary, and the Galt Museu...

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  • The Frontier of Patriotism

    The Frontier of Patriotism

    With the centenary of the First World War, communities across Canada arranged commemorations of the war experience to honour local servicemen who, through their triumphs and sacrifices, were presen...

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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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  • silent sister: the mastectomy poems

    silent sister: the mastectomy poems

    More than a narrative of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, silent sister: the mastectomy poems bears witness to social and psychological impacts, for better or worse, of the altered body and m...

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  • Cemetery Compost

    Cemetery Compost

    By turns garrulous and gnomic, playful and foreboding, tender and raucous, these poems plumb our daily contradictions and divided natures. Treading a taut line between bemusement and despair, they ...

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  • The Bone Weir

    The Bone Weir

    Exploring the intersection of language, culture, and history, D.S. Stymeist’s The Bone Weir is an eclectic collection that gives voice to the dead, the obscured, and the forgotten. One of the book’...

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  • Blood Orange

    Blood Orange

    Blood Orange ponders the resilience of the human spirit as it explores the meaning of home (Heimat) and homelessness, and circles themes such as forced displacement and loss. Memory is interrogated...

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  • The Missing Link

    The Missing Link

    This book illuminates and creates an appreciation for the mystical link between the psychological and spiritual nature of life. It reveals a simplicity beneath the complex workings of the mind and ...

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  • The Enlightened Gardener

    The Enlightened Gardener

    Beset by daily life's trials and tribulations, many people search for the elusive wisdom that will help them make sense of their journey and find inner peace. So, too, do the characters in this won...

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  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    The Enlightened Gardener Revisited

    Author and philosopher Sydney Banks once again brings to life his wise and simple gardener as a voice through which Banks presents more implications of the Three Principles that create human realit...

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