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A Gut Reaction

By Sky Curtis

A Gut Reaction is an entertaining as well as informative true story about the author’s battle to save her son’s life — or at least his large intestine — from a very severe case of Crohn’s disease. With persistence, humour, much searching of the Internet and the help ... Read more

Amazing Medical Stories

By George Burden & Dorothy Grant

The twenty true tales in Amazing Medical Stories give a rich and entertaining picture of the ways in which medical workers (both real and fake) have used the keys to the mysterious kingdom of life: health, disease, and physical anomaly, birth, death, and post-mortem diagnosis. ... Read more

Bitter Medicine

By Clem Martini & Olivier Martini

In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking ... Read more

Dance Me to the End

By Alison Acheson

A profoundly honest and intensely personal story of a woman who cares for her husband after the devastating terminal diagnosis of ALS.

Marty, age 57, was given a preliminary diagnosis of ALS by his family doctor. Seven weeks later, the diagnosis was confirmed by a neurologist. ... Read more

Gut Reaction, A

By Sky Curtis

Gut Reaction is an entertaining as well as informative true story about the author's battle to save her son's life - or at least his large intestine - from a very severe case of Crohn's disease. With persistence, humour, much searching of the Internet and the help of two unusual ... Read more

Kid Rex

By Laura Moisin

After knowing friends with anorexia and being baffled by their behavior, Laura Moisin suddenly found herself prone to the same disease?not eating at all and going weeks at a time consuming nothing but water and the occasional black coffee. Deceiving therapists by misleading ... Read more

Micro Miracle

By Amy Boyes

Micro Miracle is the moving account of a first-time mother whose expectations of childbirth and parenting are dramatically altered when she gives birth sixteen weeks prematurely to Madeline. Weighing just over a pound, with eyes fused shut, and thin, fragile skin, Madeline could ... Read more

My Leaky Body

By Julie Devaney

Her weakest moment spawned a crusade for change. Julie Devaney takes on a journey through the health care system as she is diagnosed and treated for ulcerative colitis. In and out of emergency rooms in Vancouver and Toronto, she's poked, prodded, and abandoned to a closet at ... Read more

Of Moose and Men

By Jerry Haigh

Drawing on the authorÓ³ personal experiences with both tame and wild moose, this handbook contains a wealth of information about this unique animal from all corners of the world. An overview of moose biology is featured, including their specialized diet and the relationship ... Read more

Sea Trial

By Brian Harvey

 

Shortlisted for the 2019 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction

An adventure story set against the backdrop of a son trying to understand his father

After a 25-year break from boating, Brian Harvey circumnavigates Vancouver Island with his wife, his dog, and a box ... Read more