Books tagged: Canada
By Heidi LM Jacobs
The true story of the first Black team to win an Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship.
The pride of Chatham’s East End, the Coloured All-Stars broke the colour barrier in baseball more than a decade before Jackie Robinson did the same in the Major Leagues. Fielding ... Read more
29 leads to love
By Salimah Valiani
In a world barely beginning to recognize itself as dazzlingly multihued, the erupting ecocide is teaching that while no accounting of complexity is complete, change is true and the sky, singular.
We are of parts fundamentally interconnected and overlapping.
If we choose it, ... Read more
A Family of Brothers
By Brent Wilson
The powerful story of over 5,700 brothers in arms.
They fought at Ypres in the fall of 1915, on the Somme at Courcelette and Regina Trench in 1916. They carried on to Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, and Passchendaele in 1917. They were part of the battles at Amiens and the Hundred Days ... Read more
A Matter of Conscience
By James Bartleman
A novel of love and betrayal dealing with the biggest issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples today.
In the summer of 1972, a float plane carrying a team of child welfare officials lands on a river flowing through the Yellow Dog Indian reserve. Their mission is to seize ... Read more
A Natural Balance
By Alex Novell & John Leroux
A botanical garden should be more than a repository of plants: it should be a place for people to enjoy the natural world and to participate in learning and research. The creators of the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre and Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens at Acadia ... Read more
A Northern Woman
By Jacqueline Baldwin
In her second volume of poetry, acclaimed writer Jacqueline Baldwin examines life in the North as a poet, feminist and environmentalist.
A Portrait of Canada’s Parliament
By William McElligott
Edited by Lyette Fortin
Foreword by Adrienne Clarkson
A stunning visual exploration of Canada’s most recognized building accompanied by a comprehensive study of its history, in a coffee-table worthy volume.
The Centre Block, the iconic parliament building that has come to be Canada’s foremost representation, was closed in ... Read more