Books tagged: History

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18 Miles

By Christopher Dewdney

 

WINNER, American Meteorological Society’s Louis J. Battan Authors’ Award

WINNER, 2019 Science Writers & Communicators of Canada Book Award

WINNER, 2018 Lane Anderson Award

“With wit and a humbling sense of wonder, this is a book that can be shared and appreciated by a wide ... Read more

1934

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 featured a roster of players who drew fans to the field with their high energy, no holds-barred style of play while they ... Read more

A Killing Art

By Alex Gillis

 

The eagerly anticipated updated return of a bestselling martial arts classic

The leaders of Tae Kwon Do, an Olympic sport and one of the world’s most popular martial arts, are fond of saying that their art is ancient and filled with old dynasties and superhuman feats. In ... Read more

A Life of Caring

By Marilyn Beaton
With Marilyn Marsh & Jeanette Walsh

A collection of oral histories from nurses practicing during the 20s and 30s in Newfoundland and Labrador.

A Love Letter to Africville

By Amanda Carvery-Taylor

 

A Love Letter to Africville is a dazzling compilation of personal stories and photos from former residents of Africville. Much has been written about the struggles of the Africville community, who have been hurt, discriminated against and dispossessed for so long — but Africville ... Read more

A Taste of Acadie

By Marielle Cormier-Boudreau & Melvin Gallant
Illustrated by Michiel Oudemans

For A Taste of Acadie, Melvin Gallant and Marielle Cormier-Boudreau travelled all over Acadia, from the Gaspé Peninsula to Cape Breton, from the tip of Prince Edward Island to the Magdalen Islands, and around northern New Brunswick and southern Nova Scotia. They gathered the ... Read more

A Trip to Labrador

By Kirby Walsh

A Trip to Labrador contains the letters and journal of Edward Caldwell Moore, who accompanied Sir Wilfred Grenfell to Labrador in 1905 on the hospital ship Strathcona. A Presbyterian minister and professor at Harvard University, Moore writes of his impressions of the land and ... Read more