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PAW Patrol Wall Chart: Times Tables 1 to 12

by Popular Book Company
edition: Wallchart
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12

Comprehensive wall charts to help children apply Math and English skills in their daily lives. 
Times Tables 1 to 12:
• makes learning times tables for kids easy and fun with the vibrant and colourful PAW Patrol characters
• inspires young learners to wonder about the world of mathematics 


Scratching River

by Michelle Porter
edition: eBook
tagged: native americans, autism spectrum disorders, indigenous studies, non-classifiable

Scratching River braids the voices of mother, brother, sister, ancestor, and river to create a story about environmental, personal, and collective healing.

This memoir revolves around a search for home for the author’s older brother, who is both autistic and schizophrenic, and an unexpected emotional journey that led to acceptance, understanding a …


Invisible Sea

by Kevin Bushell
edition: Paperback
tagged: canadian, non-classifiable

Joseph Campbell: "The airplane has replaced the bird in the imagination as the symbol of the release of spirit from the bonds of earth." Hence, Invisible Sea. Part critique, part celebration of technology, these poems explore the symbolic and mythical associations of the historical moment when human beings took flight and, in a sense, became Godlik …


Dead Woman Pickney

A Memoir of Childhood in Jamaica

by Yvonne Shorter Brown, foreword by Sonja Boon
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: women, african american & black, non-classifiable

Dead Woman Pickney chronicles Yvonne Shorter Brown’s life growing up in Jamaica between 1943 and 1965 and teaching in Canada from 1969. Told with stridency and humour, the stories include both personal experience and history.

Taking up the haunting memories of childhood, along with persistent racial marginalization of Black people, both globally a …


As Glenn as Can Be

by Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Nancy Vo
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: music, canada, non-classifiable

A warm and witty portrait of child prodigy and world-famous classical musician Glenn Gould. 

Glenn was a child who knew his own mind — he liked boats but did not like fishing; he enjoyed puns and pranks but did not like bullying; he loved learning but did not like school … but more than anything else he loved to play the piano. 

Glenn had a profe …


The Heart of Toronto

Corporate Power, Civic Activism, and the Remaking of Downtown Yonge Street

by Daniel Ross
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: urban, post-confederation (1867-), human geography, urban & land use planning, non-classifiable

From the 1950s to the 1970s, downtown North America was reconfigured for the suburban age. The Heart of Toronto follows one example of efforts to address the problems and possibilities of city centres: downtown Yonge Street. Attempts to keep pace with, or even lead, urban change included the street’s conversion into a car-free public space, a cle …


Religion at the Edge

Nature, Spirituality, and Secularity in the Pacific Northwest

edited by Paul Bramadat; Patricia O'Connell Killen & Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged: sociology of religion, regional studies, history, cultural, non-classifiable

The Cascadia bioregion – British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon – has long been at the forefront of cultural shifts occurring throughout North America, in particular regarding religious institutions, ideas, and practices. Religion at the Edge explores the rise of religious “nones,” the decline of mainstream Christian denominations, spirit …

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