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RMB Fall 2020

Created by rmbooks
  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: painting, photography, outdoors, nature, kids
RMB's list of new Canadian-authored titles for Fall 2020 features stunning art, beautiful photography, provocative memoirs, engaging travel writing, and timely Indigenous titles.

Showing 1-8 of 22 books

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Into the Arctic

Paintings of Canada’s Changing North

by (artist) Cory Trépanier, with Todd Wilkinson
edition: Hardcover
tagged: landscapes, environmental & land art, canadian

With commentaries by Todd Wilkinson; Billy Arnaquq; Manitoba Senator Patricia Bovey, FRSA, FCMA; Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; Wade Davis; Robert Bateman; John Geiger; and others, this impressive volume highlights over a decade of awe-inspiring oil paintings of the Canadian Arctic by renowned landscape artist, Cory Trépanie …

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Popular Snowshoe Trails of the Canadian Rockies

by Andrew Nugara
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: winter sports, outdoor skills, western provinces

The perfect resource for planning a quick snowshoeing adventure in the heart of Canada’s glittering Rocky Mountains.

Snowshoeing continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in North America. Each season thousands of winter-loving individuals and families venture into the stunning winter landscape for a quick getaway or an extended tour in ar …

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Vertical Reference

The Life of Legendary Mountain Helicopter Rescue Pilot Jim Davies

by Kathy Calvert
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: adventurers & explorers, non-classifiable, mountaineering

An exciting and heart-pounding look at one of Western Canada’s most adventurous individuals, known as a pioneer pilot of the heli-ski industry and as the first mountain-rescue pilot in the Canadian National Parks system.

Jim Davies is an icon of competence and courage as the first heli-skiing pilot in Canada. But it is his groundbreaking work as a …

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Converging Waters

The Beauty and Challenges of the Broughton Archipelago

by (photographer) Daniel Hillert, text by Gwen Curry
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: pictorials, landscapes, regional

Stunning photography and personal reflections abound in this beautiful collection of images highlighting this unique landscape.

Converging Waters explores an area on the northern coast of Vancouver Island on the edge of the Broughton Archipelago: Queen Charlotte Strait, Broughton Strait, Cormorant Channel, Blackfish Sound. This part of the Namgis Fi …

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Following the Good River

The Life and Times of Wa'xaid

by Briony Penn, with Cecil Paul
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: native americans, native american studies, environmentalists & naturalists

Based on recorded interviews and journal entries this major biography of Cecil Paul (Wa’xaid) is a resounding and timely saga featuring the trials, tribulations, endurance, forgiveness, and survival of one of North American’s more prominent Indigenous leaders.

Born in 1931 in the Kitlope, Cecil Paul, also known by his Xenaksiala name, Wa’xaid, …

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What Bears Teach Us

by Sarah Elmeligi, photographs by John E. Marriott
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: bears, environmental conservation & protection, plants & animals

A lavishly illustrated book that explores the complex behavioural characteristics of North America’s largest land carnivores by examining the bear–human relationship from the bear’s perspective.

From the first moment Sarah Elmeligi came eye to eye with a grizzly bear, her life changed. In a moment that lasted mere seconds, she began to questio …

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The Third Dive

An Investigation Into the Death of Rob Stewart

by Robert Osborne
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: environmentalists & naturalists, oceans & seas, marine life

Based on the provocative film documentary of the same name, The Third Dive investigates the shocking death of a world-renowned conservation activist.

When experienced diver and award-winning filmmaker Rob Stewart (Sharkwater and Sharkwater: Extinction) drowned while diving off the coast of the Florida Keys in 2017, it was a shock to the world's envi …

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Stories of Ice

Adventure, Commerce and Creativity on Canada’s Glaciers

by Lynn Martel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, regional, mountains

With the state of global ice constantly in the news, one mountain journalist examines Canadian glaciers to uncover their secrets and their future.

From a mother/daughter duo who spent five months skiing across icefields from Vancouver to Alaska, to scientists discovering biofilms deep inside glacier caverns, to protesters camping for weeks to protec …