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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.

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Into the Arctic

Paintings of Canada’s Changing North

by (artist) Cory Trépanier, with Todd Wilkinson, foreword by Prince Albert II Of Monaco HSH
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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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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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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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 en …

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All That Glitters

A Climber's Journey Through Addiction and Depression

by Margo Talbot
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: mountaineering, sports psychology

World-renowned ice climber Margo Talbot shares her compelling story of healing and self-discovery amid the frozen landscapes of the planet.

Born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Margo Talbot grew up with a distant mother who “ruled the household with her eyes”; a father who opted to spend much of his time away from home; and four siblin …

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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 …

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Takaya

Lone Wolf

by Cheryl Alexander
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: wolves, plants & animals, environmental conservation & protection

An enchanting and evocative look at the unique relationship between a solitary, island-dwelling wolf and a renowned wildlife photographer.

A lone wild wolf lives on a small group of uninhabited islands in British Columbia’s Salish Sea, surrounded by freighter, oil tanker and other boat traffic and in close proximity to a large urban area. His name …

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Paradise Won

The Struggle to Create Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

by Elizabeth May
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy, coastal regions & shorelines

Originally published in 1990, Paradise Won has been updated and details the epic 12-year struggle to stop logging in the unique global ecosystem referred to as “Canada’s Galapagos.”

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve is located in the southernmost part of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), 130 kilometres off the mainl …