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The Great Canadian Spring 2020 Staycation!

Created by hgdistribution
  • Age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: guidebooks, hiking, plants, flowers, travel
Every spring and summer HGD has an excellent selection of regional guides from our publishers and for Spring 2020 the tradition continues! With people patiently waiting to visit farmer's markets, watch birds, go for hikes, search for wildflowers, and simply get outside these fantastic titles are certain to sell well both in-store and online!

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Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

A Complete Guide, Second Edition

by Richard Cannings; Tom Aversa & Hal Opperman
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback eBook
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference, birds

The ultimate bestselling field guide to birds of the Pacific Northwest bioregion, now fully revised in its Second Edition!

“An essential reference for birders west of the continental divide, particularly for intermediate and advanced observers.”—Western Birds: The Quarterly Journal of Western Field Ornithologists

Discover more than four hundred …

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Pioneer Churches of Vancouver Island and the Salish Sea

An Explorer's Guide

by Liz Bryan
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, religious, regional

A concise, full-colour visitor’s guide to dozens of historical churches scattered throughout Vancouver Island, from humble country chapels to soaring urban cathedrals.

For many European settlers who arrived on Vancouver Island in the late nineteenth century, building a church was as important as establishing a homestead or erecting a school. The c …

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Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast

British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: botany, regional

A clear, concise guide to more than 130 edible and medicinal plants and funghi that grow wild throughout the west coast of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest states.

The coastal Pacific Northwest of North America is home to a multitude of edible and medicinal plant species, marine plants, and edible mushrooms. This compact, full-colour forag …

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Family Walks and Hikes on Greater Vancouver’s North Shore

by Harrison (Harry) Crerar
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, family, hikes & walks

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting new series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

The Lower Mainland’s first entry in the series introduces readers to a wide range of trails that North Vancouv …

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Campfire Stories from Coast to Coast

by Barbara Smith
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: folklore & mythology, supernatural, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology

A delightfully frightful collection of spooky stories set across Canada, appropriate for all ages and perfect for reading aloud around the campfire.

In this spine-chilling companion to Campfire Stories of Western Canada and Ghostly Campfire Stories of Western Canada, Barbara Smith takes readers on a cross-country trip of sinister spirits, urban myth …

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High Tide, Low Tide

A Shoreline Activity Book

by Gloria Snively, illustrated by Karen Gillmore
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: activity books, environmental conservation & protection, water (oceans, lakes, etc.), marine life

A children’s colouring and activity book that teaches basic marine ecology concepts—including tidal cycles, predator-and-prey relationships, food chains, habitat, and conservation—through detailed illustrations and informative text.

High Tide, Low Tide is a fun and captivating introduction to the great variety of marine life that can be found …

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Tapping the West

How Alberta’s Craft Beer Industry Bubbled Out of an Economy Gone Flat

by Scott Messenger
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: beer, food industry, entrepreneurship

The story behind Alberta's craft beer boom. An insider’s look that brings together tasting notes, social history, politics, and science.

When Alberta eliminated its laws around mandatory minimum brewing capacity in 2013, the industry suddenly opened to the possibility of small-batch craft breweries. From roughly a dozen in operation before deregul …

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Family Walks and Hikes in the Canadian Rockies – Volume 2

Bragg Creek – Kananaskis – Moraine Lake – Yoho – Icefields Parkway – Jasper

by Andrew Nugara
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: western provinces, hikes & walks, family

Family Walks and Hikes is an exciting series of books written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. These accurate, attractive guides feature expertly curated routes, informative maps, and colour photographs.

Andrew Nugara’s second book for families looking to experience the splendour of the Canadian Rockies describes add …