70545 Results
70545 Results
Brave new world a novel —Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963, author.
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2002

A satire of a technocratic future society in which people are rigidly classified and kept happy by a drug distributed by the government. First published in 1937.

Traitors of the tower —Weir, Alison.
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
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More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to...

Cool water —Warren, Dianne, 1950-, author
DAISY Sound Recording
2011
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Juliet, Saskatchewan. Her inhabitants include the foundling who now owns the farm his adoptive family left him; the pregnant teenager and her mother, planning a fairytale wedding; a shy couple, well beyond middle age, st...

White oleander a novel —Fitch, Janet, 1955-
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2000

Astrid Magnusson is twelve when her poet mother is jailed for killing a former lover. As Astrid moves through a series of foster homes in Los Angeles, she deals with difficult family relations and searches for a sense of...

In spite of myself a memoir —Plummer, Christopher, 1929-
DAISY Sound Recording
2009
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Plummer writes of his early acting days - on radio and stage with William Shatner and other fellow Canadians; the early days of the Stratford Festival; his Broadway debut; joining Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company; ...

Ask me anything! strange but true answers to 99 wacky questions —Meikle, Marg.
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2006
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Ever wondered what Mrs. Claus's first name is? Or where the funny bone got its name? Why is it that people's tattoos never come off? Read on for answers to all of these fantastic questions, along with others kids have wo...

Emily of New Moon —Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942.
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2006

Spirited, irrepressible Emily, left an orphan when her father dies, finds an unexpected world of family and friends at New Moon Farm. Followed by "Emily climbs." Grades 5-8. 1983. c1925.

Snowbound —Wheeler, Richard S.
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2011
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After his 1847 court-martial, Colonel John Frémont, known as the Pathfinder, resigns from the army and embarks on an expedition to survey a proposed railway between St. Louis and San Francisco. Trapped in the Colorado m...

Dante's war a novel —Sabatini, Sandra, 1959-
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2011
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Portrays Fascist Italy through the lives of two young Italians: Dante becomes a soldier in the Second World War, while Angelina works on her family's farm in a rural village. They meet briefly in Rome just before Dante i...

Otherwise —Mowat, Farley, 1921-
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2009
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From an innocent childhood, spent free of stricture and largely in the company of animals, Mowat was catapulted into wartime service, where the carnage of the Italian campaign shattered his faith in humanity forever. On ...

Warlords Borden, Mackenzie King and Canada's world wars —Cook, Tim, 1971-
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2014
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Two portraits flank the doors leading into Canadas House of Commons: Sir Robert Borden to the left and W.L.M. King to the right. While each man appears flatteringly stern, wise, and charismatic, it is the portrait plaque...

For better or worse —Layne, Lauren, author.
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2017
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When small-town girl Heather Fowler finally gets promoted from assistant to actual wedding planner, she's determined to make it as one of Manhattan's elite Wedding Belles. Unfortunately, her first client demands an opule...

Edges of the earth a man, a woman, a child in the Alaskan wilderness —Leo, Richard.
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2011

In 1981, the author and his girlfriend, Melissa, left New York City for Alaska. They slowly acquired the necessary skills for wilderness survival and learned the difference between isolation and loneliness. Some strong l...

Angel's advocate —Stanton, Mary, author.
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2014
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Lawyer Brianna Winston-Beaufort is finally getting a case that should pay the bills - because her client is the living daughter of a recently dead millionaire. But when the ghost of the dead millionaire shows up needing ...

This island in time remarkable tales from Montreal's past —Kalbfleisch, John, 1943-
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2010
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This account of spies, zealots, royal tourists, and people on the brink of death provides a unique history of Montreal. From the city's founding nearly four centuries ago to the present day, an astonishing range of peopl...

Canada since 1960 a people's history : a left perspective on 50 years of politics, economics and culture
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2016
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Offers an account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the sixties until today, as seen and interpreted by leftist scholars and writers. Each chapter reviews a major theme, such as Canada's relatio...

Being Chinese in Canada the struggle for identity, redress and belonging —Dere, William Ging Wee, 1948- author.
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2019
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After the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed in 1885 - construction of the western stretch was largely built by Chinese workers - the Canadian government imposed a punitive head tax to deter Chinese citizens from com...

Three weeks in Quebec City the meeting that made Canada —Moore, Christopher, 1950- author.
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2016
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In 1864, thirty-three delegates from five provincial legislatures came to Quebec City to pursue the idea of uniting all the provinces of British North America. The American Civil War, not yet over, encouraged the small a...

Quinn the life of a hockey legend —Robson, Dan, 1983- author.
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2016
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A tribute to the larger than life story of a hockey legend. Pat Quinn made a few enemies over the years, but there was no one who didn't respect the tough working-class kid who had fought his way to the very top of the h...

Quest for the white bull —Coldsmith, Don, 1926-2009.
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2007

In 1710, odd weather conditions alter the buffalo grazing patterns causing a hardship for the tribe. Medicine man Red Horse goes on a quest to find the buffalo. Sequel to "Fort de Chastaigne". c1990. (Spanish bit saga ; ...

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