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The Book on Ending Homelessness

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The Book on Ending Homelessness provides insights for those in the industry, elected officials, policy makers, funders, public servants and the general public on the best ways to move from managing homelessness to ending homelessness. While ending homelessness may seem to be a whacky or even preposterous idea, Iain De Jong takes more than two decades of experience as an award winning industry leader to lay out how and why homelessness can be ended in very practical ways. This book will provoke ...


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Once Upon a Red Eye

Life on the Road with Gordon Lightfoot by

Once Upon a Red Eye is a compelling memoir that offers rare insight into the behind-the-scenes life of a Canadian musical icon. Here are the colourful recountings of Richard Harison, who spent a dozen years serving as Gordon Lightfoot’s road/stage manager, concert sound engineer, and lighting designer/director. In the time of his employ with Lightfoot, Harison enjoyed all manner of adventure. He accompanied the famed singer/songwriter and his band on concert tours of the world, celebrity ...


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Not a Fairy Tale

A Story of Surviving the First Three Years of Being a Stepmom by

The inspiring and hilarious story of Maddie Laberge’s journey from a carefree, childless life to becoming a stepmom of three. Nothing could have prepared Maddie for what was about to happen to her quiet, simple life once all three of her husband’s children arrived to live with them. Taking us into rich memories of her own childhood through to her present life turned upside-down, Maddie retells circus-like stories of parenting chaos and heart-wrenching episodes of the accompanying lessons ...


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Little By Little

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Dilys Frank is adrift in her grief. A tough and capable young woman, recent circumstance has spilled the wind from her sails, and she now finds herself gambling away her nights and wasting her days behind the counter of an unlicensed pharmacy on Church Street one of many shady ventures run by her father. When she is summoned to the house on Rose Park Avenue, she is drawn into something she had once considered a flight of fancy—a wild tale born of her father’s love of gin. Through a quaint ...


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The Hidden Treasure of Dutch Buffalo Creek

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An eight year old boy named James, aka the wannabe Cisco Kid, nearly lost his life as he searched for precious metal in a bone dry southwest Arizona gulley. He retrieved only pyrite before a desert flood swept away his world. Over the course of half a century James acquired several additional nicknames. They were reflections of his multiple personalities. His dad called him Traveler or Trav. Some coworkers referred to him as Point Man. A few colleagues labeled him Knowledge Navigator or Nav. ...


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The Elephant's Shoes

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The Elephant’s Shoes is a children’s book about love, loss, and healing. We all make decisions in our life—some that make us happy, and some that we regret. Author Charity Yoder believes that everyone, even young children, can better learn how to cope with the sometimes-painful outcome of their choices. This is a beautiful story about the power of connection and how to move on with an open and compassionate heart.


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Motocross Saved My Life

From Its Darkness by

In 2011, former Canadian national champion motocross racer Brent (Airmail) Worrall, who had recently returned to the sport after a lengthy absence due to struggles with alcohol, gambling, and depression, was again in a fight to save his own life. His shot at redemption and making peace with the sport he loves was cut short by a near-fatal crash. A mechanical malfunction in mid-flight over the track’s largest jump sent him spiralling into a nose dive. He had just enough time while airborne to ...


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Beyond the 14th Floor

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A storm rages through Philadelphia causing a city-wide power outage. Three strangers are thrust into an arduous and unexpected situation when they are suddenly trapped together in a high-rise elevator. With little food or water, their desperation increases by the hour as they pray to be rescued. The trying ordeal becomes more surreal as they discover, despite their vastly different walks of life, their paths are more entwined than they could have ever imagined. Each burdened with a difficult ...


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The BIG Adventures of Little O

A Song for the Salmon by

In the ocean off the Pacific West Coast, a hungry orca pod is chasing the last remaining salmon. When Little O becomes separated from Mama Whale and gets lost, he must begin a journey of survival that will take all his strength and courage. On his quest to find the salmon and reunite with his family, Little O becomes connected to Mother Nature through her magical messages and the creatures he meets along the way, including Dalli the porpoise, Lutris the Otter, and Griz the grizzly bear. He also ...


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The Duckling House

A Primer of Humour and Hope by

When Stanley inherits a Victorian era house from his late grandmother in Victoria, British Columbia, the only way he can afford to keep it is to rent out rooms—a task for which he is woefully unprepared. His salvation and his burden is that Mary Alice, a take-charge matron from next door, is inclined to manage both the house, named Shady Shingles, and Stanley’s life. Not to be underestimated in this ménage a trois is Captain, a long-lived parrot. For the humans in the story, Captain is a silent ...