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Canadian Prairie Scenes 2017 By Jason Sailer
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The depth of the Canadian Prairies’s history can’t be found in the pages of a book — it is in the place names, people and abandoned buildings of its landscape. Remnants of this... More > history still stand in the numerous ghost towns along grid roads, and abandoned railway lines. This Prairie Scenes calendar features subjects in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.< Less
Nights of Ice By Christopher Nash
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1988. Smalltown Alberta. Wayne Gretzky is now an LA King. Def Leppard is on everyone's Walkman. And Jamie Larsen is growing up in a tiny rural village on the Canadian Prairie, where the Junior B... More > hockey team is the heart and soul of the community. If it wasn't for hockey, he would have little chance of fitting in. Luckily, he's a damn good hockey player, and this winter he will lead his friends on the Rail Lakes Cougars though a season that will become legend. Nights of Ice brings you into the sweaty locker room, onto the rough ice, and into the close-knit inner world of Jamie and his teammates as they try to salvage a season against all odds. In the same way Nick Hornby's High Fidelity drew readers into the world of music-obsessed men searching for the answers to love and life, Nights of Ice takes readers into the hard-hitting action and hilarious off-ice antics of Canadian junior hockey. Game on!< Less
Handpumps & Hailstorms (BW) By Eric Jensen
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This collection of short stories about a pioneering family spans the history of Alberta, from the displacement of the native people and the hardships of the early settlers, to the prosperity of the... More > oil boom. With a blend of humor and insight, the author tells of adventures, challenges and tragedies while pioneering in the bush of Alberta. He provides a first-hand account of early rural life in western Canada, describing their struggle to survive and prosper without electricity, indoor plumbing or modern farm equipment. Rich with original photographs, the anecdotes include childhood memories of eccentric neighbors, school adventures, hailstorms and hard work. Practical hints are shared on how to skin a squirrel, build a rubber-band gun and hypnotize a chicken. Equally intriguing is the final chapter in which the author describes the challenges of providing compassionate care for an elderly parent, the discovery of a family secret, and the gradual acceptance of our inevitable mortality.< Less
Handpumps & Hailstorms By Eric Jensen
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This collection of short stories about a pioneering family spans the history of Alberta, from the displacement of the native people and the hardships of the early settlers, to the prosperity of the... More > oil boom. With a blend of humor and insight, the author tells of adventures, challenges and tragedies while pioneering in the bush of Alberta. He provides a first-hand account of early rural life in western Canada, describing their struggle to survive and prosper without electricity, indoor plumbing or modern farm equipment. Rich with original photographs, the anecdotes include childhood memories of eccentric neighbors, school adventures, hailstorms and hard work. Practical hints are shared on how to skin a squirrel, build a rubber-band gun and hypnotize a chicken. Equally intriguing is the final chapter in which the author describes the challenges of providing compassionate care for an elderly parent, the discovery of a family secret, and the gradual acceptance of our inevitable mortality.< Less
Kitchen Talk By Vivian Bennett
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An exciting new Art Book about Canadian Painter Vivian Bennett's Kitchen Talk Series. This book captures the images created by Vivian Bennett for her debut Solo Exhibit. The images are a colorful,... More > familiar, look at Farm Life in the 1940's an 50's in Rural Alberta, Canada. You will smile and laugh as you are reminded of a more innocent time where life was centered around "Kitchen Talk". Vivian Bennett is an accomplished Canadian Painter whose work has been exhibited and collected across Canada and the United States.< Less
21st Century Communities By Steven Van Zoost
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When Grade 12 students asked, “What defines a community in the 21st century?” their teacher didn’t presume to know the answer. The question prompted the students to create a Youth... More > Inquiry Project that explored the roles of media, technology, women, industry, poverty, discrimination, education, and environmental issues in our communities. Each student created an individual inquiry question to shape how they look at their own communities in rural Nova Scotia. The students then visited a contrasting community in northern Alberta to see how their questions were reflected in the First Nations community of Fort McKay. The results of the students’ thinking about communities are presented in this anthology. Inspired and written by Nova Scotia high school students, this book demonstrates why we all should be optimistic about the role of young people in our current and future communities.< Less