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Great Trees of Canada HC By David Menary
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An overview depicting many of Canada's great trees. This small book brims with stories about some of Canada's notable trees including the ages-old redwood forests of Axel Heiberg Island in Canada's... More > Arctic, and the petrified forests in the Bay of Fundy at Joggins, which bear trees that lived before the Atlantic Ocean was born. Other stories, like the plight of the once mighty American Chestnut, are chronicled, as are trees great and small across one of the most heavily-treed landscapes in the world.< Less
Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Vol. 2 By David Menary
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The second of two volumes showcasing inductees - athletes, teams and builders - to the Cambridge Sports Hall of fame in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.
Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame By David Menary
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The Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame chronicles the world-class sports heritage of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. As of 2015, there have been nearly 150 inductees recognized, spanning the entire history of... More > this southern Ontario community.< Less
Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame Induction 2017 By David Menary
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Official program for the 2017 Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
One Old Winter: The Arena Incident By David Menary
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It was 1913. Two boys, friends Skiff and Owen, wanted to have a little fun but instead got into more trouble than they could handle at the hockey rink and soon regret what they did to the arena... More > manager. For a time it seemed that their prayers seeking forgiveness might work, but it didn't take long for them to get into more trouble when Stanley, the new boy, unwittingly showed up at the rink one day.< Less
Great Trees of Canada By David Menary
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Stories behind some of Canada's great trees, including the forests of Axel Heiberg Island in Canada's Arctic, and the petrified forests in the Bay of Fundy at Joggins, bearing trees that lived before... More > the Atlantic Ocean was born.< Less
Brothers of the Wind By David Menary
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Brothers of the Wind portrays the epic quest of three Canadian speed skaters, close friends and fierce competitors, to win Olympic gold in the 1990s. This story chronicles their successes and... More > setbacks from their early days as promising teenagers, beginning in 1990, to become world-class skaters. It's a story that was more than 10 years in the making, and culminates at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. Woven into the fabric of this tale are revealing threads of insight into the sport of speed skating - both long track and short track. The sport has resulted in more Olympic medals for Canada than almost any other sport. Follow these incredible young men from their formative teenage years as they grow into world-class athletes. The brotherhood they form along the way, accompanied by their mastery of the ice and an unshakable confidence, instilled fear among their competitors. But as much as they were feared on the ice, these Brothers of the Wind were admired by friends and foes alike.< Less
Songs of a River Town By David Menary
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Songs of a River Town tells the human tales associated with one stretch of the Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River and the largest river in southern Ontario, as it runs through Galt, Ontario. Part... More > memoir, part essay, these tales are an evocative and salient testament to a river that has coursed through the author's life.< Less
Gordie Howe: A Year in Galt (Hardcover) By David Menary
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Gordie Howe spent a year in Galt, Ontario with the Galt Junior A Red Wings hockey club in 1944-45. There he learned how to play from former NHLer Al Murray, coach of the junior squad. This book is... More > based on several interviews with Howe over a number of years and recounts his memories of that last year of the war, before he went on to play pro and star with the NHL's Red Wings and become a fixture in Detroit.< Less
Frederick Douglass in Galt By David Menary
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Before the American Civil War, and almost a decade before Confederation, abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass visited Galt (present-day Cambridge, Ontario), Canada West. It was... More > mid-December 1857, and he lectured about "The Brotherhood of Nations." Douglass was a familiar figure on the lecture circuit, having helped many fugitive slaves flee to Canada through the Underground Railroad. Although Douglass had been a close associate of radical abolitionist John Brown, he also developed a friendship with President Abraham Lincoln that lasted until Lincoln's assassination by John Wilkes Booth. The lecture series that winter in Galt included other well-known speakers, but all other speeches were free to the residents of the town, except for the Douglass lecture, for which there was a 12-and-a-half cent admission charge. Proceeds helped defray travel costs for Douglass, and fund his anti-slavery newspaper in Rochester, N.Y. When he died in 1895, he was one of the best-known men in America.< Less

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