Books

  • I Like You, I Like Me, Too!

    CA$85.00
    A Teacher/Parent Guide to help children ages 6-10 develop self-esteem base on Choice Theory.

    I Like You, I Like Me Too! is a fun and easy-to-use anti-bullying parent/teacher resource to help children realize their potential and the power of choice in their lives. It is an opportunity for them to begin to "think out of the box" from a very early age and prepare for their future by meeting their own needs, setting their own goals and learning how to make themselves happy by choosing positive behaviours.
  • Government House, Regina,...

    CA$39.95
    From its humble origin as a one-storey frame house to the stately brick structure of today, the story of our provincial Government House is a long and interesting journey. This illustrated history of Government House brings to life the role of the vice-regal representative and explores the many uses the building itself has served, taking the reader on a narrative and photographic voyage from its unpretentious beginnings before the birth of our province to its present-day regal splendour. Published in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Government House in 2016, Government House, Regina, Saskatchewan: An Illustrated History is a trip through time that preserves, promotes and enhances the important place Government House occupies both in Canadian history and in these modern times.
  • Celebrate the Journey:...

    CA$35.00
    The purpose and challenge of this anniversary book of Grace Mennonite Church is to capture, in word and picture, the faithfulness of the past 50 years; to use that history to describe the richness of the present and look with real hope to the future as the vision of healing and hope gives direction to a world that so desperately needs to envision the reign of God in all domains of human experience. Celebrate the journey.
  • Wascana Lake Through 4 Seasons

    CA$34.95
    From its humble, resourceful beginnings in 1883 as a reservoir, Wascana Lake and its surrounding area, known as Wascana Centre, have developed into a beautiful natural oasis in the heart of the City of Regina. Wascana Centre has something for everyone--from recreational enthusiasts who hike, skate and cycle on its shores and paddle its waters to motorists who enjoy scenic drives; from wildlife that make their home in the vegetation along its banks to waterfowl that drop in en route to other destinations; from institutions that educate about nature to those that endow careers upon future generations and govern society; from locals to tourists who picnic in its parks and admire its flower gardens. The beauty of nature is evident in all seasons to the many people from near and far who have enjoyed what Wascana Lake and its surroundings have to offer.
  • Forgotten Gardens,...

    CA$29.95
    In the early 1900s, station gardens were part of the welcoming gateway to the travelling public, an introduction to the urbanity of the area and the productiveness of the soil. Today, all that remains of what were once colourful station gardens are a few evergreens, a dishevelled hedge of caraganas and lilacs, and a mystery as to why they exist in these peculiar spots.

    This book may rekindle some memories of station gardens, introduce yet another chapter to the lives of the West.s first settlers and answer some questions regarding those remaining, seemingly oddly-placed trees and hedges near the main streets of many communities.
  • With Love to You All, Bogga...

    CA$28.95
    Here is the inspiring story of a woman ahead of her time. Living in an era when women were schooled to home and family, Sigurbjorg Stefansson became a citizen of the world, an intrepid traveller, a beloved teacher, and a political activist.

    Rising from a childhood of utter poverty in the wilderness of 1905 Saskatchewan, she came to be a noted community philanthropist. Audrhea Lande has written an unusual biography, a thoughtful examination of the way political and cultural forces can shape a life. Told through photos, interviews, newspaper clippings, archival materials and Sigurbjorg's own letters --“ always signed With Love to You All, Bogga S.“ here is a window into the life of awoman grounded in her community, with soaring ideals and a spirit that strove to realize them.
  • Our Legacy: The...

    CA$27.95
    Our Legacy follows the development of Saskatchewan during the early 1900s, allowing the reader to observe this era through the eyes of the Govan clan from Scotland and the Walter family from England.

    Through their experiences we begin to understand the impact two world wars and the Dirty Thirties had on these pioneers; through their stories we share their struggles and celebrate their victories as their families begin to take root, flourish and become productive members of a new society.

  • The Steeps of Time: Poems &...

    CA$25.00
    The Steeps of Time, Victor Carl Friesen’s fourth collection of poems, here accompanied by his paintings, offers further reflection on the natural world, rural life, poetry, and art.
  • A Fraidy Pants Liar

    CA$24.95
    A normal kid with a normal life, not much happens to Freddie until one not-so-normal day when she tells a MONSTER LIE ... and all heck breaks loose!
  • I Am Free

    CA$24.95
    A daily existence without passion or purpose, devoid of connection or adventure, is flipped upside down by a peaceful wanderer who challenges the core values of a comfortable life. Book contains music album of 10 songs: BY MYSELF (3:00 / page 7); LAVENDER GIRL (2:29 / page 15); NEW CONTEST (2:52 / page 29); THIS LOVE IS FREE (3:41 / page 51); LAST CALL (4:35 / page 57); HOLY BRIDGES (3:27 / page 67); LORELEI (4:36 / page 75); I AM FREE (6:46 / page 81); DARLING OF THE DESERT (4:12 / page 87); SUNDAZE (3:44 / page 97).
  • Journey to Joy: The...

    CA$24.95
    You will laugh. You will cry. You will be uplifted. Journalist Christalee Froese vividly brings to life her recovery from depression in her first book, Journey to Joy. This bold, brave memoir follows Froese on a two-year journey to restore her happiness, and her faith in life. After spending 21 days each month focusing on life-restoring topics like peace, creativity, food, fitness, faith, love, writing, travel, gratitude, and joy itself, Froese emerges with the hope she’d lost. Both heartbreaking and humorous, Journey to Joy offers insight into the stumbles and falls of recovery, and the persistence required to get back up time and again. Froese’s journey takes her to a Chinese orphanage where she finds courage, strength and true purpose. The raw storytelling will change how you view depression and anxiety … and permanently alter your own approach to joy. Most profoundly, Journey to Joy will restore your faith in miracles, and the underlying goodness of mankind. "Grab a pack of sticky notes and choose your own topics of joy. I invite you to embrace your suppressed desires as we wind our way through this book, and life, together. May the act of writing down things you love and have always wanted to do set you free, as it did for me." --Christalee Froese
  • Launch Lead Live: The...

    CA$24.95
    Is your organization struggling under the weight and expense of what feels like overwhelming but necessary change? Every day, organizations experience the fallout of failed organizational change initiatives—cynical employees, frustrated leaders—because they are not able to successfully implement or sustain the changes needed to compete. Leaders believe employees are resistant to change. Employees believe leaders are unreasonable and that change is undertaken only for its own sake.

    But resistance to change is not inevitable. It can be prevented. You don’thave to feel like you are going into battle every time your organization wants to do something different. There is a better way.

    Launch Lead Live helps the executive leader create a healthier, stronger organization because of change, not in spite of it, introducing keyelements that you can integrate into your leadership and management practices so change is no longer a liability but an asset.

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"One of the most enjoyable experiences of my writing career has been publishing Ghosts of Government House with Your Nickel's Worth Publishing. Heather Nickel's knowledge and expertise shines in all areas of the self-publishing process. Her designs and ideas are exciting. Her support and assistance right through to the marketing and distribution are valuable assets to her service. What I appreciate most is that she provides a complete publishing package and is totally committed to her clients, offering a wide variety of choices for individual needs at every level of involvement. Her dedication to each project and her commitment to professional, high quality products are self-evident. She's also fun, versatile and creative and her excitement about her business is contagious! I already anticipate working with her on another creation."

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Ghosts of Government House
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The Canadian Shield Alphabet
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I Like You, I Like Me, Too!
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Ileen Sheehan Boechler, author of I Know My Onions: Homesteading North of the 53rd
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Forgotten Gardens, Abandoned Landscapes & Remarkable Restorations
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You're Going Where?!
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Treena Wynes, author of Am I the Only One? Struggling Being a Teen
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Where Does Your Dog Sleep?
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Jakob, Out of the Village
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He Who Flies By Night: The Story of Grey Owl
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