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  • Chalk Dust: Memoirs of a...

    CA$19.95
    Teaching is an education! In this collection of stories, Dianne Miller invites us to join her as she recalls her educational journey, first as a student and then as a long-time educator. We ride on a bumpy school bus, ring the bell in the principal’s office, navigate delicately around a lovesick teen, and endure/enjoy adolescent shenanigans and wisecracks. Miller is both entertaining and introspective as she considers the personal, pedagogical and societal changes she experienced over many years as a teacher and administrator. Her love for her students, for her colleagues, and for the education profession itself is evident on every page.
  • Connecting with Ukraine:...

    CA$19.95
    Every connection has its own story. Immigrants have come to Saskatchewan from Ukraine for more than a hundred years. Since Ukraine’s independence in 1991, there has been increasing awareness in Saskatchewan of the need to connect with Ukraine both politically and economically. And as time passes, there is an increasing awareness in all Canadians of Ukraine’s aspiration to become a fully independent and democratic country.

    The intent of this book is to record some of the “connections” that have been made by Saskatchewan organizations and individuals with Ukraine, starting in the early 1970s. These connections have taken different forms over the years, but there has been a gradual shift from preserving Ukrainian culture and language to establishing a broader educational base—one that is mutually beneficial to both Saskatchewan and Ukraine.
  • Critters: Underdark

    CA$19.95
    It's hard to make friends when you're a monster! A group of young monsters must learn cooperation and tolerance to overcome their differences in order to survive a hostile world without adult guidance. Having escaped from a crashed train full of cages below the earth, the various critters slowly come to trust each other as they flee those who would enslave them, and battle or outwit those who want to halt their bid for freedom.
  • Crown Corporations in...

    CA$19.95
    Each Crown corporation has its own story. Why are Crown corporations so important to the people of Saskatchewan? The province has a long history of creating Crown corporations; the first was created before Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Since those early days, many Crown corporations have been established and almost as many have been sold, privatized or dissolved. In addition, a number of the Crowns began investing in outside enterprises located in the province, in other provinces in Canada, as well as in foreign countries. Many of these investments have been sold off, some at a profit, but many at a loss. And so Crown corporations have been the subject of much political debate over the years. It is this fascination that led to this book.
  • Cyclone!: The Regina...

    CA$14.95
    Sunday, June 30, 1912 was a very hot day in Regina, Saskatchewan. Late that afternoon, two ominous black clouds appeared on the southern horizon--then, suddenly, the funnel cloud of an awesome tornado!
  • Dead Rock Stars

    CA$16.95
    Time doesn't heal all wounds...sometimes it takes something more. Quirky record store owner Jackson Hill doesn't know it, but his routine life in Saskatoon is about to take a bumpy ride. When his father dies unexpectedly, Jackson heads down the highway to his hometown in southern Saskatchewan. He knows the funeral will be rough, but he doesn't expect to meet a handsome stranger along the way or to face-off with his brother about dark issues of the past. A humorous tale of one man's fascination with rock 'n' roll, Dead Rock Starsis a stirring account of sibling rivalry, acts of forgiveness, and growing up gay on the Canadian Prairies.
  • Dead Rock Stars...

    CA$19.95
    Quirky record store owner Jackson Hill doesn't know it, but his routine life in Saskatoon is about to take a bumpy ride. When his father dies unexpectedly, Jackson heads down the highway to his hometown in southern Saskatchewan. He knows the funeral will be rough, but he doesn't expect to meet a handsome stranger along the way or to face-off with his brother about dark issues of the past. A humorous tale of one man's fascination with rock 'n' roll, Dead Rock Stars is a stirring account of sibling rivalry, acts of forgiveness, and growing up gay on the Canadian Prairies.
  • Do Trees Sneeze?

    CA$12.95
    Do trees sneeze in the autumn breeze? My nonna says they do. What do YOU think?
  • Don't Lick the Flagpole: A...

    CA$19.95
    Does life often seem to be little more than a series of disappointments and frustrations? Are you exhausted by the relentless pursuit of happiness and fulfillment, always coming up just short? In those quiet times in the dark depths of night, do you allow yourself the question, “Why am I here?”

    If these questions hit a nerve, crack open this book and discover what you’ve been seeking all this time. Stay the course, and you will find a full and abundant life founded on the truth of your identity and purpose, unfettered by the whims of circumstance. Suspend your prejudices, judgments, and allegiances for a moment and allow the light of God’s truth to enter your life. Be forever transformed as you learn to express the wonders and glories of God’s kingdomby simply being who God created you to be!
  • Doodlebugging in...

    CA$16.95
    Elizabeth Sawatzky's story chronicles family life on a seismic crew in southern Saskatchewan during the birth of the western Canadian oil industry. Although there is some historical documentation of the western Canadian oil industry, no other book explores the home life of the nomadic crews and their families. The publication of Doodlebugging in Saskatchewan: A Wife Remembers 1950 - 1954 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first seismic exploration of southern Saskatchewan from a unique perspective.
  • Entangled Roots: The...

    CA$17.95
    The 1894 death of David Scollie in Peterborough, Ontario, has haunted both the town and the family of Hessie Gray, the sharp-tongued Irish woman accused of his murder. Hessie's descendant, Bev Lundahl, has searched a century's worth of historical documents looking for the truth. If David Scollie died in a house fire, as it seemed, why had his head disappeared? How did he meet his grotesque death? And what did three men of the Hiawatha Reserve know about the charred remains? Like the primal blasts of the searing winter storm, the repercussions of this event--the collision of two cultures--has reverberated down the decades. This flashpoint in her family history created shockwaves that propelled the author into unfamiliar territory to begin a journey into the heart of First Nations country and follow an obscure trail that would expose the bones of Canadian history.
  • 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.

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