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  • The Thunderbird, the...

    CA$19.95
    “Dad, where did the crew get this thing?” I gasped. “It always perched up there, bolted to the crow’s nest in the mast,” he told me. “We never sailed without it.” Having entered service aboard HMCS Quesnel in June 1944, close to the end of the Second World War, Dad knew very little about the origin of the ship’s thunderbird mascot. And in the 1940s, he had not asked many questions about it. That it was an Indigenous carving was not a question, but the new millennium would be upon us before our perception began to crack and the significance of a First Nation carving turned World War II mascot became apparent. But what had happened to it at the end of the war?
  • Thin Pink Lines: My Life as...

    CA$19.95
    MURIEL A. JARVIS has seen many changes in Saskatchewan since her birth on the Prairies in 1920: the Saskatoon City Hospital is now a gleaming structure of steel and glass with ten floors and a central transparent elevator, a transformation from the brick structure where she trained and worked as a young nurse in the 1940s. Health care too has changed a great deal since then; nursing has been transformed, and the status of women revolutionized.

    The inspiring story of a girl from Kenaston, Saskatchewan, who had a dream...And her dream changed a province.
  • Through the Window of Fear...

    CA$19.95
    We live in a world full of possibilities...Our lives are written in code—one that can be cracked. The code is written in misery, bad experiences and negative memories. Through healing and awareness, we can break the code to reveal what lies beneath: forgiveness, love and understanding. Pain and illness are often self-created, but we can uncreate them as well. We can take back our power and learn to feel better by becoming conscious and aware.
  • Toy Box Angels: A...

    CA$14.95
    Strengthening Families, Building Communities.

    The stories our ECIP families and staff have to tell are some of the most personal, powerful and moving stories you could ever read.

    Our stories speak of the limitless power of a parent's love, the incredible bond between brothers and sisters, and the endless ability of all children to bring joy to the hearts of everyone around them.

    At times funny, at times bittersweet, they are always inspirational.
  • Unstoppable: 7 Steps to...

    CA$19.95
    Unstoppable: 7 Steps to Living Your Personal Best is an inspiring, common-sense approach to success. Easy to understand and conversational in tone, Unstoppable relates intriguing stories of triumph and setbacks shared by real-life women. How each of us defines success has a lot to do with whether or not we achieve our goals. Inside these pages is a simple yet powerful means for us to explore the elements surrounding success and the ways we can bring it into our lives.

    You can do it. You have the power to be the best you can be.now, go for it! And have fun on your journey!

  • Wagons East

    CA$14.95
    What started out as a vacation plan gone awry quickly turned into a tale of laughter, tears and seat-gripping adventure --"a crazy midlife journey with a team of horses and a covered wagon, an amazing trek we could neither have anticipated nor imagined! At a crossroads in our lives, we had no agenda, so it came as a surprise when we realized this journey was spreading a message of inspiration and encouraging others to dream!"
  • 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.
  • Wes Side Story: A Memoir

    CA$19.95
    With his usual prairie-boy wit and brutal honesty, Funk casts fiction aside and finally tells his real life story in a brave, unflinching memoir. Amidst the fun, there are poignant and painful moments of coming of age, coming out and coming undone. From his days as an intensely shy farm boy to his years as a lost soul and finally to his escapades in Saskatchewan's writing, publishing and broadcasting world, this autobiography is a wild ride and a true page-turner.
  • Wheel the World: Travelling...

    CA$19.95
    You CAN travel with a walker or wheelchair.

    Seniors are living longer, and there are an increasing number of us who have mobility issues but want to live life to the fullest. For those who want to continue to enjoy travelling, the use of a walker or wheelchair may be necessary. Lack of mobility creates problems, so careful planning before a trip is essential. Wheel the World describes some of the difficulties I have encountered when travelling by bus, by ship, and by car. Though these difficulties don’t go away, I hope you will find that they are not insurmountable, and that discovering new places and revisiting familiar ones can still be thrilling and fun.
  • When the Bartender Dims the...

    CA$19.95
    Loneliness was there in our childhoods, although we had no name for it. It was there in high school, as distressing as at any other time in our lives because we had little experience of it, had not yet developed a means of coping. And it has been there in all the years that followed. One place in particular it keeps turning up—in the stories we tell. When we are older, that is, when the end is somewhere up ahead, within sight more days than we want to admit, loneliness speaks with a more insistent voice. Beckons to us as if urging us to go further. It is now that our stories can take on a different mood. A thread runs through the cloth, colouring all the fabric. In these later years, when the bartender dims the lights, we take notice.

    Here follow the stories of an eighty-three-year-old, bits and pieces of memory that managed to snag on the fenceline and make a story because they sounded right.
  • 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.
  • Within the Stillness: One...

    CA$16.95
    Keith Olsen’s family lived through a harsh Canadian winter in an extremely remote location in northern Saskatchewan. The family’s determination turned the rugged wilderness into a modest home. From such a setting come the memories of a profound childhood, one in which simplicity and nature are the most nurturing aspects of the imagination.

    "It was almost noon when we entered the portage. The fresh autumn air was still quite cool even though the sun was well up by this time. It was pleasant to see how the sunlight penetrated the thick forest of tall evergreens, giving light to an otherwise dark and damp part of the overland trail. The ground in this area was covered over in a thick layer of green moss, and a similar type called old man's beard hung down off the branches like sheets of light green tinsel. This part of the portage was spooky, but on parts of the trail where the deciduous trees were it was bright and vibrant, especially where the leaves hadn't fallen. It was there the sunlight caused an explosion of colour, shading each leaf in a different hue of autumn glory, and it made you feel warm and alive with excitement."

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He Who Flies By Night: The Story of Grey Owl
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