- Genres: Fiction
CA$9.95Are there really ghosts in Government House? The lights suddenly go out one night while best friends Sam and J.J. are touring Government House in Regina. What's worse, mysterious footsteps head straight toward them! Is it the legendary ghost, Howie? And is he responsible for all the strange things happening in the historic mansion? The two girls find out more than they'd bargained for when they set out on their ghost-detecting adventures in the former vice-regal residence.
CA$12.95"A century is only a spoke in the wheel of everlasting time." -Louis Riel.
In 1885, Batoche is a dangerous place to be! The discovery of a magic pocket watch at the Batoche National Historical Site hurls Max, Kaeleigh and Liam back in time to the eve of the greatest battle fought in the North West: the Battle of Batoche!
The North West Field Force sent by Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald is about to attack the Métis of the small village. Soldiers march and the bell of Batoche rings out in warning as the three time-travelling siblings, together with their new friend Isidore, find a way to help Gabriel Dumont and Louis Riel lead their people during the North West Resistance. It's an adventure like nothing they could have imagined, full of danger, intrigue and mystery!
CA$12.95A polar bear? No way!
There are no polar bears in Jasper!
But if it IS a polar bear, how did he get here ... and what is he looking for?
Angela, an imaginative 12-year-old girl, loves to ski and is looking forward to a fun-filled week at Jasper with her family. But she has no idea that an incredible adventure is waiting for her on the mountain.
Meanwhile, concerned about the deterioration of their habitat and their very survival, the polar bears from Northern Manitoba have decided to take matters into their own hands (er, paws).
CA$14.95The dramas found in this book come from the common, everyday interactions between parents and teenagers, teachers and students, Christians and nonbelievers and those who act as a Christian witness both in the workplace and as they meet people in their daily lives.
These dramas are simple to prepare and perform, with few or no props needed. Their goal is to enhance your worship experience and bring both performers and audience closer to our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
CA$14.95Imagine yourself seated near a flickering bonfire on an African night, listening to stories told by the elders of the tribe; folklore that passes on tradition, culture, history and manners. Or simply entertains.
The stories in this collection transcend four tribal groupings: Bemba, Nsenga, Chewa and Lozi, and provide a snapshot of the depth and breadth of the richness of Zambian culture and heritage.
CA$14.95If you were swept away in the rushing waters of a raging river, what would you do?
Barry is doing his best to overcome his reputation as a bit of a scaredycat when he volunteers to lend a hand filling sandbags to help prevent flooding in his home town of Valley View. But things don't go as planned, and he finds himself in a dangerous situation, having to cope with the raging river, a couple of criminals, and some grown-up responsibilities in the adventure of his life!
Shy 17-year-old Jan Carlson lives in Sierra Vista, California, a conservative farming town. The Vietnam War rages. Friends' brothers get drafted and the daily pledge of alliegiance becomes a test of conscience.
Thirty years later she's living in Canada. Worried sick about her runaway daughter, Jan writes a long letter in a desperate attempt to reach out to her. She describes falling in love with brothers Tim and Rob, a tumultuous time when irrevocable choices are made.
CA$14.95We all know loss — of health, of loved ones, of expectations — so how do we find hope and trust again? This is a tender and powerful story of hope in the face of loss—a story we all share. Follow the journey of a girl who seeks answers tohard questions. Witness her unexpected connection to the divine, and observe how this relationship changes her life. There is honesty, there is vulnerability, and there is raw courage. Her journey teaches us deep truths. You may laugh, you may cry, but in the end you will feel hopeful—for you, too, will come to trust your own beautiful journey.
CA$14.95In a blend of adventure, intrigue and emotion, the magical entity Elancera and its sparkling sages (kindred spirits) chaperone dream-journeys into the depths of teenage imagination ...
For popular teenager Willa Bell, the joy of winning a once-in-a-lifetime contest--the chance to meet the most famous heartthrob of her generation--is overshadowed by the dilemma of picking someone to accompany her. Should it be her now awkward lifelong best friend, Greta -- Or Ava, the coolest girl ever?
Willa embarks on the adventure of a lifetime ... and returns to reality forever changed, with proof positive that true friendship is the best prize of all.
CA$16.95In the strict confines of a small Old Colony Mennonite community in rural Saskatchewan, the precociously observant Jakob Schellenberg, middle son of a God-fearing farming family, grows increasingly aware of the outside world from the pictures in the Eaton's catalogue, the weekly farm paper and the city folk who occasionally stop by and dazzle him with their shiny new cars, fancy clothes and perfume-scented skin.
Jakob's instinctive, exuberant response to the daily events of prairie life during the Dirty Thirties somehow holds him apart from both family and community, causing him to look further, to yearn for something more. His poignant, often humorous, coming-of-age leads him out of the village, only to discover that the village will be with him wherever he goes.
CA$16.95Stories of life's turning points: the raw, poignant truth.
CA$16.95Time 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.
OUR CLIENTS SAY...
Marion Mutala, author of the award-winning Baba’s Babushka series
Eileen Munro, author of ABC’s Down on the Farm
Ghosts of Government House
The Canadian Shield Alphabet
I Like You, I Like Me, Too!
Ileen Sheehan Boechler, author of I Know My Onions: Homesteading North of the 53rd
Forgotten Gardens, Abandoned Landscapes & Remarkable Restorations
Boris Kishchuk, author of Long-Term Care in Saskatchewan and Crown Corporations of Saskatchewan
You're Going Where?!
Dr. Felix Veloso, author of Stroke Prevention Naturally: Proven Non-Pharmaceutical Stroke Avoidance Strategies and Dementia Prevention Naturally: Evidence-Based Strategies To Enrich Cognition
Treena Wynes, author of Am I the Only One? Struggling Being a Teen
Val Lawton, professional artist
Where Does Your Dog Sleep?
Joyce Olesen, author of 113 Boathouse Hill
Wes Funk, award-winning novelist, author of Cherry Blossoms, Dead Rock Stars and Wes Side Story: A Memoir
Jakob, Out of the Village
He Who Flies By Night: The Story of Grey Owl
Bev Lundahl, author of Entangled Roots: The Mystery of Peterborough’s Headless Corpse