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Tales From The Cardboard Jungle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,450. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » North America
Project Turnaround was a privately run boot camp* for young offenders (teenagers) built right here in Ontario, Canada. Back in ' 95 getting the place set up was an election campaign promise (that got kept). Tales From the Cardboard Jungle is a blast from the past that takes you through the front gates, around the track and sits you down for a meal before tucking you into your bunk for the night.
Consciousness Begins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Something happened to humans about 60,000 years ago, and whatever that was, it has changed everything. Our minds opened to new ways of thinking that we would describe as consciousness—an awareness of time and space, our finite existence, with spirituality and language following soon thereafter. The rest is history: mankind and his technology flooded the world. This is a book of unique ideas
Bibliography for Canadian Garden and Landscape History, up to 1950, Revised and Augmented
Price: Free! Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Bibliography for Canadian Garden and Landscape History, up to 1950, Revised and Augmented contains a wealth of sources: books, articles and websites focussing on travel, ornamental gardening, exhibitions, floras, prominent horticulturalists and landscape architects, horticulture, nurseries, botanical gardens, parks, railway gardening, periodicals.
Commercial Fruit Growing in Canada, from European Contact to 1930: An Outline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Commercial Fruit Growing in Canada, from European Contact to 1930: An Outline describes the beginnings of commercial fruit growing in Canada, up until 1930 when it had matured into a strong industry. Advances in cultivation, marketing, storage, packaging, plant breeding and transportation, and the men and women behind the progress, are traced that enabled the rise of commercial fruit growing.
I See Nothing But the Horrors of A Civil War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover the story of the men, women and children from New York and New England who chose to remain faithful to the Crown and fought as part of McAlpin’s Corps of American Volunteers during the American War for Independence.
48th Highlanders of Canada 1891-1928
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,050. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
. The book is well written by historian Kim Beattie who served as an officer in the 15th Battalion and writes from personal experience. He brings to life the men who fought and died in a barren and tragic landscape 100 years ago and brings colour to an otherwise colourless world with his with stories of courage and sacrifice.
Dileas: A History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada 1929–1956
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018 by 48th Highlanders Trusts. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of a Canadian fighting battalion in World War Two. The story follows the Regiment through training in Britain, the invasion of Sicily, the long hard slog up the Italian boot, the move to Northwest Europe for the final battles of the European campaign and then Victory and the return to Canada.
Hard Tears Soft Laughter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
So many stories have arisen from the horrific events from the Second World War. But the unique and frank voice of James Lauder opens your eyes to a whole new view. From his detailed account of how the Dieppe raid went horribly wrong to the tedium and camaraderie of a German prisoner of war camp...
There Is No Difference: An Argument for the Abolition of the Indian Reserve System and Special Race-based Laws and Entitlements for Canada's Indians.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 198,780. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A compelling solution to ending the tragically high degree of poverty and social dysfunction among Canada's First Nations peoples: legal equality! For decades Canada's indigenous and non-indigenous elites have been mindlessly doubling down on the apartheid-like, "separate but equal" dysfunctional status quo that has so harmed the vast majority...
Minnie of the Maritimes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
When a young woman from a conservative community gets 'in the family way' in 1880 the options for her future are limited. The fortunate ones are sent away to give them a chance for a new life and so it is for sixteen year old Minnie.
Canadian Encounters of a Human Kind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 25, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A Canadian is essentially a citizen of the world and the Canadian spirit is a sense of connection that makes the world work. Beyond that, nobody can define what it means to be Canadian because it's always changing. The moment we think we've got it, we find we've left something out.
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
The essential guide to understanding the Indian Act and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer. Bob Joseph dissects the complex issues and clearly demonstrates why learning about the Indian Act’s cruel, enduring legacy is essential for moving toward true reconciliation.
An Uncommon Road: How Canadian Sikhs Struggled out of the Fringes and into the Mainstream
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A riveting, incisive account of some of the most complex politics in modern Canada, from the founder of the World Sikh Organization of Canada. An Uncommon Road is the celebration of an extraordinarily resilient people and a moving roadmap for how individuals, and a community, can fight for their own social justice and gain justice for all.
Playing the Indian Card
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 178,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Native American
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Everything you think you know about Canada's "First Nations" is wrong!
Hargrave to the Hitler Line: The Canadian 5th Armoured in Italy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Twenty year old Bud McLean and his colleagues from the Canadian 5th Armoured Division come of age against the backdrop of WW2 Italy. Thirteen men hung precariously to a tiny bridgehead, waiting to be reinforced. Out-manned, and out-gunned, their commander radioed the recce troop and gave them permission to retreat if they deemed it necessary. They chose to stay.
Western Cycles: Canada
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Canadian transformations become palpable after the Second World War. Western Cycles: Canada describes these changes, dividing several historical periods within the actions carried out during the administrations of the respective prime ministers from William Lyon Mackenzie King to Stephen Harper. It also presents graphic information related to the behavior of various economic indicators.
Canadian Bushwacker: A Lifetime in the Wilderness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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I was lucky to have spent my early years in the bush at a time when the old-timers were still there. There were many of them bunked up in little cabins up and down the line: old men, many crippled by accidents, arthritis or age, fellows just waiting for the end. Yet they were still strong of spirit, content and pleased to share their story. They were all men with amplified personalities, ....
Rings of Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Nonfiction » History » North America
Abandoned at birth, Emilie hopes to one day find her family. The search for answers draws her to a family reunion in rural Alberta, but before she can find out the truth she's transported back in time one hundred years to 1913. Emilie's attempts to get back to the future and unravel the clues to her mysterious beginnings are quickly put on hold as she becomes caught up in the past.
Canada 1867 – 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Édition bilingue : français-anglais Bilingual Edition: English-French In compiling, writing, and illustrating the most important event that marked the History of Canada each year since Confederation, the author restricted his choices to history, political, economic, and cultural phenomena.
View from the Deck: Recollections of the 10th Annual Voyage of the CGS C.D. Howe, 1959
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
View from the Deck is a personal account of the adventures of an 18-year-old on the CGS C.D. Howe—a hospital ship equipped to meet the medical needs of the Inuit (Eskimo) during an era defined by a high incidence of tuberculosis, the Cold War and a changing way of life— and those who sailed with her during the summer of 1959.