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"Whenever you buy at an independent bookstore, most of that money stays in your immediate community. I learned recently that shifting even a small percentage of your book buying — as little as 1 in every 10 books you buy — goes a huge way towards the health of your local bookstore and your community. So when you shop locally, you’re helping the local economy, too." - Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere

$19.95

Mayann's Train Ride

Nimbus Publishing (CN) | September 24, 2015 | 32 pages
Nine-year-old Mayann Francis and her family are travelling from their home in Cape Breton to New York City by train. Everything is exciting to young Mayann, from the beds that fold down to the stop in Montreal to visit friends. Most exciting of all is the chance to show off her brand new purse.... More Info
$21.95

Deep Diversity

Between the Lines(CA) | September 1, 2015 | 224 pages
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Amazing Grace

Nimbus Publishing (CN) | March 7, 2016 | 288 pages
Grace Willingdon s blissful life is rudely interrupted when her estranged son calls from New York City. Grace soon finds herself the temporary guardian of her self-absorbed granddaughter, Melissa. Trapped between a past she s been struggling to resolve and a present that keeps her on her toes,... More Info
$44.95

The Crises of Microcredit

October 8, 2015 | 288 pages
Microcredit programs, which often give small loans to borrowers in developing countries who lack collateral, have been considered efficient tools for economic development in struggling regions around the world. Yet, recently, microcredit has come under increasing critic by experts who feel that... More Info
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Revolutionary Mothering

February 1, 2016 | 224 pages
An anthology that gives access to the voices of mothers of color and marginalized mothers Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines is an anthology that centers mothers of color and marginalized mothers' voices--women who are in a world of necessary transformation. The challenges faced by... More Info
$24.95

Derrida Now

John Wiley & Sons | January 4, 2016 | 200 pages
For more than 30 years and until his death in 2004, Jacques Derrida remained one of the most influential contemporary philosophers. It may be difficult to evaluate what forms his legacy will take in the future but Derrida Now provides some provocative suggestions. Derrida’s often–controversial... More Info
$29.95

The Socialist Imperative

NYU Press | July 22, 2015 | 224 pages
In a little more than a decade, economist Michael A. Lebowitz has written several major works about the transition from socialism to capitalism: Beyond Capital(winner of the Deutscher Prize), Build It Now, The Socialist Alternative, and The Contradictions of “Real Socialism.” Here, he develops... More Info

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There’s no straightforward path to LGBTQ2 parenthood and just as every queer person has their own coming out story, every LGBTQ2 family has a unique conception or adoption story.

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