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$24.95

Attack

Firefly Books | September 14, 2016 | 152 pages
A timely and disturbing journey that illuminates the human cost of terrorism and deceit.  More Info
$34.95

After James

September 13, 2016 | 432 pages
This breakout novel from Giller Prize finalist Michael Helm is a genre-bending work of astonishing vision and a dazzling story of our times. A neuroscientist retreats to a secluded cabin in the woods, intending to blow the whistle on a pharmaceutical company and its creativity drug gone wrong. A... More Info
$20.50

Breaking Through Power

August 30, 2016 | 144 pages
A Thomas Paine-style indictment of how wealthy corporations control politics and how average Americans, through democracy, can fight-back and win.  More Info
$24.95

Precious Cargo

April 12, 2016 | 320 pages
Surprising and revelatory non-fiction from a talented young writer whose last book, "Cataract City," was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Trillium Book Prize, and was a Globe Best Book and national bestseller. In this new work of intimate, riveting, and timely non-fiction, based loosely on... More Info
$17.95

Memoirs of a Sidekick

Kids Can Press Ltd | October 4, 2016 | 240 pages
Seventh-grader Boris Snodbuckle has a strange name, a quirky personality and no chance of beating Robert Pinsent, the most popular boy in school, to become president of the student council. Even Boris’s best friend and sidekick Adrian (the book’s narrator) thinks it’s hopeless. But Boris... More Info
$11.99

Apprendre Avec Scholastic : Mon Premier Livre des Couleurs

Les editions Scholastic | October 1, 2016 | 14 pages
See below for English description. Rempli de jolies photos et de fenêtres composées de pellicules colorées, cet imagier permet aux petits de découvrir les couleurs primaires et les couleurs secondaires obtenues à partir de leurs superpositions. With vivid photography and see-through,... More Info
$22.99

I'll Wait, Mr. Panda

Scholastic Press | October 25, 2016 | 32 pages
Mr. Panda is making something, and all of his animal friends are interested--but only Penguin is willing to wait to see what it is.  More Info

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Events

2018 28 Aug
6:30pm - 8:30pm

OCTOPUS BOOKS COMMUNITY CLASSROOM: Challenging Islamophobia in "Progressive" Spaces with Chelby Marie Daigle

In this community classroom, Chelby Marie Daigle will be mining her own personal experience of being the target of Islamophobia in a "feminist" workspace and a workplace focused on countering racism, to explore how Islamophobia is manifesting in spaces that claim to be socially inclusive. 

2018 11 Sep
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Last Night of the World Book Launch with Award-winning Literary Journalist Joyce Wayne

Joyce Wayne is an award-winning literary journalist, a former editor at Quill & Quire and the author of the historical novel The Cook’s Temptation (Mosaic Press, 2013).

2018 18 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

OCTOPUS BOOKS COMMUNITY CLASSROOM 2018 FALL EDITION

Octopus Books Community Classroom was created to promote conversations and the exchange of ideas in support of emancipation and activism. This fall, we have a few community classrooms planned with a wide range of topics. The ones confirmed are listed below.

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