• Authors for Indies Day
  • New Sales section at Glebe!
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  • Read the Best
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  • Feb Picks Celebrating Black History Month
  • David Suzuki's new book: Letters to My Grandchildren
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What's Next at Octopus Book Club!

On May  6th, we'll discuss Legacy by Waubgeshig Ric at our book club!  

More Info: http://octopusbooks.ca/event/octopus-book-club-legacy-by-waubgeshig-rice


Hens for Friends

April 14, 2015 | 24 pages
Can a hen be a boy's best friend? Aaron thinks so!  More Info

A Handbook for Stream Enhancement & Stewardship

McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company | April 26, 2015 | 178 pages
Decades, or even centuries, of changing and competing land uses have left many of the world's streams degraded, in poor health, and out of balance with the ever-shifting dynamics of their watersheds. This is a basic resource intended to help individuals, groups, organizations, companies,... More Info

Kiimooch Ka Shinikashooyen

April 26, 2015 | 33 pages
An illustrated introduction to Canada's Métis that describes their history and traditions and features bilingual text in English and Michif. Includes an audio CD.  More Info

The Drum Calls Softly

April 26, 2015 | 32 pages
Using text in both English and Cree, presents the round dance, a celebration of the seasons, and describes how the dance connects the Cree people to the natural world around them.  More Info

The Case for Intercultural Education in a Multicultural World

Mosaic Press (NY) | April 1, 2014 | 220 pages
This volume brings together many of Professor Gundara’s essays and contributions to the evolving international field of intercultural education. He has argued that within the field of education there is an urgent problem to address intercultural challenges in more and more complex multicultural... More Info

Adventure Time and Philosophy

Open Court | February 1, 2015 | 288 pages
Adventure Time and Philosophy is a monster-beating, wild ride of philosophical mayhem. One of the deepest and most thoughtful television shows ever to assault human brain waves, Adventure Time shows us what the world could be like, challenging everything we know about life, meaning, heroism, and... More Info

More Pies!

Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada | April 26, 2015 | 26 pages
This favourite Munsch title gets a brand-new look Samuel has woken up hungry and it seems that nothing can satisfy him. Luckily, there's a pie-eating contest in the park, where Samuel eats not one, not two, but six pies! To everyone's surprise, he wins the contest without getting sick. But what... More Info

Indie Next Pick

Pulitzer prizewinner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society...

Staff Pick

In this collection of adventure rebus stories, Chirp snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to...


2015 29 Apr

The Walrus Talks "Being Human: What it means to be human in life, culture, art, and science"

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events produced by the charitable, non-profit Walrus Foundation as part of an educational mandate to provide forums for conversation on matters vital to Canadians.

2015 02 May
11:00am - 5:00pm

Authors for Indies Day!

Come hang out with your local authors at our Glebe store on Saturday, May 2nd!

2015 02 May

A Conversation with Jim Merkel, author of “Radical Simplicity”

The ‘Degrowth Paradigm’ is gaining steam here and abroad as individuals grapple with a planet heading toward certain peril. In this presentation, Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity, will discuss why the ‘Growth is Good’ and ‘Growth is Necessary’ assumptions are now being challenged.

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