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When you shop local, you are supporting people who live and work in your community. Your money stays in the neighbourhood and helps to make the place you call home, a community.

$12.95

Circle, Triangle, Elephant

Phaidon Press | May 8, 2017 | 22 pages
A clever and refreshing approach to learning about shapes, with a bit of silliness mixed in This unexpected take on shapes offers a breath of fresh air within this well-established toddler concept genre. With bright block-art visuals and a rhythmic, read-aloud text, this book begins by offering... More Info
$17.99

Forces of Nature

William Collins | March 9, 2017 | 288 pages
Sunday Times Bestseller A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions. 'What is motion?' 'Why is every snowflake different?' 'Why is life symmetrical?' To answer these and... More Info
$19.95

By the Time You Read This...

March 1, 2017 |
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$27.00

High Notes

Bloomsbury USA | January 17, 2017 | 288 pages
When Gay Talese left the New York Times in 1965 to write for Esquire, he brought with him a journalistic style entirely his own, which combined his literary sensibility and craftsmanship with a talent for cultural observation and an interest in American everyday life--in taboo topics and overlooked... More Info
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Baby on Board

Dawn Publications (CA) | March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
How do animals carry their babies? Not in backpacks or strollers, but tucked in pouches . . . Gripped in teeth . . . Propped on backs . . . Even underneath! Marianne Berkes' rhyming verses present some of the many ways that animals carry their young. Cathy Morrison's magical illustrations capture... More Info
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There's a Bug on My Book!

Dawn Publications (CA) | March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
Beetles fly, frogs hop, and slugs slide over the pages of this book, made to be read by a child while lying on the grass. Children interact with the book, with a tip, tap, and turn of the book, moving the critters along. The critters even interact with each other in surprising ways. John Himmelman... More Info
$10.99

Tears of Dark Water

HarperCollins Publishers | April 25, 2017 | 688 pages
November 2011: Somali pirates hijack a sailboat, taking Americans Daniel Parker and his teenaged son, Quentin, hostage. The tense standoff orchestrated by negotiator Paul Derrick ends in tragedy, leaving Quentin’s mother, Vanessa, struggling to maintain hope. The pirates are extradited to stand... More Info

Indie Next Pick

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

Staff Pick

" The oil and gas industry has wanted into the west coast for decades. This is an ongoing struggle...

Events

2018 28 Feb
7:00pm - 8:30pm

An Evening with Fiction writers Michael Mirolla and Claude Lalumiere

Michael Mirolla is the author of numerous novels, plays, and short story and poetry collections.

2018 02 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Making Space for Indigenous Feminism with Robyn Bourgeois and Mary Eberts

The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous feminist contributors.

2018 12 Mar
7:00pm - 8:30pm

An Evening with Cait Flanders, author of The Year of Less

In her late twenties, Cait Flanders found herself stuck in the consumerism cycle that grips so many of us: earn more, buy more, want more, rinse, repeat. Even after she worked her way out of nearly $30,000 of consumer debt, her old habits took hold again.

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