Written from a global perspective, The Institutions of Human Rights is a contributed volume that examines international human rights institutions, procedures, and select issues. Closely examining international human rights organizations including the International Labour Organization, the... More Info
Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused catastrophe. One of these days, warns Gordon Dillow, the Earth will be hit by a comet or... More Info
A boy who's been a bully and hanging out with the wrong friends gets a new start after a memory-loss-inducing accident. But can someone really change who he is, or will the old him merely come back over time?
Gordon Downie, lead singer and lyricist for the popular Canadian rock band, The Tragically Hip, will release his first solo record, Coke Machine Glow in Spring 2001. Simultaneously, Vintage Canada is delighted to publish Downie's first book of poetry, under the same title. It will also contain the... More Info
A compelling collection of essays providing a comprehensive vision of immigration to the United States in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries—the indispensable companion to Immigrant Voices. Filled with moving narratives by authors from every continent, Immigrant Voices: Volume II... More Info
The first book in a thrilling new series from bestselling (non-criminal) mastermind Gordon Korman. Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. In this idyllic place, every lawn is perfectly manicured and everyone has a pool and a treehouse. Honesty and integrity... More Info
"Consider movement staionary and the stationary in motion - both movement and rest disappear. When such dualities cease to exist, Oneness itself cannot exist. To this ultimate finality no law or description applies." - Seng-tsan c 6th century. Gordon Burdon seeks the elusive reality.
The second entry in the mesmerizing series from the masterful, #1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman When Jackson Opus's identity as one of the most powerful young hypnotists in the world is leaked, he and his family are forced into hiding. But just as Jax settles into his new home --... More Info
Fast-paced, gripping, and rich with historical detail, Man In the Shadows builds on the historical record to illuminate one of the most dramatic times in Canadian history. In 1867, three British colonies became the four provinces of the new dominion of Canada. Among the Fathers of Confederation was... More Info
The first book in an all-new, mesmerizing adventure from the masterful, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Gordon Korman -- now in paperback! Is it a gift . . . or is it a curse? Jax Opus can use his color-changing eyes to make people do things they don't want to do. (Only his color-blind best... More Info
In The Tell-Tale Start, Edgar and Allan Poe (great-great-great-great-grandnephews of the legendary Edgar Allan Poe) managed to outwit the nefarious Professor P. Pangborn Perry, who was (and is) determined to kill just one of them, in order to prove a mad scientific theory. Now the boys are in New... More Info
Griffin Bing n'est pas coupable. D'accord, une précieuse chevalière de Super Bowl a été volée dans l'école. Mais Griffin jure qu'il n'y est pour rien. Le seul problème, c'est que tous les indices mènent à lui. Et plus ses amis et lui tentent de démasquer le vrai criminel, plus ils vont... More Info
This parenting classic on one of the most disturbing and misunderstood trends of our time--peers replacing parents in the lives of children--is now more relevant than ever. The latest edition includes new material on how social media and video game culture are affecting our children, and what... More Info
The entertainer and author reflects on his acting career, explaining his need to keep performing, and details his enlistment in the army, his first appearances on stage and television, and the challenges of being an absentee father.
The comprehensively revised and updated third edition of From Silence to Voice will help nurses construct messages using a range of traditional and new social media that accurately describe the true nature of their work.
After living in San Francisco for 15 years, journalist Gordon Young found himself yearning for his Rust Belt hometown: Flint, Michigan, the birthplace of General Motors and "star" of the Michael Moore documentary Roger & Me. Hoping to rediscover and help a place that once boasted one of the... More Info
"Edgar and Allan, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of the famed writer Edgar Allan Poe, discover that they are entrapped in a nefarious plot that has been going on since their birth"--
In this enchanting autobiography celebrated actor Gordon Pinsent revisits stellar highlights of his 60-year career and the high and low points along the way, including his work with fellow artists Judi Dench, Shirley Douglas, Olympia Dukakis, Norman Jewison, Christopher Plummer, Sarah Polley, Kevin... More Info
An incisive first account of the formation, history, and bloody dissolution of the rebel Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. ?Some of the best coverage of Sri Lanka right now is coming from Gordon Weiss.” ?NICK BRYANT, BBC News Correspondent ?An excellent account . . .
Will Max leave them rolling in the aisles? Or will he discover, as an old actor once said, "Dying is easy; comedy is hard." Its classic Korman once again! Gordon shows his command of the middle-school voice and the real reactions of kids, and mixes them with completely outrageous situations to... More Info
A psychologist with a reputation for penetrating to the heart of complex parenting issues joins forces with a physician and bestselling author to tackle one of the most disturbing and misunderstood trends of our time -- peers replacing parents in the lives of our children. Dr. Neufeld has dubbed... More Info