Category: Special

I Don't Want to Talk About It

Simon and Schuster | March 2, 1998 | 383 pages
A study of the hidden epidemic of male depression draws on case studies to examine the causes of the ailment and how men can heal themselves, repair relationships, and break the chain of depression  More Info

Parenting from the Inside Out

J P Tarcher | December 26, 2013 | 311 pages
Explores the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent, drawing on new findings in neurobiology and attachment research and explaining how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain. Offers parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper... More Info

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Yearling Books | March 29, 1988 | 156 pages
In this first book in the series, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals--Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, Polynesia the parrot.  More Info

Making Native Space

UBC Press | March 29, 2017 | 415 pages
Cole Harris analyses the impact of reserves on Native lives and livelihoods and considers how, in the light of this, the Native land question might be resolved. The account begins in the colonial office in the 1830s and then follows Native land policy to the formal transfer of reserves in 1938.  More Info

Why Did You Have to Get a Divorce? And When Can I Get a Hamster?

Macmillan | August 20, 1998 | 238 pages
Offers a guide to help divorcing parents ease the turmoil that children experience when a family is breaking up, showing effective ways to answer the questions that will arise  More Info

Before We Go Extinct

Macmillan | June 28, 2016 | 256 pages
After Sharkey's best friend commits suicide (or was it an accident?) in front of him, he spends the summer processing his grief on an abandoned beach resort island where his dad is the caretaker.  More Info

Sacred Sexuality

Inner Traditions | November 14, 2003 | 256 pages
A historical, cross-cultural survey of sexuality as a sacred spiritual practice • Examines sacred sexuality in the world’s religious and mystery traditions • Explores contemporary “sexual stress syndrome” resulting from the absence of the sacred in sexual practice • Reveals how to find... More Info

Living Sunlight

Blue Sky Press | March 29, 2017 | 40 pages
Explains the cyclical relationship between photosynthesis in plants and respiration in animals.  More Info

The Five Principles

Unity House | May 1, 2009 | 142 pages
THE FIVE PRINCIPLES was written to provide tools for daily living and suggests answers to the great questions of existnece that humans have been asking since the dawn of conscious awareness. Deben port encourages every reader to "work with these principles, test them, apply them to your life, and... More Info

The Dictionary of Human Geography

Blackwell Pub | June 30, 2009 | 1052 pages
A guide to the concepts and debates in human geography.  More Info

Cry Heart, But Never Break

Enchanted Lion Books | March 15, 2016 | 32 pages
A beautiful, sensitive picture book about being able to say goodbye to thosewe love, while holding them in memory."  More Info

Sex, Love, and Marriage in the 21st Century

iUniverse | June 1, 1999 | 244 pages
Love, sex, and marriage are changing faster than ever before in human history. The current tidal wave of social changes will continue into the next century, and we will have to adapt our sexual values and relationships to these accelerating changes. These 22 honest, authentic stories tell of the... More Info

Tree of Life

Kids Can Press Ltd | March 29, 2017 | 40 pages
Reveals how all living things are separated into five kingdoms--all of which contain different facets of life on Earth--in an introduction to biodiversity.  More Info

One Well

Kids Can Press Ltd | March 29, 2017 | 32 pages
Uses simple language to explain how all water on the planet is connected and the need to preserve our natural resources for the health of all creatures on Earth.  More Info

Emotionally Healthy Twins

Da Capo Press | January 1, 2008 | 245 pages
A new parenting twins philosophy outlining the seven simple concepts to raising emotionally healthy individuals even while encouraging them to cherish their special sibling relationship  More Info

Traumatic Childbirth

March 29, 2017 | 255 pages
"Postpartum depression has become a more recognized mental illness over the past decade as a result of education and increased awareness. Traumatic childbirth, however, is still often overlooked, resulting in a scarcity of information for health professionals. This is in spite of up to 34% of new... More Info

Beloved Dog

Penguin Press HC | October 27, 2015 | 160 pages
"Dogs have lessons for us all. In [this book], ... artist and author Maira Kalman illuminates our cherished companions as only she can. From the dogs lovingly illustrated in her ... children's books to the real-life pets who inspire her still, Kalman's [book] is joyful ... and ... deeply... More Info

The Lorax

Random House Books for Young Readers | March 29, 1971 | 70 pages
The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.  More Info

The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits

little bee books | February 2, 2016 | 32 pages
Follow one family of rabbits as they do all their favorite things in this sweet, poetic story from award-winning author Douglas Florian. The habits of rabbits are many, not few, with plenty of things that they love to do! This sweet, lyrical story by Douglas Florian follows a family of rabbits as... More Info

Bird, Butterfly, Eel

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | February 24, 2009 | 32 pages
Change is all around us. From the first buds of springtime to the first autumn frost, nature shows us that change is all around us and that the world has its own way of beginning anew. Bird, Butterfly, and Eel spend their summers on the same coastal farm, but in the fall they go to very distant and... More Info

Ideas Are All Around

Macmillan | March 1, 2016 | 48 pages
In search of writing ideas, an author takes a walk with his dog around the neighborhood.  More Info

Landscape Guide for Canadian Homes

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation | March 29, 2017 | 175 pages
Written by Canadian experts about landscaping and gardening for Canada`s wide range of climates. Landscape Guide for Canadian Homes has everything the Canadian homeowner needs to know to create and maintain first-class curb appeal that respects and nurtures the environment while saving time and... More Info

Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised In Brief, 2nd edition

Da Capo Press | September 27, 2011 | 208 pages
An update of the classic parliamentary rules of order presents the protocol behind the orderly conduct of meetings in concise format, offering access to the most important rules.  More Info

The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook

Experiment Llc | March 29, 2017 | 186 pages
Argues that the best way to introduce infants to solid foods is to allow them to interact with the foods themselves until they naturally start eating, and offers recipes for healthy, infant-friendly dishes for the whole family.  More Info

Cloth Lullaby

Abrams Books for Young Readers | May 3, 2016 | 40 pages
Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) was a world-renowned modern artist noted for her sculptures made of wood, steel, stone, and cast rubber. Her most famous spider sculpture, Maman, stands more than 30 feet high. Just as spiders spin and repair their webs, Louise's own mother was a weaver of tapestries.... More Info

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Riverhead Books (Hardcover) | March 1, 2016 | 96 pages
Everything you need to know about the beauty of modern physics in less than 100 pages. In seven brief lessons, Italian theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli guides readers with admirable clarity through the most transformative physics breakthroughs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.  More Info

In the Heart of the Sea

Penguin Group USA | November 10, 2015 | 336 pages
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex—which inspired Melville's classic Moby Dick—and its doomed crew's 90-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats, in a book that is the basis of the forthcoming film directed by Ron Howard. Reissue.  More Info

Small, Sweet, and Italian

Macmillan | September 17, 2013 | 208 pages
The pastry chef from Connecticut's Sweet Maria's Bakery presents dozens of classic and original Italian miniature treats, from cappuccino hazelnut cupcakes and mini jelly-filled bombolini to pannetone bread pudding and limoncello tartlets. By the author of The New Lasagna Cookbook.  More Info

Living Originally

Unity Books (Unity School of Christianity) | June 1, 2013 | 200 pages
In his latest title, Living Originally, Robert Brumet explores how many perceived problems stem not from the world, but from a false sense of self. Living originally is the art of knowing and being your true self. Using the book’s 10 spiritual practices, rediscover your origin—the truth of who... More Info

The Stone Thrower

May 1, 2016 | 32 pages
African-American football player Chuck Ealey grew up on the wrong side of the tracks in Portsmouth, Ohio. Against all odds, he became an incredible quarterback. But despite his unbeaten record in high school and university, he would never play professional football in the United States. Chuck Ealey... More Info

Space Oddities

A&C Black | May 3, 2012 | 256 pages
A fascinating new perspective on the Space Race combining brilliant film scholarship with gender studies and feminist theory.  More Info

Secret Service

March 29, 2017 | 687 pages
Drawing on previously classified government records, the authors reveal that for over 150 years, Canada has run spy operations largely hidden from public or parliamentary scrutiny - complete with undercover agents, secret sources, agent provocateurs, coded communications, elaborate files, and all... More Info

Gringo Gulch

August 5, 2016 | 248 pages
"Gringo Gulch” is a spot in San Jose, Costa Rica, home of female sex workers who have male clients from abroad (from North America in particular). Rivers-Moore’s work leads the way in a burgeoning scholarly initiative to explore global sex tourism based on long-term qualitative research. Her... More Info

Rules for the Dance

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | March 29, 1998 | 194 pages
An introduction to the sound, rhyme, meter, and scansion of metrical poetry with examples from the Elizabethan Age to Elizabeth Bishop  More Info

The Elements of Pizza

Ten Speed Press | March 14, 2016 | 256 pages
good pizza is magic. Something indescribably wonderful happens when you combine crust, tomato, and cheese and bake them to melted perfection. In this highly anticipated cookbook, Ken Forkish owner of the beloved restaurant Ken s Artisan Pizza in Portland, Oregon; the James Beard and IACP Award... More Info

Norwegian Wood

Vintage Books | March 29, 2017 | 296 pages
The tragic death of their best friend has a profound influence on the passionate relationship between Toru, a serious young college student in Tokyo, and Naoko, an introspective, beauty, as Toru finds himself drawn to an independent, sexually liberated young woman. Original. 50,000 first printing.  More Info


Chaudiere Press | June 17, 2015 | 110 pages
The second trade collection by Ottawa poet N.W. Lea, Understander continues his investigations of langugage, discourse, and irony through the short lyric.  More Info

Designed Words for a Designed World

June 1, 2016 | 272 pages
Reading concrete poetry as the world s first global literary movement."  More Info

Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!

Fair Winds Press (MA) | September 1, 2012 | 192 pages
"Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes have reinvented the sandwich, taking it to all new heights with spectacular creations that will forever change your perception of lunch (and breakfast and dinner, too!)."—Julie Hasson, author of Vegan Diner, The Complete Book of Pies, and more "Celine and Tamasin... More Info


Oxford University Press | May 26, 2011 | 208 pages
Philip Ball explores the elusive rules that govern flow in nature - from the swirl of a wisp of smoke and eddies in rivers, to the huge persistent storm that is the Great Spot on Jupiter. Whether the movement of wind, water, sand, or flocks of birds, he explains the science of the extraordinary... More Info


Oxford University Press | May 26, 2011 | 312 pages
"Nature's patterns is a trilogy composed of Shapes, Flow, and Branches."  More Info

The Work of Art in the World

Duke University Press | January 8, 2014 | 232 pages
Traces the connections between art, activism, and social transformation.  More Info

Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel

December 25, 2015 | 150 pages
Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel is author R.H. Sin's first book of poetry.  More Info

Sea Change

May 24, 2016 | 120 pages
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The Lonely City

Macmillan | March 1, 2016 | 336 pages
"You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by thousands of strangers. The Lonely City is a roving cultural history of urban loneliness, centered on the ultimate city: Manhattan, that teeming island of gneiss,... More Info


Toon Books | March 29, 2017 | 40 pages
Stinky, a monster who lives in a swamp, gets upset when a boy named Nick starts hanging around his swamp, and so he tries to scare Nick away.  More Info

We Dig Worms!

April 10, 2015 | 40 pages
Young children (and a hungry bluebird) follow a talkative earthworm around and learn fun facts about worms and their important role in the environment.  More Info

Opening Up by Writing It Down

Guilford Publications | July 15, 2016 | 210 pages
Expressing painful emotions is hard--yet it can actually improve our mental and physical health. Distinguished psychologist James W. Pennebaker has spent decades studying what happens when people take just a few minutes to write about deeply felt personal experiences or problems. This lucid,... More Info

Nowhere With You

April 1, 2016 | 220 pages
Joel Plaskett has earned an awful lot of honourifics in his career so far, counting folk hero, indie darling, and national treasure among them. And that’s just since the Halifax musician started making records of his own in 1999. For a decade before that, he was one-quarter of Thrush Hermit, a... More Info

Asia's Cauldron

Random House Trade Paperbacks | January 1, 2015 | 256 pages
Now in trade paperback, from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Monsoon, comes a vivid snapshot of the nations surrounding the South China Sea, the conflicts brewing in the region at the dawn of the 21st century, and what they could mean for the United States. "Europe is a... More Info