A topical tale of one teen's addiction to the Cyber World -- and the Northern adventure that saved his life. Born into a Guatemalan-Canadian family, Indio McCracken enjoys sudden stardom as a classical guitar prodigy after his father posts a video of his playing "Flight of the Bumblebee" in record... More Info
Every energy sector out there wants a piece of the Peace River Valley, one of the last great wild places in North America. The oil industry wants it, the frackers, the solar, wind and nuclear industries. Why? As Charles Wilkinson paddles through the issues he engages hydro and natural gas energy... More Info
Once, when I was talking to Rosemary Sutcliffe about why we wrote what we did, she said“ We write the books that come to us asking to be written.” She was right. And it is true of short stories too. The ones I've gathered together for this book all came to me as ideas wanting me to write them.... More Info
To help her friend Ashley stay home so she can participate in equestrian trials, Carly agrees to pretend she's Ashley on a student exchange trip to London, England. Carly (in the guise of Ashley) joins Lindsay, Kristen, Sienna, and Sonnet on the trip of a lifetime. But the trip will change them as... More Info
In this story, the young girl Ra-Eli watches as her family agonizes over the illness of her baby brother Samson. When they approach a healer, the answer comes: "Hold a ceremony to honor your ancestors and ask them to help, a joyful ceremony filled with guests." "Joyful?" my mother said. "How can we... More Info
Written by award-winning documentarian Miller, this book focuses on the real meaning of carbon trading, and looks at the zero-sum formula where the amount of carbon-based pollution is not being reduced--only moved by brokers among countries.
Kathleen Martin spent several weeks in the tiny village of Kamakwie in the interior of Sierra Leone, where she worked with a Canadian medical team. Staying in the grounds of the community hospital, Kathleen had the opportunity to meet with the people of the village. The experience was a revelation.... More Info