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  • J.L. Ilsley: A Political Biography

    This biography of J. L. Ilsley offers a new vantage point on Mackenzie King’s Liberal government during the Second World War and a portrait of a fiscal conservative who opened the floodgates of spending while clamping down on profiteering and the rich.

    $27.95, Paperback
  • Mining Country

    Mining Country offers the stories of Canadian miners from past and present, from pre-settlement aboriginal mines to the development of Vancouver and Toronto as centres of global mining finance.
    $29.95, Paperback
  • Breaking Through

    Profiles of Canadian women athletes who are breaking down barriers and taking the game for themselves.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: HL720L
  • Churchill and Fisher

    A distinguished Canadian historian's portrait of two unforgettable figures
    $20.00, Digital (PDF)
  • Billy Bishop

    The true life and accomplishments of Billy Bishop, top Canadian flying ace in the first World War

    $16.95, Paperback
  • Toronto Island Summers

    A touching and nostalgic look back on a Toronto childhood in an idyllic city neighbourhood

    $24.95, Paperback
  • Old Enough to Fight

    Now in paperback the story of underage soldiers who fought for Canada in the First World War
    $34.95, Hardcover
  • A Halifax Boyhood

    Images and memories of growing up in the wonderful new world of big cars, suburbs and drive-in restaurants
    $16.95, Digital (PDF)
  • A Very Double Life

    Stacey's book was the first to examine in detail the convoluted, often bizarre private life of one of Canada's most influential Prime Ministers.
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Isaac Brock

    The life of Upper Canada's governor and defender, Sir Isaac Brock
    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
  • Titanic Lives

    Be it nursemaid, cabaret dancer or ex-soldier, Rob Rondeau weaves together the unique and compelling stories of ten people sharing one common thread -- they were all on board the Titanic, destination Canada.
    $19.95, Paperback
  • Voyage of the Iceberg

    A classic work of natural history, in a new edition to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic
    $19.95, Paperback
  • Canada's Soldiers in South Africa

    Stories of Canadian troops fighting a guerilla war with Dutch farmers on African soil.
    $9.95, Paperback
  • A War Bride's Story

    Gwendoline Cramer was one of the 48,000 war brides transported to Canada by the Canadian government between 1942 and 1947. Following her heart to rural Saskatchewan, Gwen felt like a fish out of water. She couldn't milk a cow or cook with a wood stove. And then she had the in-laws to contend with...

    $9.95, Paperback
  • Laura Secord

    During the War of 1812, Canadian & British forces battled against the US. Many of these soldiers displayed incredible bravery in the face of an enemy. The most legendary act; however, was performed by a civilian woman. This is the story of Laura Secord, a devoted wife and mother, who risked life and limb to warn the military of an impending attack.

    $9.95, Paperback
  • Tecumseh

    A biography of the Shawnee warrior, Tecumseh, a key player on the British side in the war of 1812.

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
  • Murder!

    This is the story of the notorious, unsolved murder of the richest baronet in the British Empire, Sir Harry Oakes.

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
  • True-Life Adventures of Canada's Bush Pilots

    The exploits and adventures of Canadian bush pilots and the planes they have flown.


    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
  • Nelson's Yankee Captain

    The remarkable naval career of American Sir Benjamin Hallowell, who was one of Nelson's "Band of Brothers".

    $29.95, Hardcover
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