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  • Alexander Graham Bell

    In 1876, at only 29 years old, Alexander Graham Bell completed the invention that would turn him into a household name: the telephone.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Canada's Rumrunners

    It is safe to say that America would have been a much drier place during Prohibition if Canadians had not rushed to the aid of their neighbours. While the United States was in full Prohibition (1920-1933), Canadian entrepreneurs were hard at work across the country supplying liquor by the barrel-load.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Canada's Soldiers in South Africa

    Stories of Canadian troops fighting a guerilla war with Dutch farmers on African soil.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Grey Owl

    Grey Owl was known to millions of people as an outstanding Native Canadian spokesman who championed the cause of nature, conservation, and preservation. His cause was true, but the truth about Archie Belaney's mysterious ancestry was another story.
    $9.95, paperback
  • The Quest for the Northwest Passage

    Centuries of exploration, discovery and conflict over the prized elusive route through Canada's Arctic waters are examined in this book.

    $9.95, paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
  • Unbelievable Canadian War Stories

    The quiet heroes of one of the most destructive wars in history left indelible impressions among those whose lives were touched by their actions. Up against all the living hells of warfare, they valiantly served their country. Distinguished and decorated, these men used unconventional methods and quick-thinking tactics to excel on the front lines.

    $9.95, paperback
  • Unsung Heroes of the Canadian Army

    The quiet heroes featured in this book faced danger and atrocity. With courage and audacity they fought for their lives - and they fought for ours. Relive the events that influenced the outcome of World War II and meet the heroes who helped shape life as we know it today.

    $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
  • Great Military Leaders

    The history of Canada is filled with charismatic and talented military leaders. Each of the men featured in this collection was wildly successful in business and used his private wealth to provide Canada with a military unit at its times of greatest need. Today these respected units continue to serve Canada and Canadians.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Heat

    Focusing on the life and career of Captain Bob Shaw, Jon Wells puts a human face on his account of Canada's worst toxic fire -- the Plastimet fire in Hamilton, Ontario.
    $24.95, paperback
  • Ignatieff's World Updated

    A revised and up-dated political biography of the new leader of the federal Liberal party.

    $19.95, 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
  • 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
  • Paul Martin

    Published in 1998, Paul Martin examines the business and political record of one of Canada's preeminent public figures.
    $35.00, hardcover
  • Rescues on the High Seas

    The ocean is not always a friendly place to be, but for some this is their place of work. In bad conditions, waves can rip oil rigs apart, leaving survivors in desperate need. The response of search and rescue teams in times of danger is marked by courage and fierce determination. And it results in some terrifying stories.

    $9.95, paperback
  • The Avro Arrow Story

    Despite the efforts of courageous test pilots and some of the world's best designers, engineers, and technicians, the dream of the Avro Arrow was shattered.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Toronto Murders

    The history of Toronto is peppered with countless tales of scandals and murder. This fascinating collection of crime stories features six chilling incidents that plagued the city's residents in days gone by. Exploring deadly love affairs, mysterious disappearances, and public hangings, these true accounts will keep you on the edge of your seat.
    $9.95, paperback
  • Unsung Heroes of the Royal Canadian Navy

    At the outbreak of World War II, the Royal Canadian Navy consisted of just 13 warships and about 3000 permanent and reserve members. By the war's end, however, it had grown into the third largest navy in the world. Together, they exceeded even the highest expectations of their allies.

    $9.95, paperback
  • The Canadian Fuhrer

    As a journalist and political organizer, Arcand was a fierce advocate of the anti-democratic views of fascism, a virulent anti-Semite, and an admirer of Hitler. Arcand promoted his ideas for three more decades as an early Holocaust denier, a lifelong apologist for Hitler, and an influence in right-wing politics in Canada in the 1950s and 60s.

    $35.00, hardcover
  • The Golden Age of Liberalism

    Journalist, politician, cabinet minister, Governor-General, New Brunswicker Roméo Leblanc was a leading Liberal politician. He was also an Acadian, proud of his heritage and always conscious of the impact of federal measures on the Maritime Acadian community. This is his biography, written by the noted Acadian historian Naomi Griffiths.

    $35.00, hardcover
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