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Break Away 2, Power Forward

Buy ebook here Now Available.  A thrilling, human story that takes you well beyond the world of hockey. Alex McKenzie is back, a promising young hockey player who hopes to make the juniors in Quebec City. Though he still prefers fishing and roaming bush roads on his quad, he trains hard under his demanding coach… Read more »

Soldiers for Sale

33% HOLIDAY DISCOUNT 19.95, down from 29.95 (print book) “… a must…” Canada’s History (formerly the beaver). “Soldiers for Sale is a gem…” John Michael Senger, Foreword Reviews, Spring 2012 The British Army that fought the American Revolutionaries was in fact an Anglo-German army. Britain was unsure of the commitment of English soldiers to fight… Read more »

An Independent Quebec

“I am very pleased to see this book published in English,” declared Jacques Parizeau. “It has always been my belief that the best way for Quebecers and English-speaking Canadians to reach an understanding that is satisfactory for all is through direct communication. Though we may not agree on the best course to take, we will… Read more »

Inuit and Whalers on Baffin Island through German Eyes

Wilhelm Weike, a 23-year old handyman from Minden/Germany, accidentally found himself spending the year of 1883-84 among Inuit and wintering with whalers on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. The fledgling scientist Franz Boas (1858-1942), later the eminent cultural anthropologist, hired Weike to attend to and assist him in his geographical and ethnological research following… Read more »

Principals & Other Schoolyard Bullies

“Recommended!” by Library Journal “A fine collection.” Alistair MacLeod Who has never encountered a bully? Who has never told—or been told—a story of a bully? With an uncanny insight into what bullies are all about, Nick Fonda brings sensitivity and even humour to an otherwise sinister topic. Everybody knows that bullying is not limited to… Read more »

Break Away, Jessie on My Mind

* WINNER OF THE JOHN GLASSCO PRIZE AWARDED BY THE LITERARY TRANSLATORS’ ASSOCIATION OF CANADA Alexandre McKenzie lives on North Shore of the St. Lawrence River. In summer he rides the logging trails on his quad. Come winter he is a promising young hockey star who seeks solitude at a bush camp by the frozen… Read more »

You Could Lose An Eye

“Tongue-in-cheek humour abounds in the book.”— Canadian Jewish News You could lose an eye, My first 80 years in Montreal by David Reich is an inspiring, sometimes heart-rending, life story by a man whose tongue is always in his cheek. At 82 years young, David Reich offers readers a delightful insider’s view of Montreal’s vibrant… Read more »

Discrimination In The NHL

“I agree 100% with him (Bob Sirois),” said two-time Stanley Cup winner Bobby Holik on TSN, November 2, 2010. Ever since Maurice Richard dazzled hockey fans, fighting his way to hockey’s summits, the issue has festered. NHL veteran Bob Sirois demonstrates that unless Quebec hockey players are superstars they are less likely to be drafted… Read more »

Joseph Elzéar Bernier 1852-1934

One hundred years ago, on July 1, 1909, Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier, his officers and crew erected a plaque on Melville Island in the Northwest Passage and laid claim to the entire Arctic Archipelago for Canada. It was the crowning moment in the life of a man identified as one of the 100 Great Canadian Achievers… Read more »

Roads To Richmond

“Nick Fonda has captured the essence of one of the most unique areas within Canada.” Alistair MacLeod “A gem of a book… to be savoured. ” — Jim Napier, The Sherbrooke Record “Richmond is easy to find on a map,” writes Nick Fonda. “Or at least the name is easy to find. There are at… Read more »