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By Patrick Grant (Author)


In The Letters of Vincent van Gogh, Grant examines recurring themes and motifs in the artist’s life and how his circumstances may have affected what he wrote. Each of the book’s three sections deals with … [Click to Read More]

By Helen Waldstein Wilkes (Author)


Filled with photos and personal reflections, Letters from the Lost follows the author’s rediscovery of her family’s experience with the Holocaust through a box of letters and a photo album. This book has a dual … [Click to Read More]

By David Taras (Editor), Christopher Waddell (Editor)


How Canadians Communicate V: Sports is a collection of essays that provide a close look at the world of sports and what sports mean to Canadians. Topics range from finances to relationships with the media, … [Click to Read More]

By Ingelore Rothschild (Author), Darilyn Stahl Listort (Editor), Dennis Listort (Editor)

Curriculum Connections
Social Studies
English Language Arts

Much like other books in the Our Lives collection, The Wolves at My Shadow covers historical events from a personal perspective paired with historical material—in this case, photographs. This book presents the viewpoint of a … [Click to Read More]

By Mowafa Said Househ (Author)


Told in short chapters, Under the Nakba Tree is the story of a young boy growing up in Alberta after his family fled Palestine. This memoir illustrates the challenges immigrants face, even in systems claiming … [Click to Read More]

By E.D. Blodgett (Author)


Featuring poems in English, French, Cree, Michif, Chinese, and Ukrainian, Poems for a Small Park celebrates the beauty of nature and multiculturalism. Blodgett’s short lyrical poems are complemented by full-colour photos of Edmonton’s natural environment … [Click to Read More]

By George Melnyk (Editor), Christina Parker (Editor)


Presented through the humanistic lens of narratives, Finding Refuge in Canada is a collection of stories that features nearly every aspect of the refugee experience, ranging from first-hand accounts to settlement workers’ perspectives. Most importantly, … [Click to Read More]

By Leon Crane Bear (Editor), Larry Hannant (Editor), Karissa Robyn Patton (Editor)


Bucking Conservatism is a collection of thought-provoking pieces about various individuals who effected change in areas ranging from Indigenous rights to LGBTQIA+ rights to environmental action. Each chapter is heavily researched with many resources listed … [Click to Read More]

By Jonathan Locke Hart (Author)


Unforgetting Private Charles Smith can be broken into two parts. The first part is the story of the author’s journey of connection with a forgotten Canadian soldier, Private Charles Smith, through the discovery of Smith’s … [Click to Read More]