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By Emily Kirkham (Author)


Kirkham gives Austen’s Sense and Sensibility a Canadian rural twist in this modern retelling focusing on Ellie and Val—sisters who have two very different approaches to life in the fictional town of Sober. While those … [Click to Read More]

By Glen Mikkelsen (Author)


The Calgary Stampede has been a keystone of Albertan culture for over a century, and The Rangeland Derby delves into the history of its famous chuckwagon races. With numerous stories and facts, Mikkelsen paints a … [Click to Read More]

By Wendy Pirk (Author), Duane Radford (Author)


With large colourful photos and only a few simple sentences per page, Rodeo Roundup is the perfect introduction to the rodeo for early readers. Each short chapter focuses on a different event or aspect of … [Click to Read More]

By Jeff Pearce (Author)

Curriculum Connections
Canadian History
Alberta History

While the English settler community may be the one most commonly discussed in Canadian history textbooks, How the English Created Canada gives a broad overview in a very readable style that will appeal to a … [Click to Read More]

By Julie Perrone (Author)


French culture and communities are key parts of the Canadian identity. With over seven million Canadians identifying as French or French Canadian, books like How the French Created Canada serve an important role in highlighting … [Click to Read More]

By Adrian Ma (Author)


Although Chinese culture and communities are important parts of the Canadian mosaic, Chinese people’s contributions to Canada’s history are sometimes overlooked. How the Chinese Created Canada makes it easy to include stories about influential Chinese … [Click to Read More]

By Fil Fraser (Author)


How the Blacks Created Canada sheds light on Canada’s history of segregation and discrimination related to Black people. It describes key individuals who impacted Canadian history in a variety of fields, from art to politics … [Click to Read More]

By Larry Donovan (Author), Tom Monto (Author)


Alberta Place Names is an alphabetized reference book of geographical place names in Alberta. Each entry contains a brief description of a location and the origins of its name. Supplementary information is occasionally provided (about … [Click to Read More]