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Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow

by Leach, Norman

On the eve of Valentine's Day, 1950, an American Strategic Air Command B-36 bomber-loaded with an atomic bomb-flew into the frozen night on a simulated bombing run from Alaska to San Francisco...

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Buffalo

Buffalo

by MacEwan, Grant

Europeans, on their arrival in the West, saw the buffalo as dull, sulky, and of no benefit except to the Indians. Early governments believed the huge, free-ranging herds were an impediment to enforcement of newly signed treaties. Enterprising pioneers recognized buffalo hunts as first-class sporting events, sure to appeal to wealthy and upper-class Britishers and others overseas...

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Carnivocal

Carnivocal

by Barbour, Douglas

Sound poetry dates back at least to the experiments of Dada poets such as Kurt Schwitters and Hugo Ball. In Canada, it has been strong since the 1960s, when bp Nichol and bill bissett began exploring and reinventing its traditions...

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Don't Fence Me In

Don't Fence Me In

by Poulsen, David

Doc Allen is at the end of a rodeo career that never made the highlight films. His career is over, his marriage is over, and he's over 40. All things considered, he hasn't got a lot to base a retirement on. But falling in love with the beautiful girlfriend of a hostile football player can change a lot of things. So can being in a movie about a legendary rodeo clown who happens to be your father...

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In Abby's Hands

In Abby's Hands

by Lewis, Wendy

As Abby scratches and pats Opal's tummy, she feels the new pups waiting to be born. Abby and her yellow lab, Opal, love to inhabit their own small world beneath the lace tablecloth that Abby's 

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Jon Whyte

Jon Whyte

by Whyte, Jon

"Post-modernism was nice while it lasted, I believe. Thank goodness it's over."

So wrote Jon Whyte, a contrarian and poet ahead of his time.
From the late 1960s to his untimely death in 1992, Banff's Jon Whyte was a guiding spirit among those who loved the arts and the Rockies...

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Pounce de Leon

Pounce de Leon

by Wynne-Jones, Tim

Pounce de Leon, a mischievous, loving cat, adopts Mrs. Florida Brown as his constant companion. Pounce's job is to look after the aging Mrs. Brown. If her knuckles ache, he lets her pat him for a good long time. When her tummy acts up, he sits on her until she feels better. And if she's lonely at night, he lets her curl up right there beside him...

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Thirteenth Summer

Thirteenth Summer

by Olaizola, Jose Louis

Set in the coastal city of San Sebastian during the summer of 1942, this evocative tale of a young boy trying to make sense of the adult world is beautifully written. Planicio's mother is dead and his father Pachi spends most of his time (and money) gambling. Father and son are often hungry...

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Walk in Pirate's Cove

Walk in Pirate's Cove

by Hochman, Marisa

Come along to Pirate's Cove, where everyday magic lives in stones, shells, and the spacious sky. The enchantment of childhood comes to life on every page of this charming tale as three young children enjoy a summer's day exploring in the splendor of the seaside and the natural world around them...

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  • Carnivocal
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  • In Abby's Hands
  • Jon Whyte
  • Pounce de Leon
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  • Broken Arrow
 

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