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Robertson, David

Summary: "From Governor-General's Award-winning writer David A. Robertson comes this special edition of the timeless graphic novel that introduced the world to the awe-inspiring resilience of Betty Ross, and shared her story of strength, family, and culture. A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROS

Punch, Terrence M.

Summary: Erin's Sons not only sheds light on many of the Irish immigrants who resided in Atlantic Canada between 1761 and 1853 but also provides an invaluable tool for U.S. researchers, since many New England Irish families can trace their ancestry through Atlantic Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. I
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. II
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. III
Call number: R GEN 929.3415 Punch VOL. IV

Campbell, Nicola I

Summary: Shi-shi-etko, a Native American girl, spends the last four days before she goes to residential school learning valuable lessons from her mother, father, and grandmother, and creating precious memories of home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, [2005] 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

Bunnell, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)

Summary: The author has collected information about marriages between French Canadians and native Americans from various websites and compiled sources including the Jesuit Relations and Tanguay's Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.371 Bunnell

Paperny, Anna Mehler

Summary: "A personal story of depression, as well as a journalistic account of its role and ramifications in society today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAPERNY, ANNA MEHLER PAP

Summary: Story of a life-changing experience for a biologist studying the wolves in Canada's inhospitable North. A green young biologist named Tyler (Smith), is sent by the Canadian government to "prove" that the wolves are depleting the caribou herds, but what he finds is a natural world in perfect harmony where he becomes a tolerated outsider. Dumped unprepared in the wilds by a hard drinking bush...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY NEV

Picard, André

Summary: "It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Canada 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 PIC

Strong, Amanda

Summary: "On a journey to uncover her family's story, Spotted Fawn travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land--creating a path forward in this essential graphic novel. In the dreamworld she bears witness to a mountain of buffalo skulls. They stand as a ghostly monument to the slaughter of the Plains bison to near extinction-- a key tactic to starve and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 STR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC STR

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CUR

McLeod, Darrel J.

Summary: "Following his debut memoir, Mamaskatch, which masterfully portrayed a Cree coming-of-age in rural Canada, Darrel J. McLeod continues the poignant story of his adulthood in Peyakow"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCLEOD, DARREL J. MCL

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: A teenage survival expert finds all his skills tested as he's pursued through the Canadian wilderness by men determined to silence him. On his way to teach at Camp Seven Generations, a Native outdoor school, Nick witnesses a murder and then is thrown off a train. Remembering and using the teachings of his Abenaki Elders will prove to be the difference between life and death for him. Although...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRU

Friedman, Matti

Summary: The little-known story of Leonard Cohen’s concert tour to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War, including never-before-seen selections from an unfinished manuscript by Cohen and rare photographs. In October 1973, the poet and singer Leonard Cohen—thirty-nine years old, famous, unhappy, and at a creative dead end—traveled from his home on the Greek island of Hydra to the chaos and bloodshed of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COHEN, LEONARD FRI

Sheen, Barbara.

Summary: Presents an introduction to Canadian cooking, describing traditional dishes, ingredients, and foods made for special holidays and festivals, with recipes for bannock, cranbury fudge, and tourtière.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 641.5971 SHE

Robertson, David

Summary: "When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HighWater Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Gouin, Jacques

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Methuen 1985

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PANET GOU

Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake

Summary: "A knife-sharp new collection about getting lost from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: House of Anansi Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 SIM

McCreary, Michael

Summary: "Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, autism "looks" different for just about everyone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Diagnosed with ASD at age five, McCreary got hit with the performance bug not much later....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 MCC

Steinman, Jon

Summary: "Grocery Story makes a compelling case for how food co-ops, as alternatives to corporate grocery giants, are spurring the creation of delicious local food economies and stronger communities, while changing the global food system for the better."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 334.0971 STE

Franchino, Vicky

Summary: "Explore the taiga of Canada and learn all about what it's like to live in this biome, from what kinds of plants and animals are found there to what kinds of weather it receives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.3 FRA

Liu, Simu

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "We Were Dreamers is the superhero origin story of Simu Liu, Marvel Cinematic Universe's first leading Asian superhero, who grew up torn between China and Canada, until he found the courage to dream like his parents before him. Witty, honest, inspiring and relatable, We Were Dreamers weaves together the narratives of two generations in a Chinese immigrant family who are inextricably tied to one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIU, SIMU LIU

Mowat, Farley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.19 Mowat

Gravel, Elise

Summary: Tells the true story of Antonio Barichievich, the larger-than-life Montréal strongman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A TOON Book 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GRA

Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk

Summary: "Tuan and his family survive bullets, a broken motor, and a leaking boat in the long days they spend at sea after fleeing Vietnam. A true story as told to the author by Tuan Ho. Includes family photographs and a historical note about the Vietnamese refugee crisis."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pajama Press Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HO

Summary: Season 6: The Sunnyvale denizens are up to their usual hijinks. Bubbles decides to go legit and opens a feline dream vacation area and theme park called "Kittyland." Ricky becomes a garbage man and enlists Trevor to move people's lawn furniture to the curb to be collected and Julian attempts to get into the real estate business and starts buying trailers. Elsewhere, Randy is fed up that Lahey...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TRA

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