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Rockin' On The Rideau

Ottawa's Golden Age of Rock and Roll by

The music world exploded into Technicolor on February 9, 1964, when the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and ignited the music phenomenon dubbed “The British Invasion”. In the weeks and months to come, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Ottawa teenagers put away their hockey sticks and picked up guitars, starting up bands in basements and garages, with visions of screaming girls and stardom dancing in their heads. For some, that dream came true, in packed High School Gymnasiums, Church ...


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Noises of the Night

A Canadian Lullaby by

The noises of the night Differ near, differ far They sing you lullabies Wherever you are. The oceans of the coasts, the winds in the North, and everything in between provide a backdrop for this Canadian lullaby. With unfamiliar noises made comforting, children will relax to the sounds of frogs, wolves, owls, and even city traffic as the gentle rhythm of the lullaby carries them to sleep. Highlighting Canada’s diversity in geography and animal life, Noises of the Night is sure to become a ...


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Vegan Family Style

My Veggie Jurney by

Have you ever had an interest in going Vegan, but you have a family to provide for and aren’t sure how to include them? Are you done with over the top recipes for every day cooking? Perhaps you have been Vegan for a while but don’t really know how to celebrate those special holidays with the family. Vegan Family Style is a simple, family orientated, old-fashioned tale in a modern world of cooking. Take this book with you on your journey with food from all around the world. Enjoy as you, and ...


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The Geode Theory

Chipping Away At Body Image by

What do rocks have to do with body image? With personal stories and actionable steps, body image activist and educator, Teri Hofford helps women reconstruct the relationship they have with their body using geodes as a metaphor. Portraying the harmful belief systems, thought processes, trauma, and past experiences connected with how we view and treat our bodies every day as the gritty, grey, and hardened outer shell of a geode, Teri explains how these things keep us from following our hearts and ...


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A Double Portion

Kindling the Spark of Creativity by

Women all over the world are feeling the call to awaken, to tap into their God-given creative powers. Any religion that would silence that call is just too small for the life that is emerging. A Double Portion speaks to the realization of the Divine Feminine as experienced by a group of sisters who have followed an ancient call and gather around Brigid, a fifth-century historical figure considered both Goddess and Saint. This work of visionary fiction follows the path of each sister as she ...


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Mya's Big Imagination

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Mya loves to play dress-up. Her big imagination lets her become anything she likes—a princess, a superhero, or even a puppy! Mya’s imagination gives her new ideas every day—until one morning when it doesn’t. What happens when Mya is stuck being just herself? Accompanied by illustrations by the author’s daughter, this heartwarming story celebrates creativity and individuality. Full of the magic of make-believe, Mya’s Big Imagination will remind young children that they can be anyone they want to ...


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A Stroke of the Foot

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We only get one chance on this planet. Stepping out of our comfort zones, taking risks, and making a new life where one is a stranger, are sometimes the best choices we can make. A Stroke of the Foot is a poetry collection of great beauty, containing vastly different and unfamiliar landscapes. It examines relationships and the decision to leave one’s homeland to make a fresh start. White, middle-aged, English-speaking women are generally not recognized as going through archetypal immigrant ...


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For You

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For You is a book about what it takes for some parents to finally have a child of their own. Infertility is an all-too-common hurdle that many people must overcome when wishing to grow their family, and reproductive assistance is often needed in order to make their dreams come true. There are not many children’s books currently on the market that talk about fertility treatments. Thus, with compassion, honesty, and hope, Robbyn Danyluk—who underwent in vitro fertilization (IVF) in order to ...


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Incomplete Ignorance at Play

Poetic Musings on the Origin and Destiny of Human Life by

In verse, rhyme and original art, Incomplete Ignorance at Play demonstrates the author’s incomplete ignorance of the many subjects this poem addresses. It is divided into three books - Emergence, Divergence and Convergence – where topics from the Big Bang to Hiroshima are “playfully” written in verse and rhyme to inspire the imagination of the reader. Original art is employed so participants can juxtapose the art with the verse and perhaps be inspired to think thoughts and dream dreams far ...


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The Book on Ending Homelessness

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The Book on Ending Homelessness provides insights for those in the industry, elected officials, policy makers, funders, public servants and the general public on the best ways to move from managing homelessness to ending homelessness. While ending homelessness may seem to be a whacky or even preposterous idea, Iain De Jong takes more than two decades of experience as an award winning industry leader to lay out how and why homelessness can be ended in very practical ways. This book will provoke ...