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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 ...


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Celtic Knot

A Clara Swift Tale by

1868 Ottawa D’Arcy McGee is assassinated. As John A. Macdonald cradles his friend’s bloody head, he blames transplanted Irish terrorists: the Fenian Brotherhood. Within a day, Patrick James Whelan is arrested. After a show trial, Whelan is publicly hanged. That much is history. Did Whelan do the deed? What if Clara Swift, a mere slip of a girl, sees the trace-line of a buggy turn off Sparks Street, moments after the murder? What if housemaid Clara understands her dead mentor’s shorthand, and ...


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Beyond the 14th Floor

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A storm rages through Philadelphia causing a city-wide power outage. Three strangers are thrust into an arduous and unexpected situation when they are suddenly trapped together in a high-rise elevator. With little food or water, their desperation increases by the hour as they pray to be rescued. The trying ordeal becomes more surreal as they discover, despite their vastly different walks of life, their paths are more entwined than they could have ever imagined. Each burdened with a difficult ...


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A Journey Through Medicine

Memoirs of a Female Immigrant by

Gisele, born in prewar Silesia, then part of Germany, has to flee with her family to the West in January 1945 to escape the Russian invasion. She loves school, but following her father's premature death, is forced to complete an apprenticeship as a seamstress. At 18 she immigrates to Canada, ahead of her family, as a government sponsored domestic. Through sheer willpower and perseverance she completes high school and enters Premeds, then Medical School at the University of Toronto graduating in ...


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Motocross Saved My Life

From Its Darkness by

In 2011, former Canadian national champion motocross racer Brent (Airmail) Worrall, who had recently returned to the sport after a lengthy absence due to struggles with alcohol, gambling, and depression, was again in a fight to save his own life. His shot at redemption and making peace with the sport he loves was cut short by a near-fatal crash. A mechanical malfunction in mid-flight over the track’s largest jump sent him spiralling into a nose dive. He had just enough time while airborne to ...


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Max's Best Day Ever!

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A young rat is having the best day ever on the crowded streets of Bethlehem, stuffing himself with food that has been accidentally dropped. But Max's day gets even better as a surprise awaits him in the barn where he rests. A shepherd boy gives Max the good news that a baby boy has been born. Could there be something better in life than cheese? Max's Best Day Ever is a great read out loud story book that will keep all ages engaged and entertained while experiencing the Christmas story from a ...


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How to win BIG and Make Money on High Limit Slots

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This book is about bettering your odds on playing High Limit Slot Machines. There is a myth that you can't make money on slot machines. However, over the years through trial and error, I have discovered a system that has been working for me over several years that has helped me produce almost a million dollars in hand pay jackpots. A system that I have expressively shared in this informational guide. All this information is based on my own personal gambling experiences in various casinos' ...


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One Bully at a Time

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Why bully someone? Bullying is a painful reality and a major challenge in society. Any opportunity we have to talk openly about bullying, especially to children, should be embraced. Tackled with tenderness and rhyme, One Bully at a Time will be a much-appreciated conversation starter for many adults trying to teach children important lessons about bullying. It also reminds us, that even though many of us get bullied, “there is always someone there who cares and wants to help.”


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A Boat in My House

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Bert isn’t excited about his summer break before fourth grade. He has to stay home and look after his little sister, Meg, while his friends go to camps and take vacations. But when Bert and Meg arrive home on their last day of school, they discover something amazing in their living room—a boat! While their dad tries to fix the motor in his shop, Bert and Meg discover something incredible: the boat transports them back 125 years to visit their great-great-grandfather’s cabin. There, they are ...


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Archie the Inchworm that Wasn't

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Archie the Inchworm That Wasn’t is about a young inchworm, from a small fishing village in Port Elgin, New Brunswick, who discovers that he was much smaller than his inchworm friends. Feeling like an outcast, he ventured out into the world to discover his real identity. Archie’s journey took him across Canada to Alberta where he met his new best friend, Jean-Paul, a blackfly from Quebec, who was heading to the North Pole to deliver their Christmas list. Archie flew with him as Jean-Paul assured ...