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  • A Metis Man's Dream

    From Traplines to Tugboats in Canada's North by

    Where there’s a Gill, there’s a way. Gordon Gill is a gentle, hard-working Métis man whose journey began on his Iroquois-Cree grandfather’s trapline and evolved into a successful business career. His story is one of change and the passing of not ...


  • Dad, God, and Me

    Remembering a Mennonite Pastor and His Wayward Son by

    In a compelling, honest, and transparent account, Ralph Friesen tells the story of his father, Reverend Peter D. Friesen of Steinbach, Manitoba. He also tells his own story, of the search for his father and a crisis of faith. Growing up in a ...


  • Elizabeth, Child Bride

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    You’re twelve years old and your father tells you that you’re to marry a local merchant to save the family farm and settle an outstanding debt. The merchant, many years your senior, has made his desires for you quite clear and out of desperation, ...


  • Destiny's Daughter

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    This is a fascinating work of fiction that melds both autobiographical and biographical true-life stories. The primary-source social history of southwestern Ontario provides the backdrop to the author's search for her birth families while she coped ...


  • Secrets of an Elusive Father

    A Story about Love, Sorrow and Loyalty by

    Everyone has their secrets but at what cost? When author Caroll Lesage was connected with his half-sister, neither of them could predict the secrets they would unearth together about their father. From secret love affairs and love triangles to ...


  • Resilience

    The Journey of Self-Discovery by

    In 1992, two hours after she gave birth to her first daughter in Juba, Sudan, bombs began falling on the city. Like thousands of her fellow citizens, author Kiden Jonathan was forced to flee. Kiden, her husband, and their growing family spent the ...


  • Wuodha: My Journey from Kenya to these United States

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    Washington introduces his best friends from school to his father whose shocking and harsh but eventually prescient response to the introduction reveals a post-independent Kenyan society that is markedly different from the one the son has hitherto ...


  • Mile Post 104 and Beyond

    We Have Walked Together in the Shadow of the Rainbow by

    In this heartwarming memoir, Bob Wells recreates his youth during a bygone era in a remote area of Northwestern Ontario. It’s a youth without electricity or central heating; with water carried up from the lake; with outhouses and chamber pots; with ...


  • The Way It Was

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    For many families living in South Russia, Canada was seen as the promised land, a place to escape famine and the communist regime. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, migration from the Motherland was fraught with both fear and promise, the potential ...


  • My Story: Embracing My Stutter

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    This book is about my life growing up and living with a speech challenge. It is the kind of book I wish I had read when I was 13 years old and even as an adult. It is a book that encourages anyone living with a challenge real or perceived, to not ...