Fiction / pb / 220pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-290-0
/ $18.95

A twelve-year-old African boy named Modou is orphaned when his family dies from AIDS. He leaves his remote village in the Sahel, attaches himself to an African holy man and becomes a beggar in the city. The street smarts he thus gains enable him to survive when he is separated from his mentor. Modou befriends another orphaned boy, Umaru, and...

Non-Fiction / pb / 352pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-289-4
/ $22.95

In Cuba Unspun Rosa Jordan introduces readers to Cubans in all walks of life, people whom she has met during travels around the island by bike, bus, plane, train, truck, and car. Familiar places like Havana and Varadero are viewed from unfamiliar angles and serve as starting points for adventures that began in 1996 and continue into...

Poetry / pb / 96pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-286-3
/ $17.95

Evelyn Lau’s new book of poems, A Grain of Rice, picks up on some of the themes she covered in her last wonderful book, Living Under Plastic. Once again she honours people, in particular family, and the past; the presence and importance of nature in urban spaces; the influence of other writers on her life and in her career as...

Non-Fiction / hc / 202pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-291-7
/ $19.95

Vancouver Islander Adrian Chamberlain always wanted a Porsche. When that turned out to be too expensive, he got a pug instead.
Adventures with Ollie is a collection of vignettes describing his family’s exploits with a headstrong, playful pug named Ollie. Adrian describes the delights of housetraining, teaching a dog new tricks,...

Non-Fiction / pb / 96pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-292-4
/ $34.95

A History of Catskiing and Snowboarding at Island Lake Lodge
The granite spire peaks of the Three Bears rise above the Lizard Range and Cedar Valley like sentinels guarding a secret place. And a very special place it is. The Cedar Valley is home to a unique old growth rainforest including: 800-year-old Cedar trees, giant...