Young Adult Fiction / pb / 112pp / April, 2012 /
ISBN:9780889822849
/ $9.95

It takes a village to raise a child and to care for families in crisis. In The Village of Many Hats Caroline Woodward also shows it takes a child and a wise hat-maker, to save a village. Young Gina struggles with her sister’s illness and a tragedy within her village that ultimately brings her community together.

Village of...

YVR

Poetry / pb / 128pp / November, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-280-1

YVR weaves a suite of lyrics into a powerful long poem, a citywide Vancouversong. Combining memoir, civic history, love song, and social critique, it’s a highly personal poem, vividly rooted in Vancouver life, and at the same time a charged portrait of social change. In three parts, it begins in disaffection and disruption, tracks...

Fiction / pb / 224pp / November, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-279-5
/ $21.95

“We were once here” resonates through this collection of short stories set in the small town of Fernie high in the Rocky Mountains. The gossips, the busy bodies, the do-gooders, the miscreants, society high-born and low, they are all here: little Zarah, immigrant girl, Mr. Kenneth Trites Wood, potentate, Ivy Greenleaf, the Reverend’s wife, Andy...

Poetry / pb / 72pp / October, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-281-8
/ $18.95

Day and Night was Dorothy Livesay’s first Governor General’s Award winning title and her first book as an established Vancouver writer. Day and Night emerged out of the struggles of the depression and the societal changes brought about as a result of the Second World War. It was one of the first books with Vancouver content to be awarded the...

Non-Fiction / hc / 384pp / September, 2011 /
ISBN:978-088982-276-4
/ $30.00

Gerry James, aka Kid Dynamite, was not only the youngest player ever to play in the CFL at 17, but he was one of the toughest athletes of his time. While playing with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1954, James was the very first recipient of the CFL’s Schenley Most Outstanding Canadian Award. He won the award a second time in 1957. James led the...