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Gibson Library Connections, Inc

Works: 651 works in 759 publications in 2 languages and 22,768 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vCanadian 
Classifications: D756.5.N6, 940.542142
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A place between the tides a naturalist's reflections on the salt marsh by Harry Thurston( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
"Based on childhood memory and his naturalist's journals, A Place between the Tides tells the story of Harry Thurston's return to the beloved environment of his boyhood when he moves to the Old Marsh on the bands of the Tidnish River in Nova Scotia. This is the story of the salt marsh, but it is also a personal odyssey, a homecoming for Thurston as a naturalist, culminating in his rediscovery of the bounty of nature where land meets sea." "As a boy, Harry Thurston spent many carefree days on the family's farm on the banks of another Nova Scotia salt marsh, swimming with his mother in the river at high tide, watching the return of tens of thousands of gaspereaux in June, and hiding in the "enfolding green" of the grasses of the marsh. As an adult, Thurston observes the life of the salt marsh from his study window or as he walks or skis through the marsh: a blue heron fishes the marsh pools like a poet searching for the mot juste; a mother fox brings a bloody groundhog pelt to her offspring so that they will learn the smell of prey; a willet throws a lariat of sound around the marsh; a lone harbor seal chugs solemnly along the river." "Throughout the book, Thurston's love of the salt marsh and its creatures shines through. Just as land blends with sea, this is a magical blending of a naturalist's observations and a man's most deeply held memories."--BOOK JACKET
Restoring the balance : First Nations women, community, and culture ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
"Restoring the Balance combines elements of First Nations traditions and mainstream feminism to produce an outstanding collection of historical and critical accounts of the impacts Aboriginal women have had in the areas of law, politics, education, community healing, language, art, and cultural retention. Fifteen scholars, activists and community leaders illuminate long-standing gender imbalances within the oral and written historical records that have limited the self-actualization of First Nations women, and offer insight into the tangible work that Aboriginal women perform in community and cultural development."--Jacket
Dark waters dancing to a breeze a literary companion to rivers and lakes by Wayne Grady( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Humans' fascination with water finds full expression in this stellar collection. Included are writings from Mark Twain , who marvels at the teeming humanity on the Ganges; Henry Stanley , searching for Livingston and discovering instead Lake Albert Edward; as well as selections from A Complete Angler and A River Runs Through It ; and more than a dozen other classic works by explorers, adventurers, natural historians, and novelists
Teenagers : a natural history by David Bainbridge( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Teenagers reimagines the way people think about adolescents. No longer society's scourge and scapegoat, the teenager emerges from David Bainbridge's fascinating study as an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that evokes reverence and wonder. Bainbridge, a veterinarian and anatomist, suggests that the second decade is the most important in the human lifecycle. In lively prose, he explains the science behind the changes that occur both on the surface of the teenage body and deep within the teenage brain, from lanky limbs and bad skin to falling in love, sleeping till noon, and the irresistible all
The first voyage around the world (1519-1522) : an account of Magellan's expedition by Antonio Pigafetta( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
An account of Magellan's expedition, the first to circumnavigate the world, by one of the few crew members to return to Spain
Juno Beach Canada's D-Day victory, June 6, 1944 by Mark Zuehlke( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships pressed toward the coast. Among them were 14,500 Canadians, who were to land on a five-mile-long stretch of rocky ledges fronted by a dangerously exposed beach. Drawing on personal diaries as well as military records, Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory - June 6, 1944 dramatically depicts Canada's pivotal contribution to the critical Allied battle of World War II
David Suzuki's Green guide by David T Suzuki( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Everyone knows that the planet is in trouble, but is there a solution? This timely book identifies the most effective ways individuals can be more green in four key areas: home, travel, food, and consumerism. It also describes how citizens can ensure that governments take the actions necessary to make sustainable lifestyles the norm instead of the exception. Environmental lawyer David Boyd and celebrated ecologist David Suzuki provide vital tips for choosing a home, creating a healthy indoor environment, and decreasing energy and water use - and utility bills. They discuss what readers can do
Government action plan to combat poverty and social exclusion fifth year progress report ( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"Le bilan de la cinquième année du Plan d'action gouvernemental en matière de lutte contre la pauvreté et l'exclusion sociale se traduit, en ce qui a trait aux mesures prévues initialement, par la poursuite des efforts de prévention ou d'amélioration des conditions de vie des personnes en situation de pauvreté et d'exclusion sociale. Des évaluations des programmes et des services sont en cours afin d'appuyer leur mise en oeuvre et de favoriser l'obtention des effets recherchés."--Document
The case for repealing anti-abortion laws by Joyce Arthur( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
War brides : the stories of the women who left everything behind to follow the men they loved by Melynda Jarratt( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
For thousands of young British girls, the influx of Canadian soldiers conscripted to Britain during the Second World War meant throngs of handsome young men. The result was over 48,000 marriages to Canadian soldiers alone, and a mass emigration of British women to North America and around the world in the 1940's. For many brides, the decision to leave their family and ome to move to a country thousands of miles away with a man they hardly knew brought forth ensuing happiness. For others, the outcome was much different, and the darker side of the story reveals the infidelity, domestic violence
La prévention de l'abus de drogues en milieu scolaire des programmes prometteurs et efficaces ( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The last heathen : encounters with ghosts and ancestors in Melanesia by Charles Montgomery( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
In 1892, the Bishop of Tasmania set sail for Melanesia with the intent of rescuing islanders from lives of fear, black magic and cannibalism. Over 100 years later, his great grandson, Charles Montgomery, followed the bishop's route through the South Pacific, seeking out the spirits and myths his missionary forebear had sought to destroy. Montgomery explored remote shores where gospel and empire never took hold. He rubbed shoulders with barefoot preachers, witch doctors and gun-toting rebels, only to discover that the pagan spirits were more tenacious than the missionaries had imagined. Melanesi
Relation entre la défavorisation et l'incidence de l'hypertension artérielle chez les individus de 20 ans et plus au Québec en 2006-2007 by Joanne Aubé-Maurice( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
What the psychic told the pilgrim : a midlife misadventure on Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Jane Christmas( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
To celebrate her 50th birthday and face the challenges of mid-life, Jane Christmas joins 14 women to hike the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Despite a psychic's warning of catfights, death, and a sexy, fair-haired man, Christmas soldiers on. After a week of squabbles, the group splinters and the real adventure begins. In vivid, witty style, she recounts her battles with loneliness, hallucinations of being joined by Steve Martin, as well as picturesque villages and even the fair-haired man. What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim is one trip neither the author nor the reader will forget
Vieillissement de la population, état fonctionnel des personnes âgées et besoins futurs en soins de longue durée au Québec by Robert Choinière( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Le financement du terrorisme, les organisations caritatives et la sécurité aérienne by Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182 (Canada)( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Les sommets sur la maturité scolaire document synthèse de la démarche effectuee en 2008-2009 ( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Réussite éducative, santé, bien-être agir efficacement en contexte scolaire : synthèse de recommandations by Institut national de santé publique du Québec( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Public-private partnerships why, where, when, and how by Allison Padova( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Plan d'action gouvernemental pour la solidarité et l'inclusion sociale, 2010-2015 ( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 52 libraries worldwide
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