Young Adult Fiction / pb / 208pp / May, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-285-6
/ $12.95

Sylvia wishes that hormones weren’t such finicky things. She has Turner Syndrome and will need estrogen supplements to develop normally—whatever that means, since almost everyone around her seems to be hormonally imbalanced. Her doctor suspects her ambivalence about growing up has caused Sylvia to imagine seeing a large hairy creature in the...

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.

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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...