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    The Big Goof

    Jan, a young woman, thinks she is in love with Bill. After a disastrous first date, she realizes that Bill is not the man for her.

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    The Big Question

    Pam and Pete are on a picnic. Pete is distracted because he is sitting on an ant hill and is covered in bites. Pam thinks Pete is distracted beca...

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    The Break-In

    Marcus and Alex have two things in common - they each have a broken heart and a plan. Marcus wants to win back his girlfriend. He is ready to stag...

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    Terry Fox

    An active teenager involved in many sports, Terry was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with bone cancer. His right leg was amputated 15 cen...

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    Taking the Extra Step

    This book is one in the ten-book series Soft Skills at Work. Taking the Extra Step explores having initiative through two contrasting photostories ...

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    Potluck

    Mel questions the freshness of meat he wants to add to stew he's making for a potluck. After some consideration, Mel uses the meat. Two friends who...

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    Rosa Parks

    In 1955, a young black woman named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger. This act of courage sparked the Montgomery...

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    Rick Hansen

    At the age of 15, Rick Hansen suffered an accident and was confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Unwilling to let his disability hold ...

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    Oskar Schindler

    Oskar Schindler risked his life to protect the lives of the Jewish people who worked for him during the reign of Hitler. As the horror of the Holoc...

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    Poundmaker

    Poundmaker (1842-1886) was a Plains Cree chief known as a peacemaker and defender of his people.

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    Norman Bethune

    Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a doctor who devoted his life to helping others. Bethune's fame in Canada has resulted from his status as a hero in...

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    Putting Customers First

    Research shows that soft skills are often better predictors of success in the workplace than technical skills. Putting Customers First is one title...

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    No Trace

    Ryan Green disappears one day after school without a trace. His family is caught in a living nightmare. Six months later, the police have no leads....

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    Matthew Henson & Robert Peary

    Robert Peary and Matthew Henson opened up the gateway to the North Pole. In 1909, they became the first people to reach the North Pole.

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    Maria Tallchief

    Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was a famous prima ballerina. Born to a father from the Osage tribe and a mother with Scottish and Irish heritage, Mari...

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    Mandy's Garage Sale

    Mandy is having a garage sale because she needs to pay her bills. One of the items in the garage sale is a camera with a broken flash. A man asks...

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    Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe is remembered most for her beauty and the controversy around her death. Was it suicide or murder? Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jean...

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    Laura Secord

    Laura Secord found herself caught up in the War of 1812 after U.S. troops took over her family’s home. She overheard the U.S. troops’ plans to ambu...

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    Louis Riel

    Riel helped win some rights for the Métis during the 1800s. He was hanged for treason. Today, many people think Louis Riel is a hero.

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    June Callwood

    June Callwood's career was marked by a strong concern for social justice, especially on issues affecting children and women. She became one of Cana...

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    Late Again!

    Adam wakes up and once again, he's late for work. Or is he? Adam is in for a big surprise.

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    Just Good Friends

    Scott and Joan have two children. Scott is never home because he drives a truck and goes on long trips. One day, Scott finds out that his family is...

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    Just for Today

    Biff held up a big bottle. It was almost empty. "This bottle was full this morning!" he laughed. Something in his laugh was not funny. "You've...

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    Jimi Hendrix

    Jimi Hendrix, a rock and roll legend, overdosed on pills and alcohol at the age of 27. He grew up in a home with alcoholic parents and a father who...

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    Inside Out

    Nan is ecstatic. A date with Rod! But in her excitement when getting ready for the date, Nan does something silly.

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    How to Stop Hiccups

    The book explains why we get hiccups and describes a variety of ways that people try to get rid of them.

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    How to Build Community

    This book provides ideas on how to foster a sense of community in one's neighbourhood, from simple gestures such as saying hello to joining a commu...

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    How to Live Green

    This book shows how to incorporate simple environment-friendly activities into your everyday life, from taking shorter showers and fixing leaky tap...

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    How to Find a Good Used Car

    A must for students who want to purchase a used vehicle. The narrator demonstrates the steps one should follow in order to find a good used car, fr...

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    How to Save Time

    May always seems busy but gets little done, so she makes some changes in her daily life that save her time.

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    How to Be Good to Yourself

    Bell is good to her kids, husband, and friends. But Bell is feeling tired and used, so she makes small changes in her daily life that help her fee...

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    How to Clean Green

    Vin demonstrates how to use environmentally friendly and affordable household products such as baking soda and vinegar for daily cleaning.

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    How to Check an Apartment

    Ben and the landlady do an inspection of the apartment Ben wants to move into. As Ben checks out everything from taps and lights to door locks and...

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    First Women in Space

    Learn about three women who had the “right stuff”: Valentina Tereshkova, Sally Ride, and Roberta Bondar. The U.S.S.R. sent Valentina Tereshkova int...

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    Fran's Story

    A single mother hits her son in a grocery store. She loves her son and is afraid he will be taken away. This open-ended story will invite discussio...

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    Fannie Lou Hamer

    Fannie Lou Hamer grew up in the South at the time of the Jim Crow laws. “Sick and tired” of being treated like a second-class citizen, Hamer overca...

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    Gardening

    Doris loves to garden but lives in a small apartment, so she helps to plant and maintain the gardens at her church. Doris is grateful for the oppor...

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    Elizabeth Fry

    Elizabeth visited Newgate prison in 1812. She was horrified by the crowded and dirty prison conditions. The women did their own cooking and washing...

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    David Suzuki

    David Suzuki has become a household name in Canada and much of North America. He has spent the past 40 years educating the public about environment...

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    Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay

    On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal became the first human beings to conquer Mount Everest.

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    Emily Carr

    Emily Carr (1871-1945) is one of Canada's most honored artists. As a female artist in the 1900s, she struggled to make ends meet. Emily tried to ...

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    Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama is the spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people. His Holiness often says, "I am just a simple Buddhist monk—no more, no ...

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    Doors to the Sky

    Leena's children are older, so she goes back to school. All goes well until Omar, her husband, finds out. "Why are you doing this to me?" says O...

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    Daycare Centre

    Val loves children and would like to work in child care, but that means going back to school. School means time and money, so Val starts saving her...

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    Crafting a Business

    That is just like Ethan. Sights along the way catch his eye. His mind goes somewhere else. Ashley is the one who always finds the way to where they...

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    A Bad Car Day

    Roxy goes to the bank to get money, but she does something very silly. She is feeling quite foolish and somewhat angry at herself, until a stranger...

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    Bears

    Exquisite photography documents the life of black and grizzly bears from mating, hibernating, and raising cubs to fishing for salmon and playing. A...

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    Althea Gibson

    At the age of 23, Althea Gibson broke the colour barrier when she played in the U.S Open. She was the first black person to win the U.S. Open and W...

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