How People See

Canada in the 1990s. The approaching referendum on Quebec sovereignty is threatening to cleave the country in two, while a family struggles with the aftermath of a tragedy that changes their lives forever.

Assessment in Action

This book provides an active and engaging approach to student-centred teaching and learning. Instruction and assessment are woven together seamlessly to inform planning and motivate learning.

Sacred Thought

Mi’kmaq Elder George Paul takes the reader on a quest for deeper understanding. Guided by creation stories, the Medicine Wheel and M’ikmaq legends, George goes to the heart of traditional knowledge. Sacred Thought: Mi’kmaq Meditations for our Times offers balance and peace of mind amid the chaos governing the world today.

Nothing Trivial

John Haney, one of the creators of the beloved board game Trivial Pursuit, walks us through his life — his hockey career, his time in Europe, his theatre career, and much more — and how it all led him to acquire the plethora of knowledge that later became the fodder for quality cutthroat game nights around the world.

As We Forgive Others

A woman vanishes from a café in a northern town and all the witnesses have different accounts. Local police officer Alice Morrow and former New York homicide detective Hugh Mercer, troubled by their own need for forgiveness and justice, uncover a bizarre crime.

White World

Zealots have implemented martial law in Pakistan, 2083 A.D. A rebel group promises civil war and a militia boss wants him dead. To Avaan, what matters is that his lover, once thought dead, is alive. But the only path to her is through the army, the rebels, and the mob.

A Short History of British Columbia

This book explains BC’s early economic, territory and political developments and includes the struggle over borders, railways, tariffs, and schools. It goes on with the boom that preceded the First World War, the depression that followed, and such issues as scandals, prohibition, women’s suffrage, and the rise to power of the Social Credit.

I Can Do Math

I Can Do Math shows teachers how to inspire confidence in students as they learn math concepts in a creative, playful way. Reproducible single pages involve students in coloring and solving puzzles and exercises as they cut, fold, and create 90 unique minibooks.

Are You Listening?

Based on her popular one-woman play, Zaynab Mohammed’s Are You Listening? combines memoir and poetry to tackle topics of war, displacement, and immigration. Fleeing war-torn Lebanon, Zaynab eventually finds her freedom by listening to herself, others, and the earth. This book creates a tapestry where hope can grow.

Bridging the Reading Gap

A comprehensive series of lessons that address phonics, morphology, and vocabulary for teachers working with students in grades 4–8. With a wide range of learners in every classroom, engaging activities and carefully curated lists scaffold instruction for emergent to competent readers.

Chef AJ's Sweet Indulgence

By: Chef AJ
Contributions by: Glen Merzer

As delicious as their more traditional counterparts, these sugar- and gluten-free desserts are filled with nutrients rather than calorie-dense ingredients. These are desserts that you can not only enjoy eating but feel good about serving to family and friends.


In this story of a son, his mother, and her Alzheimer’s disease, a small Maritime town provides transforms into the loom on which the shared and contested memories of three generations are woven, unraveled, and rewoven.

Polestar Family Calendar 2025

Edited By: Ruth Porter

For more than thirty-five years, this award-winning agenda has proven indispensable for many thousands of busy families. It provides a flexible, spacious format for recording the entire family’s daily activities.

Powerful Thinking

Ready-to-use thinking strategies that helps student connect, question, visualize, inform, and transform their learning across the curriculum. Explicit, targeted lessons to foster literacy development and nudge student learning as students construct meaning, build knowledge, and think more deeply about content-area learning.