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George Mercer Dawson

by William Chalmers

As a geological surveyor, Dawson was responsible for mapping the 49th parallel, vast tracts of British Columbias Interior, and many rivers in the Yukon.


The Coronation: A Royal History

by Annie Bullen

On June 2, 1953, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 2013 - 60 years later - a nation comes together once more to celebrate that special event.


Canadian Adventurers & Explorers Bundle: David Thompson / Vilhjalmur Stefansson / Samuel de Champlain / John Franklin / George Simpson / Phyllis Munda

by D.T. Lahey, Tom Henighan & John Wilson

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and defined its borders. In this volume we find explorers whose daring...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 21-30: Louis Riel / James Wilson Morrice / Vilhjalmur Stefansson / Robertson Davies / James Douglas / William C. Van

by Julie H. Ferguson, Tom Henighan & Nicholas Maes

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and often of the world. In this volume we find politicians,...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 11-20: William Lyon Mackenzie King / René Lévesque / Samuel de Champlain / John Grierson / Lucille Teasdale / Maurice

by lian goodall, Marguerite Paulin & Jonathan Kaplansky

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that have shaped the future of a nation and often of the world. In this volume we find politicians,...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 31-35: Harriet Tubman / Laura Secord / Joey Smallwood / Prince Edward, Duke of Kent / John A. Macdonald

by Rosemary Sadlier, Nathan Tidridge & Peggy Dymond Leavey

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman, War of 1812 heroine Laura Secord, Canada's first...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 21-25: Louis Riel / James Wilson Morrice / Vilhjalmur Stefansson / Robertson Davies / James Douglas

by Julie H. Ferguson, Tom Henighan & Nicholas Maes

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Metis leader Louis Riel, renowned painter James Wilson Morrice, intrepid...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 16-20: Maurice Duplessis / David Thompson / Mazo de la Roche / Susanna Moodie / Gabrielle Roy

by Tom Shardlow, Marguerite Paulin & Nora Alleyn

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find longtime Quebec premier Maurice Duplessis, explorer David Thompson,...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 26-30: William C. Van Horne / George Simpson / Tom Thomson / Simon Girty / Mary Pickford

by Wayne Larsen, Valerie Knowles & D.T. Lahey

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find railway tycoon William C. Van Horne, tragic but talented painter Tom...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 6-10: John Franklin / Marshall McLuhan / Phyllis Munday / Wilfrid Laurier / Nellie McClung

by Judith Fitzgerald, John Wilson & Kathryn Bridge

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find doomed explorer John Franklin, philosopher and media guru Marshall...


Quest Biographies Bundle - Books 11-15: William Lyon Mackenzie King / René Lévesque / Samuel de Champlain / John Grierson / Lucille Teasdale

by lian goodall, Marguerite Paulin & Jonathan Kaplansky

This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series entertainingly presents a variety of influential Canadian lives. In this volume we find Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, Quebec premier Réne Lévesque,...


Hitler's Spy Chief

by Richard Bassett

Wilhelm Canaris was appointed by Hitler to head the Abwehr (the German secret service) 18 months after the Nazis came to power. But Canaris turned against the Fuhrer and the Nazi regime, believing that Hitler...


The Horror of Love

by Lisa Hilton

'I've given up everything - my friends, my family, my country, & he simply roared with laughter, and then of course so did I' - Nancy Mitford. THE HORROR OF LOVE is a story about two people - Nancy Mitford and...


Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

by Diane Jacobs

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.

 

“Never sisters loved each other better than...


Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca: The 'Great Pedestrian' of North and South America

by Donald Chipman

 Cabeza de Vaca’s mode of transportation, afoot on portions of two continents in the early decades of the sixteenth century, fits one dictionary definition of the word “pedestrian.” By no means, however,...


Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution

by Yehudah Mirsky

Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was one of the most influential—and controversial—rabbis of the twentieth century. A visionary writer and outstanding rabbinic leader, Kook was a philosopher, mystic,...


Choosing to be Free: The Life Story of Rick Turner

by Billy Keniston

‘Human beings can choose. They can stand back and look at alternatives. Theoretically, they can choose about anything. They can choose whether to live or to die; they can choose celibacy or promiscuity, voluntary...


Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

by Carol Berkin

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . ....


My Bondage and My Freedom

by Frederick Douglass & David W. Blight

Born into slavery in 1818, Frederick Douglass escaped to freedom and became a passionate advocate for abolition and social change and the foremost spokesperson for the nation’s enslaved African American population...


Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot

by Harlow Giles Unger

"Noah Webster was a truly remarkable man, shrewd, passionate, learned and energetic, God-fearing and patriotic. Mr. Unger has done a fine job reintroducing him to a new generation of Americans." --Washington...