Abigail's Wish
$22.95
Spring. Beautiful blossoms. Chirping peepers. Trees swaying in their new greenery. Pussy willows glistening in furry white coats. Rain and...
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Afraid of the Dark
$19.95
Through prose and poetry, Guyleigh Johnson tells the story of sixteen-year-old Kahlua Thomas. An absent father and an alcoholic mother...
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Africville (FR)
$13.95
Traduction: Josephine Watson Alors qu’une jeune fille visite le site historique d’Africville, à Halifax en Nouvelle-Écosse, elle se remémore les...
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Against the Grain
$19.95
John Savage was ready to leave Wales. Fed up with the National Health System, his frustrations grew daily. The back...
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And I Alone Escaped to Tell You
$19.95
The settlement of African peoples in Nova Scotia is a richly layered story encompassing many waves of settlement and diverse...
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Annaka
$16.95
Annaka has always hated her first name. That's why, when her mother packed her up at age seven and moved...
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Apples and Butterflies
$12.95
From patchwork-quilt farmland to the winding red roads, from sandy beaches to the endless stars at night, Apples and Butterflies...
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Birchtown and the Black Loyalists
$15.95
"Although diminished in numbers, Birchtown remains a proud symbol of the struggle by Blacks in the Maritimes and elsewhere for...
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Black
$21.95
Blistering with defiance, tempered with tenderness and desire, Black is a startlingly passionate collection of poems from one of Canada’s...
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Black and Bluenose
$18.95
Black and Bluenose documents the recent history of Canada's oldest and largest indigenous black community. Saunders writes with passion and...
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Blacks
$14.00
This book documents the experience of the Blacks in the Maritimes, the difficulties they encountered and the institutions that sustained...
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Blue
$21.95
Marking the tenth anniversary of the publication of George Elliott Clarke’s Blue, this new and revised Gaspereau Press edition reminds...
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Borrowed Beauty
$7.95
Maxine Tynes is a writer who has lived, studied, and worked all of her life in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Her...
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Chasing Freedom
$18.95
The American Revolutionary War is being waged, and the fate of slaves in the colonies is on the line. Sarah...
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Expect the Unexpected
$19.95
Expect the Unexpected is a highly charged first collection of spoken word poetry based on the lives of inner city...
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Fighting for Change
$19.95
This book is about Black social workers breaking barriers and fighting for change, not only for themselves as professionals, but...
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Gold
$21.95
The poems in Gold glitter. From the lush, unrestrained and unabashed tumble and thrust of his sensual lyrics (vivid expressions...
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Historic Black Nova Scotia
$21.95
The history of Nova Scotia's black communities is a complex story of triumph and struggle, intertwined with the many stories...
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If This Is Freedom
$19.95
If This Is Freedom continues the story of struggle for Loyalist settlers in Nova Scotia after the American Revolutionary War....
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Invisible Shadows
$17.95
Invisible Shadows is Verna Thomas' account of coming to consciousness about race in the wake of changes in education, civil...
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It's Our Time
$18.95
The Black Loyalists were the first large group of people of African ancestry to settle in Halifax, in 1782. In...
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L'alphabet de Viola Desmond
$23.95
Publisher: DBDLIL’alphabet de Viola Desmond is a finely-crafted, newly released book about Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond. It was developed...
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Live from the Afrikan Resistance!
$18.95
Live from the Afrikan Resistance! is the first collection of spoken word poetry by Halifax’s fifth Poet Laureate, El Jones....
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Lush Dreams, Blue Exile
$9.95
These poems range from a personal evocation of Black Nova Scotian history to an intense, intimate response to world events...
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Mayann Francis
$29.95
When Mayann Francis was named Nova Scotia's first Black lieutenant-governor, she wondered if the community would accept her. Francis was...
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Mayann prend le train
$22.95
Nine-year-old Mayann Francis and her family are travelling from their home in Cape Breton to New York City by train....
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Mayann's Train Ride
$22.95
Nine-year-old Mayann Francis and her family are travelling from their home in Cape Breton to New York City by train....
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My Hair is Beautiful
$9.95
Natural, knotty, fluffy, frizzy, twisted, tangled, pony, puffed! A celebration of natural hair, from afros to cornrows and everything in...
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Nova Scotia Black Experience Through the Centuries
$29.95
The Nova Scotia Black Experience Through the Centuries is a comprehensive account of the African Nova Scotian struggle to build...
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Pearleen Oliver: Canada's Black Crusader for Civil Rights
$16.00
Called by Graham Reynolds "one of the most important civil rights crusaders of her generation," Pearleen Oliver spoke out in powerful, dignified...
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Policing Black Lives
$25.00
Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces the violent realities of anti-blackness from the slave...
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Portia White
$21.95
I take Liberties—poetic—and take License to relate her story In her voice, to tell History Who she was—as I hear...
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Red
$19.95
Red joins George Elliott Clarke’s previous ‘colouring’ books?Blue and Black?in which he displays an expansive range of poetic forms and...
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Ride or Die
$12.95
This novel is based on real-life experiences and events in small town Nova Scotia and Toronto. The story recounts how...
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Save the World for Me
$8.95
Maxine Tynes is a poet who has lived all her life in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She is the author of...
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Share and Care
$29.95
Share and Care: The Story of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children is a microcosm of black Nova Scotia...
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Sister to Courage
$17.95
In Sister to Courage, Wanda takes us inside the world she shared with Viola and ten other brothers and sisters....
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The ABC’s of Viola Desmond
$23.95
The ABC’s of Viola Desmond was written by children for children and relates the history of a Canadian icon and...
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The Black Battalion 1916-1920
$17.95
Black military heritage in Canada is still generally unknown and unwritten. Most Canadians have no idea that Blacks served, fought,...
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The City Speaks in Drums (pb)
$12.95
Available for the first time in paperback, the award-winning The City Speaks in Drums follows two boys from North End...
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The Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children
$17.95
In 1921, prominent lawyer and Nova Scotia Black leader James R. Johnston's vision of a place welcoming of Black children...
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The Spirit of Africville
$29.95
After many years of denial, the Halifax's city government has finally acknowledged the wrongs that were done to the residents...
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The Teen Sex Trade
$22.95
Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her...
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The Times of African Nova Scotians, Volume 1
$19.95
The Times of African Nova Scotians was developed specifically to address the shortage of teaching materials pertaining to African Nova Scotian...
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The Times of African Nova Scotians, Volume 2
$29.95
Ten Percent of all the Loyalists who settled in Nova Scotia were of African decent. These African Nova Scotians planted...
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The Walking Bathroom
$22.95
It's Halloween and Amayah doesn't have a costume to wear to school. She dressed as a ghost for the last...
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The Way We Hold On
$19.95
The Way We Hold On is Abena Beloved Green's debut book of poetry. Her poems address cultural, social, and environmental...
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There’s Something In The Water
$25.00
In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts...
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Ultimate African Heritage Quiz
$16.95
The Ultimate African Heritage Quiz Book will test your knowledge of the many notable people, places, and events that have...
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Up Home
$12.95
Happy memories sparkle in this journey through poet Shauntay Grant's childhood visits to North Preston, Nova Scotia. Her words bring...
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