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How to lose everything : a memoir —Couture, Christa, 1978- author.

"A powerful testament to resilience by performing and recording artist Christa Couture. Christa Couture has come to know every corner of grief--its shifting blurry edges, its traps, its pulse of love at the centre and th...

Meet Terry Fox —MacLeod, Elizabeth, author.

The latest title in the 'Scholastic Canada Biography' series showcases Terry Fox's remarkable story, just in time to mark the 40th anniversary of the Marathon of Hope! Written by award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod, t...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Open heart, open mind —Hughes, Clara, author.

Told with honesty and passion, Open Heart, Open Mind is Clara's personal journey through physical and mental pain to a life where love and understanding can thrive. This revelatory and inspiring story will touch the hear...

A history of my brief body : a memoir —Belcourt, Billy-Ray, author.

"A profound meditation on queerness and indigeneity from the youngest ever winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize. Billy-Ray Belcourt begins A History of My Brief Body with a letter to his nohkom, his grandmother. "In the wo...

Yearbook —Rogen, Seth, 1982- author.

"A collection of funny personal essays from one of the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express and one of the producers of The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, and The Boys. (All of these words have been added to help this ...

Great women from our First Nations —Fournel, Kelly, 1976-

Profiles ten outstanding First Nations women who have helped raise the profile of indigenous culture in North America.

The age of creativity : art, memory, my father, and me —Urquhart, Emily, author.

'The Age of Creativity' is a a portrait of Emily Urguhart's relationship with her father, as well as a case for late-stage creativity. It reveals how creative work, both amateur and professional, sustains people in the t...

Marianne & Leonard words of love

Nick Broomfield's most personal and romantic film of his storied career starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother ...

Love & courage : my story of family, resilience, and overcoming the unexpected : a memoir —Singh, Jagmeet, 1979- author.

"Jagmeet Singh Jimmy Dhaliwal. Every part of Jagmeet Singh's full name reflects a part of his identity. Jagmeet--the intelligent, warm "friend to the world." Singh--the great grandson of a Punjabi freedom fighter who def...

To hell and back : a former Hell's Angels story of recovery and redemption —Calendino, Joe, author.

Joe Calendino fell in love with a life of organized crime and everything that came with the Hells Angels' lifestyle: money, drugs, power, women. As an outlaw biker living on the fringe of society, he traveled the world-f...

Joni : the lyrical life of Joni Mitchell —Alko, Selina, author, illustrator.

Celebrate the captivating life of Joni Mitchell, the world-famous songbird who used her music to ignite and inspire an entire generation, in this stunning picture book biography from award-winning author and illustrator ...

Gordon Lightfoot if you could read my mind

An exploration of the career, music, and influence of legendary Canadian musical icon Gordon Lightfoot. With unprecedented access to the artist, the documentary follows Lightfoot's evolution from Christian choirboy to tr...

Funny, you don't look autistic : a comedian's guide to life on the spectrum —McCreary, Michael, 1996- author.

"Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, ...

Falling for myself : a memoir —Palmer, Dorothy Ellen, 1955- author.

"In this searing and seriously funny memoir Dorothy Ellen Palmer falls down, a lot, and spends a lifetime learning to appreciate it. Born with congenital anomalies in both feet, then called birth defects, she was adopted...

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