Alberta Books Catalogue

Browse the latest titles by Alberta book publishers.

Ontario Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Ontario Animal Tracks will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Deer Mouse to the White-tailed Deer. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and naturalists…

Atlantic Canada Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Concise descriptions of the animals and their tracks are combined with detailed drawings of the front and back prints, stride patterns and other important identifying features. Fifty common animals from Atlantic Canada, including Newfoundland and Labrador, appear in this compact black and white book. Perfect for hikers, teachers and parents, as well as a reference…

Rocky Mountain Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Rocky Mountain Animal Tracks will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Grizzly Bear to the Deer Mouse. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and naturalists.…

A Connecticut Gumshoe in King Arthur’s Court

by Randy McCharles

Tyche Books

2021

Sam Sparrow was a lousy cop. He’s a worse private eye. But when the magician Merlin magicks him away from Hartford Connecticut to work cases in King Arthur’s Court, it may be just what Sam needs to address his trust issues while at the same time proving himself worthy of his elusive idol, Sam Spade.…

Saskatchewan & Manitoba Nature Guide

by Krista Kagume

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

The Saskatchewan and Manitoba Nature Guide lets you discover the wondrous diversity of nature that lies right outside your front door. Whether you live in the city or the country, hundreds of species of plants and animals share your living space. Why not get to know the neighbors? Covering every inch of Saskatchewan and Manitoba’s…

Bushcraft

by Mors Kochanski

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Longtime wilderness educator Mors Kochanski has dedicated his life to learning and teaching about the lore of the forest. With clear instructions, extensive use of diagrams and a color photo supplement, this comprehensive reference includes all the practical skills and knowledge essential for you to survive and enjoy the wilderness.…

Saskatchewan Birds

by Alan Smith

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

A bird specialist with the Canadian Wildlife Service, Alan Smith has used his experience to good effect in this colourful and beautifully illustrated book. Features 145 birds common to Saskatchewan with a description of each bird’s key features for quick identification, as well as information about songs, habitat, nesting, feeding and best viewing sites.…

Deriving

by Jennifer Bowering Delisle

University of Alberta Press

2021

Deriving is a feminist exploration of the creation of life, of family, and of words themselves. Delisle asks: How does past infertility colour the experience of new motherhood? How do historical voices echo in the present? How does language impact our ways of being in the world? These poems embrace the rich material of mothering…

Manitoba Birds

by Andy Bezener

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Manitoba’s 145 most commonly seen birds are profiled in this beautifully illustrated book. Each account includes a description of the bird’s key features for quick identification in the field, as well as the bird’s song, habitat, nesting and feeding habits and best locations for viewing. Ken De Smet, of the Manitoba Wildlife branch, is a…

Gospel Drunk

by Aidan Chafe

University of Alberta Press

2021

Gospel Drunk follows a speaker’s journey to find clarity and identity as he contemplates his Catholic upbringing and struggles with loneliness and alcohol addiction. Sharp, intoxicating imagery and a minimalist aesthetic combine in these poems to explore some of our darkest and strongest belief systems, dismantling them with wit and wisdom. Poignant boyhood memories of…

The Bad Wife

by Micheline Maylor

University of Alberta Press

2021

Micheline Maylor’s The Bad Wife is an intimate, first-hand account of how to ruin a marriage. This is a story of divorce, love, and what should have been, told in a brave and unflinching voice. Pulling the reader into a startling web of sensuality, guilt, resentment, and pleasure, this collection asks: what if you set…

Saskatchewan Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

This handy book will help you find out what’s making those tracks in the snow or mud in your backyard, or out in the woods. Using the detective key, you will be able to identify 61 different mammals found in Saskatchewan by their tracks alone. It includes detailed drawings of the animals themselves, their front…

Manitoba Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

This handy book will help you find out what’s making those tracks in the snow or mud in your backyard, or out in the woods. Using the detective key, you will be able to identify 66 different mammals found in Manitoba by their tracks alone. It includes detailed drawings of the animals themselves, their front…

Native Ghost Stories

by Amos Gideon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Embark on a journey into the spirit world of First Nations peoples with some of the most intriguing stories of ghost spirits in nature and the underworld. These stories have been passed on orally through countless generations and are drawn from across the continent. Listen to them in this audiobook.…

Finding Refuge in Canada: Narratives of Dislocation

by edited by George Melnyk and Christina Parker

Athabasca University Press

2021

These narratives by refugees, private sponsors, and civil servants confront dominant public discourse about refugee identities and offer insights into the social, political, and cultural challenges and opportunities that refugees encounter in Canada.…

British Columbia Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

British Columbia Animal Tracks will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Mountain Lion to the Red Squirrel. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and naturalists.…

Alberta Animal Tracks

by Ian Sheldon

Lone Pine Publishing

2021

Alberta Animal Tracks will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Deer Mouse to the Mule Deer. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and naturalists.…