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RMB's Think Outside Podcast!

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Hosted by RMB's own Jillian van der Geest, the episodes are professionally produced and engaging audio nuggets that serve up fantastic introductions to RMB books and authors. You can find a complete list of books featured on the podcast right here on 49th Shelf! The Think Outside podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify. Find links here: https://rmbooks.com/think-outside-podcast/
Paradise Won

Paradise Won

The Struggle to Create Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Originally published in 1990, Paradise Won has been updated and details the epic 12-year struggle to stop logging in the unique global ecosystem referred to as “Canada’s Galapagos.”

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve is located in the southernmost part of Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), 130 kilometres off the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Gwaii Haanas protects an archipelago of 138 islands in the territory of the Haida people, who have lived in Haida Gwa …

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Takaya

Takaya

Lone Wolf
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

An enchanting and evocative look at the unique relationship between a solitary, island-dwelling wolf and a renowned wildlife photographer.

A lone wild wolf lives on a small group of uninhabited islands in British Columbia’s Salish Sea, surrounded by freighter, oil tanker and other boat traffic and in close proximity to a large urban area. His name is Takaya, which is the Coast Salish First Nations people’s word for wolf.

Cheryl Alexander studied and documented this unique wolf for years, unrav …

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Following the Good River

Following the Good River

The Life and Times of Wa'xaid
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

Based on recorded interviews and journal entries this major biography of Cecil Paul (Wa’xaid) is a resounding and timely saga featuring the trials, tribulations, endurance, forgiveness, and survival of one of North American’s more prominent Indigenous leaders.

Born in 1931 in the Kitlope, Cecil Paul, also known by his Xenaksiala name, Wa’xaid, is one of the last fluent speakers of his people’s language. At age ten he was placed in a residential school run by the United Church of Canada at …

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Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

Stories from the Magic Canoe of Wa’xaid

by Cecil Paul
as told by Briony Penn
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback

A remarkable and profound collection of reflections by one of North America’s most important Indigenous leaders.

My name is Wa’xaid, given to me by my people. ‘Wa’ is ‘the river’, ‘Xaid’ is ‘good’ – good river. Sometimes the river is not good. I am a Xenaksiala, I am from the Killer Whale Clan. I would like to walk with you in Xenaksiala lands. Where I will take you is the place of my birth. They call it the Kitlope. It is called Xesdu’wäxw (Huschduwaschdu) for ‘blue, m …

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Taking a Break from Saving the World

Taking a Break from Saving the World

A Conservation Activist’s Journey from Burnout to Balance
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

"The climate crisis is an overwhelming phenomenon and eco-activist Stephen Legault knows all about that. He’s been a burnout casualty a number of times and seeks solutions for the malaise, knowing people can’t be effective politically unless they take care of themselves. He has recommendations on everything from diet to organizational restricting – leaves of absence, anyone? Think about it." - NOW Magazine Toronto

Professional conservation and political activist Stephen Legault examines the …

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Lines on a Map

Lines on a Map

Unparalleled Adventures in Modern Exploration
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Shortlisted for the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Award for Adventure Travel

Two decades of adventure writing are captured in this entertaining and inspiring collection of travel journalism by renowned adventurer, writer, filmmaker and environmentalist Frank Wolf.

Lines on a Map is a compilation of Frank Wolf’s best work from the past two decades. Some of the adventures include: two friends on a cycling and volcano-climbing odyssey across Java, the world's most populous island, in the world's most po …

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Explore Canada

Explore Canada

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : travel

Explore Canada from coast to coast to coast in this charming new board book from bestselling children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong!

 

Featuring capital cities, provinces and territories, this lyrical board book is filled with whimsical illustrations that celebrate the diverse landscape, heritage, and outdoor traditions that make Canada unique. Hear the cry of the loon in Ontario, play hockey on Winnipeg’s river ice, toboggan in Quebec City, and hike with moose under summer skies in Newfound …

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West Coast ABCs

West Coast ABCs

edition:Hardcover
tagged : alphabet, travel

Ahoy, away we go! Join bestselling children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong on another colourful journey as she highlights the West Coast region of Canada in this playful alphabet book.

Jocey Asnong's third board book teaches letter recognition while celebrating many familiar landmarks and habitats of coastal British Columbia. Climb with cougars in Cathedral Grove, glide down groomed hills at Grouse Mountain, soar with ravens over rainforests, and watch for whale tails at Wickaninnish Beach. Fr …

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