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dorothy-mcfalls's picture
Oct.19.2011
*Book 1 in the White House Gardener Mystery Series* Cassandra "Casey" Calhoun's passion for gardening has carried her to President's Park on which sits the White House. But when she finds a dead body in a trash can, Casey has to root out a killer before she ends up planted herself.
kristeva-dowling's picture
Aug.24.2011
Food sovereignty goes beyond addressing the need to secure a daily food source. Food sovereignty means having the right to determine where your food comes from and how it is produced. In 2008, alarmed by the impact agro-business was having on Canadian food quality and security, Kristeva Dowling...
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Jun.03.2011
Stephaniesuesansmith's picture
Jan.22.2011
Like the Victory Gardens in World War II, more and more vegetable gardens are springing up in back yards and vacant lots across the world. It is possible to grow an abundance of food in a small space. However, just like the recipe for rabbit stew that starts "First, catch a rabbit," it is...
jennifer-w-horne's picture
Feb.05.2010
From the seat of a tractor to the seat of a car driven in search of a peach stand, the poems gathered here deal with dirt, toil, memory, history, and bliss. Horne carefully selected and sequenced the more than 100 poems in this collection within a thematic structure, and is clearly blown away by...
sheri-richerson's picture
Dec.31.2009
alev-lytle-croutier's picture
Aug.05.2009
 In her adult title Harem: The World behind the Veil (1989), Croutier explored the Grand Harem in Istanbul's Tokapi Palace, and she returns to this evocative setting in her first novel for young people.  The year is 1720. Twelve-year-old Leyla has always been privy to a happy lifestyle in Istanbul...
fiona-robyn's picture
Jun.19.2009
  After forty years of happy marriage, Leonard thought he knew his wife Rose as well as he knew himself. It's only after her sudden death that he finds her old handbag, which contains a mystery he can't ignore. Accompanied by Lily, his wife's childhood friend, Leonard becomes a reluctant...