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Coastal Navigation

for Class and Home Study by

Coastal Navigation for Class and Home Study is based on the notes prepared for students by the author during some 20 years of teaching navigation, initially to private or commercial pilots, and then to sailors and professional mariners. The book is copiously illustrated with graphics which explain chart projections, scales and symbols, and describe lights and other navigation aids. It demystifies the True, Magnetic and Compass Norths as well as problems of time, speed and distances, and ...

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Coastal Navigation Exercises

Over 100 exercises based on the Canadian chart Strait of Georgia, Southern Portion by

Coastal Navigation Exercises is based on the notes and exercises prepared for students during some 15 years of teaching marine navigation to sailors and professional mariners. They require the data tables given in the Appendix of this manual, and the Canadian marine chart Strait of Georgia, Southern Portion, published by Fisheries and Ocean Canada and available through chart retailers. The exercises are grouped in seven sessions corresponding to the lectures of the Power Point presentation, ...

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What to do when your career is over but your life isn't by

About Reboot! “Reboot to work; retirement is a disease.” “It’s better to wear out than rust out.” That is the message of Reboot! While American culture glamorizes the “Golden Years” of endless leisure and amusement, Phil Burgess rejects retirement, as he makes the case for returning to work in the post-career years, a time he calls later life. Based on solid research from the social and medical sciences, the author says, “It is better to die with your boots on, fully engaged in helping others ...

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Dutch Fred

Immigrant by

Frederick Wilhelm Feldman was born in the town of Bunde, Prussia (modern eastern Germany) in 1827. His desire for freedom and land to own in America tortured him long before he married Wilhelmine and their daughter, Marie Sophie, was born. Convinced Prussia would soon be at war; he left his family behind and began his journey to America in a ship filled with misery and sorrow. Lost and alone he found his way to Castle Island Immigrant Station on Manhattan, Island where riots and murder occurred ...

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Bloodwyn Rose


As a blossoming young woman, Chloe dreaded the day Madame Isabella would take her out of the kitchen and put her to work in the bawdy house. Beautiful and headstrong, Chloe, orphaned as a child, worked as a scullery maid for as long as she could remember. Raised by Madame, she hoped she would remain in her position indefinitely. Garret Bloodwyn, a bounty hunter by trade and vampire nobleman by birth, had little interest in anything other than collecting his next reward. When his father, Lord ...

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Avis Glaze

The Children Cannot Wait by

Avis Glaze was recently identified as one of the most inspiring women every educator should know. From her earliest days in Jamaica, as a young girl who was driven to teach others to read, to her rapid rise through all levels of the school system to become the founding CEO of the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and Ontario’s Education Commissioner, Glaze has been a persistent voice in the belief that there should be no ‘throw-away kids.’ Recognized for her record of innovations in education, ...

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Alphabet Stage


Alphabet Stage opens the curtain on the fascinating world of letters with a cast of entertaining characters and props. An amusing performance unfolds as each new letter adds another novel element to the drama while previously introduced letters remain onstage. This impressive work incorporates the most recent emergent literacy research to introduce the alphabet and early literacy skills to children.

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Canada Western Landscapes

Through The Years by

Inspired by a first publishing of Carol Cowan’s paintings, which generated a great deal of interest, this second edition Canada Western Landscapes is a wonderful collection of her work in water colour, multi-media oils, acrylics. With an artistic brilliance captured in resplendent and harmonious hues, and distinctive design elements, this book offers a privileged viewing of the Cowan art gallery that cannot help but stimulate one’s artistic imagination.

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Loss of Innocence

A History of Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines in Vietnam by

This book is above all, history. For the first time an author has covered the actions of a single Marine company in Vietnam and their 5+ year deployment. The content of Loss of Innocence is the result of 15 years of official document research, taped interviews, and meetings with those who served within the company’s ranks. From beginning to end, the reader will discover the horror, boredom, and humor of America’s most controversial war. The reader, veteran or non-veteran, will find meaning and ...

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Elgin House, Lake Joseph

Past and Present by

Elgin House, Lake Joseph Past and Present is a history of an important and successful summer resort in the Muskoka Region of Ontario from 1885 to the present. It details the efforts of four generations of the Love family to create a world class summer resort from modest beginnings.The resort was unique in that it catered to the many well to do Canadians and Americans with strong religious beliefs including several of North America's founding families. The book revolves around a series of Love ...