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Deschooling Our Lives

By: N/A

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 34603800

ISBN: 0865713421

Condition: Very Good


0865713421 150 pages. Includes contributions from some of the most inspiring and challenging thinkers about education, as well as a survey of the most promising alternatives to compulsory schooling: community learning networks, homeschooling, democratic/free schools, and more. Includes works by John Holt, Ivan Illich, John Taylor Gatto, and others. Couple of markings to contents else clean and bright with minimal wear. Very nice copy. View more info

Taking Sport Seriously: Social Issues in Canadian Sport

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Thompson Educational Pub: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61204200

ISBN: 1550770810

Condition: Good


1550770810 351 pages. Provides a unique collection of primary readings on Canadian sport. Average wear. Unmarked. Solid working copy. View more info

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Arjo Guidebook - For Architects and Planners: Nursing Homes and Elderly Care Facilities

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Sweden, Arjo: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 538A8242

ISBN: 9163043327

Condition: Very Good


9163043327 157 pages. "... a book for those involved in the planning of housing for the elderly and disabled... Functions as botha a practical guidebook and as an educational textbook. Covers all transfers and hygiene activities which take place throughout the day." - from back board. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Understanding Judicial Reasoning: Controversies, Concepts and Cases

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 332G0466

ISBN: 1550770829

Condition: Good


1550770829 232 pages including index. Judges have certainly been given additional powers by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but is the judicial system out of control? Explains the forms of reasoning judges are expected to use when deciding how the law applies in particular cases. "...Avoids overly technical descriptions and jargon, while outlining concisely the philosophical and jurisprudential issues and how they bear on the actual practice of law." - Wilfrid Waluchow, McMaster University. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality working copy. View more info

Slashing a Pathway to Education 2000 Self-Direction, integration, Challenge Graduation

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bowen Island, BC, Canada, Personal Power Press International: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 61305110

ISBN: 189545302X

Condition: Very Good


189545302X 152 pages. Describes one way to implement the basic features of the YEAR 2000 educational initiative developed by the Ministry of Education in B.C. This initiative was developed from the report of the Sullivan Commission which was based upon the widest representation of public and professional opinion in the history of the province of British Columbia. The YEAR 2000 is the most innovative program ever presented by the B.C. Ministry and quite possibly by any educational ministry in Canada. Publications that describe the program in greater detail are outlined at the back of the bo... View more info

Canadian Social Trends

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71407186

ISBN: 1550771051

Condition: Very Good


1550771051 262 pages. One volume of an invaluable text and reference series offering a unique look at social change in Canada. This volume can be used separately or in conjunction with volumes 1 and 2. Examines: Population, Human Geography and Health; Women, Marriage and the Family; Work, Lifestyle; and Social Problems. Unmarked and very lightly worn. View more info

Exploring Sea Life in British Columbia - a Fun, Educational Activity Book

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. Canada, Wonder World Publishing: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 71608100

ISBN: 1895167043

Condition: Very Good


1895167043 36 pages. This book will: teach you about the many different sea animals we share our marine environment with; help create an understanding and appreciation for the smaller and more delicate creatures that live on our beaches and rocky shores; amuse younger and older readers with startling facts and interesting activities. Illustrated with many line drawings. Excellent condition. Very light wear. Some pencil marks upon hide-a-word puzzle on page 18, else unmarked. View more info

The Beach Book: Grades 2-7

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71608252

ISBN: 0888650027

Condition: Very Good


0888650027 48 pages. So many of us walk along the seashore unaware that we are surrounded by millions of small creatures hidden in the sand, under rocks or in masses of seaweed. The activities offered in this booklet will hopefully serve as guidelines for your exploration of the countless wonders along the seashore. The fragility of the environment makes it imperative that we develop the children's awareness of ecological factors and stress the importance of conservation. Many black and white illustrations and line drawings. Unmarked. Moderate wear. View more info

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The Trees Around Us - A Manual of Good Forest Practice for Nova Scotia

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Government of Canada/Province of Nova Scotia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 631A5578

ISBN: 0888710046

Condition: Very Good


0888710046 206 pages. Glossary. Index. Abundantly illustrated in colour. Practical and educational. Clean and unmarked in attractively illustrated glossy boards. Nice clean copy with very light wear. An excellent reference. View more info

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Checkpoints : Developing College English Skills

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated: 1997

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 211A7458

ISBN: 0673999645

Condition: Very Good


0673999645 304 pages. "Eases the writing journey by helping you build reading and writing skills while mastering the basics of grammar and mechanics." - from back cover. Cleand and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Abuse & Neglect of Older Canadians: Strategies for Change

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 657A9383

ISBN: 1550770683

Condition: Good


1550770683 200 pages. "Takes stock of what we know and do now know, what is being done and what needs to be done about abuse and neglect of older people." - from back cover. Sound working copy with usual library markings. View more info

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Biodiversity in Greater Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Douglas College: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0265

ISBN: 0969313683

Condition: Fair


0969313683 126 pages. "A review of biodiversity in Greater Victoria conducted by students in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Victoria... The result of projects done in the summer of 1992. Written as educational material for anyone interested in their local natural environment and how it relates to the city in which they live." - from Executive Summary. Above-average wear externally. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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"What's Happening to Me?" - A Guide to Puberty: 30 Minute VHS Video

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651A2509

ISBN: 0801200008

Condition: Fair


0801200008 "...Solves the puzzle of puberty and offers quick relief for the growing pains we've all experienced. And while puberty may not be fun, learning about it is - in this humorous fully-animated VHS videocassette." - from cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. View more info

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Managing the Forest: Support Materials for a Secondary School Course in Intensive Forest Management

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Pacific Educational Pr: 1985

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 762C5293

ISBN: 0888650345

Condition: Fair


0888650345 219 pages. A very practical work which will be informative to a wide audience. Usual library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Title page partly loose. Scribbling to back endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear. A worthy working copy. View more info

A Sense of tradition: An album of Ridley College memories, 1889-1989 (A Hedge Road Press book)

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: St. Catherines, ON, Ridley College: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41502008

ISBN: 0969347901

Condition: Very Good


0969347901 185 pages. A history in photographs and documents of the first century of one of Canada's oldest and most distinguished independent schools. Traces the story of Ridley's evolution, from its early days in a former spa in St. Catherines, Ontario, to its present status as a leading co-educational institution, whose academic and athletic achievements are known around the world. Gift greetings upon front endpaper else clean and unmarked with very light wear. Slight warp to book. Very nice copy. View more info

Brain Boosters-Amazing Animals

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Educational Insights: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25205714

ISBN: 0886794579

Condition: Good


0886794579 31 pages. PLEASE NOTE: DECODER NOT INCLUDED. This book is one of a series designed to be used with a special hand-held decoder which will help you explore the many exciting topics in each book. Samples of the topics in this book include: "Insect Incognito", "Number facts... or fibs", and "Fishy-sounding names." Child's ink stamp in table of contents. Bottom inch of spiral binding missing. Moderate soiling and wear. View more info

Learn Japanese the Fast and Fun Way

By: Akiyama, C.; Akiyama, N.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Barrons Educational Series Inc: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41901873

ISBN: 0812043650

Condition: Very Good


0812043650 234 pages plus vocabulary cards. The activity kit that makes learning a language quick and easy! Complete with maps, puzzles, and quizzes. Hundreds of amusing illustrations. Please note: does not include pull-out dictionary. First half of book has pencil markings in answer blanks. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The School Promoters: Education and Social Class in Mid-Nineteenth Century Upper Canada

By: Alison Prentice

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 72106654

ISBN: 0771071817

Condition: Good


0771071817 192 pages with index. Highlighting throughout. Smal sticker patch on front cover. Education and social class in mid-nineteenth century Upper Canada. Examines the attitudes that shaped the Ontario public school system during its formative years, when Upper Canadians first explored and the provincial government finally adopted the principle of compulsory mass schooling under the auspices and control of the state. View more info

Railways, Ships and Aeroplanes Illustrated - Their Construction and Working Fully Described in Words and Pictures

By: Allen, Cecil; Stone, J.V.; Macmillan, Norman

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Odhams Press Limited: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16502765

Condition: Good


320 pages including index. No date. Appears to be circa the World War II era. Loaded with nostalgic black and white illustrations and photographs of state of the art transportation hardware of a few decades back. Many illustrations include very detailed labelling of parts etc., making them highly informative. Decorated endpapers. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Nice copy in red leatherette boards. A most educational work. View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, January (Jan.) 10, 1971 - Libertarianism Cover

By: Amis, Kinglsey; Conquest, Robert; Gornick, Vivian; Ressotto, Louis Jr.; Moraes, Dom; Goodman, Walter; Furlong, William B.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4128

Condition: Good


108 pages. Features: Libertarian color cover photo; Beautiful color fashion ads; A short 'educational dictionary'; Wildly colorful two-page photo fashion ad for Fire Islander; Lady Manhattan two-page ad reads 'A little girl's shirt is sexy whan a big girl wears it'; Sony/Superscope radio/cassette ad features Mrs. Claus in rocking chair; Women's Consciousness; The New Right Credo - Libertarianism - article with photos of Baruch Spinoza, Robert Heinlein, Ayn Rand, Karl Hess, Murray Rothbard and Jerome Tuccille; East Pakistan - The Wave - aftermath of a terrible cyclone; Alan and Margaret McSur... View more info