Route 1 Maine (Coming Soon) | Based on the April 2012 issue of Down East magazine, one of our best selling issues of the year, this book is the only guide you need to the ultimate Maine road trip.
Medicine Walk (New Edition) | Medicine Walk explores the benefits of “special places,” and includes notes and exercises as aids to control stress, overcome fear, and foster the ability to concentrate and meditate. It opens up avenues of self-discovery and enables the reader to experience the natural, therapeutic value of the healing world of nature. Medicine Walk also includes a section on the spiritual nature of plants and their medicinal value.
Grandma Says | Grandma Says is a collection of 80 weather-related sayings that Cindy recalls from her grandmother. Now CTV's meteorologist, Cindy explains the science behind this traditional weather lore, and over 40 accent illustrations complement the text.
Acadian Traditions on Candlemas Day | Most English-speaking people just associate the 2nd of February, or Groundhog Day, with superstitions related to the weather. In Acadian communities, however, it was known as Candlemas Day and at one time was an important religious and social festivity.
Weeds of the Woods: Small Trees and Shrubs of the Eastern Forest | This handy guide to wild trees and shrubs of eastern North America will assist readers in identifying individual species by leaf, bark, flower, and fruit. It includes insightful information on each plant’s habitat, its importance in the larger ecosystem, and its ornamental and medicinal uses. The book uses colour photographs of the individual plants to help identify the various wild trees and shrubs. Blouin gives both the scientific names for the individual plants and their popular variations in English, French, Mi’kmaq, and Maliseet.
Medicine Walk | Medicine Walk explores the benefits of “special places,” and includes notes and exercises as aids to control stress, overcome fear, and foster the ability to concentrate and meditate. It opens up avenues of self-discovery and enables the reader to experience the natural, therapeutic value of the healing world of nature. Medicine Walk also includes a section on the spiritual nature of plants and their medicinal value.
Mi'kmaq Medicines (2nd Edition) | Whether one is hiking through a field listening for the sound of the “sacred plant,” the yellow rattle, exploring bogs in the hope of finding the elusive blue flag, or simply interested in the Mi’kmaq approach to health and healing, Mi’kmaq Medicines will prove a helpful and enjoyable companion. This new edition includes a fully revised text and a new preface from the author on current perspectives in Mi’kmaq medicines.
Waterfalls: Nova Scotia's Masterpieces | Waterfalls: Nova Scotia’s Masterpieces presents striking photographs from forty-two of the province’s most spectacular and inspirational falls. Driving directions and detailed descriptions of the access points and surrounding trails allow any nature lover to successfully appreciate these masterful gifts of wildness.
Sailing Alone Around the World | Much more than your typical sailor's yarn, Slocum's journey features unrivaled descriptions of gargantuan waves, ferocious winds, and mesmerizing cultural encounters. In Sailing Alone Around the World, Captain Slocum and his “wholesome and noble” ship, Spray, ultimately discover that a life truly lived is on the sea.
This new edition features the original illustrations by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian.
Twenty-First Century Irvings (Revised) | A business story, a family story, and a Maritime story, Twenty-first Century Irvings is a book for anyone interested in or affected by the legendary Irvings of New Brunswick. This new edition includes an afterword from the author about recent developments in the Irving family business.