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Canada's Capital Cities Plus Niagara Falls

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND407

Item EXCND407. Buy these 6 items as a set for $93 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

How to Be a Canadian, Even If You Already Are One

CND208
Ian Ferguson, Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2008
275
1553653114
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A tongue-in-cheek portrait of Canadian people and society, written by two native sons. Not entirely (but mostly) in jest, the book is an insightful look at the Canadian national character.
$18.95

Niagara, A History of the Falls

GLK02
Pierre Berton
SUNY
2009
480
1438429282
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched and entertaining, this history of Niagara Falls captures the sideshow atmosphere of the place with its honky-tonk attractions and daredevil feats. An engrossing social history.
$24.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Montreal & Quebec City

CND205
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
128
146545716X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Montreal and Quebec City.
$14.00

Moon Ontario

CND409
Carolyn B. Heller
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
450
1631210416
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With excellent, in-depth coverage of the cultural hub of Toronto, the Niagara and Great Lakes regions and Canada’s capital Ottawa.
$19.99

Northeastern USA, Eastern Canada Map

CND182
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
2
2067175238
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This colorful, double-sided, folded map of Eastern Canada and the United States, at a scale of 1:2,400,000, covers the Great Lakes, south to Washington and Kansas City and north to Winnipeg and New Brunswick.
$6.95

Montreal Map

CND104
Berndtson & Berndtson
Borch Maps
2006
2
3897075458
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, laminated map of the city center of Montreal.
$8.95

Fodor's Toronto, With Niagara Falls & the Niagara Wine Region

CND307
Inc. (COR) Fodor's Travel Publications
Fodor's
2017
360
1101880066
PAPER
Guidebook
2/5/2008
0
0
0
0
This practical guide in the popular series is packed with insider information in an easy-to-use format.
$19.99

Moon Handbook Montreal & Quebec City

CND386
Sacha Jackson
Avalon Travel Publishing
2014
410
1612387489
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history and destinations.
$19.99

Xenophobe's Guide to the Canadians

CND402
Vaughn Roste
Trafalgar Square
2009
85
190604225X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful -- and entertaining.
$7.95

Champlain's Dream

CND404
David Hackett Fischer
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2009
834
1416593330
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this stunningly researched and engaging biography, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Hackett Fischer weaves together the epic story of soldier and explorer Samuel de Champlain, a colonizer of North America who spent 30 years bringing his vision of a New France to life.
$46.99

Inventing Niagara

CND302
Ginger Strand
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2008
352
141654657X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A witty, well-researched tale of the transformation of a natural wonder into an engineering feat, spectacle and monument.
$16.00

Montcalm and Wolfe, The French and Indian War

CND16
Francis Parkman, Caleb Carr (Editor), John Keegan (Introduction)
Perseus
2001
640
0306810778
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This volume, a reprint of the original 1884 edition by the great Francis Parkman, is an extensively researched account of the French and Indian War and of the great generals Montcalm and Wolfe.
$24.95

The Day the World Came to Town, 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland

CND305
Jim Defede
HarperCollins
2003
256
0060559713
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community were called upon to come to the aid of more than six thousand displaced travelers.
$15.99

The War That Made America, A Short History of the French and Indian War

USA157
Fred Anderson
Penguin Putnam
2006
320
0143038044
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Anderson (Crucible of War) illuminates relations between the Indians, French and British in 18th-century North America.
$19.00

Why I Hate Canadians

CND154
Will Ferguson
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
305
1553652797
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This is the 10th anniversary edition of Ferguson's wickedly astute cultural salvo, the collection of humorous essays that launched his career. As you might guess, the title is tongue-in-cheek.
$15.95

The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson

CND221
David P. Silcox
Firefly Books
2011
444
1554078857
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The much-loved painters of The Group of Seven helped define Canadian identity, creating iconic images of early 20th-century Canada. This glorious, lovingly produced book show-cases nearly 400 paintings, including influential landscapes, lesser-known portraits, gardens and city scenes, all organized geographically.
$35.00

Unbuilt Toronto, More of the City That Might Have Been

CND393
Mark Osbaldeston
2011
1554889758
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With 150 photographs, maps, and illustrations, Unbuilt Toronto tracks the origins and fates of some of the city's most interesting planning, transit, and architectural "what-ifs."
$26.99

In the Skin of a Lion

CND13
Michael Ondaatje
Vintage Books
1997
243
0679772669
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This richly lyrical, poetic novel by Michael Ondaatje is set in 1920's Toronto and rural Ontario. Its protagonist is a tough woodsman who comes to the rough-and-tumble city.
$15.00

Lullabies for Little Criminals

CND314
Heather O'Neill
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
0060875070
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
O'Neill's tragicomedy of coming of age in Montreal in the 1980s was shortlisted for the Orange Prize.
$14.99

Shadows on the Rock

CND10
Willa Cather
Vintage Books
1995
229
0679764046
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set at the end of the 17th century in rural Quebec, this beautifully realized novel highlights the struggles of the Parisian widower Auclair and his young daughter to adapt to their new land.
$14.00

Surfacing

CND224
Margaret Atwood
Doubleday
1998
208
0385491050
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
One of Atwood's earliest novels, a suspenseful yarn where a young woman becomes entangled in affairs, mysteries and the haunting draw of nature as she searches for her missing father on an island off the coast of northern Quebec.
$14.95

The Blind Assassin

CND139
Margaret Atwood
Vintage Books
2001
544
0385720955
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Winner of the Booker Prize in 2000, this hauntingly beautiful novel interweaves two disparate strands: one, a murder mystery set in Toronto at the close of WWII; the other, the text of the murdered woman's science fiction novel, which may hold a clue to her death.
$16.00

Varieties of Exile

CND267
Mavis Gallant, Russell Banks (Introduction)
NYRB
2003
400
1590170601
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Wonderful stories set mostly in Gallant's native Montreal, a city starkly divided between working-class French Catholics and genteel English Protestants.
$16.95

Ontario Wildlife

CND284
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552839
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered wildlife in Ontario.
$8.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

USE262
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
464
0307957918
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically-specific version of the Sibley Guide with all-new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird with status, habitat, range, voice and identifying marks.
$19.95

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Fodor's Montreal's 25 Best

CND41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2014
128
0804143471
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to Montreal, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on its highlights, including restaurant recommendations and sightseeing.
$13.99

Toronto's Many Faces

CND140
Tony Ruprecht
Ingram Publisher Services
2010
432
1550822012
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A visitors' guide to Toronto, with a welcome focus on the city's diverse ethnic neighborhoods.
$34.99

Niagara Falls (Images of America)

CND240
Daniel Dumych
Arcadia
1996
0738537365
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A photohistory of the town that grew up around the falls, drawn from the archives of the Niagara Library.
$21.99

Frommer's Niagara Region

CND254
Louise Dearden
Frommer's
2012
245
1118100263
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, frequently revised guide to exploring Niagara Falls and surroundings.
$18.99

For Kids

Hatchet

CND110
Gary Paulsen
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
186
1416936475
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the first of Paulsen's wilderness adventure novels, 13-year-old Brian must fend for himself after his plane crashes in the Canadian woods.
$7.99

Goldstone

CND114
Julie Lawson
Stoddart
1998
176
0773758917
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A richly imagined historical novel, set in a railway town in the mountains of British Columbia circa 1900. It's a coming of age tale for readers ages 9-12.
$4.95

The Hockey Sweater

CND135
Roch Carrier, Sheldon Cohen (Illustrator)
Tundra Books
1979
24
0887761747
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A beloved children's book, first published in Canada in both English and French in 1979. It's 1946 in Quebec, and all the boys are sporting Montreal Canadiens sweaters; so imagine young Roch's dismay when his new, mail-order sweater turns out to bear the logo of the Toronto Maple Leafs! With winning illustrations and an indisputably Canadian theme, this is a fine travel companion for children 6 to 9. With terrific illustrations adapted by animator Sheldon Cohen from his short film.
$10.99

Stories from Where We Live, The Great North American Prairie

USM48
Sara St. Antoine, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator), Trudy Nicholson (Illustrator)
Milkweed Editions
2001
262
1571316450
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An anthology of writings about this North American ecoregion, from Alberta and Saskatchewan south to Texas -- wonderfully useful as a young person's guide to people, nature and place.
$10.95

The Broken Blade

CND175
William Durbin
1998
176
044041184X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When an accident befalls his father, 13-year-old Pierre signs on to work as a fur trader in remote northern Quebec. This novel conjures the rough life of the traders and the early days of French Canada.
$6.99