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Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

Reading and Travel Guide
Get the featured set of Essential Reading, our top picks of what to read, and get free shipping on anything else you order. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXCND394

Item EXCND394. Buy these 5 items as a set for $84 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Anne of Green Gables

CND39
Lucy Maud Montgomery
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
464
0451528824
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Norton Critical Edition of the immensely popular 1908 novel includes excerpts from Montgomery's journals, letters and juvenilia, as well as selections by Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron and Louisa May Alcott.
$19.95

A Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife

NAM24
Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch (Illustrator)
Yale University Press
2005
221
0300106580
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive pocket guide to commonly encountered marine mammals, seabirds and other marine life of Northeastern North America, from North Carolina to Newfoundland and the Canadian Maritimes.
$19.95

Island, The Complete Stories

CND73
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
448
0393341186
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Raised in Cape Breton, Alistair MacLeod writes of family, the pull of old Gaelic traditions, love and the landscape and folkways of Nova Scotia in this collection of 16 stories. Winner of the Pen/Malamud Award.
$15.95

Moon Handbook Atlantic Canada

2017
550
Andrew Hempstead
CAN02
PAPER
Guidebook
1631214853
Avalon Travel Publishing
6/6/2017
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. With regional maps and detailed descriptions of St. John's and other points of interest, along with an overview of the people, wildlife and history of the region.
$23.99

Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island Map

CND45
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1553682084
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This provincial map (1:400,000) includes Prince Edward Island and adjacent New Brunswick.
$10.95

Four Fish

OCE161
Paul Greenberg
Penguin Putnam
2011
320
014311946X
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
New York Times journalist Paul Greenberg interviewed producers, fisherman and conservationists from across the globe for this eyewitness report on the past and future of wild fish, offering sensible alternatives to our current unsustainable interest in eating mostly sea bass, cod, salmon and tuna.
$17.00

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

Atlantic

OCE156
Simon Winchester
HarperCollins
2011
475
0061702625
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The subtitle tells it all -- Winchester squeezes "Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories" into the covers of this latest entertaining and digressive tale.
$15.99

Canada, An Illustrated History

CND480
Derek Hayes
Perseus
2017
296
1771621206
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Grand and far-reaching, this visual compendium provides a full view of Canada and its story. Hayes presents trivia and historical anecdotes alongside 450 illustrations, over 200 photographs and historical maps. A dramatic miscellany recommended for Canadians and non-Canadians alike.
$36.95

Canada, Images of the Land

CND455
J. Kraulis
Firefly Books
2015
224
1770856242
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the country's expansive prairies and forests to its magnificent coastline, the 200-plus images in this oversized photo book capture the sublime and staggeringly diverse landscape of Canada.
$49.95

Historical Atlas of Canada, Canada's History Illustrated With Original Maps

CND450
Derek Hayes
Douglas & McIntyre
2015
272
177162079X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Covering over 1,000 years of Canadian history (from above), this historical atlas includes previously unpublished maps, charts and illustrations, newly discovered in archives and libraries from around the world.
$34.95

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 Grey Seas Under

NFL29
Farley Mowat
Lyons Press
2001
341
1585742406
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mowat captures the drama and courage of the men of the famous Foundation Franklin, an ocean-going tug involved in dozens of rescues at sea between 1930 and 1948.
$18.95

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

Anne of the Island

NFL27
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Puffin
2004
368
0141327367
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Eighteen-year-old Anne leaves P.E.I. for college in Kingsport in this third heartwarming book about red-haired Anne Shirley.
$5.99

No Great Mischief

CND48
Alistair MacLeod
W. W. Norton & Company
2011
304
0393341194
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel covering 200 years in the history of a family of Scottish immigrants living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. MacLeod creates a modern saga of the immigrant experience, familial bonds and life in coastal Canada.
$15.95

The Ice Bridge

CND410
D. R. Macdonald
Counterpoint
2013
353
1619021188
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MacDonald sets this lyrical romance on a on isolated Cape Breton island in the 1990
$26.00

The Atlantic Coast, A Natural History

USE540
Harry Thurston
Douglas & McIntyre
2012
327
1553654463
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Thurston illuminates the geology, plant and animal life and nature of the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland and Labrador through the Maritime Provinces and the Northeastern United States south to Cape Hatteras in this illustrated, engaging survey.
$39.95

The Whale

BST144
Philip Hoare
Ecco Press
2011
256
0061976202
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A deeply engaging meditation on all things whale. Hoare saves his special love and attention for the sperm whale -- not only via a beautiful literary analysis of Moby Dick, but also by indulging in a childhood fantasy and actually swimming with whales in the Azores.
$15.99

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2011
576
1426208286
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$27.95

For Kids

Sea Change

CND469
Frank Viva
2016
HARD COVER
120
Literature
1935179926
Aa Balkema
5/24/2016
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A 12-year-old boy moves to the coast of Nova Scotia (against his will!) in this charming middle-grade novel, written for ages 8 to 12.
$18.95

Stories from Where We Live, The North Atlantic Coast

USE252
Sara St. Antoine, Paul Mirocha (Illustrator), Trudy Nicholson (Illustrator)
Milkweed Editions
2004
290
1571316434
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A substantial anthology of writings about this North American ecoregion, from Newfoundland south to Delaware -- wonderfully useful as a young person's guide to people, nature and place. Ages 9 to 14.
$10.95

The Big Book of Canada, Exploring the Provinces and Territories

CND475
Christopher Moore
Random House
2017
256
1101918942
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Crossing Canada from east to west, this historical and political overview stops at the country's most fascinating places and introduces readers to its influential citizens.
$34.99

More Books

Across Canada by Story, A Coast-to-coast Literary Adventure

CND457
Douglas Gibson
Aa Balkema
2015
280
1770412530
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of Canada’s premier storytellers shares a bunch of literary gems featuring his country’s preeminent writers. Inspired by the power of great stories, the raconteur guides readers from Haida Gwaii to Labrador with pieces on Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Alistair MacLeod, Michael Ondaatje and many more.
$22.95

Anne of Green Gables

CND458
Kevin Sullivan (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
1986
6307476788
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
The fun, beloved miniseries adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables (CND39), the tale of a feisty orphan who moves to Prince Edward Island and charms the locals. Starring Megan Follows in the titular role. 199 minutes
$27.98

Anne of Green Gables, The Sequel

CND459
Kevin Sullivan (Director)
Baker & Taylor Video
1987
6308513040
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
Megan Follows reprises her role as the loveable Anne Shirley in this sequel to the first adaptation (CND458), also set on Prince Edward Island.
$27.98

The Bird Artist

NFL06
Howard Norman
St. Martin's Press
1995
320
0312130279
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Memorably set in a remote coastal village in 1911, this vivid book is the tale of an odd local man who murdered the lighthouse keeper. It's as much about human character and motivation as it is about Newfoundland.
$18.00

Campobello Island

CND429
Jane Diggins Harnedy, Jim Harnedy
Arcadia
2003
128
0738511471
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An overview of the island located at the entrance of Passomaquoddy Bay, a region with a rich history and former residents that include British settlers and FDR.
$21.99

Evangeline

CND46
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Pelican Publishing Company
1999
176
1565544749
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Longfellow's epic poem of Evangeline and Gabriel, two lovers separated as a result of the 1755 Acadian deportation from Nova Scotia.
$7.99

Fall on Your Knees

CND49
Ann-Marie MacDonald
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1998
508
0743237188
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A best-selling epic following the lives of a Lebanese-Canadian family from Cape Breton Island throughout the first half of the 20th century; also set in WWI-era Europe and 1920s NYC.
$16.99

Feast, Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip

CND478
Dana Vanveller, Lindsay Anderson
Random House
2017
304
0147529719
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
The diversity and complexity of Canada are represented in this collection of favorite dishes and drinks, collected on a 23,000-mile road trip across the Great White North.
$28.00

Frommer's Easyguide to Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

CND460
Darcy Rhyno
Frommer's
2016
320
1628872489
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$14.95

Guide to the Offshore Wildlife of the Northern Atlantic

ATL11
Michael H. Tove
University of Texas Press
2001
272
0292781717
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An oversize field guide to the seabirds, ocean mammals and turtles found off Atlantic shores north of the Tropic of Cancer featuring 39 excellent color plates and extensive descriptive information.
$24.95

Bradt Guide Nova Scotia

CND340
2013
Bradt Publications
Guidebook
David Orkin
PAPER
336
1841624543
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the growing series by Bradt, noteworthy for its focus on culture, nature and responsible travel, with plenty of practical travel details.
$21.99

Fodor's Nova Scotia & Atlantic Canada, With New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland & Labrador

CND306
Inc. (EDT) Fodor's Travel Publications (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
336
1101879807
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With its many photographs, great introductory chapters and practical travel information, this book is an excellent overview of northeast Canada and its attractions for visitors. Featuring separate sections on suggested places to visit, recommended walks, practical information, descriptions of restaurants and hotels, ratings of sights and a chronology of historic events.
$19.99

Lonely Planet Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

CND291
Karla Zimmerman
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
288
1742202942
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy, compact guide to Atlantic Canada covers Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island in detail and includes a chapter on Newfoundland and Labrador. With maps, travel information and short essays on culture, attractions and nature.
$19.99

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

The Island of Seven Cities, Where The Chinese Settled When They Discovered America

CHN380
Paul Chiasson
Griffin Publishing
2007
0312362056
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Reexamining the ruins of a stone road that he encountered on Cape Breton, a local architect utilizes maps, drawings, aerial and site photographs, and his architectural expertise to reveal the existence of a large Chinese colony that existed on the coast of Canada prior to the European Age of Discovery.
$26.99

The Many Landfalls of John Cabot

NFL18
Peter E. Pope
University of Toronto Press
1997
0802071503
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A scholarly analysis of Cabot's journey and the debate over where he landed -- and what difference it might make to national identity.
$24.95

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

The Shipping News

NFL03
E. Annie Proulx
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1994
337
0671510053
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An international bestseller that put Newfoundland on the world stage, this lyrical novel conjures the tough life of a recently divorced journalist struggling to get through the day in a remote fishing town.
$16.00

The Complete Anne of Green Gables Boxed Set

NFL28
Lucy Maud Montgomery
1998
497
0553609416
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A deluxe gift-box edition of all eight of L.M. Montgomery's classic stories about one of the most beloved fictional heroines of all time.
$47.95

Worth Looking For

My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries and Preoccupations

CND204
Howard Norman
National Geographic
2004
208
0792266307
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
1
For his National Geographic Directions book, Howard Norman returned to Nova Scotia over a period of 30 years to interview local legends and research the folklore of the area. Norman writes with an impressionistic intimacy to create a portrait of an enchanting place and its people.
$20.00