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Cute Little Animals (Leisure Arts #4271) - Amy GainesMeet Amy Gaines' 8 appealing characters to crochet. There's more to these cute animals than meets the eye. Millicent Rose is a "libearian" by day and a bingo fanatic by night. Archibald Hiram wears his striped PJs whenever he's not at work as a financial advisor. Rumored peanut shortages keep Wesley the blue elephant from joining the circus. Then there is Lourdes, a preppie purple hippo. Roscoe (Newgate) Kidd is a pirate panda who escaped from the zoo long ago. Scooter Pup is a likeable little fellow whose teeth get him in trouble. From the paranormal files we have Nestor Lochland, A.K.A the Loch
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August
Going Top Shelf: An Anthology of Canadian Hockey Poetry - Michael P.J. Kennedy, Kelly Hrudey, Roch Carrier, Kelley Jo BurkeGoing Top Shelf brings together for the first time in one collection some of Canada's best hockey poems and song lyrics. Included are works by such outstanding Canadian poets as Michael Ondaatje, Al Purdy, Margaret Avison, Don Gutteridge and Lorna Crozier. And for music lovers with a taste for contemporary Canadian music, this entertaining collection includes lyrics by The Tragically Hip, The Rheostatics, Kathleen Edwards, Stompin' Tom Connors, and others. Going Top Shelf represents a cross-section of Canada 's poets and composers, ranging from 19th-century romantic poet Sir Charles G.C. Roberts
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Images of Deviance and Social Control - Stephen J. PfohlThis work focuses on how society has historically attempted to explain, study and control deviance. The author presents a view of nine major theoretical perspectives - religious, legal, medical, social, disorganizational, functionalist, anomie, learning, constructionist and critical. For each perspective he describes the basic theoretical images of deviance; discusses its status today; and assesses its strengths and weaknesses. Each is also introduced by a photomontage that represents the central concerns of the perspective, and by a short introductory narrative that connects contemporary social