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By Catherine Whitney, Peter D'Adamo. 1996
A naturopathic physician recommends diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes based on a person's blood type. Suggests that foods consumed produce… different chemical reactions in individuals of the four major blood types, and that scientists have confirmed a link between blood type and the risk of certain diseases. 1996.
By Patrick Marnham, Diego Rivera. 1998
Vast in scope, this biography details the life of the late Mexican painter, best known for his complex, highly symbolic… and politically charged murals. Descriptions of his early life, participation in the Communist party of the 1920s and his marriage to artistic giant, Frida Kahlo help to bring understanding to this complex man. 1998.
By Robert C Atkins. 2008
Restructure the way you eat to focus on the foods that will help you re-energize, lose weight, and keep it… off. This book offers essential medical and nutritional information, low-carb meal plans, and dozens of mouth-watering recipes for everything from appetizers to entrées to desserts. 2008, c2002.
By Elaine Gloria Gottschall. 1994
Discusses the relationship between food and disorders such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, autism, and celiac disease. Explains the cycle… of events occurring in the intestine of those with such problems, and how the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can break the cycle and permit the body to regain normal functioning. Includes recipes. 2004.
By Jan Main. 1997
Written by a Toronto home economist in conjunction with the Osteoporosis Society of Canada, this is a cookbook aimed at… helping girls and women get enough calcium in their diets. It contains calcium-loaded recipes and offers non-dairy sources for this nutrient. It also recommends exercises that help to maintain healthy bones. 1997.
By Olive Patricia Dickason. 1992
Dickason traces the history of Canada's first nations, from the earliest habitation of North America through European settlement and to… the present. She discusses current issues and controversies, including Meech Lake, the Oka crisis, and the debate over self-government. 1992.
By Desmond Seward. 1998
Biography of the Italian painter Michelangelo da Caravaggio, born in 1571. Explores what is known about his life; investigates his… world, his acclaim as an artist, the fatal duel that made him an outlaw, and his untimely death in 1610. Presents a portrait of a tortured soul. c1998.
By Maria Tippett. 2003
Bill Reid was at the forefront of the modern-day renaissance of Northwest Coast Native art, but his art, and his… life, was not without controversy. Born to a partly Haida mother and a father of German and Scottish descent, his public persona as a Haida Indian seems to have been as much a product of journalists, art patrons, museum curators, and others in the non-Native establishment as of Bill Reid himself. Reid's art also arose from the tension that existed between his Native and white artistic perceptions. 2003.
By Dee Alexander Brown. 1970
The author sets out to tell of the conquest of the American West as the victims experienced it, using their… own words whenever possible; of the greedy invaders, murdering and destroying Indians who had set out to live in peace with their white neighbours. 1970.
By Jacques Poitras. 2007
From humble beginnings, Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, rose to the heights of politics and business, as well as philanthropy.… In the late 1950s, he built the Beaverbrook Art Gallery as a gift to the people of New Brunswick, stocking it with a large collection of masterworks that form the core of the Gallery's prestigious collection. Today, the paintings are at the centre of a bitter battle between the Gallery and the two charitable Beaverbrook foundations - a battle that has rocked the art world on both sides of the Atlantic. Some strong language. c2007.
By Joseph A Schwarcz. 2007
Eat salmon, it's full of good omega-3 fats, or don't eat salmon, it's full of PCBs and mercury. Schwarcz takes… his thorough knowledge of food chemistry and applies it to today's top food fears, trends and questions. The result is a description of the miracles of science happening in our bodies every time we eat, and an exploration of the myths, claims and misconceptions surrounding our obsession with diets, nutrition and weight. 2007.
By David Adams Leeming. 1998
Biography of the African American modernist painter who was born in 1901 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and died in Paris in… 1979. Describes his family's religious background, his upbringing in the segregated South, and his later problems with alcoholism and mental illness. Traces his artistic career through Boston, New York, and Paris, where his friends included James Baldwin and Henry Miller. 1998.
By Laurie Capogna, Barbara Pelletier. 2013
Grâce au format unique du programme Aliments pour les yeux, alliant nutrition et santé, les jeunes lecteurs apprennent facilement comment… les aliments qu'ils mangent contribuent à la santé de leurs yeux. Riche en illustrations détaillées, en images en gros plan et en informations claires, "Aliments pour les yeux pour enfants" dévoile la puissance et les mystères du système oculaire. Écrit par deux optométristes chevronnées, il est un guide fascinant, explorant les nombreuses facettes de notre vision, cette merveilleuse clé d'accès au monde qui nous entoure. Années 5-8 et plus. 2013. Titre uniforme: Eyefoods for kids.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1991
Spans the years before cubism, from 1881 when Picasso was born in southern Spain, to 1906 when he was about… to begin work on "Les demoiselles d'Avignon", the canvas that Richardson sees as a breakthrough of historical significance. Bestseller. 1991.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1996
Depicts the artist's life and work during the crucial decade of 1907-17, a period during which Picasso and Georges Braque… devised cubism, and in doing so engendered modernism. Portrays Picasso as a revolutionary, but also as a compassionate man who experienced disappointments in love, as well as horror at the outbreak of World War I and the wounds it inflicted on his closest friends, Braque and Apollinaire. Sequel to "A Life of Picasso: The Prodigy, 1881-1906" (DC09677). Followed by "A life of Picasso: the Triumphant Years, 1917-1932" (DC32873). Some descriptions of sex, some strong language. c1996. The prodigy, 1881-1906 -- The cubist rebel, 1907-1916 -- Triumphant years, 1917-1932.
By John Richardson, Marilyn McCully. 1991
A life of Picasso, the Triumphant Years, 1917-1932 Covers Picasso's diverse artistic enterprises before age fifty, from his adventures with… Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and marriage to ballerina Olga Khokhlova to his welded sculptures and Surrealism. Describes Picasso's interactions with other artists and affair with young Marie-Thérèse Walter. Some descriptions of sex. Sequel to "A Life of Picasso: Volume 2, 1907-1916" (DC32872). 2007, c1991. The prodigy, 1881-1906 -- The cubist rebel, 1907-1916 -- Triumphant years, 1917-1932.
By Doris McCarthy. 1990
Doris McCarthy, a distinguished Canadian landscape artist, describes her early years. At the age of 15, she won a scholarship… to study at the Ontario College of Art. Upon graduation, she became a teacher and pioneered imaginative approaches to teaching art.
By Donna Washburn, Heather Butt. 2003
Tasty and innovative recipes for everything from baked goods, pasta dishes, appetizers and family meals to desserts. Features food that… is typically avoided in gluten-free diets, but which everyone can enjoy, whether they are affected by gluten intolerance or not. Includes Broccoli-Cheddar Cornbread, Fudgy Brownies and Tomato Rosemary Bread. 2003.
By Rick Gallop. 2005
G.I. measures the speed at which your body breaks down food and converts it to glucose, which is used for… energy or stored as fat. When losing weight, it is critical to avoid foods that have a high G.I., because they are digested too quickly by your body. Gallop lists foods in one of three categories: foods to avoid, foods to eat occasionally, and foods that you can eat as much of as you want. Includes recipes, snack ideas, a pull-out shopping list, tips on dining out and strategies for maintaining your new weight. 2005.