New Nov Non-Fiction

New popular adult non-fiction coming out in November listed here!

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Born to Eat A Baby-Led Weaning Guide That Supports Intuitive Eating for the Whole Family.

Born to Eat A Baby-Led Weaning Guide That Supports Intuitive Eating for the Whole Family.

Peterson, Wendy Jo.

Updated & Revised!
 

Eating is an innate skill that marketing schemes and diet culture have overcomplicated. In recent decades, we have begun overthinking our food, which has led to chronic dieting, disordered eating, body distrust, and epidemic levels of confusion about the best way to feed ourselves and our families. We can raise kids with confidence in their food and bodies from baby’s first bite!

We are all Born to Eat, and it seems only natural for us to start at the beginning—with our babies. When babies show signs of readiness for solid foods, they can eat almost everything the family eats and become competent, happy eaters. By honoring self-regulation and using a family food foundation, we can support an intuitive eating approach for everyone around the table.

With a focus on self-feeding and a baby-led weaning approach, nutritionists and wellness experts Leslie Schilling and Wendy Jo Peterson provide age-based advice, step-by-step instructions, self-care help for parents, and easy recipes to ensure that your infant is introduced to solid, tasty food as early as possible. It’s time to kick diet culture out of our homes!

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Contested Waters : The Struggle for Rights and Reconciliation in the Atlantic Fishery.

Contested Waters : The Struggle for Rights and Reconciliation in the Atlantic Fishery.

Williams, Richard.
2022

Canadians were shocked in the fall of 2020 by news coverage of non-Indigenous crowds threatening Mi'kmaw fish harvesters in southwest Nova Scotia. With the major issues unresolved, numerous flashpoints hold potential for future conflict. The question now looms: where do we go from here? With contributions from Mi'kmaw leaders, academic researchers, legal experts, and non-Indigenous industry leaders, this book provides a respectful and realistic examination of Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives with the goal of encouraging dialogue and a shared search for lasting solutions. Residence: Nova Scotia.

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Marked for Life : One Man's Fight for Justice from the Inside.

Marked for Life : One Man's Fight for Justice from the Inside.

Wright, Isaac.
2022

Isaac Wright Jr. was wrongly accused of drug charges and sentenced to life in prison in 1991. He was arrested, tried, and convicted under a draconian "kingpin" statute even though he never dealt drugs a day in his life. Wright used the prison library to educate himself in the law and helped overturn the wrongful convictions of dozens of his fellow inmates before representing himself, proving his own innocence, and bringing down the powerful and corrupt men that had aligned against him. Print run 125,000.

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True Reconciliation : How to Be a Force for Change.

True Reconciliation : How to Be a Force for Change.

Wilson-Raybould, Jody.
2022

For Jody Wilson-Raybould, what individuals and organizations need to do to advance true reconciliation is self-evident, accessible, and achievable. Broken down into three core practices - Learn, Understand, and Act - Wilson-Raybould shares her voice and experience with others who tell their stories, illustrated with helpful sidebars and infographics, as well as historical timelines - including a planning guide to help the reader translate words into action for themselves as individuals, for their communities, organizations, and governments at all levels. Residence: Vancouver, B.C.

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The Wind at My Back : Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor Raven Wilkinson.

The Wind at My Back : Resilience, Grace, and Other Gifts from My Mentor Raven Wilkinson.

Copeland, Misty.
2022

A trailblazer in the world of ballet decades before Misty Copeland's time, Raven Wilkinson faced overt and casual racism, hostile crowds, and death threats for having the audacity to dance ballet. This book tells the story of two unapologetically Black ballerinas, their friendship, and how they changed each other - and the dance world - forever. Misty celebrates the connection she made with her mentor, the only teacher who could truly understand the obstacles she faced, beyond the technical or artistic demands. Print run 75,000.

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The World Record Book of Racist Stories

The World Record Book of Racist Stories

Ruffin, Amber.
2022

A new collection of hilarious, intergenerational anecdotes full of absurd detail about everyday experiences of racism from comedian Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey. Recounting the wildest tales of racism, this intergenerational look at ludicrous (but all too believable) everyday racism as experienced across age, gender, and appearance will have you gasping with shock and laughter in turn. Validating for anyone who has first-hand experience, and revealing for anyone who doesn't, Amber and Lacey's next book helps us all find the absurdity in the pervasive frustrations of racism. Print run 75,000.

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