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Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


Renewable Energy: Myths and Obstacles

by Jean-François Lefebvre, Nicole Moreau & Jonathan Théorêt Éditions MultiMondes (June 03, 2013)

If the future of humanity depends on the massive development of renewable energies combined with drastic reductions in energy waste, many obstacles stand in the way.


So Many Ways to Eat

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

What can the Siberian tiger, the army ant, the white pelican, the blue whale and the koala bear possibly have in common? Not their size or strength, of course, but their need for food. And whether they are herbivores,...


My Notebook of Questions : The Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The human body is a truly amazing “machine.” Since time began, human beings have tried to grasp how it works, what it does, why it hurts, and other mysteries.


Understanding the Universe

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible to the non-expert. Definitions to scientific terms are given either in the explanation itself, or in the comprehensive...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


My Notebook of Questions : Inventions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 18, 2012)

The objects that surround us are so much a part of our daily lives that we often forget they have not always been around.


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


My Scrapbook of Science (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Professor Genius invites us to discover his brand new scrapbook about the sciences. This cultured scholar shares with young readers his knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, and physics, telling the story of...


The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


The Visual Dictionary of Communications & Office Automation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Communications and Office Automation looks into information networks and mediums of the modern world, and explores electronic and computer tools of today’s office. Convenient and affordable,...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


Understanding the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

With 6 trillion cells, 206 bones, and 600 muscles, the human body is an amazing living mechanism that is in intense and constant activity. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


The Visual Dictionary of The Human Being

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Human Being lets you discover the structure of the human body and its constitutive organs, and have a look to equipment used to ensure everybody’s health and well-being. Convenient...


So Many Ways to Live in Difficult Conditions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Animals that can withstand scorching temperatures of 80 degrees Celsius. Others that can survive at depths of 11,000 meters in the ocean. Birds that perform graceful maneuvers at altitudes of over 8,000 meters....


The Visual Dictionary of Food & Kitchen

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Food and Kitchen gives readers the opportunity to discover foodstuffs from all around the world and to familiarize themselves with tools used to prepare, preserve or eat food. Convenient...


So Many Ways to Defend Themselves

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Being small does not mean you have to be vulnerable. Small animals have many different ways of protecting their territory and evading their predators — even huge, extremely dangerous predators. Whether they...


The Visual Dictionary of Plants & Gardening

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Plants and Gardening brings you into the fascinating world of vegetables, from ferns to mosses, flowering plants or trees, and presents tools used to cultivate ornamental or food plants....


My Scrapbook of the Story of Life (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The very learned Professor Genius opens the pages of his personal scrapbook on the story of life. In a unique and accessible style, this wise character presents us with the major stages of creation, from the...


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


So Many Ways to Live in Society

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

Some species prefer to live alone, and others like company. Social animals form groups such as clans or schools and use their combined strength to fight enemies, cold or boredom. Their giant gatherings can last...


My Scrapbook of Discoveries and Inventions (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of Discoveries and Inventions.


The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


The Visual Dictionary of Science & Energy

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Science and Energy takes the reader into a fascinating journey through pure science (chemistry, physics, mathematics) and the main sources of energy: geothermal and fossil energy, hydroelectricity,...


Young Explorers’ Guide: Living Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...


So Many Ways to Build a Shelter

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Who hasn’t dreamed about building a hidden cabin in the woods or a secret place far from prying glances? Just like humans, animals need shelter — a quiet, safe place to call their own. Some animals are not...


So Many Ways to Communicate

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

A little tune for some, a colorful mask for others. Plays for women only and funny-face contests for mature males. These are not part of a carnival of animals, but rather genuine means of communication. To seduce...


So Many Ways to Reproduce

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

How do animals seduce each other? How are baby animals conceived? What do they look like when they’re born? These are just some of the questions answered in the colorful and fascinating pages of this book....


So Many Ways to Move About

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 29, 2012)

They run, jump, crawl, skate or climb. On land, under the ground, on the water, in the water, in the air or in the trees, they display incredible dexterity and ingenuity. Some of them travel 35,000 kilometers...


My Scrapbook of the Human Body (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The wise Professor Genius opens up the pages of his personal Scrapbook of the Human Body for us.


Young Explorers’ Guide : Buried Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • An exhilarating adventure that lets you decide which way to go • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time machine • A world of knowledge...


Young Explorers’ Guide : Ingenious Treasures

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

• A one-of-a-kind treasure hunt • A breathtaking adventure – and you’re in control! • An encyclopedia that reads like an adventure novel • An amazing time-machine • A world of knowledge, just waiting...


The Visual Dictionary of the Human Body

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

Attractive, entertaining, and educational: the Visual Dictionary of the Human Body is an indispensable family reference, and a great tool to acquire vocabulary and discover the complexity of the human body.


My Scrapbook of the Universe (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Professor Genius invites us to discover his own personal scrapbook about the universe. In this volume, the friendly scholar discusses the prominent themes related to this subject in the simplest manner, in an...


The Visual Dictionary of House & Do-It-Yourself

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of House and Do-It-Yourself explores a house’s structure, components and furniture, as well as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electricity and painting tools for common construction or...


The Visual Encyclopedia of Our World

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Almost 40,000 tons of meteorites fall to Earth each year… A living fossil is discovered off the coast of South Africa… The swirling wind becomes a devastating tornado that destroys everything in its path…...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


Saving the St.Lawrence

by F. Pierre Gingras Marcel Broquet La nouvelle édition (September 10, 2014)

The climate changes experts predict a drying of 20 to 30 % of the water available in the Great Lakes area in the next century, a forecast already in progress. Environment Canada predicts a 24% flow decreasing....


Wind Turbine Design

by Ion Paraschivoiu Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

Wind energy is the fastest growing alternate source of energy in the world since its purely economic potential is complemented by its great positive environmental impact. The wind turbine, whether it may be...


Radioactivity

by Donald R Wiles Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

Following a description of the structure of the atomic nucleus, the author describes the several kinds of nuclear instability and their consequences: alpha, beta and gamma emission. He then outlines the actions...


Drinking-Water Distribution, Sewage, and Rainfall Collection, second edition

by François G. Brière Presses Internationales Polytechnique (December 12, 2011)

This book covers five major subject areas. The first is evaluation of network flow rates and their variation over time; these are drinking-water and fire-protection flows; storm, sanitary, combined, and pseudo-sanitary...


Asymmetric Operation of AC Power Transmission Systems

by Richard Marceau, Abdou-R Sana & Donald T Mc Gillis Presses Internationales Polytechnique (December 20, 2011)

Asymmetric operation involves operating power transmission corridors at full capacity from a few milliseconds to a few hours even though individual three-phase lines have been weakened due to fault conditions....


Reducing Vulnerability of Critical Infrastructures

by Benoît Robert & Luciano Morabito Presses Internationales Polytechnique (August 25, 2011)

The methodology proposed in this manual enables the study of two important types of interdependencies between essential infrastructures: physical and geographical. It involves defining a study area and analyzing...


Newfoundland Gothic

by Peter Coffman Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How did an architectural style synonymous with medieval Europe become the style of choice in remote towns and outports of nineteenth-century Newfoundland and Labrador? From the city of St. John’s to isolated,...


Quick on the draw

by Alain Hertz Presses Internationales Polytechnique (September 05, 2012)

A theft and a hold-up, an impostor trying to collect an inheritance, the disappearance of a lab mouse worth several hundred thousand dollars, and a number of other cases : these are the investigations led by...


CHARLEVOIX, A Tradition of Hospitality

Microbiological Guidelines

by Collective Die Keure Publishing (April 03, 2018)

Food plays an essential part in everyday life.

Food should be tasty, healthy, sustainable and preferably not too expensive. But food should also be safe and with sufficient guarantees on maintaining good quality...


Albert Einstein

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (August 10, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Albert Einstein in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Albert...


Henry Ford

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 23, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Henry Ford in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Henry Ford....