Other Local and Atlantic Canadian Books

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We may have other books on sale as our inventory changes, please call the museum at 1-902-742-5539 to check on our selection. 

Featured Books:


Africa's Children: A History of Blacks in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Sharon Robart-Johnson
Price: $28.99


The August Gales: The Tragic Loss of Fishing Schooners in the North Atlantic, 1926 and 1927
Gerald Hallowell
Price: $12.00




Iceberg Alley
Bill Crowell
Price: $12.00


Seasoned: Recipes and Essays from The Spiceman
Costas Halavrezos
Price: $24.95


Wharf-Rat: The Jamie Stories
Bill Crowell
Price: $12.00






You Might be From Nova Scotia If...
Michael de Adder
Price: $16.95

Yarmouth County

Yarmouth County
Bob Brooks
Price: $29.95

Collection of photos by an internationally renowned Yarmouth photographer.

Quite a Curiosity

Quite a Curiosity: The Sea Letters of Grace Ladd
Price: $18.95

The story of an extraordinary woman who travelled the world with her husband.

The Artist & the Colonel

The Artist & the Colonel
Bill Crowell
Price: $24.95

The story of Nova Scotians Mabel Killam Day, painter, and Frank Parker Day, novelist.

Flapper Goldenshoes James Colbeck

Flapper Goldenshoes
James Colbeck
Price: $20.00
A children's book revolving around the penguin, Flapper Goldenshoes. This is a sequel to Colbeck's The Great Peanut Caper.

Maude Lewis Lance Woolaver

Maud Lewis - The Heart on the Door
Lance Woolaver
Price: $39.95
A telling of the life of famous artist, Maud Lewis.

SS Atlantic Greg Cochkanoff

S.S. Atlantic, The White Star's First Disaster at Sea
Greg Cochkanoff and Bob Chaulk
Price: $24.95
S.S. Atlantic was built by the same company that built the Titanic, 42 years before. This book examines the disaster that happened to the S.S. Atlantic. 

If this is freedom Gloria Ann Wesley

If This is Freedom
Gloria Ann Wesley
Price: $19.95
This book is set in Birchtown and follows the lives and struggles of former slaves. 

The Painted House of Maude Lewis Laurie Hamilton

The Painted House of Maud Lewis
Laurie Hamilton
Price: $19.95
Photographs telling the story of famous artist, Maud Lewis

Land of the Loyalists Ronald Rees

Land of the Loyalists
Ronald Rees
Price: $19.95
A description of the buildings, and culture left behind by the Loyalists in the Maritimes. 

Peachie Carroll Monica Graham

The Great Maritime Detective
Monica Graham
Price: $19.95
A book about the life of Peachie Carroll.