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Cormorant Books, and its imprint for young readers, DCB, are perhaps best known for publishing the award-winning bestseller, The Marrow Thieves. We publish great writing in a variety of genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, middle-grade, and young adult books.

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Finding Edward
By (author): Sheila Murray
ISBN: 9781770866263
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 320
Price: $24.95
After migrating to Canada, Cyril Rowntree navigates the implications of being racialized in his new land as he pieces together the story of a mixed-race baby from the 1920s named Edward.
The Detective and the Spy
By (author): Angela Misri
ISBN: 9781770865808
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 232
Price: $22.95
Consulting detective and heir to Holmes and Watson, Portia Adams is on the run, under suspicion for the explosion that caused her to lose her hearing and speech, as the real bomber continues to wreak havoc all over 1932 London.
Chasing Painted Horses
By (author): Drew Hayden Taylor
ISBN: 9781770866089
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 288
Price: $20.00
The image of an incredibly beautiful horse, drawn by a small, fragile girl on the reserve, haunts Ralph into adulthood, until he encounters it a second time and is moved to finally figure out its significance.
By (author): Valerie Sherrard
ISBN: 9781770866133
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 184
Price: $13.95
A twelve-year old boy copes with his mother’s mental illness with the help of a talking—and possibly magic—bird, and friends he finds in unexpected places.
Elvis, Me, and the Lemonade Stand Summer
By (author): Leslie Gentile
ISBN: 9781770866157
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 192
Price: $13.95
An eleven-year-old girl sets out to prove that the deceased Elvis Presley is in fact alive and her neighbor, while finding sanctuary with a Salish woman over her neglectful mother.
Immoral, Indecent, and Scurrilous
By (author): Gerald Hannon
ISBN: 9781770866027
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 304
Price: $24.95
A memoir from a journalist, LGBTQ+ activist and unrepentant sex radical charged for writing indecent, immoral and scurrilous material in a groundbreaking case of freedom of expression.
The Infinite Park
By (author): Peter Unwin
ISBN: 9781770866065
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 96
Price: $18.95
A poetry collection that maps the process of coming undone and putting it all back together again in an exploration of daily life.
Who We Thought We Were As We Fell
By (author): Michael Lithgow
ISBN: 9781770866072
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 72
Price: $18.95
A poetry collection that unearths the unsettling from the mundane, and moves between moments of grief, life and renewal.
Restoring Democracy in an Age of Populists and Pestilence
By (author): Jonathan Manthorpe
ISBN: 9781770865822
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 320
Price: $24.95
A thoughtful account of how we can save democracies from the despots and populists who provide the easy answers to complicated situations, dumbing political discourse down to sandbox antics.
By (author): Philippa Dowding
ISBN: 9781770865983
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 216
Price: $13.95
A thirteen-year-old girl who prefers homelessness to living with her abusive mother is sent to live with an aunt, whose costume shop helps her discover who she is, and what a family is.
Trip of the Dead
By (author): Angela Misri
ISBN: 9781770865969
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 176
Price: $13.95
A raccoon survivor in a zombie apocalypse wonders where all the other raccoons have gone and enlists the help of animal friends to find the answer.
By (author): Bryan Ratushniak
ISBN: 9781770865761
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 280
Price: $24.95
A candid memoir from a retired Firefighter Captain.
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