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April 2018

DK Books makes it easy to Grow Something Different To Eat

Sometimes I tire of eating. Part of this apathy stems from the fact that I cook every meal I eat – breakfast, lunch and dinner - and part of it is living in small-town in Ontario, at the end of... Continue Reading →

Kathy Kacer’s The Sound of Freedom offers a child’s perspective of the Holocaust

The Sound of Freedom follows the story of Anna who encourages her family to flee Poland and the hatred directed toward Jewish people.

On A Beautiful Day is another great book by author Lucy Diamond

That's two for two – so far I have loved everything I have read by Lucy Diamond. I loved The House of New Beginnings and I also really enjoyed On A Beautiful Day ($20.78, PGC Books, Pan MacMillan) , about... Continue Reading →

Hot on the Trail in Ancient Egypt an overwhelming hit

Hot on the Trail in Ancient Egypt is mix of fiction and non-fiction and a hit with my nine year old.

Travel to Austria and England With These Two Books

I am reading my way through Europe with FollowSummer. Travel to Austria and England With These Two Books on followsummer | This month, I continue my reading journey throughout Europe with How to Fall in Love With A Man Who... Continue Reading →

Getting to know Natalya Pushkin, wife of Russian poet Alexander, in The Lost Season of Love and Snow

Learn about life for Russia's Natalya Pushkin and her poet husband Alexander Pushkin in this historical fiction new release from Raincoast Books.

Heartbreaking account of living with a mental illness in Everything Here is Beautiful

Everything Here is Beautiful is a story about two sisters and mental illness.

Ebb & Flow is a beautiful story that is both sad and hopeful

Ebb and Flow is a beautiful book with a sad, but hopeful story.

Pigeons, peeing and pretty colours – reviewing picture books

Enjoy these picture books from Kids Can Press and Pajama Press.

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