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October 2020

Escape from Syria graphic novel is a must-read

Twenty-three per cent. That's the percentage of Syrian refugee girls who have become child brides – some as young as nine - since the crisis in that country started. It's a number that has stuck with me since reading Escape... Continue Reading →

What I’ve been reading: Local Girl Missing, Lupe Wong Won’t Dance and Monster and Boy

Books I have been reading lately - crime thrillers, middle grade and a chapter book.

In conversation with Jessica Dee Humphreys and Sam Maggs about the importance of girls and International Day of the Girl

Oct. 11 is International Day of the Girl, “a special day that brings attention to the needs of and challenges facing girls...while promoting girls' empowerment and ensuring the fulfillment of their human rights,” writes Jessica Dee Humphreys and Canadian politician... Continue Reading →

Interesting facts and key science concepts explained in DK’s The Steam Team Explains

Key science concepts are explained in DK's The Steam Team Explains, offering interesting information about all things science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Graphic novel is based on a true story of Japanese-American internment camps during the Second World War

Great illustrations and a unique way to share information about a time in our past.

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