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Primo Levi, a fictionalized graphic novel about the chemist who survived Auschwitz, reviewed

Powerful read in fictionalized graphic novel about Italian chemist and writer Primo Levi who survived Auschwitz.

Q&A with Toronto author Stephanie Cooke about Oh My Gods!, a middle grade graphic novel

In this Q&A with Toronto author Stephanie Cooke, she talks about the process of creating Oh My Gods!, a graphic novel for middle graders, among other topics.

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 →

Graphic novel shares stories of six Holocaust survivors

This graphic novel shares the stories of six Jewish children who survived the Holocaust.

Science, ghosts and finding your place: non-fiction, children and graphic novel reviewed

Questions answered, ghost stories and friendship, books for kids reviewed.

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.

Another great graphic novel by Ben Hatke in Mighty Jack and the Goblin King (Book 2)

Ah, everything is explained. As I read Might Jack and the Goblin King graphic novel by Ben Hatke ($20.99, Raincoast Books, First Second), I felt as though I was missing something. I kept stopping to re-read the front flap, wondering... Continue Reading →

Graphic novel Fish Girl is a beautiful story about friendship and freedom

Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli and illustrated by David Wiesner ($24.99, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books, Raincoast Books) is a beautifully illustrated book about a girl who lives in a tank on at a boardwalk aquarium. Visitors only get a... Continue Reading →

Celebrating First Nations culture and talent with Canadian MP Carolyn Bennett’s #GiftingReconciliation and #IndigenousReads campaign

I can't remember when I first started to get excited about First Nation culture, but it was in early adulthood that I spent a lot of time researching and reading about Canada's first people. I took a course at Humber... Continue Reading →

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