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Kathy Kacer

The Year I Flew Away and other middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Wonderful reads old and new reads for those who like middle grade or young adult.

Students are raising their voices to ensure the Holocaust and its victims are never forgotten

Students from Canada, the U.S. and Europe become the voice of the 11 million people murdered in the Holocaust.

The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser is a good read for kids just learning about the Holocaust

The Secret of Gabi's Dresser is a great read for kids just learning about the Holocaust. November is Holocaust Education Month.

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.

Beautiful, powerful and inspiring: To Look A Nazi in the Eye book review

To Look A Nazi in the Eye was a beautiful and powerful book, exactly what I would expect from Toronto's Kathy Kacer. Kacer, who I have interviewed for Book Time, has published a number of Holocaust-related books, both fiction and... 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 →

Reviews on The mask that sang and I Am Not A Number, stories about Canada’s Residential Schools for First Nations children

November's Book Time theme is about war, and while more reviews will be coming on that, the mask that sang by Susan Currie (Second Story Press) and I am Not a A Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Toronto resident Kathy Kacer about Stones on a Grave

Reviews: Christmas titles

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