Monthly Archives: July 2014

Shaping up Summer (14)

Shaping Up Summer Written by: Lizann Flatt Illustrated by Ashley Barron This is a GREAT picture book that will keep kids engaged and focused on the story. The book is very poetic and the artwork is very bright and entrancing. … Continue reading

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Extreme Mean (13)

Extreme Mean By: Paula Todd This book is about a very important topic–internet bullies! And sadly there are more and more of them today. So, it is important for us to arm our kids and teens with as much knowledge … Continue reading

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Second Rising (12)

Second Rising By Catherine M.A. Wiebe This is a wonderfully unique memoir-type novel that is as refreshing as it is enchanting. It was a bedtime reading book for me for a few weeks. And I am glad to say that … Continue reading

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Heart Disease (11)

Heart Disease By Dr. Rob Myers This is an important book about heart disease that a must read for everyone who has a relative or friend with heart disease. It is especially relevant if you have heart disease. It is … Continue reading

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How To be a Friend (10)

How to be a Friend Nancy Wilcox Richards What a GREAT book for kids about how friends can help us feel better about ourselves and overcome some major obstacles and challenges! Lexie is very nervous. It is her very first … Continue reading

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The Day I became a Canadian (9)

The Day I Became a Canadian: A Citizenship Scrapbook By: Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet Illustrated by: Song Nan Zhang What a wonderful collage of excitement and anticipation when one is about to become a Canadian citizen. It is quite a process, but … Continue reading

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Have to Tame a Bully (6)

How to Tame a Bully Nancy Wilcox Richards This book is about a very important topic: bullying. http://www.amazon.com/How-tame-Bully-Nancy-Wilcox-Richards/dp/0439947839/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1404326649&sr=1-1&keywords=how+to+tame+a+bully The message of the book is hat we don’t have to be intimidated or victimized by a bully and we can do … Continue reading

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