Monthly Archives: September 2014

Toronto: A Pictorial Celebration (41)

Toronto: A Pictorial Celebration By Bruce Bell Photographs by Elan Penn I absolutely loved this pictorial book of Toronto. It brought back memories of my Toronto days when I lived in this marvelous city. The first few pages of the … Continue reading

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Along the Shore (40)

Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto’s Waterfront Heritage By: M. Jane Fairburn This book is written by a lawyer who loves Toronto’s Waterfront and especially the Scarborough bluffs. The illustrations of some of the shorelines are breathtaking and wonderful. What a … Continue reading

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We are Canada (39)

We are Canada By Rikia Saddy This book is a very short history of Canada, from how it became Canada until today. Canada is cold but it has a fire burning in its belly. We are multi-cultural, with many vibrant … Continue reading

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101 Things Canadians Should Know About Canada (38)

101 Things Canadians Should Know About Canada By Rudyard Griffiths There is so much to know about Canada. What a GREAT country this is! And this book will show the reader 101 things that we should all know about Canada. … Continue reading

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Book Review: It Happened in Canada (37)

  It Happened in Canada: Book 2 By Emily-Jane Oxford So many things make a GREAT Canadian. It is surely something greater than fame and money. Emily-Jane traces the stories of ten truly extraordinary Canadians that had marvelous talents and … Continue reading

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Book Review: War Babies-First Published on Blogcritics

War Babies: The Generation that Changed America By: Richard Pells War Babies is a wonderful and extremely readable book about a cross-section of the population who were born between 1939 and 1945. It is a book that readers will want … Continue reading

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Book Review: Noddy in Wonderland

Noddy In Wonderland By: Paddy Bostock Noddy in Wonderland is a unique fantasy novel for all ages. It will keep the reader turning those pages. It is filled with romance and magic. What a great combination for a novel! Noddy … Continue reading

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