Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lonely (50)

  Lonely: Learning to Live with Solitude By Emily White This is a book that is for everyone who has felt lonely in their lives but who hasn’t been able to talk about to anyone or much less to come … Continue reading

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What are Cirrus Clouds (49)

What are Cirrus Clouds? By Lynn Peppas This is an informative picture book for kids published by Crabtree Publishing Company. It is a wonderfully illustrated book on the types of clouds that there are and how children can learn to … Continue reading

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Fences and Windows (48)

Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the front lines of the globalization debate By Naomi Klein Fences and Windows is not a typical book with a thesis and overall argument. It is a collection of articles and essays that Naomi Klein … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Logo (47)

No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies By Naomi Klein No Logo is a GREAT read and it will be of interest to any political minded reader or anyone who is simply interested in the plight of today’s Multinational … Continue reading

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Canada: What it is, What it Can be (46)

  Canada: What it is, What it Can be By Roger Martin and James Milway   We have so much to be proud of as Canadians. Our ancestors have built one of the most prosperous economies in the world. In … Continue reading

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Out Proud Edited by Douglas Gosse (45)

This is an anthology of essays about social justice.  All the authors are very serious about achieving as much social justice as possible. They provide many hands-on suggestions as to how to bring it about too. The stories have been … Continue reading

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Tales From the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout by Jim Prime (44)

I don’t usually read books about the Toronto Blue Jays. But this one is not only new but it tweaked my attention as I was watching a lot more Baseball this past year with my husband. So, it was time … Continue reading

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