Monthly Archives: February 2015

Groundhog Day (78)

Groundhog Day By Lynn Peppas This is a wonderfully informational picture book for kids about groundhog day. It is colourful and insightful. I just love the illustrations. They are so realistic depicting groundhogs in their natural habitats. This book discusses … Continue reading

Posted in A Book for Nature Lovers, Author from Ontario, Book Review, Early Reader, Nonfiction | Leave a comment

The Gutenberg Galaxy (77)

The Gutenberg Galaxy By Marshall McLuhan This was a book that is part of the Canadian Book Review Challenge set up by John Mutford. He suggested that we try to read some of Marshall McLuhan’s work. And this was the … Continue reading

Posted in A scholarly book, Book Review, Culture in Canada, Educational book, Nonfiction | Tagged | Leave a comment

Common Ground (76)

┬áCommon Ground By Justin Trudeau This is a memoir-type of book about Justin Trudeau. He is just every bit as interesting and inspiring as his Dad was. I just loved this book because it showed me that we have another … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Canada, Culture in Canada, Educational book, History, Memoir, Nonfiction, Political Book, Rating: 5+ Stars | Leave a comment

Heart Matters (75)

  Heart Matters By Adrienne Clarkson This is a wonderful memoir about Adrienne Clarkson. It is inspiring and encouraging, and it shows what we can accomplish if only we dream big and have the urge and ability to bring about … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Ontario, Book Review, Canada, Culture in Canada, Educational book, Empowerment, History, Memoir, Nonfiction, Political Book, Rating: 5+ Stars | Leave a comment

Growing Up: Inside and Out (74)

  Growing Up: Inside and Out Written by: Kira Vermond Illustrated by: Carl Chin This is an important book for adolescent girls and boys. It outlines in detail all the changes that girls and boys will go through during their … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Ontario, Book Review, Educational book, Empowerment, Health, Nonfiction, Rating: 5+ Stars, Teen Book | Leave a comment

Room for All of Us (72)

Room For All of Us By Adrienne Clarkson This is a book that is a must read for all Canadians about how hard it is to be a refuge and how we all can become great, one small step at … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Ontario, book about social justice, Book Review, Culture in Canada, Educational book, Empowerment, History, Nonfiction | Leave a comment

Pierre (73)

Pierre By Nancy Southam This is a marvelous book about Pierre Elliott Trudeau, a man who has fascinated many people for decades. He is one of these figures that no one can forget. And this book brings all of these … Continue reading

Posted in Author from Montreal, Culture in Canada, Educational book, Memoir, Political Book, Rating: 5+ Stars | Leave a comment