Monthly Archives: December 2015

Dalton McGuinty–Making a Difference (76)

This is a wonderful memoir that is written by Dalton McGuinty about his life and struggles as well as triumphs as a politician. Dalton McGuinty was premier of Ontario from 2003 to 2013. He inherited a province that was wounded … Continue reading

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A Big Dose of Lucky by Marthe Jocelyn (75)

This is another wonderful YA novel by a novelist from Stratford, Ontario where I live. I am SO proud of her work, and I always love reading it. This book is no exception to her wonderful style and award-winning story-making … Continue reading

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Viminy Crowe’s Comic Book Written by Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger (74)

This is a unique comic book for young adolescents and junior readers. However, I found the book very humorous and transporting as well. But I love adolescent books as a rule and read a lot of them because I write … Continue reading

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Folly By Marthe Jocelyn (73)

This is a wonderful YA novel by a novelist from Stratford, Ontario where I live. I am SO proud of her work, and I always love reading it. This book is no exception to her wonderful style and award-winning story-making … Continue reading

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Dashing Through the Snow by Helaine Becker (72)

This picture books for kids and a unique rendition of another Christmas favorite. I sang the lyrics and the song to a group of young children at my library the other day. They all were giddy with excitement. I think … Continue reading

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Canadian Jingle Bells by Troy Townsin (71)

This is a GREAT picture book for kids of all ages about the Christmas song, Dashing Through the Snow.  This rendition of the song includes all the northern provinces to the east and west of Canada. It is a unique … Continue reading

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The Huron Carol by Father Jean de Brebeuf (70)

This picture book was suggested by John Mutford from the Book Mine Set mini-challenge for December. I just loved this book. This is Canada’s most beautiful Christmas Carol. It is written by Father Jean de Brebeuf. He was a Jesuit … Continue reading

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