Monthly Archives: March 2016

Skydiver (100)

This picture book for kids is about a very unique bird: the peregrine falcon. Every spring, the peregrine falcon and her mate return to the same cliff to hatch and raise their young. But this year is different. The pairs … Continue reading

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By the Book (99)

This is a wonderful and unique book for historians and all readers who would like to read a very different book. The encyclopedias and handbooks of bygone eras now read quaintly and comically in some cases. Yet even within their … Continue reading

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Canuck Rock by Ryan Edwardson (98)

This book was suggested by John Mutford for the Book Mine Challenge for the month of March, 2016. I am SO glad that John set up this challenge.¬† As usual, I got a chance to read two wonderful books by … Continue reading

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Randy Bachman’s Vinyl Tap Stories (97)

This book was suggested by John Mutford for the Book Mine Challenge for the month of March, 2016. I am SO glad that John set up this challenge.¬† As usual, I got a chance to read two wonderful books by … Continue reading

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Domestic Life in Nineteenth Century Canada (96)

This is wonderful historical book about nineteenth century Canada. I saw it in the stacks of my library, and I was immediately inspired to read it.¬† I just love historical books of Canada. It is hard to believe that we … Continue reading

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Talking About Freedom (95)

This is a wonderful book about emancipation¬† in Canada. On August 1, 1834, 800,000 enslaved Africans in the British colonies, including Canada, were declared free. The story of Emancipation Day, a little-known part of Canadian history, has never been accessible … Continue reading

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Aging in Canada (94)

This is a GREAT book about aging in Canada. Neena Chappell and Marcus Hollander are very well researched in the field of Social Gerontology. So, this book is as informative as it is scholarly. Canada, as in other countries, has … Continue reading

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