Monthly Archives: July 2017

A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett (13)

This is a memoir written by a Canadian who fled to other places of the world from her rural Canada because she was curious about the world. The memoir retraces Amanda’s footsteps as she travels trough imperiled and dangerous countries … Continue reading

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Flee, Fly, Flown by Janet Hepburn (12)

This is a wonderful story about how it is never too old to go for an adventure of a lifetime. This is the case even if you live in a retirement home. When Lillian and Audrey hatch a plot to … Continue reading

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Planning for Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell (11)

Climate change and an evolving non-renewable energy sector threaten the future viability and sustainability of communities across the country. While rural communities have a special place in the national fabric, they often lack the resources to tackle these important and … Continue reading

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Our Great Prime Ministers (10)

This is an educational book for kids of all ages about our GREAT Canadian Prime Ministers!  We have had so many wonderful men gracing our landscape. And this book takes us through those times and people’s lives. There is also … Continue reading

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The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick (9)

From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, comes The Good Luck of Right Now, a funny and tender story about family, friendship, grief, acceptance, and Richard Gere—an entertaining and inspiring tale that will … Continue reading

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A Canadian Year: Twelve Months in the life of Canada’s Kids by Tania McCartney and Tina Snerling (8)

This is a wonderful picture book for kids of all ages. It could be for the child of 8 years and for those who are doing Geography projects and the Canadian Territories. I loved the story line in all the … Continue reading

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Travels with my Family by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel (7)

Here is another family vacation story that is as hilarious as the previous one that I reviewed just a few minutes ago. I read these books by the Avon River in Stratford, Ontario.  If people don’t know about it, I … Continue reading

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