Monthly Archives: September 2017

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri (55)

This is a wonderful book by an author who won a Pulitzer prize.  It is a story that will capture the reader and inspire like no story that I have read for a long time. This story is a revelation. … Continue reading

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Canada: A Country for All Seasons: A Visual Celebration of Canada and All Its Seasons (54)

This book is a pictorial representation of all the seasons in Canada. We are lucky in Canada to have all the seasons to grace our lives. The seasons are quite vibrant and they demand attention. Winter is wonderful because we … Continue reading

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Montreal by Alan Hustak and Johanne Norchet (53)

This is a wonderful collector’s book about Montreal! I was born in Montreal, and there is so much that I didn’t know about this wonderful city. I learned so much about the city. But I also learned how Montreal looked … Continue reading

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Where Oliver Fits by Cale Atkinson (52)

This is a unique picture book about fitting into a community and a place. The book is illustrated by pieces of puzzle on each spread of two pages. It is unique and poignant. Oliver is a little puzzle piece who … Continue reading

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You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray and Danielle Daniel (51)

This is a wonderfully inspiring and meaningful picture book for kids about the cultivation of compassion and the importance of respect. Compassion is so missing in our world today.  It seems that no one cares much about each other and … Continue reading

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Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love by Lori Haskins Houran (50)

This is a picture book for kids about unconditional love.  What an important topic! And it is important that we teach our kids how to be unconditionally loving from as early an age as possible. The author teaches an important … Continue reading

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Who’s Your City: How the Creative Economy is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision in Your Life (49)

This is a wonderful book that is as interesting as it is informative. No wonder it was a Globe and Mail Best Book! Richard Florida shows that Canada, its mega-regions, and its urban centres are well positioned in the coming … Continue reading

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