Monthly Archives: June 2018

ITS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW YEAR WITH THE CANADIAN BOOK REVIEW CHALLENGE

Hi all, I can’t wait until this new year with the Canadian Book Review Challenge. I have already picked out all kinds of books to read and I will be in the process of reading them very soon! I read … Continue reading

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Goodnight Canada by Andrea Beck (190)

What a GREAT picture book for kids by a Canadian author. This book is a about a child who wishes all the kids across Canada from coast to coast goodnight. The illustrations accurately represent each province by the colors and … Continue reading

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Hikers (189)

This is a great book for hikers. Readers will learn how to hike from the Niagara Escarpment to Tobermory all the way to Eastern Canada. It is a really wonderful book which showcases how we can enjoy the great outdoors, … Continue reading

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Little Athletes, Big Leaders by Bruce Beaton (188)

This is a great book about how parents can ensure that their kids become great leaders through effective sport parenting. Kids can learn how to do their best every day, improve, and live with the results. Kids can learn to … Continue reading

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The Flyaway Blanket (187)

This is a charming and sweet story for kids. What child doesn’t have a favorite blanket to cuddle around? But what would happen if it went missing? This story opens with Jake’s Mom hanging up his favorite blanket to dry … Continue reading

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Splash it Swimming (186)

This is a great informational book about swimming. It discusses what swimming is, how kids can swim laps, different strokes, how to compete and how to prepare for different competitions. After reading the book, the reader will know everything there … Continue reading

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Girl in the Know Anne Katz and Monika Melnychuk (185)

Girl in the Know: Your Inside-and-Out Guide to Growing Up By: Anne Katz, and Monika Melnychuk Girl in the Know is a great book by a Canadian author about every aspect of being an adolescent girl. Puberty can be such … Continue reading

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Canada’s Bugs by Diane Swanson (184)

This is a really interesting book for kids by Scholastic about bugs in Canada. I didn’t know we had so many bugs. Not that I like bugs. But it was an eye-opener to say the least. The author makes the … Continue reading

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150+ Canada’s History in Poetry by Judy Gaudet (183)

This new collection of poems tells the story of 150 years as a country, recreating historical events through the vivid, concrete, human element of our poets’ responses to them. It is an anthology of poems by various Canadian poets that … Continue reading

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Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada’s Banks for the Information Age by Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch (182)

Canada’s big six banks weathered the 2008 financial crisis very well. Their adherence to tried and tested twentieth-century products and services made them a safe harbour in the financial storm. However, as the modern global information economy continues to develop, … Continue reading

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