Monthly Archives: December 2018

Carey Price by Catherine Rondina (111)

This is how a First Nations kid became a superstar goaltender. It is a book that is as inspiring as it is insightful into the making of this great boy now turned into a professional hockey player. His beginnings were … Continue reading

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Canada World Adventures by Harriet Brundle (110)

This is a children’s book about Canada and all of its multicultural aspects. This children’s book discusses where is Canada, its weather and landscape, clothing, religion, famous foods which make Canada really Canada, when kids start school, how we live … Continue reading

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Best Canadian Christmas Stories by Don Bailey and Bob Hilderley (109)

This book fits under the mini-challenge for this month for the Canadian Book Review challenge. It was fun reading a few Christmas books!  I will be posting this one as part of that challenge. Christmas is a time for laughter … Continue reading

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Christmas in Canada:101 Stories about the Joy and Wonder of the Holidays (108)

This is a wonderful Chicken Soup for the Soul book about how Canadians celebrate Christmas.  I always believed that Canadians celebrate Christmas in the most interesting ways. But after reading this book, I am absolutely convinced of it! In this book, … Continue reading

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If You’re Thankful and You Know it by Chrissy Bozik and Patricia Storms (107)

I picked up this book recently at my local library in the kid’s section. Given our culture of over-consumerism at this time of year, I thought it would be a great idea to read a few books about being kind, … Continue reading

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Being Generous by Lucinda Vardey and John Dalla Costa (106)

This is an extraordinary little book about how to be generous.  This is a topic that we need to hear more about in this egotistical world of ours when the only important person is ME. This book has the power … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas by Vladimir Vagin (105)

Here is another book on Christmas carols. I loved this book as well since it gave me a real sense of Christmas. The author really did a splendid job discussing Christmas in olden days. Vladimir Vagin has captured the lavish … Continue reading

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