Author Archives: irenesroth

About irenesroth

I am a freelance and academic writer. I am currently writing a book called `Fearless Freelance Writers`. Please look out for it soon on this blog.

Don’t Stress by Helaine Becker (64)

This is another gem of a book for kids of all ages about how not to stress about the little problems of our lives. Its hard to believe that kids have problems. But they do, and many kids have a … Continue reading

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You Got This by Helaine Becker (63)

This is a wonderful book for kids and tweens of all ages for how to be your best stress-free self! This is so important in our culture and world. Kids are overstressed, and some kids are told either directly or … Continue reading

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Poppy & Sam and the Mole Mystery by Cathon (62)

This is a super-cute picture book for kids of all ages. I love the graphic illustrations. It transported me back to my home in Montreal where I enjoyed reading picture books with my mom and dad. Not too many picture … Continue reading

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The Man Behind the Marathons by Elaine Cougler (61)

This is a book about how Ron Calhoun helped Terry Fox and Other Heroes Make Millions for Charity. Before reading this book, I had no idea that Ron Calhoun helped Terry Fox as much as he did. Terry Fox was … Continue reading

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Sarborough: A Novel by Catherine Hernandez (60)

This is a story about one of the many poor parts of Toronto.  It is a story that teens will be able to relate to, especially those who seem to struggle because they live poor. Scarborough is a low-income, culturally … Continue reading

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Say You Will by Eric Walters (59)

This is a wonderful young adult novel about topics that are of interest to most teens today. It is written in a way that is accessible to teens and tweens of all ages. Sam is not exactly what you’d call … Continue reading

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In my Anaana’s Amautik by Nadia Sammurtok (58)

This book is a super adorable book about how a mother carries her baby in her amautik (the pouch in the back of her parka).  The baby is secure, cozy, warm, and close to her mother’s heart and mind. This … Continue reading

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