Category Archives: Author from Ontario

The Vintage Book of Canadian Memoirs by George Fetherling (239)

I am SO glad that I picked up this book from my local library. It is one of these books that I will treasure for a long time and it makes the Canadian Book Review Challenge even more exciting for … Continue reading

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The Ontario Naturalized Garden by Lorraine Johnson (238)

Who decides which plants are weeks?  Why do North Americans insist on trying to grow a perfect lawn? How can planting wildflowers contribute to a healthier, global environment? The author provides insightful and thought-provoking answers to these and other questions … Continue reading

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Food Rules by Michael Pollan (235)

This is a definitely book on food wisdom. It is a book that you will read and re-read year after year. Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, this … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Discomfort By Amanda Lang (234)

This is a book about how to be more than ordinary. It is a book that will help you see how to be successful in a whole new way by focusing on a topic that none of us want to … Continue reading

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My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas (228)

This is an endearing book for kids that is informative and inspiring. And it is just in time for our 150th Birthday! This is a book that all readers, even adults, will learn a lot about the different provinces in … Continue reading

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Everybody has Everything By Katrina Onstad (223)

This story tackles many different topics and Katrina has such a talent of weaving each one of them right into the heart of her story so that the reader is drawn right into the middle of the angst and drama … Continue reading

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Why Do Families Change? Our First Talk about Separation and Divorce By Jillian Roberts (221)

This is an important picture book for kids about an important topic: separation and divorce Given that so many families split up and end up torn apart for all kinds of reasons, kids find themselves between different homes and parents … Continue reading

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