Category Archives: Author from Ontario

Sweet Jesus by Christine Pountney (28)

This book is dazzling and original and it is written by a new writer from Toronto.  There are so many great writers in Canada and I am SO glad that new writers are seeing how important it is to share … Continue reading

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The Big Book of Canada: Exploring the Provinces and Territories by Christopher Moore (27)

This book is a treasure throve of information.  Through illustrations and information from the author, this book is a must read for all Canadians. I learned so much about our great and vast country from this book. It is quite … Continue reading

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Until it Fades by K. A. Tucker (26)

This a modern-day Cinderalla-like story.  I love stories like that. They are captivating and keep you reading until you have completed the book. Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals. She wants to give her … Continue reading

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Now You Know Canada: 150 years of fascinating facts By Doug Lennox (22)

This is a fun book just in tine for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. The book is unique and its structure is as unique as its facts. I learned so much while reading this book in small portions. It can be … Continue reading

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O C Daniel by Wesley King (20)

This is a wonderful middle grade novel that will keep younger and older kids reading until the book is complete. It is the first book that I know about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Kids who have this disease don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust by Timothy Findley (19)

This is a book of wonderful stories that will capture any reader’s attention. It is written clearly but also with profound death and perspicacity. Dust is everywhere. But what is it? Is it the dust of death, blowing across a Mediterranean … Continue reading

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L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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