Category Archives: Author from Ontario

Being Prime Minister by J.D.M Steward (187)

This is a book about who is the prime minister of Canada. Politically, he or she is a member of Parliament and leader of the Government of Canada. In the past, the occupant of this position has been described as … Continue reading

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Trust: Twenty Ways to Build a Better Country by David Johnston (185)

This is a much-needed book in our time of political and cultural upheaval. Trust and honesty seem to be gone right by the wayside which is why we are having immense problems now. Even our politicians are not trustworthy and … Continue reading

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How to Stop Time by Matt Haig (181)

When I saw this title on the shelves of my local library, I knew I had to read it. The title immediately resonated with me because I was always curious if time can stop pretty well from my teenage years. … Continue reading

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Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems by Randall Maggs (180)

This is a wonderful book for national poetry month!  One of the librarians at my local library suggested it and I am grateful for her suggestion because it was a spellbinding poetry book unlike any that I have ever read … Continue reading

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This is Me and Where I am by Joanne Fitzgerald (177)

This is a great picture books for kids of all ages about their place in the world. Many kids wonder if they matter. This picture book will show them that they do indeed matter a LOT! Children are so inquisitive! … Continue reading

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Happy Parents, Happy Kids by Ann Douglas (173)

This is a wonderful book about how we should parent our children at all ages. Parents are there to show their kids how to be their best. However, this means that parents have to be their best themselves before they … Continue reading

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A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley (168)

This story is hilarious, serious and incisive. I loved the story because of its complexity and setting. Bradley is a master storyteller. This is a story about a sleuth Flavia de Luce. She is a clever eleven year old that … Continue reading

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