Category Archives: Author from Vancouver

On Our Street by Dr. Jillian Roberts (165)

This is a picture book for kids about poverty. It is by Dr. Jillian Roberts, a psychologist who has been working with children for over twenty years as a school teacher. It can be very hard to talk to kids … Continue reading

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Why do Families Change by Dr. Jillian Roberts (162)

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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What Makes us Unique by Dr. Jillian Roberts (161)

This is a wonderful book by Dr. Jillian Roberts and it is illustrated by Cindy Revell. This is an important picture book about cultural diversity. This is a topic that is quite important given all the refugees that are coming … Continue reading

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Prince Pot y Tanya Lloyd Kyi (154)

This is a story about our time, given the abundance and ubiquity of marijuana. It seems that everyone is starting to get into the action of producing it. But what if a teen gets caught not really feeling like he … Continue reading

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Bloom by Elsa Schiaparelli (123)

I have read books by this author before. All her books are vibrant and inspiring, and this one is no exception. This picture book also has a few important lessons contained in it. I will discuss them below in turn. … Continue reading

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Raven’s Feast by Kung Jaadee (Roberta Kennedy) (117)

This is a most unique picture book. It’s about loving ourselves and accepting ourselves. These are great themes for kids of all ages, especially given our fragmented culture who keeps telling us that there is something wrong with us. This … Continue reading

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The Orange Shirt Story by Phyllis Webstad (116)

This is a very touching and sad story. It’s a story that will be read and re-read by kids of all ages because of the powerful message contained therein. The story is about Phyllis. She has to go off to … Continue reading

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