Category Archives: Author from Vancouver

The Clothesline Swing by Ahmad Danny Ramadan (1)

This is a beautiful, cultural story which gives a rare insight into the world of gay men and women which have to remain hidden in the middle east. It is a novel that will make you think and reflect. It … Continue reading

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Trudy Rock’s Story by Trudy Spiller (199)

This is an engaging kids story about how to accept negative emotions. Many parents unconsciously convey that being angry or sad isn’t right. That we must be bold and unexpressive. We should hide our emotions and put on a brave … Continue reading

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British Columbia by Vivien Bowers (197)

This is definitely a place I always wanted to visit. I hope to take a train right across Canada from east to west one of these days soon. British Columbia has the oldest and biggest trees. Some are over 1,000 … Continue reading

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On the Internet: Our First Talk about Online Safety by Dr. Jillian Roberts (196)

This is an important book for kids about the internet. Finally, parents have a resource available so that they could talk about the perils of the internet with their kids. How GREAT is that! The problem with the internet is … Continue reading

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On the News By Dr. Jillian Roberts (195)

This is another book by Dr. Jillian Roberts.  This one is about human and natural tragedies. There are so many ways we all can help kids to understand tragedies. This book offers quite a few tips for parents and children … Continue reading

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On the Playground by Jillian Roberts (194)

This is another wonderful book from Dr. Roberts, a child psychologist about the behavior of kids.  I will be reviewing a few of her books because I believe that they are so important. Kids can be so mean. they tease … Continue reading

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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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