Category Archives: Author from Vancouver

Big Blue Forever by Anita Miettunen (92)

This is a story about the largest blue whale skeleton. It is wondrous in its nature and scope.  The photographs throughout the book bring the educative aspect of the book to mind for young and older readers alike. In 1987, … Continue reading

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Wild One by Jane Whittingham (91)

This is a children’s book with a very important message: you can be courageous and brave! Can you stretch like a cat or hang like a bat? This little one can do those things and so much more as she … Continue reading

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March Forth by Trevor Greene and Debbie Greene (84)

This is a book that is so sad and honest that it will make you recoil at the unfairness of Trevor Greene’s life.  However, upon completing the book, you will be more inspired than saddened by his story.  It is … Continue reading

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Canadian Trees by Colleayn O. Mastin (80)

This book for kids is about all the trees in Canada. It doesn’t include all trees but the ones that the author is representative of Canada. The book discusses the Aspen that is in every part of Canada.  It is … Continue reading

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The Wayfinders by Wade Davis (71)

This is a book about why ancient wisdom matters in the modern world. It is a book with an important message. The book is based on one of the CBC Massey Lecture series. I love these series usually! Many of … Continue reading

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The Ghost Orchard by Helen Humphreys (70)

This is a fascinating journey into the secret history of an iconic food: the apple! This is a unique book with a unique topic.  It is so wonderful to read a book that is so fresh in topic and approach. … Continue reading

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Wherever I Find Myself: Stories of Immigrant Women by Miriam Matejova (67)

When I was in my library about a month ago, this title struck me.  I just loved it because it is a slogan for all women at one or more points in their lives. And as I started reading this … Continue reading

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