Category Archives: Cultural Diversity

Newfoundland: Journey into a lost nation by Michael Crummey and Greg Locke (62)

This is another book by Michael Crummey!  I decided to go on a Crummey binge….LOL.  I just love his writing.  It is so melodic and it could pass for music lyrics. This book is no different. It is about Newfoundland–a … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian Bucket List by Robin Esrock (57)

This book is a treasure throve of ideas of where you should try to visit before you can’t.  Every reader will be able to create their own bucket list right after reading this book.  I surely did! There are so … Continue reading

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Montreal by Alan Hustak and Johanne Norchet (53)

This is a wonderful collector’s book about Montreal! I was born in Montreal, and there is so much that I didn’t know about this wonderful city. I learned so much about the city. But I also learned how Montreal looked … Continue reading

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The Promise of Canada by Charlotte Gray (43)

This is a great book about 150 years of people and ideas that shaped our country. It is an educational book that can be read and re-read for many years to come. On Canada’s 150th celebrations comes a richly rewarding … Continue reading

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Miss Confederation: The Diary of Mercy Anne Coles by Christopher Moore (42)

Canada’s journey to confederation kicked off with a bang–or rather, a circus, a  civil war, a small fortune’s worth of champagne, and a lot of making love–in the old-fashioned sense. This book offers a rare look back, through a woman’s … Continue reading

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Read, Listen, Tell: Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island (37)

This book brings together an extraordinary range of indigenous stories from across Turtle Island (North America). From short fiction to as-told-to-narratives, from illustrated stories to personal essays, these stories celebrate the strength of heritage and the liveliness of innovation. Ranging … 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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