Category Archives: Early Reader

She Dared: True Stories of Heroines, Scoundrels, and Renegades by Ed Butts (59)

History has often overlooked women.  Browse through any encyclopedia and it is obvious that the biographical sketches are overwhelmingly the stories of men.  It is as though women, with a few outstanding exceptions, have had relatively little to contribute in … Continue reading

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Canada’s First Nations and Cultural Genocide by Robert Z. Cohen (24)

I wanted to read a few books about Indigenous people.  I got interested in this whole topic while attending a few conferences and workshops about the Indigenous people here in my area.  There is so much that I didn’t know. … Continue reading

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On the Road Again by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel (6)

This is a wonderful early reader for kids of all ages. It is hilarious and it will also make the average child think a bit–which is a great combination! Charlie and his family are on the road again–this time to … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: Not in Love by Caroline Adderson (172)

This is the last book in the Jasper John Dooley Series.  I loved reading all of these books. It was a great day of reading! Jasper and Ori are not only best friends, neighbours and fellow knights; they’re reading buddies … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: Left Behind by Caroline Adderson (171)

Here is my review of the second book in the Jasper John Dooley series. This book is just as fun and interesting as the first one. Jasper loves his Wednesday visits with Nan. She has an elevator to ride up … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week by Caroline Adderson (170)

I am continuing of my reading of Caroline Adderson’s books. What a treat!  She is such a great writer! This series of books that I am reading consists of 3 books. This is the first book in the series. At … Continue reading

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Troubles with Bubbles by Frank B. Edwards and John Bianchi (163)

This is a wonderfully funny picture book for kids about bubbles. It will keep children smiling and laughing. The illustrations are hilarious. These delightfully simple stories offer very young readers the opportunity to read a book all by themselves. By … Continue reading

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