Category Archives: Educational book

My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas (228)

This is an endearing book for kids that is informative and inspiring. And it is just in time for our 150th Birthday! This is a book that all readers, even adults, will learn a lot about the different provinces in … Continue reading

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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era By Daniel J. Levitin (217)

This book is a must-read for all of us, given the ubiquity of information and the seeming difficulty to verify all the information on the internet and web. We are living in a post-truth era. The media have a bias … Continue reading

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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A spiritual fable about fulfilling your dreams and reaching your destiny by Robin Sharma (190)

This is a book for our time and about our time. Many of us, professional and non-professional, alike are caught in a rut of our own making. Busyness and noise has taken over our lives. We want more and more … Continue reading

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I am Not a Number Written by Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer (175)

This book is for the March challenge of the Book Mine Reading Club. This is a wonderful book for kids with a very poignant message. It will also teach kids a bit about the Ojibway/Anishinaabe ancestry and nation and Indigenous … Continue reading

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Embers: One Ojibway’s Meditations by Richard Wagamese (174)

This is one of the best Canadian books I have read in 2017-17 for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. It is a book that will help you to reflect, pause and enjoy every moment of every day. For Richard Wagamese, … Continue reading

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Death in the Family by John Chipman (167)

This is a very sad book about infant death in Ontario. It is really sad to read that pediatric pathologists are so much to blame for them. In the Mid-1990s, the Chief Coroner’s Office in Ontario decided that death investigation … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: You’re in Trouble by Caroline Adderson (164)

This is a wonderfully cute junior fiction story. There are three books in this series and I am going to be reviewing all three of them. They were precious finds at my local library. Just when I wasn’t looking, there … Continue reading

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