Category Archives: Nature

Paddling the Grand River by Jamie Kent (179)

Renowned for its recreational paddling opportunities, water quality, cultural heritage and fishing, the Grand River offers paddling trips for both novice and experienced paddlers. This guide follows the Grand from Belwood Lake just upriver of Fergus, past Kitchener-Waterloo through Cambridge, … Continue reading

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110 Nature Hot Sots in Ontario by Chris Earley and Tracy C. Read (176)

Here is my last read before the official start of summer. And this one is so picturesque.  This time it is a travel book of sorts.  Although it offers so much more that we can grasp onto to. I will definitely … Continue reading

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Waterfalls in Ontario by Mark Harris and George Fischer (160)

Waterfalls are special places. Few features of the natural landscape can command our view like a falling stream of frothing, bubbling water. Long prized by tourists, artists, and nature buff, the sight of a waterfall is irresistible to even those … Continue reading

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The Last Tree Ingrid Chabbert (154)

This is a wonderful picture book for kids about nature and how trees are sometimes replaced by high-rise buildings.  It is a book that will make the younger reader think and ponder the importance of nature and trees in our … Continue reading

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You are the Earth by David Suzuki (145)

This is another wonderful book by David Suzuki!  It is a book that will help kids know their world so that they can help make it better. Nature has a remarkable ability to heal itself, given half a chance. For … Continue reading

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The Perfection of the Morning by Sharon Butala (114)

This is a memoir-type book about her journey from a career in academe to the West with her new husband. She obviously made a lot of sacrifices. But I am sure there are still things that she misses about her … Continue reading

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River in a Dry Land by Trevor Herriot (111)

This is the second book I read by Trevor Herriot.  I just love his writing, and this book didn’t disappoint either. Although it isn’t my favorite book written by him, this is my personal opinion of course, I really loved … Continue reading

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