Category Archives: Nonfiction

L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … Continue reading

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Wild Berries by Julie Flett (15)

This is a wonderfully whimsical picture book for kids that will attract both the younger child and the older as well. Who doesn’t love blueberries?  Most of us love the taste of them and we love to hold them. But … Continue reading

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A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett (13)

This is a memoir written by a Canadian who fled to other places of the world from her rural Canada because she was curious about the world. The memoir retraces Amanda’s footsteps as she travels trough imperiled and dangerous countries … Continue reading

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Planning for Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell (11)

Climate change and an evolving non-renewable energy sector threaten the future viability and sustainability of communities across the country. While rural communities have a special place in the national fabric, they often lack the resources to tackle these important and … Continue reading

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Where Will I live? By Rosemary McCarney (229)

Every child and adult needs a home. Children need somewhere safe where they can be happy, eat their meals with their family, play with their toys, and go to sleep at night without being afraid that their parents or friends … Continue reading

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Smarter, Faster, Better (227)

Smarter, Faster, Better is an important book for everyone who is interested in what it takes to be the most productive person that we can be in all areas of life. Motivation is a popular topic in the literature currently. … Continue reading

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The Book That Made Me: A collection of 32 Personal Stories By Judith Ridge (226)

This is a book like no other that I ever read. It is a treasure-throve of tidbits from writers and what made them who they are today. For many writers, it is what they read when they were young that … Continue reading

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