Category Archives: Nonfiction

Adrift at Sea by Marsha Forchuk Skrypunch (12)

This is a picture book about a Vietnamese boy’s story of survival. It is a picture book like no other that I have read. It is meant to show children what refugees go through to come to a new home … Continue reading

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Heal Your Drained Brain by Dr. Mike Dow (2)

This is a book about how to relieve anxiety, combat insomnia, and balance your brain in just 14 days!  It is a book that will change your life. I just love books like this because given our quick-paced world that … Continue reading

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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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Shrewd by Elizabeth Renzetti (159)

This is a wry and closely observed look at the lives of women and girls. It is an honest and brave examination of our lives. It is a book that will make you laugh and cry, depending on where you … 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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