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Nearing The End

Last weekend’s fair was another success. We always enjoy being part of the West Coast Christmas Show in Abbotsford’s Tradex building.

Our new pilot friend Justin was doing test at the Abbotsford airport which is literally AT the Tradex building. 170 more words

Savannah Grace

Miles Franklin Literary Award Winner 2014



   All the birds singing.    Evie Wyld.

Elanora book club discussed this book at this months meeting and there were  very wide and differing opinions.  Almost as wide and varied as the bookcovers! 574 more words

Book Reviews

Back to homebrewing

Here’s a sentence you won’t read all that often – my wife made me brew a batch of beer on Saturday.

It’s a true story. Oh, okay, it wasn’t like she was cracking the whip and demanding I do it. 462 more words


Ancient Guardians Book 1 at the Miami International Book Fair!

Unfortunately, I am unable to attend this exciting and honorable event; however many of our award winning authors are taking pictures of the books on display for those of us who weren’t able to attend, … 52 more words

Brown Girl Dreaming Wins 2014 National Book Award

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson has been awarded the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. In poetic verse, Woodson describes her childhood during the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s. 30 more words

Award Winner

Song and Dance Man

Bibliographic information : Ackerman, K (1989). The Song and Dance Man. New York: Roaring Brook Press.

Short Annotation: This 1989 Caldecott Medal winner is a delightful story about a grandpa who shares his “good ole days” memories of being a Song and Dance Man with his grandchildren. 187 more words

Deborah White

Because of Winn-Dixie

Bibliography: DiCamillo, K. (2000). Because of Winn-Dixie. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press.

Annotation: Opal is a new girl in town and she’s going to the market to buy some groceries. 197 more words