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Book of the Month for December - Swimming Studies

If, like us, you’re still immensely impressed by the performance of Canadian athletes at the summer Olympics in Rio, particularly Penny Oleksiak’s performance, then you will find Leanne Shapton’s… 783 more words

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Alice, I Think

Alice, I Think

by Susan Juby

Age: 12

Interests: family, teen drama, small town life, fashion, career choices, coming of age, how lame adults can be 701 more words

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LITFEST ALBERTA 2016

Jane Harris will be at LitFest Alberta October 15, moderating and in conversation with Teva Harrison, author of In-Between Days, a memoir about living with Cancer. 142 more words

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Jane Harris will be at LitFest October 15, moderating and in conversation with Teva Harrison, author of In-Between Days, a memoir about living with Cancer. 142 more words

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Book Analysis: Expression and Identity in Ann-Marie MacDonald's Fall On Your Knees

Today I reworked an old essay and remembered how much I love writing analytical pieces. It’s challenging and feels really creative. There is something thrilling about trying to organize and then communicate the workings of something that really gets you into the heart of whatever you’re writing about. 2,718 more words

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How Many Have You Read?

CBC Books has just come up with a list of 100 Canadian novels they feel you should read. Take the simple quiz to see how many you’ve already read, and then add the rest to your TBR pile right away. 47 more words

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Book of the Month for June - Louis Riel

If someone tells you that history (particularly Canadian history) is dry, then hand them a copy of Chester Brown’s biographical comic Louis Riel. To put it simply, Brown brings Canadian history to life in his comic, a format that succeeds in creating an engaging reading experience for learning about Canada’s sordid past. 664 more words

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