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A Foray In the World of Canadian Literature

I know that this isn’t the type of posting I traditionally make but seeing as my absenteeism seems to have struck a question with my followers, I wanted to share a bit of insight on my goings-on over the last year and a bit, so here goes… 762 more words


Books by indigenous authors for your list


If you need a break during the holidays, CBC Aboriginal has got you covered.

It’s been a stellar year for indigenous authors, who have offered up everything from recollections of culture shock to graphic novels that challenge stereotypes. 548 more words


CBC announces Canada Reads list

Globe and Mail

Books by revered novelists including Lawrence Hill, Michael Crummey and Kate Pullinger are among those on the long list for CBC’s 2016 “Canada Reads” competition. 263 more words


Winnipeg Free Press Review

Alberta author shatters homelessness misconceptions

Jane Harris, Alberta author, journalist, writing instructor and presenter, seems like an unlikely candidate for homelessness, but she’s twice come very close to being in that situation. 668 more words

Coyote's New Suit by Thomas King and Illustrated by Johnny Wales

King, T., & Wales, J. (Illustrator). (2004). Coyote’s New Suit. Toronto, Ontario: Key Porter Books Limited.

 To Use or Not to Use:
A great read-aloud book and/or addition to your classroom library. 958 more words

Bc Curriculum

Book Review: Oriented by Gordon C. Harris

I was tempted to review the book in the same style in which it is written… I pick up the book expecting not to finish. “Just read a chapter or two;” I have been told, and the publisher places no onus or expectation on me to write a review. 418 more words


Books Reflecting Life

Whoa, it was trippy reading a book about a Canadian federal election at the same time as one was  actually happening!  What a crazily accurate reflection on all-too-current events. 267 more words