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105 Authors and counting...

We want to thank everyone for recommending books by Canadian and Indigenous authors of diverse backgrounds. We currently have 105 authors, including 17 playwrights… 417 more words

Itsuka by Joy Kogawa

Kogawa, Joy
Toronto, Ont. : Viking, 1992.

DAISY audio format narrated by Sandra Scott. CELA library call number DA12414.
ISBN 0140169881.
288 pages in the paper edition; 8 hrs., 45 mins. 328 more words

Book Review

This One Summer

This One Summer

written by Mariko Tamaki

illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

Age: 13+

Interests: graphic novels, adolescence, friendship, family, summer vacation, depression, sex, teenage behaviour, sexism, feminism 374 more words


The Short Story and my love affair with famed Canadian author Alice Munro

I vividly remember my first look into the literary world of Alice Munro. I was in my first year of university at Brescia College in London, Ontario and my thoughtful professor had enough foresight to include The Lives of Girls and Women on the syllabus. 745 more words


Introducing Lawrence Hill

In his own words:

“I had a fabulous Grade 1 teacher named Mrs. Rowe. She told us stories every day. I longed to get to school to be sure I didn’t miss any of her stories. 401 more words

Introducing JJ Lee

In his own words:

“Writing can uncover mysteries, present forks in roads, can take a writer to places they never thought they would travel, it can draw upon a writer’s empathy in unexpected ways. 273 more words

Student Voices

It’s March Break! We thought we’d share some student opinions about our project to bring more authors of diversity and Canadian content into the grade 12 English classroom. 601 more words