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Transphobia: Deal With It, by j. wallace skelton (2017)

This is a new release from James Lorimer Books, the latest in the “Deal With It” series which tackles discrimination issues in colourful, illustrated books aimed primarily at middle school readers. 254 more words


The Great Outdoors: A User's Guide, by Brendan Leonard (2017)

This is the perfect introduction to all things outdoorsy for that person on your list (or yourself) who wants to “get out more” but has no clue how to go about doing it. 540 more words


Welcome to the Farm: How-to Wisdom from the Elliott Homestead, by Shaye Elliott (2017)

This isn’t the first book on homesteading I’ve reviewed, but it’s certainly one of the best. Shaye Elliott began sharing her farmgirl dream in 2010 via a blog, and has created a compilation that is beautifully illustrated with full-colour photos and hand-drawn art. 466 more words


Duck, Death and the Tulip

How do you explain death to a child? Or to any one, for that matter? It changes meaning from when we read it in a book, watch it in a movie, to when we hear of it from people we know, see it in the family. 482 more words


Below the Floor - First Printing

Yeah! Finally!!

Today I received the last package containing the first hardcover printing of my illustrated fantasy children`s book Below the Floor (or: “Das Dorf unter dem Fußboden”, as I will… 352 more words

Below The Floor

Strange Fruit: Billie Holliday and the Power of a Protest Song, by Gary Golio (2017)

My undergraduate degree is in history. That’s big, so my focus was on the modernist “movement” which swept across Europe and then North America, roughly 1880-1939, impacting everything from politics to literature and art. 338 more words


Gramma Mouse Tells a Story

One day, in their beautiful garden, as all the little mice squeak their requests, Gramma Mouse starts telling the story of her younger days and her adventurous spirit. 301 more words

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