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Educator Review: Gifted to Learn

Author and educator Gloria Mehlmann engages her readers by journeying with them through three separate but interconnected narratives in her memoir Gifted to Learn.

Jasper’s Story: Saving Moon Bears

Jasper was rescued from cruelty at the hands of “bear farmers” who kept him in a small cage for 15 years while they harvested his bile for Chinese herbal medicine.

F is for French

F is for French gives young readers a fun and educational foray into the history, sights, and sounds of Quebec

The Arrival

The story of immigration is one so universal that it transcends language. Shaun Tan understands this in his unique graphic novel, The Arrival, a full story of a man who leaves ...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is the original, classic text written by Jane Austen, but which a slight ghastly twist. It is certain to entice even those who never really ...

Off the Grid

This text looks at the ecological and cultural problems associated with modern energy usage. The author looks at comprehensive ways to have a beautiful house but use much, ...

The Thief Lord

The Thief Lord tells the tale of Prosper and Bo, two orphaned brothers who have run away from their aunt and uncle. When their mother was still alive, she often spoke of ...

Lighthouses of Atlantic Canada

Canada's east coast has several hundred lighthouses, and this beautiful text, Lighthouses, features nearly 250 of them.