Canada is a big country—lots to see and do—don’t know where to start? ‘The Great Canadian Bucket List: One-of a- Kind Travel Experiences’ by Robin Esrock will give you some terrific tips on how to go about your journey of discovery. It’s time to make your list—this book will introduce you to some famous Canadian features as well as many little-known attractions covering everything from the outdoors and food to culture and history, so pack your bag and get ready to head out!
‘Balancing Two Worlds: Jean Baptiste Assiginack and the Odawa Nation, 1768-1866’ by Cecil King is the story of the Anishinabek people as they experienced contact with the foreigners who came to this continent. This is an extremely detailed and credible view of a most remarkable man who was significant and important within his culture and his time.
‘The Orphan Master’s Son’ by Adam Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize and rightfully so. This is an authentic depiction of a part of the world (North Korea) where life teeters between flashes of brutality and friendship interwoven with covert instances of radiant humanity and heartfelt emotion. This book is a tribute to the strength of human inspiration and exquisite storytelling. Pak Jun Do’s journey becomes your journey in this haunting story.
‘The Lake of Dreams’ by Kim Edwards is a dynamic family drama—a tale of a love forsaken and then reclaimed. Edwards is a powerful writer who uses words to create believable and memorable characters and settings. This is a well-written, stimulating read—a good book!
Teen Picks: ‘Greater Than Angels’ by Carol Matas and ‘Inhuman’ by Kat Falls.
DVD Pick: ‘Oz, the Great and Powerful’ starring James Franco – the mystery of the mysterious wizard of the land of Oz-solved–good family movie!
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