Emaline has a happy, normal life until a tragedy changes everything. Even though Emaline has had her life turned upside down, her unlikely friendship with Angus teaches her that there is always beauty in the world and that love can take many forms. Canadian author Pamela Porter crafts a beautiful story of friendship, overcoming adversity,… Continue reading The Crazy Man
Sometimes it’s hard to tell what a poet is ACTUALLY trying to say with their poems. Scholastic has made interpretting poetry a little easier with their Graphic Poetry series. The poems This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928 by Margaret Atwood are beautifully illustrated to help readers make more connections while reading these classic… Continue reading Graphic Poetry – This is a Photograph of Me/Girl and Horse, 1928
Robert has dreams far bigger than the sleepy town of Horshoe , Saskatchewan, and he finds adventure in his books. But Robert’s life becomes the adventure he longs for when his little brother mysteriously disappears. The story gets even creepier when a new stranger comes to town, and his parents have all but forgotten his… Continue reading Small Town Suspense: Dust
Is there anything more satisfying that breaking into a brand new box of crayons? The smell, the bright colours, the untapped potential! But what about when those crayons inevitably break? Hazel Hutchins and Dusan Petricic have crafted an entertaining story about a little boy, his broken crayons, and what you can do with persistence and… Continue reading Crayons, Crayons, Crayons! – Snap!
Have you ever wondered what dinosaurs would be used for if they were still around? Canadian author and illustrator duo Linda Bailey and Colin Jack have created a whimsical book addressing that very question! “Say there, Reader… do you happen to have a dinosaur just lying around your living room? Eating you out of house… Continue reading Multi-Purpose Dinos: If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur