All posts tagged "#bookwormmomcom"

  • The Lazy Days of Summer

    With half of summer break still ahead there is lots of time for your reluctant (or enthusiastic!) reader to discover some great summer reads. Although hot new titles have immediate appeal, older books can be just as...

    • Posted July 22, 2019
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  • Should I Share My Ice Cream?

    Nothing says summer like ice cream! But Gerald struggles with sharing his ice cream with his best friend Piggie. Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series is a great collection of pre- and early-school reads that promote emotional...

    • Posted June 19, 2019
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  • On the Edge by Lesley Strutt

    Do you really have the courage to change your life? That’s what fourteen-year-old Emma has to decide when she finds out her mother is not dead as she’s been told her whole life, just missing. Finding her...

    • Posted June 10, 2019
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  • The Winnowing by Vikki Vansickle

    What if all you trusted was a lie? Marivic couldn’t wait to be winnowed; she read the Barton Guide from cover to cover anticipating the day. But The Barton Center for Adolescent Health wasn’t exactly what Marivic...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen

    What happens to the survivors? When Jesse commits a horrific crime, surviving is what his younger brother Henry has to figure out. Using a journal to help sort through the aftermath, Henry’s wit and humour make the...

    • Posted May 20, 2019
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  • Skating Over Thin Ice by Jean Mills

    How do you break free from your destiny? Music has been part of Imogene’s life as long as she can remember – as a child prodigy playing in a famous trio with her father and grandfather, the...

    • Posted May 12, 2019
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  • Mothers’ Day Faves

    With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, I thought I would share some of my favourite read-aloud books about mothers and their babies. The classic Love You Forever by Robert Munsch shows how a mother’s love never...

    • Posted May 8, 2019
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  • It’s a Book by Lane Smith

    Yesterday was International Day of the Book, so it felt fitting to highlight It’s a Book by Lane Smith. A conversation between a reader and a ‘screener’ illustrates how books pull us into new worlds without electricity,...

    • Posted April 24, 2019
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