Tag Archives: Canada

In Season and Beyond

November 1 . . . Is it too late now for a great Halloween-based book?  Similarly, once this November’s national Native American Heritage Month is over, will it seem out-of-step to read about our country’s first peoples?  And just how … Continue reading

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Life’s Soundtracks

Which song could be the soundtrack of your life today?  This question is posed to the 8th grade characters in Operatic (2019), a wonderful new graphic novel combining music history and biography with smart insights into the complex tween and … Continue reading

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O Canada! Super People and Super Heroes

Last month in Montreal, I had the pleasure of dining with three talented illustrator/authors, all members of the SCWBI’s (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’) Eastern Canada Chapter: Julie Prescesky, Julien Chung, and  Emilie Pepin. Chatting with these super people, … Continue reading

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Resolutions: A New Year for New Superheroes

New Year’s resolutions—many of us make them, but fewer manage to keep them!  It’s not surprising, then, that comics fans and media outlets   have poked fun at this tradition itself or at current events by imagining the New Year’s resolutions of … Continue reading

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