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CCBC features Community Soup and Nix Minus One

November 28th, 2013

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has compiled a list of great children’s books for the 2013 holiday season. They include two books published by Pajama Press. Community Soup by Alma Fullerton Kioni loves her goats but they can be big trouble! On soup day, when all the other children are gathering vegetables from the community […]

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Canadian Children’s Book News recommends A Good Trade

January 25th, 2013

“Every morning at dawn, Kato leaves his Ugandan village to begin his challenging barefoot hike to fetch water. Carrying two jerry cans, the boy traverses through grass, down hills, and past cattle in fields guarded by soldiers. When he reaches the village well, he fills the cans with a day’s supply of water. After splashing […]

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Best Books for Kids and Teens

July 16th, 2012

When I was a kid I loved libraries and bookstores.  I could walk in, find the shelves of juvenile fiction, and pull off a dozen books I wanted to read. Just like that.  It’s harder these days. I don’t know if it’s my age, or the literary snobbiness I contracted during my undergraduate studies, or […]

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