Posts Tagged ‘remembrance’

Books to Remember World War I

July 28th, 2014

One hundred years ago today, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, launching the Great War that we know today as World War I. Pajama Press is honoured to work with authors and illustrators who create books about this war for new generations, passing on memories of the past so that it need never be repeated. Dance […]

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A Bear in War Book Trailer

May 17th, 2013

A Bear in War was released in the United States this month in time for Memorial Day. This true story of young Aileen Rogers’ teddy bear, who watched World War I from the pocket of her father’s uniform, captured hearts across Canada when it was first published in 2008, but the book’s original publisher closed […]

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A Bear in War “Highly Recommended”—Resource Links

November 7th, 2012

In this book Teddy, a stuffed teddy bear, tells his story from the time he is taken home to a farm in Quebec by his owner ten-year-old Aileen Rogers, through being sent to France in a care package sent to her father, Lawrence Browning Rogers, as he was fighting in the First World War, and […]

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Canadian Children’s Booknews Summer 2012

August 14th, 2012

The summer edition of Canadian Children’s Booknews is here, and two Pajama Press books have made exciting appearances inside. First, this issue announces the finalists for the 2012 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards, and True Blue by Deborah Ellis is in the running for the John Spray Mystery Award. Here’s what the magazine says about […]

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