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The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72 by Molly Peacock. McClelland & Stewart 2010. The eighteenth century was an amazing time. It saw the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and of the American Revolution. It was … Continue reading
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation by Elizabeth Letts. Ballantine Books 2011. Harry de Leyer first laid eyes on Snowman at a horse auction in February of 1956. Harry gave riding lessons at The Knox School, … Continue reading
One Bird’s Choice by Iain Reid. House of Anansi Press 2010. I picked up One Bird’s Choice after seeing it listed on the Canada Reads 2012 Top 40 Longlist. This year’s theme is ‘True Stories’. Follow this link to see … Continue reading