|August 14, 2013||Posted by Alison Jenkins under Health, Non-fiction, Young Adult|
A collection of frank and descriptive accounts that honestly look into teens’ struggles with anxiety disorders.
|July 13, 2013||Posted by Alison Jenkins under Adventure, Biography, Canadian, Non-fiction|
A collection of true stories of survival and tragedy in Eastern Canada’s fishing ports.
|July 13, 2013||Posted by Darlene Tobin under Action, Animals, Non-fiction|
Takes you on a journey of discovery in and around your garden; an awesome learning resource for children and adults alike!
|May 27, 2013||Posted by Andrea Scott under Health, Memoir, Non-fiction|
A memoir that provides a very raw and honest look at a young mother who is struggling with alcoholism.
|May 27, 2013||Posted by Betty Gelean under Food, History, Non-fiction|
This is education at its best; fun, exciting and a pleasure to read. Exciting and educational, heartily recommended!
|March 26, 2013||Posted by Christa McGrath under Crime, History, Medicine, Mystery, Non-fiction|
Do you have an inquiring mind? Or, perhaps, a curious nature? “Bones Never Lie” is a book of true crime stories of long-dead historical victims whose demise may be considered a mysterious one.
|February 18, 2013||Posted by Christa McGrath under Animals, Canadian, Non-fiction|
Over 50 true stories from the world over. A wonderful tribute to this charismatic dog.
|June 20, 2011||Posted by Cheryl Wartman under Canadian, Non-fiction|
In September 1991, Sherrie Davidson began undertaking the Heirloom Quilt Survey on Prince Edward Island. She wished to document quilt making in PEI from the 1700s to the 1970s
|December 14, 2010||Posted by Bev Gerg under Canadian, Non-fiction, Young Adult|
Jane Drake and Ann Love have created a comprehensive “how to” guide to empower teens to make a change. . . . Steps are offered in bullet form and each chapter begins with an example. In my opinion, it is these examples that are the key to this book.
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much—The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett
|December 3, 2010||Posted by Betty Gelean under Mystery, Non-fiction|
Allison Hoover Bartlett has written a remarkable piece on this true story of the “World of Literary Obsession.” The research is deep and personal; the reader becomes involved in the research through her words. This is her story almost as much as John Gilkey’s, the book thief she is writing about.
|December 3, 2010||Posted by Joshua Biggley under Biography, Non-fiction|
I knew Dahl only as a beloved children’s writer, somewhat like his most infamous character, Mr. Willy Wonka—rough around the edges, but only to protect a tender heart. Storyteller did little to dissuade that view, revealing the humanity of Dahl’s life, from progenitors to progeny, while doing little to refute the perception of Dahl as an intentionally controversial character.