Entries by Rebecca Shulba

Childhood Regained by Jodie Renner

We have a new anthology of short stories in the library just in time for planning for the 2017/18 school year! According to Jodie Renner’s website, “CHILDHOOD REGAINED – Stories of Hope for Asian Child Workers, SCHOOL EDITION is a perfect ready-made resource for your unit on world issues and global awareness. The package has all you’ll […]

February Scholastic Orders

The deadline for Scholastic orders from February AND March flyers (when they come out) is Friday, February 24. Here are some links and suggestions for the February flyer : Grade 6 & 7 Story of the My Life Biography Pack : 5 biographies for $10 !  Here are four of them: Grade 4 & 5 […]

Canadian History Through Comic-Style Books

Here’s a new spin on Canadian history!  These defining moments in Canadian history are explored through comic-book style illustrations and story.  I LOVE these books for their engaging spin on specific events in our history and as described in this review, “Although the format of these books lends itself toward high interest-low vocabulary students, the […]

Righting Canada’s Wrongs : new series of books in the library

NEW to our library, the Righting Canada’s Wrongs series is a new hardcover book series that focuses on discrimination and justice in Canadian history.  Titles include Residential Schools, The Japanese Internment, and The Chinese Head Tax.  These books are based on events in Canadian history where governments “have acknowledged and apologized for racist actions and […]