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Parent’s Pick: Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys

By Michael Reist Dundurn Press It’s hard for parents to raise emotionally healthy boys. For generations, boys have learned to hide strong emotions. Today, what masculinity really means is undergoing a dramatic redefinition and parents are scrambling to keep up. Reist is an educator with 30 years experience, and author of the best seller Raising […]

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Frankenstink

By Ron Lightburn Tundra Books Ages 6–8 A book teaching children how and why they should recycle and help clean up the earth can easily be overly-earnest, preachy and pedantic. Lightburn, however, makes the topic fun and delightfully silly. With a glow-in-the-dark cover and colourful, high-energy, comic-style art (also by Lightburn), Frankenstink manages to convey valuable […]

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Jacob’s Landing

By Daphne Greer Nimbus Publishing Ages 10–12 Greer has followed up the success of her earlier work Maxed Out with another well crafted young-adult novel. In Jacob’s Landing, 12-year-old Jacob Mosher leaves Ontario after the death of his father to spend the summer with his decidedly odd grandparents in rural Nova Scotia. Setting the story in […]

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