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By Naomi K. Lewis (Author)


Lewis’s memoir Tiny Lights for Travellers follows two threads: the story of her life and divorce, alternating with her Opa’s escape from Nazi-occupied Netherlands. The intergenerational trauma of the Holocaust is touched on as Lewis … [Click to Read More]

By Vivek Shraya (Author)


In Next Time There’s a Pandemic, the author reflects on her experiences during the 2020 lockdowns and the confusing, isolating months that followed. Shraya begins by commenting on how she believed 2020 was going to … [Click to Read More]

By Helen Waldstein Wilkes (Author)


Filled with photos and personal reflections, Letters from the Lost follows the author’s rediscovery of her family’s experience with the Holocaust through a box of letters and a photo album. This book has a dual … [Click to Read More]

By David Taras (Editor), Christopher Waddell (Editor)


How Canadians Communicate V: Sports is a collection of essays that provide a close look at the world of sports and what sports mean to Canadians. Topics range from finances to relationships with the media, … [Click to Read More]

By Theresa Kishkan (Author)


Despite the term “essays” in the title, Blue Portugal and Other Essays is anything but a traditional collection of essays. Investigating themes of family histories, the natural world, art, music, aging, and more, Kishkan’s voice … [Click to Read More]

By George Blondin (Author)


Yamoria the Lawmaker is a collection of stories that showcase Dene worldviews and moral teachings. The collection is presented by Elder Blondin and includes many stories from his own family experience and teachings; however, some … [Click to Read More]

By Ingelore Rothschild (Author), Darilyn Stahl Listort (Editor), Dennis Listort (Editor)

Curriculum Connections
Social Studies
English Language Arts

Much like other books in the Our Lives collection, The Wolves at My Shadow covers historical events from a personal perspective paired with historical material—in this case, photographs. This book presents the viewpoint of a … [Click to Read More]