Friday, September 20

CANADIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE SELECTION


Grandma and the Pirates by Phoebe Gilman
Join Grandma, Melissa and Oliver for a rollicking adventure as they take to the high seas with three hungry, savage pirates.

The Nutmeg Princess   by Richardo Keens-Douglas

A very richly illustrated story about Canadian-West Indian culture.  The pictures have to be seen to be believed.

Mama do you love me? by Barbara M. Joosse
A mother reassurance of her love for her child, told in the traditional way about how the Inuit lived a long time ago.  An informative glossary is at the end.

The Girl Who Hated Books by Manjusha Pawagi
Meena, whose name means ‘fish’ in Sanskrit hates to read, but after falling off a pile of books she makes an enlightened discovery and books and reading.

Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room  by Itah Sadu 
Christopher is a great kid, but as told by his family and friends, his room is disgusting!  Only after his goldfish plot against him does he decide to clean up his bedroom.