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Writer Rob Wiersema's Picks

Canadian Fiction: Eleanor Catton - The Luminaries

International Fiction: The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt

Canadian Non-Fiction: The Massey Murder - Charlotte Gray

International Non-Fiction: Tune In:The Beatles All These Years Vol 1 - Mark Lewisohn

Quirky Pick (CDN): The Spectral Engine - Ray Fawkes

Phyllis Simon's (Kidsbooks) Picks


Alpha Block (Christopher Franceschelli)

Animal World With Northwest Coast Native Art (Ben Houstie, Bella Bella artist)
3-5 years

The  Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussy-cat (Julia Donaldson/Charlotte Voake)

Once Upon a Memory (Nina Laden/Renata Liwska)

The Man With the Violin (Kathy Stinson/Dusan Petricic)

Spark (Kallie George)

I'm a Frog (Mo Willems)

The Dagger Quick (Brian Eames)

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library (Chris Grabenstein)

The Children of Green Knowe and The River at Green Knowe (Lucy Boston)
Preteen and Teen

Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas (Jim Ottaviani/Maris Wicks)

Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer (Katie Alender)

The Eye of Minds (James Dashner)
The Family

Northwest Passage (Stan Rogers/Matt James)

Raven Brings the Light (Roy Henry Vickers/Robert Budd)

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