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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


Babies/Toddlers

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)
 
7-9

Spark (Kallie George)

I'm a Frog (Mo Willems)
 
9-11

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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