Tuesday, January 22, 2013 |
Island Morning is hosting their very own battle of the books. Residents from across Prince Edward Island are championing their favourite Canada Reads 2013 contender. They will make their pitch on CBC Radio, then listeners can vote for their favourite.
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
Team Native Council of PEI is championing Indian Horse. They share some personal connections to the novel.
The Age of Hope by David Bergen
The team behind The Age of Hope by David Bergen may be small in numbers but certainly not short on enthusiasm. The CBC's own Sarah Keaveny-Vos will be championing the book from Prairies and North.
Away by Jane Urquhart
Team Surveyors from Holland College are championing Away by Jane Urquhart. The team consists of administrators Sara Underwood and Barb MacLeod,and student Sara Zampa. Hear what they have to say about Away in the audio player below.
Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan
A group of UPEI students is championing a classic tale of the clash between the French and English in Hugh MacLennan's novel Two Solitudes. They say it stands the test of time more than 60 years after it was originally published.