An open letter to the Minister...
Click below for the PDF version of this letter. On the right you will find the French version.
Recommended Read of the Week
Now in your library you can borrow eBooks thanks to Overdrive, the only thing that you need is your library card!
For the next few weeks, we will post our recommended read of the week. Click on the link below to get a sample of the recommended book, and if you like the book you can go to your library’s website and borrow the book!!!
This week we recommend Away by Jane Urquhart.
“An epic family saga spread across multiple decades and countries, Away details the history of an Irish family in Canada. Esther O'Malley Robertson is the last occupant of her family's homestead in Ontario, where she is being forced out by an encroaching limestone quarry. Esther relates the 140-year history that brought her family from the inhospitable shores of Ireland during the potato famine to the challenging realities of the Canadian Shield. Shot through with Irish mythology, Away also vividly depicts the 19th-century pioneer life in settlements in Ontario at the time of Canadian Confederation.”
CBC books http://www.cbc.ca/books/2014/07/away.html,
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