Monday, September 7, 2020

My Favourite Books

A first reading list - sharing my favourites 

Over the past four decades, I have fallen in love with dozens of books. Honing that list down is almost impossible yet I will try to lay out a list for any who are interested. 

This first grouping (...there will be others):

Primary: Guess who my favourite person is - by Byrd Baylor  (Indigenous - my We Learn from the Sun

Intermediate: The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service - illustrations by Ted Harrison (Indigenous - my I am Raven)

Middle School: The Last Apprentice by Joseph Delaney (...and my Voices from the Wild

High School/Adult reader: The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant (Indigenous - Ragged Company by Richard Wagamese) 

Educators/Parents: I learn to read and write the way I learn to walk and talk by Marlene Barron (Indigenous focus - The Mishomis Book  by Edward Benton-Banai)

Seasonal winners: Hallowe'en - Ghost Eye Tree by Bill Martin Junior

                              Christmas - Children of Christmas by Cynthia  Rylant

                              Christmas - The Legend of Holly Claus by Brittney Ryan