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February 12, 2015

Freedom to Read Week, February 22-28, 2015 Entry #11: New Brunswick author Chuck Bowie on the importance of making time for what you love. Infants and toddlers have all the time in the world to read. Sadly, they cannot reap ...


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February 11, 2015

Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #10: author/editor Claude Lalumière on zombies, wise students, and judgmental parents. I occasionally get invited by teachers to ...


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Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #10: author/editor Claude Lalumière on zombies, wise students, and judgmental parents. I occasionally get invited by teachers to meet their students. Even more interesting to me is that I’ve been asked to do ...


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February 10, 2015

Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #9: bestselling author Terry Fallis on the inescapable absence of books in some people’s lives. Freedom to ...


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Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #9: bestselling author Terry Fallis on the inescapable absence of books in some people’s lives. Freedom to Read Week is about more than intellectual freedom The last week in February is Freedom ...


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February 9, 2015

Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #8: author Barry Webster on Bible stories, censorship, and the dangers of being “almost banned.” Timothy Findley’s ...


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Published on February 09, 2015 06:12 • 1 view

Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 22-28, 2015 Entry #8: author Barry Webster on Bible stories, censorship, and the dangers of being “almost banned.” Timothy Findley’s Not Wanted on the Voyage is frequently challenged by Canadian school boards. Parents have tried ...


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February 8, 2015

Freedom to Read Week, February 22-28, 2015 Entry #7: author/editor Jen Hale writes of teenage rebellion, balls of paper, and Rob Lowe. Confession time: when I was 14, I was deeply in love with Rob Lowe. Yes, long before he ...


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Published on February 08, 2015 07:16 • 6 views

February 6, 2015

Freedom to Read Week: February 22-28, 2015. Entry #6: fantasy author Kathleen Peacock on being uncomfortable with the ideas of others. And condoms! Neat, pre-packaged lies. We’re sitting around the table—my friend Jayden, her husband John, and me. It’s late. I’m ...


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February 5, 2015

Freedom to Read Week: February 22-28, 2015. Freedom to Read, Entry #5: author Chris Benjamin on Canada, free speech, and how bad it’s getting. Those Charlie Hebdo guys were racist jerks. Their supposed satire was facile. They weren’t targeting the powerful ...


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Published on February 05, 2015 07:17 • 5 views