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Bread, Wine & Angels

By Anna Zurzolo

Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book, Runner-Up. The story of a girl in a remote village of southern Italy, considered a “barrel of wine” to be sold off quickly, lest she turn to vinegar. “. . . a novel that describes the real lives of a vanished world with ... Read more

In the Freedom of Dreams

By Michael A. Miller
Introduction by Kathlee Lundy

In the Freedom of Dreams: The Story of Nelson Mandela explores the vivid world of Rolihlahla Nelson Madiba Mandela's childhood in the village of Qunu. It takes us to the rough and tumble world of Johannesburg in the years before World War II, the harshness of the Robben Island ... Read more

Rosie's Dream Cape

By Zelda Freedman
Illustrated by Silvana Bevilacqua

Based on a true story, this charming juvenile novel tells of how eleven-year-old Rosie and her grandmother Bubba Sarah arrive in Toronto from Russia after fleeing one of the purges that carried away Rosie's mother, a famous Russian dancer. To help make ends meet, Rosie works ... Read more