Abu Bakr al Rabeeah is a high school student. After three years of living in Canada, he enjoys his life here but also dreams of a future where he can return to help rebuilt Iraq and Syria.
This week in news that isn't about that open letter, we recommend books for food lovers this Culinary Arts Month, gab about our July #ALUbookclub pick, share new poetry from Kevin Spenst, marvel at some nerdy engineering, and more.
In this edition of Read This, Then That, we see war-torn worlds through the eyes of a child. Comparing Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah's Homes and Endre Farkas's Never, Again we bear witness to the shared stories of violence, danger and religious persecution as children from different countries ... Read more
This week we cheered for this year's Canada Reads finalists, worked up an appetite for food-covered books, rounded up books for Black History Month, and much more.
Happy 2019! We're back at it with new reading resolutions, stories from a busker-turned-author, poetry from #haikuaday creator, and more.
Sharon Bala's The Boat People, a novel inspired by the 500 Sri Lankan refugees held in detention in Canada, was heavy on the awards-radar this year for good reason. Today Publisher Kelsey Attard of Freehand Books shares the parallels between Bala's novel and the newly published ... Read more
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