Tag Archives: CBC’s 100 Books That Make You Proud to be Canadian

63. The Cellist of Sarajevo (Steven Galloway)

In 1984, when I was in grade 6, my class followed the Sarajevo Winter Olympic games.  I remember watching the events and preparing a scrapbook of clippings complete with a laminated cover.  My creative cover sported the olympic rings which … Continue reading

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52. Indian Horse (Richard Wagamese)

“Books had been my safe place all the time I’d been in the school and they still represented security, and whatever corner I huddled in to read was a safe one to me” After finishing The Medicine Walk by Richard … Continue reading

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47. The Amazing Absorbing Boy (Rabindranath Maharaja)

As I slowly read my way through the CBC’s list of 100 Books that Make You Proud to Be Canadian, I chose to borrow The Amazing Absorbing Boy from the library.  This novel is a coming of age novel, telling … Continue reading

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