Son of a Trickster is a dark night for the Canadian soul

Feb/24 By

Eden Robinson’s Giller-nominated novel about an Indigenous teenager is not an easy read. It’s not supposed to be. Nonetheless, this darkly fascinating coming-of-age story is essential reading for Canadians now. Jared, a 16-year-old

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The Awakened Family brings a yogic mindset to family life

Feb/17 By

Shefali Tsabary’s book brings an attitude of mindfulness the world of parenting. The author, a psychologist, asks adults to look inward to stop controlling their kids and start controlling themselves.

Wonder is full of family feels

Feb/10 By

R.J. Palacio’s popular novel tells the story of a kid with facial differences who finds acceptance at school by being a good friend. It’s also an exercise in emotional intelligence.