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Lisa Doucet

Lisa Doucet has 33 articles published.

Barkhouse tells the story of young lighthouse keeper Sara

in #82 Winter 2016/Reviews/Young Readers Reviews by

This lively tale provides a realistic depiction of both the loneliness and isolation that the lighthouse keepers faced.

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Rayner’s Black Water Rising tackles environmental activism

in #82 Winter 2016/Reviews/Young Readers Reviews by

The book highlights the fact that there are often no easy answers and no clear-cut heroes and villains.

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Abigail’s Wish Creates a Stirring Historical Portrait

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Gloria Ann Wesley highlights the Birchtown colonists’ daily struggles to make ends meet as well as the strong sense of community that Abigail’s family and her neighbours shared.

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Rebecca North’s Story of Fatherly Love

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This sweet and simple tale is a heartfelt celebration of the bond between a father and his young son.

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Mayann’s Train Ride tracks sweet nostalgia

in #80 Winter 2015/History/Reviews/Young Readers Reviews by
Mayann's Train Ride

When school lets out for the summer, Mayann eagerly prepares for her family’s trip to New York City.

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Thundermaker captures storytelling spirit, wisdom

in #80 Winter 2015/Reviews/Young Readers Reviews by
The Thundermaker

Based on Alan Syliboy’s multimedia exhibit, this book captures the storytelling spirit of the Mi’Kmaw people.

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Girl on the Run offers insights into boys’ characters

in #80 Winter 2015/Reviews/Young Readers Reviews by
Girl on the Run

Girl on the Run follows the misadventures of former runner Jesse as she navigates summer camp, awkward moments and heartache.

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