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I Want To See My Papa Helps Children Process Grief

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The following reading-extension activities were inspired by I Want To See My Papa

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Christopher Meuse Writes to Build Self-Esteem in Young Readers

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It brings me great joy to know that my book brought a positive light into [a young person’s] life.

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Fitzpatrick’s Hannah Smart takes to the high seas

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Hannah is a funny, slightly goofball heroine with good intentions who has a talent for doing and saying the wrong thing. Her endearing clumsiness will keep readers laughing and cheering her on.

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Barkhouse tells the story of young lighthouse keeper Sara

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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

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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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Nicodemo is Busting Reading Barriers

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All children need to read characters they can relate to, and that reflect a variety of perspectives and experiences.

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