Category Archives: Kids Books

Everything Grows!

by Shanna Bernier Everything grows and grows Babies do Animals too Everything grows Everything grows and grows Sisters do Brothers too Everything grows A blade of grass, fingers and toes Hair on my head, a red, red rose Everything grows, … Continue reading

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The princess problem

By Shanna Bernier I have two young daughters. My husband and I are raising them to be strong, independent, critical thinking people. We have always encouraged them to have varied interests and to test the conventional assignment of toys and … Continue reading

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Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow 

By Shanna Bernier I have spent most of my adult life working with children and youth. I am a parent to two young girls. I have heard folks say many times, with the best of intentions, that youth are tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2018

Pippy Longstocking, Meg Murry, Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, Princess Elizabeth, Anne Shirley, Nancy Drew, Rosie Revere… Today I write my Good Read’s column in honour of International Women’s Day. During my brainstorming for this, I asked my friends and family … Continue reading

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Loving Mo Willems

By Shanna Bernier Happy New Year to all our devoted readers! I  am not really one for New Year’s resolutions and it is hard to imagine changing any element of my life when it feels too cold to go out … Continue reading

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