Kit Pearson: a little magic in Victoria

posted by Celia Brogan Kit Pearson has authored a number of popular novels for young and adolescent readers. Three of these are specifically set in BC and are great ways to help readers see the stories around them. Awake and Dreaming is set primarily in Victoria and includes Pearson’s trademark element of magical realism.  The […]

Listening to where we live

Posted by Celia Brogan Listening to the sounds in our local environment is a great way to enter into a study of place. Today’s BC text is Sara Leach‘s Sounds of the Ferry. This picture book was nominated for the 2012/13 Chocolate Lily Book award. As the name implies, the narrative is full of onomatopoetic […]

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