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By Ed Marsden Rasunah, Rasunah Marsden. 2000
This is the first anthology of the emerging genre of Indigenous creative non-fiction. The work gathered spans a wide range… of formats and style, from essay, biography, story, and prose to journalism, making it an important collection of Aboriginal literature that defies convention and established boundaries. 2000.
By Editor Sewell Marilyn. 1991
More than three hundred selections of poetry and prose by women authors, all addressing religion and spirituality. Sections such as… "Mothering", "Generations", "The Will toward the Good", and "Images of the Divine" include works by Alice Walker, Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, Anne Sexton, and others. 1991.
By Rick Book. 2003
Twenty-four stories re-examine Christmas Past, challenging, moving and encouraging the reader to discover toe true meaning of the holiday season.… One tale is of Father Jean de Brébeuf, who composed the Huron Carol to win over Native peoples in the 17th century. Another is about a lightkeeper's wife in Nova Scotia for whom the storms of Christmas Eve bring an inexplicable visitation. 2003.
By Jean Cocteau, Margaret Crosland. 1972
By Miriam Chaikin. 1985
By Eric A Kimmel. 1995
At the age of thirteen plus one day, a Jewish boy participates in the centuries-old bar mitzvah ceremony in which… he takes on adult responsibilities. Kimmel discusses the reasons for the observance, the year-long preparation, the actual ceremony, and changes that have taken place over the centuries. He also describes similarities and differences of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths. Junior high. 1995.
By Barbara Mitchell, W. O Mitchell, Ormond Mitchell. 1997
A collection of 31 pieces of Mitchell's writing which he often used in public readings. Some are from his novels,… such as "Who has seen the wind" and "The vanishing point," and others are new to this collection. Some strong language and some descriptions of violence. 1997.
By Morris Epstein. 1970
Follows the Jewish calendar through the year, describing both the fun-filled celebrations, such as Purim and Hanukkah, and the solemn… ones, such as Yom Kippur. Also describes customs and symbols. Grades 4-7 and older readers. 1970.
By Elizabeth Goudge. 1976
The popular author offers an anthology of poems and prose from the world's great literature dealing with the concept of… faith. A work of many moods, it includes excerpts from such writers as Shakespeare, Donne, C.S. Lewis, Tolstoy, Rilke, and the Bible. 1976.
By William J Bennett. 1996
A collection of poems and stories from the Bible, from great authors, and from folklore, which Bennett suggests can be… used for teaching parents, teachers, students, and children about specific virtues. Topics include faith, self-discipline, compassion, responsibility, friendship, work, courage, honesty, and loyalty. Bennett introduces each section. Bestseller.
By Will Ferguson. 2006
Seventy-one distinctly Canadian selections from fifty-four writers represent over a century's worth of accomplishments in humour. Includes pieces by Stephen… Leacock, Douglas Coupland, Robertson Davies, Miriam Toews, Thomas King, W.P. Kinsella, and Stuart McLean. Some descriptions of sex, violence and strong language. 2006.
By Mitch Albom, Edith Soonckindt. 2009
C'est la rencontre de trois personnes que tout aurait dû séparer. Un pasteur excentrique et incroyablement attachant qui a commis… des actes impardonnables et tente de se racheter ; un vieux rabbin, drôle et généreux, qui sait qu'il va mourir, et qui, avant, doit accomplir une dernière mission ; un brillant écrivain, rattrapé par son passé. Cette rencontre a changé la vie de ces trois hommes. Et leur histoire va changer la vôtre. Porté par la justesse d'écriture et d'émotion que l'on connaît à Mitch Albom, Le vieil homme qui m'a appris la vie est une réflexion sur la vie, la foi, la sagesse. C'est un message d'espoir et de tolérance qui fait du bien et nous rappelle que le bonheur est à la portée de tous. -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: Have a little faith.
By Sandra Martin, Frances Hanna. 1994
A collection of stories told, or retold, by Canadian authors. Includes everything from old-time children's favourites to science fiction, and… authors such as L.M. Montgomery, Margaret Atwood, Sheila Burnford, Dennis Lee, and Janet Lunn. Grades 3-6. 1994.
By John Metcalf, Claire Wilkshire. 2003
Includes interviews with and commentaries from eight Canadian writers. Listen in to Terry Griggs on where stories come from, Michael… Winter on writing Newfoundland, and K.D. Miller on being 'an actor who writes'. Also features short stories by these authors. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2003.
By Jonathan Sacks. 1995
Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks addresses some of today's major themes, the fragmentation of our common culture, the breakdown of family… and community life, the lack of moral direction, and the waning of religious belief. He asks how we can construct a humane social order which honours human dignity and difference, one in which we can be both true to ourselves and a blessing to others.
By Rick Bowers, Jon C Stott, Raymond E Jones. 1993
Presents the steps performed in a traditional Passover Seder, plus stories, songs, poetry, and pictures that celebrate the historical significance… of this holiday to Jews all over the world. Grades 3-6 and older readers. 2004.
By Margaret Atwood, Robert Weaver. 1995
A collection of 47 short stories by Canadian authors. Contributors include established writers like Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Timothy Findley,… and Mavis Gallant, as well as the new generation of writers like Rohinton Mistry and Caroline Adderson.
By Norman Manea, Velibor Colic, Bessa Myftiu. 2009
By Collectif. 2003
Dix poètes de dix pays différents (Liban, France, Italie, Israël, Portugal, etc.) adressent à la jeunesse une lettre et un… poème sur le thème de l'espoir et sur le rôle de la poésie dans notre monde. Pour les lecteurs d'école secondaire. 2003.