Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Name: Lucy Maud Montgomery
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Regional daily joins push to boost bedtime stories

Classic children’s books are being serialised by a West Country daily as part of a bid to improve child literacy on its patch.The Citizen in Gloucester has launched a campaign with Usborne Publishing to encourage parents and grandparents to read to their ... [Published Hold The Front Page - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

'She has Anne's spunk'

You are what you read.Cadie Miller, a seven-year-old Barrie girl, may have been the youngest contestant in the annual Cran-Anne Look-Alike contest at the Bala Cranberry Festival on Saturday, but she emerged the winner."She just blew away all the other ... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Maritime voyage: Halifax to Prince Edward Island

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – The Ocean, our overnight VIA Rail train from Montreal, pulls into Halifax, a charming, hilly city that recalls British rule at the Citadel, where visitors can watch costumed soldiers fire off canons over the harbor.I find modern ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

What's On: Walking around Toronto haunts

There are walks in the city this weekend that highlight its spooky surroundings, and others that delve into a literary past. There's that and more to do this holiday weekend:Oct 10 to Nov 1 Various LocationsThere are two walks of offer. One that gives ... [Published CBC - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating All Things Anne on Prince Edward Island

You can’t visit Prince Edward Island without seeing Anne of Green Gables, whether it’s her image emblazoned on a bottle of raspberry cordial, the long-running production * Anne of Green Gables: The Musical * or the legend built up around “Green Gables”—or, ... [Published WestJets up! Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Granny was the original avid reader of the family

My grandmother could outread your grandmother.Well, maybe not.But not many of our grandmothers would have put together a 53-book strong list of works read in 1916.Elizabeth (Lysbeth) Henrietta Crerar, of Perth County, did just that at 17. Her 1916 literary ... [Published London Free Press - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Do better tomorrow

Mistakes happen. It’s a fact of life. Sometimes they’re little mistakes: The chicken cooked too long and now it’s dry. Sometimes they’re huge mistakes that make us want to crawl back under the covers and stay there until a week or two has passed.In an ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Alan Bowker: The shock of peace in 1918

At the break of dawn on Nov. 11, 1918, in the Belgian city of Mons, Corporal Will Bird, a Nova Scotian in the 42nd Black Watch, prepares for another day of bloody fighting against German machine gunners. The Canadians of the 3rd Division have dragged ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 02 2014]

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Regional daily joins push to boost bedtime stories [Published Hold The Front Page - Oct 23 2014]
'She has Anne's spunk' [Published Innisfil Examiner - Oct 20 2014]
Maritime voyage: Halifax to Prince Edward Island [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 18 2014]
What's On: Walking around Toronto haunts [Published CBC - Oct 10 2014]
Celebrating All Things Anne on Prince Edward Is... [Published WestJets up! Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Granny was the original avid reader of the family [Published London Free Press - Sep 22 2014]
Do better tomorrow [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Sep 15 2014]
Alan Bowker: The shock of peace in 1918 [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 02 2014]
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At the break of dawn on Nov. 11, 1918, in the Belgian city of Mons, Corporal Will Bird, a Nova Scotian in the 42nd Black Watch, prepares for another day of bloody fighting against German machine gunners. The Canadians of the 3rd Division have dragged ...
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