Scholastic Books

I grew up in a small town in Quebec. There were no English books in the library then, and there likely aren’t any now. The one bookstore in town did not stock English books so that the only way I ever received a book was from my relatives in Ontario, or from Scholastic Books. Last…

Making: A Beautiful Periodical

There is nothing more exciting than getting mail! It is even better if the mail is a beautiful periodical – an example of masterful bookmaking. That is exactly what Making is. Making is published seasonally and contains “projects for knitters and makers”. As a knitter, I find that each issue contains very doable projects. I…

Book Cures for Anxiety

In the last month since school started, I’ve asked the youth that I see in my practice which books they’d recommend reading to combat anxiety. They gave me such an interesting list that I thought I’d pass it along, instead of my usual weekly book review. To begin with, I was surprised at how many…

Book Review – Belong

Belong: Find Your People, Create Community & Live a More Connected Life Is the best book for anyone trying to become part of a community or who wants to start their own community. In these times of activism, it is especially good to find a book that is a guide to getting involved and living…