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Comments for the Canadian Book Challenge #4

The Canadian Book Challenge #4: 07/01/10

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Last year Vasilly at 1330v got me involved in the Canada Book Challenge. Although I barely squeaked in with the minimum 13 books by June 30th, I loved participating. I am eager to jump into the fourth year of the challenge. I have a small stack of stragglers I had meant to read for the 2009-10 challenge but didn't get to. I will get them read for this year's challenge.

The Canadian Books Challenge is especially dear to me this year because I have a Canadian niece who will be celebrating her first birthday in a few weeks.

Canadian books I Reviewed for the 2009 Challenge

  1. Fairy Glade and Other Enchanting Stories by Dawn Beaumont-Lane
  2. Grey Seas Under by Farley Mowat
  3. Skim by Mariko Tamaki
  4. The Wild Wood by Charles de Lint
  5. Monsters! Draw Your Own Mutants, Freaks & Creeps by Jay Stephens
  6. Wolf Willow by Wallace Stegner
  7. Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
  8. The Sunless Countries by Karl Schroeder
  9. Sun of Suns by Karl Schroeder
  10. Muse and Reverie by Charles de Lint
  11. The Mystery of Grace by Charles de Lint
  12. My One Hundred Adventures by Polly Horvath
  13. Little (Grrl) Lost by Charles de Lint

2010-11 List of Completed Books:

  1. The Octonauts and the Great Ghost Reef by Meomi
  2. Queen of Candesce by Karl Schroeder
  3. Finding Marco by Kenneth C. Cancellara
  4. The Klondike Cat by Julie Lawson
  5. The Big Rock Candy Mountain by Wallace Stegner
  6. The Octonauts and the Frown Fish by Meomi
  7. Northward to the Moon by Polly Horvath
  8. Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox
  9. Jellaby: Monster in the City by Kean Soo
  10. Bannock, Beans and Black Tea by John Gallant and Seth
  11. The Octonauts and the Only Lonely Monster by Meomi
  12. Brain Camp by Susan Kim
  13. The Octonauts and the Sea of Shade by Meomi
  14. Mercury by Hope Larson

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Comment #1: Thursday, July, 1, 2010 at 23:15:21


Glad to hear you enjoyed this challenge! I've read a ton of books this year but I have no idea which ones were from Canadian authors, so I failed this challenge! ;-) There's always next time!

Which book from this challenge was your favorite?

Comment #2: Friday, July 2, 2010 at 10:55:31


I have gotten compulsive about Googling authors to find out where they are from. I have a stack of books to read for this year's challenge.

Comment #3: Saturday, July, 3, 2010 at 20:16:00

John Mutford

I can't wait to see which books you'll pick this time around. Good luck!

Comment #4: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 15:36:01


I have a picture book by Julie Lawson, another Karl Schroeder novel, and one more book by Wallace Stegner. I don't know what the others will be yet.

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