It’s only a flesh wound!: Knights Templar Historical Fiction (12th Century) for Teens

Non nobis, Domine, non nobis, sed Nomini tuo de gloriam! (Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name give glory!) the motto of the Knights Templar. If the Knights Templar is a subject that has fascinated you or you enjoy a good medieval historical fiction novel, then this is a great…
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Meet the Author: Mary B. Lucas

When John Bichelmeyer passed away in 2004, his daughter Mary Lucas started writing down the lessons she had learned from her father. Originally intended as a way to share her father’s advice with family and friends, interest was so great that Lucas sought out a publisher. She took some time to tell us a little…
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A Week to Remember: Julia Child

Julia Child was born on August 15, 1912. For forty years, Child was one of America’s most beloved chefs, bringing French cuisine to America through her cookbooks and television shows. Child grew up in Pasadena, in a prominent and well-connected family; her grandfather had been lieutenant governor of Massachusetts. She spent her high school years…
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Sustainable Fashion: How to be Chic and Green on Our Fragile Planet

Summer is here, it's a chance to mindfully pause and consider the environment and the impact humanity and we personally have on our planet. Toronto Public Library is honouring this with "Our Fragile Planet" displays in branches, many free programs and booklists of recommended readings. Ask yourself, does the search for fashionable clothing make us…
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