Tag: The Hunger Games

Why books are better than the movies made from them

My 11-year-old daughter Alice and I, during a before-school stop in a coffee shop this morning, were discussing books that have been made into movies: specifically The Hunger Games, which won several People’s Choice Awards last night. “Why are the books always so much better than the movies?” asked Alice. A question for the ages. …

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Song of the Sword recommended in Saskatoon Star-Phoenix

Song of the Sword got a nice mention in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix today. In a feature called “Read aloud for holiday wonders,” Beverley Brenna writes: Favourite books for the holidays can be divided into two categories: older titles that withstand the test of time, and contemporary reads that more closely reflect today’s reading audience. Literacy …

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