Kingston author highlights the struggles of Dutch immigrants in the 1950s

*This article was originally published on Kingstonist. Thank you to author Gesina Laird-Buchanan for providing this book free of charge to facilitate this article.* Anneke – The Immigrants follows the Verbeek family as they emigrate from post-war Holland to Canada. Anneke, the youngest daughter of the Dutch family at 10 years old, is convinced they […]

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‘Focus. Click. Wind.’ explores political unrest through the eyes of a teenage photographer

*This article was originally published on Kingstonist.* Amanda West Lewis’ new Young Adult novel, set in Toronto in the late 1960s, asks hard questions about political engagement, trust in governments and police, and the human cost of war, according to Groundwood Books, which provided Focus. Click. Wind. to me, through Kingstonist, free of charge, to allow […]

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