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CBC Canada Reads at OPL

14/03/2019

The CBC’s Canada Reads has become a hit with readers nationwide, and in libraries too!!  The debate over the five titles by Canadian authors happens on CBC Radio One at 11 am for four days, on March 25-26-27-28.  The theme this year is One Book to Move You, and the five defenders bring their diverse perspectives to the battle.  Each day, one title is eliminated.  Which title will win as the book that Canada Reads?

The contenders and their chosen books are:

 

Ottawa Public Library branches are hosting listening parties!! Join us during the contest at 11 am at the branches below to share the excitement as the battle intensifies and contenders are eliminated!  Come and vote for the winning title, and enter the contest for a chance to win a set of this year’s Canada Reads books!  

Ottawa Public Library has copies of the Canada Reads 2019 books in multiple formats. Some are available as express ebooks from CloudLibrary.  Click here for instructions about using CloudLibrary

 

Beaverbrook branch Listening Party details

Main branch Listening Party details

Sunnyside branch Listening Party details

Manotick branch Listening Party details

Stittsville branch Listening Party details

 

 

Canada Reads 2019 by Alison_OPL

This year's theme: One Book to Move You.

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    Brother

    By Chariandy, David
    "David Chariandy's Brother takes us inside the lives of the mixed heritage sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Rooted in Chariandy's own experience growing up as a person of colour in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, the novel is a beautiful meditation on discrimination, agency, grief and the power of human relationships." - CBC Books
  • Image: Brother

    Brother

    By Chariandy, David
    "David Chariandy's Brother takes us inside the lives of the mixed heritage sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Rooted in Chariandy's own experience growing up as a person of colour in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, the novel is a beautiful meditation on discrimination, agency, grief and the power of human relationships." - CBC Books
  • Image: Brother

    Brother

    By Chariandy, David
    EXPRESS E-BOOK (HOLDS NOT ALLOWED) _______________________________________________________________________________________________ "David Chariandy's Brother takes us inside the lives of the mixed heritage sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Rooted in Chariandy's own experience growing up as a person of colour in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, the novel is a beautiful meditation on discrimination, agency, grief and the power of human relationships." - CBC Books
  • Image: Brother

    Brother

    By Chariandy, David
    Talking books for print disabled customers. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ "David Chariandy's Brother takes us inside the lives of the mixed heritage sons of Trinidadian immigrants. Rooted in Chariandy's own experience growing up as a person of colour in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, the novel is a beautiful meditation on discrimination, agency, grief and the power of human relationships." - CBC Books
  • Image: By Chance Alone

    By Chance Alone

    A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
    By Eisen, Max
    "When Max Eisen was 15 years old, he and his family were taken from their home to Auschwitz, where Eisen worked as a slave labourer. He survived the Holocaust and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Eisen has toured the world, educating people about the horrors he survived during the Second World War. He has recorded his memories in the deeply moving memoir By Chance Alone." - CBC Books
  • Image: By Chance Alone

    By Chance Alone

    A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
    By Eisen, Max
    "When Max Eisen was 15 years old, he and his family were taken from their home to Auschwitz, where Eisen worked as a slave labourer. He survived the Holocaust and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Eisen has toured the world, educating people about the horrors he survived during the Second World War. He has recorded his memories in the deeply moving memoir By Chance Alone." - CBC Books
  • Image: By Chance Alone

    By Chance Alone

    A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz
    By Eisen, Max
    EXPRESS E-BOOK (HOLDS NOT ALLOWED) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ "When Max Eisen was 15 years old, he and his family were taken from their home to Auschwitz, where Eisen worked as a slave labourer. He survived the Holocaust and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Eisen has toured the world, educating people about the horrors he survived during the Second World War. He has recorded his memories in the deeply moving memoir By Chance Alone." - CBC Books
  • Image: Homes

    Homes

    A Refugee Story
    By al Rabeeah, Abu Bakr
    "Homes is a memoir of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah's childhood in Iraq and Syria. Just before civil war broke out, the al Rabeeah family left Iraq for safety in Homs, Syria. Al Rabeeah was 10 years old when the violence began in his new home. He remembers attacks on his mosque and school, car bombings and firebombs. Now a high school student in Edmonton, Alta., al Rabeeah shares his story with writer Winnie Yeung in hopes it will bring greater understanding of Syria." - CBC Books
  • Image: Homes

    Homes

    A Refugee Story
    By al Rabeeah, Abu Bakr
    "Homes is a memoir of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah's childhood in Iraq and Syria. Just before civil war broke out, the al Rabeeah family left Iraq for safety in Homs, Syria. Al Rabeeah was 10 years old when the violence began in his new home. He remembers attacks on his mosque and school, car bombings and firebombs. Now a high school student in Edmonton, Alta., al Rabeeah shares his story with writer Winnie Yeung in hopes it will bring greater understanding of Syria." - CBC Books
  • Image: Homes

    Homes

    A Refugee Story
    By al Rabeeah, Abu Bakr
    EXPRESS E-BOOK (HOLDS NOT ALLOWED) ______________________________________________________________________________________________ "Homes is a memoir of Abu Bakr al Rabeeah's childhood in Iraq and Syria. Just before civil war broke out, the al Rabeeah family left Iraq for safety in Homs, Syria. Al Rabeeah was 10 years old when the violence began in his new home. He remembers attacks on his mosque and school, car bombings and firebombs. Now a high school student in Edmonton, Alta., al Rabeeah shares his story with writer Winnie Yeung in hopes it will bring greater understanding of Syria." - CBC Books

Comments

Je déplore que la bibliothèque n'ait organisé aucune session en français. Pourriez-vous corriger la situation dans vos futures interventions.