40 Books Everyone Should Read, by J.L. Slipak, Part Five

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PISIM FINDS HER MISKANOW, by William Dumas, Illustrated by Leonard Paul, Highwater Press

In 1993, the remains of a young woman were discovered at Nagami Bay, South Indian Lake, Manitoba. Out of that important archeological discovery came this unique story about a week in the life of Pisim, a young Cree woman, who lived in the Mid 1600s. In the story, created by renowned storyteller William Dumas, Pisim … Continue reading PISIM FINDS HER MISKANOW, by William Dumas, Illustrated by Leonard Paul, Highwater Press

JEAN VANIER MADE FOR HAPPINESS, Discovering the Meaning of Life with Aristotle, Introduction by Ian Brown, House of Anansi

In Made for Happiness, Jean Vanier examines the basis for modern moral philosophy and its role in our lives today. Having discovered through his work with the intellectually disabled the degree to which our society is divided, and our values misplaced, Vanier invites us to read with fresh eyes theories of happiness written 2,400 years … Continue reading JEAN VANIER MADE FOR HAPPINESS, Discovering the Meaning of Life with Aristotle, Introduction by Ian Brown, House of Anansi