Yearly Archives: 2011

7 Generations Connects Past and Present

7 Generations series is an ambitious and fearless undertaking according to Girl to the Rescue, a literary blog that reviews mostly young adult literature, children’s books, graphic novels, and fantasy. In this blog, the writer points out that the splicing of the past with the present is the most effective part of the series, where […]

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Commemorating The Life of Helen Betty Osborne

Honouring Life The Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation commemoration event will be held on November 13, 2011 at the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, The Pas, Manitoba. Please download the schedule of events by clicking here.

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Local Illustrator Attending ComicCon 2011

Find P&M Press Illustrator Scott B. Henderson in the Artist Alley The Comic Con Artist Alley displays works of talented local, national, and international artists, illustrators, writers, and creative people. Scott B. Henderson will be showcasing his work for P&M Press including the 7 Generations series and the upcoming Sugar Falls. You will find Scott […]

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A Rich Source of Practical Ideas

A Book Review for The Art of Inquiry: Questioning Strategies for K–6 Classrooms review by Mary Moroska The latest edition of the Canadian Teacher Magazine features a book review by Mary Moroska. In her review of the The Art of Inquiry, Mary points out the authors, Nancy Lee Cecil and Jeanne Pfeifer, show us how […]

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A Valuable Edition to Your Collection of Resources

Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach Book Review review by Amanda Parker Amanda writes that Readers Theatre: A Secondary Approach is an excellent resource that is quick to read and easy to implement in middle or high school classrooms. This resource assists teachers in facilitating learning, as students will guide themselves and each other through improving […]

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Manitoba Teachers 40th Annual SAGE Conference

Please join our authors at the 40th Annual SAGE Conference (formerly SAG) on Oct. 21, 2011. For thoughtful, engaging, and informative sessions: find 7 Generations author David Alexander Robertson at MSLA find Manitowapow editor Niigaawewidom James Sinclair at CAEM find Teaching Art author Rhian Brynjolson at CAYC find Clarity in the Classroom editor James Gray […]

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The Importance of The Life of Helen Betty Osborne

Be a part of the Manitoba Reads live recording Saturday September 24 at THIN AIR The Winnipeg International Writers Festival, McNally Robinson Booksellers and CBC Manitoba Scene are proud to announce the four finalists of the first-ever Manitoba Reads contest. Based on the popular Canada Reads model, voters narrowed a field of 16 books written […]

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P&M Press Authors to speak at BCTELA

Leyton Schnellert and Faye Brownlie at BCTELA BC Teachers of English Language Arts, a BCTF Provincial Specialist Association, is hosting their annual conference October 20-22, 2011. The theme, Teachers and Students Leading Literate Lives, is designed for teachers working at all grade levels. Sessions will focus on engaging ways to teach language arts, Aboriginal literature […]

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Opening Night at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival

Join David Alexander Robertson at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival In September each year, Winnipeg welcomes writers from Canada and around the world for a week of readings, lectures, interviews, conversations, book launches, and other events. Opening Night presents commissioned work by five of Manitoba’s finest writers who have make a mark on the local […]

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The Life of Helen Betty Osborne, A Finalist

Manitoba Reads selects The Life of Helen Betty Osborne as a finalist The votes are in, the selections have been made, and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, McNally Robinson Booksellers and CBC Manitoba Scene are proud to announce the four finalists of the first-ever Manitoba Reads contest. P&M Press is pleased that Manitoba Reads panelist […]

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