Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Iraqi children

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A friend of mine who runs an art exchange project for Iraqi and American children forwarded a website with photos of how the war is affecting the kids over there. It's www.zonaeuropa.com/20040504_1.htm

It sickens me that we humans don't seem to get any smarter about this.

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Deborah Ellis is the acclaimed author of over 18 books and the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Vicky Metcalfe Award for a body of work, the Governor General’s Award, the Africana Book Award, the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Honour, and the Red Cedar Award. She has traveled the world to meet with and hear the stories of children marginalized by war, illness, and poverty, and has recorded their stories for others to read and learn from.

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