Children of My Heart

Children of My Heart

Book - 1990
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Set in the prairies in the 1930s, and rich with the author's own memories of her time there as a young woman, this is a powerful story of an impressionable and passionate young teacher and the pupils, from impoverished immigrant families, whose lives she touches. Children of My Heart bears unforgettable testimony to the healing power love exerts on the wounds of loneliness and poverty.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, [1990], c1979
ISBN: 9780771075988
0771075987
9780771078385
0771078382
Characteristics: 171 p
Alternative Title: Ces enfants de ma vie

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ownedbydoxies
Apr 04, 2014

Beautiful, lyrical. Lovely read.

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Hoot
Apr 21, 2013

What a wonderful book. I really enjoyed the way the author tells the stories of herelf as a young teacher and the inspiring students she works with.

klints Dec 21, 2012

I really enjoyed this book. I recommend.

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markd
Feb 04, 2012

I grabbed this off the Library shelf -it sounded like a good story. I was pleasantly surprised! Gabrielle Roy is a wonderful writer - I found this book hard to put down. Set on the Candian Prairies in the 1930s and told from the perspective of a schoolteacher - it was lovely. It's under 200 pages - not overly long. I will be reading more books by Gabrielle Roy.

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