1993

Household Hints (1993)

This booklet is divided into sections on the kitchen; laundry and cleaning; the bathroom; beauty tips; medical hints; auto tips; and useful things to keep in the house. The author includes tips for choosing produce and stocking up on cleaning supplies.

The booklet is not designated as being at a particular reading level. It is clearly written but the vocabulary is not easy and, in some instances, can be challenging.

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2010-05-21

Circus! (1993)

This short story written by Joan Cawley and Ruth Diamond delves into the lives of two girls who just got out of training school for joining the Belman circus. It tells their story, about the people they meet and the lives of circus performers all set in different areas of Europe. It provides details about all aspects of circus life and has creative hand drawn images. It is appropriate for adult readers and is written in clear language.

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2009-08-26

Sarina and the Lost Book (1993)

This short book, divided into nine chapters, is written in simple language and is aimed at adult new readers at Level 3.

It tells the story of Sarina, who used plants and roots to treat illnesses. Sarina is also able to talk to animals. In the past, Sarina used her skills to cure the Queen. Now, the King has given Sarina a new challenge: to help his son, the Prince, become a better person.

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2009-08-19

Snap The Dragon (1993)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers at Reading level 2. Each section contains a list of new words that the learner should find in the dictionary. The publication is a joint project of the following Laubach Literacy of Canada-Quebec Councils: Chateauguay, Gaspésie, Laurentian, Quebec City, RECLAIM, South Shore, St. Francis, Western Quebec, and Yamaska.

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2009-08-12

Christmas Week (1993)

This narrative by Sheelah Demetre of the Western Quebec Literacy Council tells the story of Emma who just before Christmas feels like her world is falling apart. Family and personal issues are mounting and what is contained in the media is presenting an increasingly negative picture. Will Emma find the strength to cope?

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2009-06-12

Reading, But Not Reading Well (1993)

Reading Skills at Level 3

This is a report from the Survey of Literacy Skills Used in Daily Activities.

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2005-01-26

Women's Studies: Women's Lives (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 2

In this article presents a summary of research undertaken by the author as part of her M.A. thesis. She was interested in knowing about the growth of Women's Studies Programs. Through her research, she hoped to establish the following: If women's studies is new knowledge, how is it affecting the women students within the program's? Is this new knowledge making an impact in terms of the re-definition of their roles in society?

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2004-09-09

Women with Disabilities: The Revolving Door of Training (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1993 - Vol. 10, No. 3/4

In this article, the author discusses the reasons for high underemployment and unemployment rates among women with disabilities.

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2004-09-09

Tools not Rules: Challenging Traditional Power Dynamics as Assault Prevention (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre. It is prevention which defines the work of this Centre–unique prevention programs are offered there for many groups who are particularly vulnerable: women, children, elderly people, and those with intellectual or physical disabilities.

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2004-09-09

What We Want (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

The author wrote this article to inform or educate her non-aboriginal colleagues of the dreadful conditions aboriginal women are forced to live in, both on and off-reserve, even in today's modern world. She shares what aboriginal women want for themselves and their families, which is not different than what the rest of the women in mainstream society want.

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