Tag: history

White Is a Colour: Confessions & Questions of a White Canadian Mennonite

paintbrushes dipped in a rainbow of colours on a white plate

A heart-searching, thought-provoking look at race and the prejudices that arise because of colour.

10 Historical Fiction Reads for Children

A book list of clean, quality historical fiction reads for middle-school-aged children.

Our Sense of Time and Place

In my last year of teaching, I knew it was my last year of teaching, at least for a time. I didn’t know it in a calculated reasonable way. I didn’t know that I knew, but with that ever elusive sixth sense, I knew,…

These Chains

“You have got to be quiet or the slave catchers are going to find us!”  The rustles, thumps, whispers and barely veiled exclamations suddenly ceased.  Pitch black darkness filled the hot basement room, and the boiler in the room beside us shuddered and hissed. …