Thanks, Sarah Donovan.
Dear School Library Connection,
I am THRILLED that you’ve chosen me for your author of the month. Thank you for this great interview!
And thank you for the starred reviews of both Adrift at Sea and Making Bombs for Hitler! You’ve made my day!
Good job, Maria!
Here’s the link to a Q& A about the story behind the story of Adrift at Sea.
My grandfather, Yurij Fojczuk, immigrated to Canada in April 1913 at the age of 17 from Verenchanka, in what’s now Ukraine, but at that time it was under Austro-Hungarian rule. Continue reading “My grandfather’s internment in WWI Canada”
I have a guest post on Ethical ELA: conversations on the ethics of teaching English. Topics: the Armenian Genocide and the Holodomor and I write about them.
You can read it here:
Thank you, Successstory.com for the great interview!
- Early Childhood Aspirations
From Teachingbooks.net. Listen here.
St. Michael’s Parish during WWI
Within weeks of Canada entering World War I against Germany and Austria-Hungary on August 6, 1914, our federal government brought into force the War Measures Act, tightening the grip on immigrants from enemy countries. Federal officials were given sweeping powers to decide whom to arrest, deport or incarcerate, and whose property they would expropriate and sell. Continue reading “Parish Internees”