Black Creek Book Club

Supplement your Black Creek experience with our monthly reading selections. We’ll be highlighting books past and present, fiction and non-fiction, that shed fascinating light on the history, traditions and cultures woven into the Village fabric. HAPPY READING!

NOTE: Black Creek Book Club selections are available for purchase at the Gift Shop & Café. See below for pricing.


SEPTEMBER PICKS

For Adult Readers:

Just in time for Harvest Festival at Black Creek!

Modern Pioneering book cover Modern Pioneering
Georgia Pellegrini

SUMMARY: Let Georgia Pellegrini inspire you to tap into the pioneer spirit. Learn how to grow a small-space garden, make delicious preserves and forage for edible plants to add to dinner on your next camping trip.
$28.00 + HST

For Young Readers (Ages 6 to 12):

An important and moving read to introduce young readers to Indigenous perspectives on Canadian history.

Shi-shi-etko book cover Shi-Shi-Etko
Nicola I. Campbell; Pictures by Kim LaFave

SUMMARY: With only a few days left before she must leave her family behind for residential school, Shi-Shi-Etko begins to gather her happiest memories for safekeeping. This is a moving and poetic account of a child who finds solace all around her, even on the verge of terrible loss.
Winner of the Anskohk Aboriginal Children’s Book of the Year Award.
$18.95 + HST

For School Groups:

This trio of books is tailored to fit our recommended Happy Harvest Time education program for fall school trips.

Settler Life in Canada Food book cover
Down on the Farm Goats book cover
cover of Community Garden

Left to right: Settler Life in Canada: Food, Anita Yasuda; Down on the Farm: Goats, Sally Morgan; Community Garden, Carolyn J. Morris & Richard McNaughton. Learn More About These Titles.

Book Reviews & Recommendations:


Don’t Forget to Check Out the Great Selection of Books
at the Black Creek Gift Shop & Café!

books section of Black Creek gift shop