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Local Ottawa Duo Recognized by Scholastic & Usher's New Look #BIGGERTHAN Book List

Reading can help children surpass their own expectations and overcome obstacles. When children find the right book at the right time, the world opens, and everything becomes possible. In conjunction with Scholastic’s “Open a World of Possible” reading initiative and Usher’s New Look BIGGERTHAN Words initiative, the “ BIGGERTHAN Booklist Challenge ” gave students in grades 3–8 the opportunity to actively connect with and share the power of reading in their lives. ...


"Ottawa: Gateway to Carp" - free e-book download about comedy in our city

[ ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/ottawa-gateway-carp-cover.jpg) ** ** Rich Little, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Green, Norm MacDonald, Mike MacDonald, and Sandra Oh are just a few funny people from Ottawa who’ve made it big in show business. Author John Mazerolle has intereviewed key people from Ottawa’s comedy and entertainment scene and written an interesting oral history of comedy in Ottawa. ...