Tis the season to give books
It’s the time of year when people suddenly get charitable. I’m not sure if it’s seasonal Stockholm Syndrome or something more genuine. I know my charitable impulses often take the form of book purchases (no, not for myself). This year I was able to combine that with helping kids, thanks to A Good Book Drive, a book-donation program in Vancouver and Brooklyn. I wrote a piece about it for The Province and then donated a copy of The Gruffalo, a book that really helped me bond with my son through reading. That grimace on his face is a Gruffalo growl….