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Out of Darkness Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by Kate Kostandoff
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: music, special needs, history

The Teacher’s Guide to accompany Out of Darkness by Cindy Watson.
Short-listed for the 2011 Golden Oak Award
From the moment three-year-old Jeff Healey first laid a guitar across his lap in what was to become his signature style, it was clear he was no ordinary kid. Losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer, opened a door to ano …

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Out of Darkness

The Jeff Healey Story

by Cindy Watson
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: music, special needs, history

Short-listed for the 2011 Golden Oak Award
From the moment three-year-old Jeff Healey first laid a guitar across his lap in what was to become his signature style, it was clear he was no ordinary kid. Losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer, opened a door to another world for Jeff, a newly adopted infant. Out of darkness he crea …

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Hip Hop World

A Groundwork Guide

by Dalton Higgins, series edited by Jane Springer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: rap & hip hop, sociology

"[The Groundwork Guides] are excellent books, mandatory for school libraries and the increasing body of young people prepared to take ownership of the situations and problems previous generations have left them." -- Globe and Mail

Hip hop is arguably the predominant global youth subculture of this generation. In this book Dalton Higgins takes vivid …

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