Belfry Librarian – As Above

The wonderful librarians at the Greater Victoria Public Library have compiled a list of books and videos to help you get even more out of our production of As Above.

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer (2013)

Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation by Fern Schumer Chapman (2021)

Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them by Karl Pillemer, PhD (2020)

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest by Suzanne Simard (2021)

Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes Through Indigenous Science by Jessica Hernandez PhD (2022)

From Survival to Recovery: Growing Up in an Alcoholic Home by Al-Anon Family Group (2007)

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben (2016)

Hooked: When Addiction Hits Home by Chloe Shantz-Hilkes (editor) with Decode (2013) – for kids

A Life Turned Upside Down: My Dad’s an Alcoholic by Mariko Kikuchi (2021) – graphic novel

On Belonging: Finding Connection in an Age of Isolation by Kim Samuel (2022)

The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison (2018)

The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors by David George Haskell (2017)

 Stray: A Memoir by Stephanie Danler (2020)

Wishes and Worries: Coping with a Parent Who Drinks Too Much Alcohol by Lars Rudebjer (2011) – for kids

Our thanks to the Greater Victoria Public Library