Archive for the ‘A Year of Borrowed Men’ Category

Friends Journal has “no hesitation in recommending [A Year of Borrowed Men] for families, meetings, and schools”

May 11th, 2017

“The text is clear and accessible to young readers. The narrative is interesting for reading aloud. The illustrations are beautiful full-page, and sometimes double-page, spreads, all in generous color. For me they combine clarity and immediacy with an evocative quality from the picture books of my own childhood. I have no hesitation in recommending this […]

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Forest of Reading 2017 Nominees announced: Pajama Press with FOUR titles up for nomination

October 14th, 2016

Pajama Press is excited to announce that four of our titles have been nominated for the 2017 Ontario Library Association Forest of Reading Awards. The Hill, written by Karen Bass, is nominated for the Red Maple Award. Click here to view the The Hill classroom discussion guide. Elephant Journey, written by Rob Laidlaw and illustrated […]

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Three Pajama Press titles nominated for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

September 8th, 2016

Pajama Press is thrilled to announce that three of our titles have been nominated for the 2016 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards. A Year of Borrowed Men, written by Michelle Barker and illustrated by Renné Benoit, has been nominated for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. The picture book, which is written from the WWII […]

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Why did we publish A Year of Borrowed Men?

August 31st, 2016

On August 26th, the website published a critique of A Year of Borrowed Men. The article asks why there has not been any conversation about the absence of the Holocaust in this World War II story. We would like to have that conversation. In today’s global climate, we saw a lot of value in […]

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