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The OLA Forest of Reading

January 28th, 2013

With the Ontario Library Association Super Conference fast approaching, it seems appropriate to acknowledge another OLA program that is engaging children across the province right now: the OLA Forest of Reading. Every October the Forest of Reading committees, which are made up of public and school library practitioners, select shortlists of nominated titles for the […]

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The Chocolate Lily Book Awards

January 18th, 2013

Every year BC students from kindergarten to grade six read and vote on a list of picture books and novels published in the last year. With resources for teachers and librarians, the program encourages book clubs, letter-writing to authors and illustrators, and activities that foster critical thinking. An annual gala event celebrates the award winners. […]

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Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award

January 7th, 2013

Lately there has been a good deal of pessimism about the future of the publishing industry. Many of us involved with children’s books would like to refute that. Canada is home to a vibrant community of writers, publishers, librarians, booksellers, teachers, young people, and children’s book advocates of all kinds. Pajama Party would like to […]

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