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Submitted by bill on Fri, 07/05/2013 - 13:28.
March 6, 2014 marks the 180th birthday of Toronto, Canada's largest city. Celebrate in your classroom or library with Claire Mackay's The Toronto Story, published by Annick Press.
Submitted by meghan on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 09:25.
If you love children’s books, you’ve come to the right place!
The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization, founded in 1976. We are dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers. With book collections and extensive resources in five cities across Canada, the CCBC is a treasure-trove for anyone interested in Canadian books for young readers. Our programs, publications, and resources help teachers, librarians, booksellers and parents select the very best for young readers.
BEST BOOKS FOR KIDS & TEENS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
for books/resources published between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 15, 2014
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2014 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens (BBKT), the CCBC’s semi-annual selection guide to the best Canadian children’s books, magazines, audio and video, which will be released in November 2014.
Submitted by meghan on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:08.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OTTAWA (March 1, 2014) - The Canadian Library Association has announced the shortlists for its three Canadian children's book awards — the CLA Book of the Year Award for Children, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award and the CLA Young Adult Book Award. All three awards are generously sponsored by Library Services Centre.
Submitted by meghan on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 17:08.
In celebration of World Read Aloud Day, we asked Canadian authors to read from their books. Below is the list of the 26 authors who contributed, with stories for kids and teens of all ages. Click on each of their names to watch their video, or click here to go through the full playlist.
World Read Aloud Day, organized each year by LitWorld, is about taking action to show the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words, especially those words that are shared from one person to another, and creates a community of readers advocating for every child's right to a safe education and access to books and technology.
Submitted by Camilia on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 13:38.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TORONTO (March 3, 2014) - The Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators, & Performers (CANSCAIP) is pleased to launch its inaugural year hosting the 17th annual Writing for Children Competition, which invites writers to submit a piece for children up to 1,500 words in the English language that has not previously been published in any format. A $1,500 prize will be awarded to an unpublished Canadian writer, and the entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted for consideration to three publishers of children's books. The deadline for entries is April 25, 2014.
Submitted by meghan on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:53.
Readers Voted in Honour of the Award Program’s 20th Anniversary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (February 25, 2014) - Readers across Canada have spoken! Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine is the Ultimate Silver Birch Book, as voted by readers to celebrate the Forest of Reading® Silver Birch’s 20th Anniversary.
“I am humbled and thrilled, all over again. The Silver Birch celebration of 2003, when Hana's Suitcase was announced as the non-fiction winner, was truly one of the most wonderful experiences of my life,” says Karen Levine. “I will never forget the gorgeous sight of 1,500 children (and their terrific teachers and librarians) bursting with love for books, and for Hana's story. I am truly grateful for this new honour.”
Submitted by meghan on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:45.