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Nominees for the 2015 Forest of Reading® Program Announced

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The Ontario Library Association has announced the nominees for the 2015 Forest of Reading® Program. The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers seven reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 250,000 readers participate annually from their School and/or Public Library. All Ontarians/Canadians are invited to participate via their local public library, school library, or individually.

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Hurricane Hazel: 60th Anniversary

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October 15, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel. The storm swept from North Carolina to Southern Ontario. Young readers can learn all about Hazel in Rain Tonight: A Story of Hurricane Hazel by Steve Pitt and Heather Collins (illus.), published by Tundra Books.

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October 14: Ada Lovelace Day

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Celebrate with these Canadian books about or written by women in STEM.

Find out more about Ada Lovelace and Ada Lovelace Day at FindingAda.com.