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TD Canadian Children's Book Week Starts Tomorrow!

Book Week Poster 2015

From May 2 to May 9, Canadian children's authors, illustrators and storytellers will embark on a cross-country tour to share stories and captivate the imaginations of children and teens

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week starts tomorrow! Twenty-nine Canadian children’s authors, illustrators and storytellers are about to embark on a literary adventure, giving over 400 readings, workshops and storytelling sessions in schools, libraries, community centres and bookstores across Canada.


2015 Rocky Mountain Book Award Awarded to The Last Train by Rona Arato

Last Train (cover image)

The 2015 The Rocky Mountain Book Award, a reader's choice award for grades 4—7, has been awarded to Rona Arato for The Last Train: A Holocaust Story (Owlkids Books, 2013).

The Rocky Mountain Book Award invites students and educators to participate in a readers’ choice program. The program is designed to stimulate the reading interests of students in grades 4 – 7. The Rocky Mountain Book Award is an Alberta based program designed to connect young readers with exemplary Canadian literature.


2015 Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlists for Crime Writing


The 2015 Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlists for Crime Writing were announced today. The winners will be announced at the Arthur Ellis Awards gala dinner on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the Arts & Letters Club in downtown Toronto. Tickets to the event can be purchased here. Below are the nominees in the Best Juvenile/YA Book category.