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La plus grosse poutine du monde by Andrée Poulin wins 2014 Prix TD

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Montreal (October 29, 2014) - The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) and TD Bank Group are thrilled to announce the winner of the 10th annual Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse, for the most distinguished French-language book of the year. This year, author Andrée Poulin took home the honour for her middle-grade novel, La plus grosse poutine du monde. The announcement was made at a gala event last night at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, where Quebec children’s literary elite were on hand to applaud the author. Poulin received a $30,000 prize, and her publisher, Bayard Canada, received $2,500 to promote her book.

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Shakespeare in Action’s TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club

Shakespeare in Action’s TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers’ theatre program for children in Toronto ages 7-12.

Led by professional actors and educators, kids explore plays like Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Tempest – worlds of ghosts, magic, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in some of the greatest stories ever told! Kids read aloud, play drama games, build confidence, and make friends with other Shakespeare fans.

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CBC Holding Youth Writing Challenge with $1,000 Prize

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The CBC and the Canada Council for the Arts want to know your story of belonging. Whether it's a new school or a new country, we've all struggled to fit in. Write from the heart about a moment or journey when you felt like you belonged—or like you didn't.

Writers in the youth category (ages 12-18) will win a $1,000 prize. Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson will choose the winner. Get writing, Canada! Go to cbc.ca/canadawrites to enter.