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The Teachers' Book Bank is Here!

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is thrilled to launch its Teachers' Book Bank, a collection of Canadian historical fiction and non-fiction books for educators and students. Displayed in a user-friendly way, these books can be used by teachers to introduce topics and themes in Canadian history curricula and by students carrying out research projects. Many of the books also offer opportunities for cross-curricular connections in language arts, geography, the arts, science and other subjects.


Finalists Announced for the 2014 Canadian Children's Book Centre Awards

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (September 3, 2014) - The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the finalists for its seven major children’s book awards:

  • TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($30,000)
  • Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award ($20,000)
  • Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction ($10,000)
  • Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People ($5,000)
  • John Spray Mystery Award ($5,000)
  • Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy ($5,000)

Book Week 2015: Who's Going Where?

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is pleased to announce the tour locations of the 2015 TD Canadian Children’s Book Week authors, illustrators and storytellers!

Twenty-nine authors, illustrators and storytellers from all over Canada will be touring the country from May 2 – 9, 2015 celebrating books, storytelling and the importance of reading.

More information about TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2015, as well as information about each of the tour participants, will be available on www.bookweek.ca in early October, 2014.