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Book Week 2015 Writing Contest - Deadline January 31

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Young writers from across Canada, in grades 4 to 12, are invited to submit their stories and/or poems (fiction or non-fiction) to the Book Week 2015 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens.

Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner from each grade will receive a $250 gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice. Two honourable mentions from each grade category will also receive $50 gift certificates.

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Books About Mental Health for #BellLetsTalk

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January 28 is Bell Let's Talk Day 2015, an initiative focused on raising awareness and encouraging dialogue about mental health. To encourage discussion, our librarian has put together the following list of fiction and non-fiction children's and YA books that feature themes relating to mental health. Pick up these titles at your local bookstore or library.

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National Reading Campaign Announces 2015 Locations of ‘Reading Town Canada’

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2015 - In keeping with Family Literacy Day on January 27th, the National Reading Campaign is thrilled to announce that the 2nd annual Reading Town Canada will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.