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Happy Roald Dahl Day!

Published on September 13th, 2014 | by Hayley

It’s Roald Dahl Day! And who better to celebrate on a Saturday afternoon then the man who gave us such classics as Matilda, The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? But, how best to celebrate him? How about... Read More


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#WeNeedDiverseBooks

Published on August 31st, 2014 | by Tara Harte

For three days in May, readers, authors, parents, educators and publishers participated in a viral campaign on Twitter called #WeNeedDiverseBooks. Thousands of people of all cultures, colours, abilities, sexual orientations, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds shared stories... Read More


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The Hunt for Tomorrow

The Hunt for Tomorrow

Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Bradley

This weekend, July 18–20, join The Hunt for Tomorrow, an online scavenger hunt through 22 fictional dystopias with bookish prizes and one awesome collaborative story! We’ve already reviewed one book by a Hunt for Tomorrow author—Debbie... Read More


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Don’t judge a book by it’s cover…

Published on December 14th, 2013 | by Chloe

It’s a season filled with re-releases news! Some of the best books for young adults are getting new life breathed into them just in time for the new year! The Carpet People First released in 1971,... Read More


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How P4A Works

Published on December 15th, 2012 | by Hailey

It’s Project for Awesome! In an earlier post, we looked briefly at the Project for Awesome‘s history and the participants. Now we’re going to show you how it works. YouTube channels with many and few subscribers... Read More


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Susin Nielsen Wins Governor General Award For New Book

Published on November 14th, 2012 | by Devin

Big news for Susin Nielsen fans: the Canadian writer has been awarded the Governor General Award for Children’s Literature! Author of such books as  and , Vancouver author Susin Nielsen has just received the Governor General... Read More


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Online Reading Response Journals

Published on October 16th, 2012 | by Hailey

Looking for a unique and fun way to do your homework? Hamza Meer had the right idea. Instead of writing his final reading response journal on Cory Doctorow’s out by hand, he constructed a blog for it.... Read More


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Susan Glickman’s The Tale-Teller, Out Now

Published on October 13th, 2012 | by Devin

Good news, book lovers! Celebrated Canadian author Susan Glickman has just released her latest novel, The Tale-Teller. The book tells the story of a young Jewish woman named Esther Brandeau, who lived for years in Quebec... Read More


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